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Casual Food Service Assistant

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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    139883796

Amherst College


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 Food Service Assistant (Casual Position, No Benefits) position. The Food Service Assistant is a part-time, casual position. 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 Casual Food Service Assistant- supports the efforts of Amherst College Dining Services by providing the diverse campus community with excellent service experience in our dining facility. This position supports a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. This position ensures that the quantity and quality of our production are consistent with the standards of Dining Services and works with members of the team to meet and exceed our customers' expectations. This individual serves menu items to our campus community. This position involves direct customer interaction requiring oneself to present at all times in a professional, approachable, and supportive manner.

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
Preparation
  • Serves menu items to our diverse campus community
  • Clean, organize and maintain equipment as directed
  • Maintain operational standards and Health Department regulations
  • Ensure all areas are maintained in an orderly, clean, and sanitary manner
  • Set-up food items prior to and during meals meeting established standards, manage the rotation of goods to ensure the highest quality
  • Perform work in a safe and efficient manner; ensure operational organization before, during, and after service
  • Ensure that equipment used is in sound, working order; tools used are properly cared for and stored
  • Communicate operational needs and concerns effectively and pro-actively
  • Maintain a commitment to the quality of our resources and work to prevent loss and eliminate waste
  • Promote our standards of quality and service and the safety of our work environment

Qualifications
Required:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current ServSafe Manager Certification or be able to achieve within (6) months of employment
  • Allergen Awareness as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 1 + years of foodservice experience
  • Commitment to working with a diverse and inclusive community
  • Ability to taste and work with any and all ingredients used
  • Attention to detail
  • Work flexible hours based upon departmental needs including extended shifts

Preferred:
  • Experience in a kitchen environment
  • 1 year of experience in a similar, high volume operation

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: 2021-06-24 Expires: 2021-07-26

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