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Casual Server

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Part time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Server (Casual Position, No Benefits) position. The Server is a casual, part-time position, $15.00/hour. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Dining Services Server supports the efforts of Amherst College Dining Services by providing the campus community with quality products and excellent service. The Dining Services Server, having knowledge of all ingredients, is committed to quality and excellent customer service. The server works on the food lines and/or salad bar as assigned; ensures all food items, proper serving utensils and menu signage are ready for service; and cleans the line following the meal service. This position supports a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

The work schedule varies and corresponds to the College's operational needs. At times, this position may be asked to assist with evening production in student dining or assist with catering and campus-wide events at any time. As our work is central to student life, their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the day, week, and year and as such, a flexible schedule with extended shift times is required. In addition, the position is designated as providing essential services and should report to work, or remain on duty even though the College is closed.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Make calls in advance to the culinary team in anticipation of line needs for service areas
  • Engage customers by promoting local foods and identify allergens for customers
  • Ensure proper portioning of food items and adhere to food standards
  • Set up the food line with the needed utensils and equipment
  • Procure and stock the food lines as needed after the meal
  • Maintain the overall cleanliness and order of the food line throughout the meal service

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or manager on duty including but not limited to light cleaning, table wiping, and other sanitation duties.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Commitment to a diverse and inclusive community
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including reporting to work or remain on duty even when the College is closed
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment physical and CORI

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous food service experience

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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Posted: 2021-11-10 Expires: 2021-12-12

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