Cornell Dining is comprised of more than 30 on-campus eateries, including multiple "All You Care to Eat" dining rooms, cafés, coffee houses, food courts, and retail convenience stores. From holiday-themed meals to chef surprises and dining room special nights, the Cornell Dining team of more than 400 chefs and skilled staff members work hard every day towards offering a variety of fresh and healthy food options from all over the world. Cornell Dining's overarching mission is a commitment to serving high-quality foods that are healthy and creatively prepared with genuine care for a diverse community
This job posting is for multiple position across Cornell Dining. Location and schedule assignments will be based on business needs.
Under close supervision, provide customer service by processing sales transactions and completing food service, beverage and retail support tasks for cash units, board plan, coffee shops, catering, and commissary units. Maintain food standards and health codes at all times. FSW's are expected to uphold good customer service standards as frontline employees working most directly with students and other customers. FSW's are responsible for preparing and presenting a wide variety of food items for meal plan operations by following recipes and operating specialized kitchen equipment, as well as coffee drinks for coffee shops. FSW's should set up and maintain cleanliness, stock and organize their assigned stations. In addition, FSW's fulfilling the cashier/door checker function must carry out cash, check, credit, and meal plan card transactions, be familiar with card readers and cash register operations, and validate transactions if/when necessary.
As a food service worker incumbent may be expected to be flexible and rotate between various stations including cashier, on the line or in the pantry. In addition, some food service worker positions are just cashier/door checker or back of house/pantry positions and percentages of time spent vary.
These positions are full-time 35-39 hours per week.
Must be creative and flexible at all times. Schedules, shifts, and locations are subject to change. Position may require evening, weekend, and holiday hours. May perform other related duties as assigned. Position may be subject to seasonal lay-offs including summer, fall, winter, and spring breaks.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Some relevant food service, barista or cash handling experience required. Basic reading and English speaking skills are required. Basic skills math (adding, subtracting, division, multiplication, using fractions.). Good customer service and interpersonal skills essential. Must be able to adapt to change fluidly, be team-oriented, and have good time management and effective communications skills. Be aligned with Cornell University's diversity and inclusivity policies. Be able to lift 30 lbs. occasionally and up to 50 lbs. (minimal). Must be able to reach over your head. Must be able to stand for long periods of time, and conduct repetitive motion, such as chopping, stirring, and mixing. Occasional squatting and frequent bending.
Higher education food service or production kitchen experience preferred. Knowledge of proper sanitation and HACCP procedures helpful. ServSafe Certified preferred.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
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