Dining Service Attendant

Posting Details


Posting Number S01745P


Working Title Dining Service Attendant
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 007561
Assigned Organizational Area Bargaining Unit
FLSA Nonexempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade 1
Months Per Year 9
Hours Per Year 1365
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date 03/19/2018


Department Marycrest Dining Rooms - 7260
Advertised Location UD Main



Performs a variety of duties related to food service and sanitation in a timely and efficient manner including but not limited to; greeting and serving customers, stocking counters and serving areas, preparing and replenishing beverages and food items, washing and storing properly all dishes, trays, eating utensils, cups, pots and pans. Maintains work station, other food service areas and equipment to meet cleanliness and food safety standards. Assists with preparation of items used in recipes. Assists others as directed. Must be able to effectively communicate (written and spoken) directly with other employees and staff members in English in a pleasant and professional manner. May be assigned to various or specifics areas based on operational needs.

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 read, write and communicate effectively in English.
*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 four (4) hours at a time.
*Must be able to stand for up to four (4) hours at a time.
*Must be able to listen attentively and comprehend verbal instructions in English.
*Must be able to visibly 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

*Six months in food service.
*Demonstrates a professional demeanor.
*Successful experience assisting customers.
*Experience working with students and a diverse multi-cultural staff and customers.

Work Hours

35 hours per week. Weekend rotation according to current union contract. Swing shift based on operational needs. Main shifts:
Day shifts starting between 6:00am-9:00am
Evening shifts starting between 1:30pm-3:30pm
Must be able to work weekends and holidays as well.

Number of Positions Available Multiple
Proposed Posting Date 10/23/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date
Open until filled?
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. If you currently work at UD, where do you work on campus?
    • Marycrest Dining Hall
    • Kennedy Union Dining Hall
    • Barrett Dining Hall
    • Emporium
    • Virginia W. Kettering Dining Hall
    • Other Bargaining Unit
  3. Are you able to read, write and speak effectively in English?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you able to listen attentively and comprehend verbal instructions in English?
    • yes
    • no
  5. Are you able to visually differentiate colors?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. 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
  7. Do you have a minimum of six (6) months in a food preparation position? If yes, where?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. 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

    If you have questions, please email Studentemployment@udayton.edu for Student positions and employment@udayton.edu for Staff/Faculty positions.