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PT Catering Service Attendant

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Posting Details


Posting Number S01796P


Working Title PT Catering Service Attendant
Posting Category Staff
Position Number PT0001
Assigned Organizational Area University
FLSA Nonexempt
Benefit Status No Benefits
Pay Grade 1
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 0-999
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date


Department KU Catering Services - 7283
Advertised Location Dayton, Ohio



Under the direction of the Catering Services Operations Assistant or an Event Supervisor, the Catering Service Attendant provides services related to catered functions on and off campus. The Catering Service Attendant provides service according to order specifications, assists in food preparation, works as bartender, follows set up and sanitation procedures. The Catering Service Attendant may work as a server for preseason ticket holders and VIP groups for pregame events during basketball season at the arena lounges while under the supervision of an Operations Assistant or Event Supervisor.

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 high school diploma or GED
*Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, reach, push, pull.
*Ability to lift equipment, food supplies up to 40 pounds in weight on a regular and continuing basis.
*Ability to stand or walk up to 4 hours at a time.
*Possess finger dexterity to use small tools proficiently and have hand/eye coordination.
*Position may be exposed to wet floors, temperature extremes and loud noise. Must be able to tolerate these conditions.
*Able to exert fast-paced mobility.
*Able to visually differentiate colors.
*Able to effectively communicate (written and spoken) in English.
*Ability to listen attentively to customers, supervisors and other employees.
*Must be able to work nights and weekends and adapt to a flexible schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

*ServSafe certification
*Fine dining or catering experience.
*Valid driver license with low risk driving record.
*Ability to drive catering transport vehicles.
*Successful experience assisting customers.
*Experience working with students and a diverse multi-cultural staff.

Work Hours

Varies according to business needs

Number of Positions Available Multiple
Proposed Posting Date 12/05/2017
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 GED equivalent?
    • yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English?
    • yes
    • no
  3. * 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
  4. * Do you have knowledge of safe food handling policies?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience working in catering or fine dining? If yes, where and for how long?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Are you able to work nights and weekends; able to adapt schedule to various catered events?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you possess a valid driver's license with a low risk driving record and the ability to successfully be insured by the university?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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