Shop Worker

Posting Details


Posting Number S01746P


Working Title Shop Worker
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 008752
Assigned Organizational Area Bargaining Unit
FLSA Nonexempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade 2
Months Per Year 9
Hours Per Year 1260
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date 03/19/2018


Department KU Cafeteria and Dining Rooms - 7280
Advertised Location UD Main



The Shop Worker performs a variety of duties required to operate the service platforms in the Dining Services operations, including greeting and serving customers, processing meal cards and/or other cash register transactions, and preparing and stocking needed supplies for all of the food court operations. Responsible for maintaining a clean, organized and neat work station, stocked as appropriate for the operation, and set up/tear down for the next meal/day operation. Responsible for the preparation of all designated areas as assigned, including but not limited to slicing, cooking and knowledge of operation of all equipment. Must follow all food handing, safety and sanitation policies and procedures.

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

*Must have a High School diploma or GED.
*Must be able to effectively write and communicate in English.
*Must have basic math skills and the ability to handle money accurately.
*Must be able to exert well paced mobility for periods of up to four (4) hours.
*Must have the ability to lift equipment and supplies up to 40 pounds in weight.
*Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, and use finger dexterity for periods up to 4 hours at a time.
*Must be able to stand for up to four (4) hours at a time.
*Must be able to visually differentiate colors.
*Must be able to work when exposed to wet floors, temperature extremes and loud noise.
*Must be able to work independently with the appropriate amount of supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

*One year of experience in a food preparation position.
*Experience in a high volume a la carte operation and proven customer service skills.
*Successful cash register experience.
*Experience with MICROS registers.
*Working knowledge of standard commercial kitchen equipment.
*Current managerial ServSafe certification.
*Demonstrates a professional demeanor.
*Experience working with students and a diverse multi-cultural staff.
*Successful experience assisting customers
*Able to speak and read effectively in English.

Work Hours

SWING SHIFT. Primary shift 1:30pm-9:00pm or 3:30pm-11:00pm. Hours may vary based on operational needs. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Number of Positions Available Multiple
Proposed Posting Date 10/25/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date
Open until filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • yes
    • no
  2. Are you currently a University of Dayton employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Are you able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English?
    • yes
    • no
  4. Are you able to listen attentively and comprehend verbal instructions in English?
    • yes
    • no
  5. Are you able to meet the following physical requirements: Must have the ability to bend, stoop, stretch, reach, push, pull and lift equipment, food supplies up to 40 pounds in weight on a regular and continuing basis. Required to stand or walk up to 4 hours at a time. Must possess finger dexterity to use small tools proficiently and have hand/finger/eye coordination. Be exposed to wet floors, temperature extremes and loud noise and must be able to tolerate these conditions.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Are you able to visually differentiate colors?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Are you able to exert well-paced mobility for periods of up to four(4) hours?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Do you have previous cash register experience? If yes, where? And for how long?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. Do you have a minimum of one year experience in a food preparation position? If yes, where. How long?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References

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