Food Service Associate A
Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

Posted in Education and Training

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Food Service Associate A

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Dartmouth Dining Services

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Regular Full Time

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Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, 2.00pm-10.30pm; Friday/Saturday off

Location of Position:

Novack Cafe, Baker Library
Class of 1953 Commons, 5 Mass Row

Remote Work Eligibility?:

Onsite only

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Is this a grant funded position?:


Position Purpose:

Under close supervision, sets up and arranges serving areas, and dining room in College dining facilities. Serves food from service stations to servery guests. Stores leftover food items and cleans up kitchen utensils and equipment, and the work and dining room areas at the completion of the shift. Assists with daily catering orders as needed. Serves as cashier/greeter as assigned.
This position will work nine months at Novack Cafe and three months at Class of 1953 Commons.

Required Qualifications - Education and Yrs Exp:

High School or equivalency

Required Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Six months of relevant experience in food service operations; or the equivalent. Food service experience in an institutional establishment preferred.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Basic understanding of cleanliness procedures and general sanitation regulations.
  • Ability to learn proper food protection and handling procedures.
  • Ability to learn methods and procedures used in food service operations.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to apply customer relations procedures and policies.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds. May work varied shifts and required overtime.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Department Contact for Cover Letter and Title:

Chris Robbins

Talent Acquisition Consultant:

Ann Crookenden (646-3323)

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Background Check:

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, 2.00pm-10.30pm; Friday/Saturday off

All Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion delaying your start date or rescinding its offer of employment.

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  • Prepares service stations for daily operations.
  • Conveys food and supplies from the kitchen, bakery, and/or salad preparation area to the serving site either by carrying or by utilizing a cart.
  • Stocks and arranges food, dishes, silverware, and other supplies at steamtables, ice counters, salad bars and serving stations.
  • Serves food items to customers from counters and/or steam tables, in accordance with specific instructions, ensuring that appropriate portions are served. Serves salads, vegetables, meat, and breads; ladles soups and sauces; portions desserts.
  • Checks food temperatures.
  • Prepares hot and cold beverages.
  • Wraps, date-labels and properly stores food items.
  • Replenishes foods and condiments at serving stations.
  • Cleans tables and seats and general dining area in accordance with sanitary procedures.
  • Scrubs and polishes counter, steamtables and other equipment. Removes food after meals and cleans equipment, counters and work areas.
  • Learns and follows safety precautions and proper food protection and handling procedures.

  • Operates Point-of-Sale system to swipe customer ID cards, itemize and total customer's purchases.
  • Greets and welcomes guests to the property.
  • Reviews price sheets to note price changes and sale items.
  • Scans item to record price and totals purchases on Point-of-Sale system.
  • Collects cash, check, or student multiple charge system payment from customer and makes change for cash transactions.
  • Maintains an awareness to potential shoplifting and practices prevention techniques.
  • Counts money in cash drawer and starts up and closes out the register at beginning and end of work shift.

  • Identifies items not accepted by the scanner.
  • As needed, assists with daily catering orders. Reads menus/orders to determine amount and kind of foods and supplies to be packaged. Makes and wraps sandwiches and desserts.
  • Loads delivery cartons with food, condiments, silverware, dishes and beverages.
  • Delivers orders to designated area or customer location. Sets up and arranges tables and decorations; serves foods and beverages to guests.
  • Packs dishes and utensils for removal to catering establishment.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.


Performs other duties as assigned

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