Harvey Mudd College is accepting applications for a Cashier/Food Service worker in the Dining Services Department. Under general supervision from the General Manager of Dining Services and with oversight from the Assistant Manager of Dining Services and Dining Services Supervisor, perform routine and non-routine tasks related to the sale, production, and serving of food in the Dining Commons. This position is nonexempt and benefits-eligible. It is scheduled to work 27.50 hours per week. Shift assignments and work days may vary depending on the needs of the department or College. The starting hourly rate is up to $12.83, depending on qualifications. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.
About Harvey Mudd College:
Located in the heart of Claremont, California, 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college offering degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. HMC enrolls about 800 students and is a member of The Claremont Colleges, which comprises five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. According to students, professors, and alumni, what makes Harvey Mudd distinctive is its collaborative, cross-disciplinary nature. The working environment is built on collaborative relationships between and among all members of the campus community and a deep commitment to the College’s mission to educate students “so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.”
Summary of Job Responsibilities:
Greet and interact with customers in a pleasant manner to ensure customer satisfaction with product and service. Know product line and pricing.
Complete daily count logs and other reports.
Understand and properly use cash register and meal-card access system.
Receive payment by cash, check, meal or declining balance card swipe. As appropriate, provide proper change and transaction receipt to customer.
Count funds and reconcile cash drawer and deposit amounts. Appropriately safeguard cash and cash drawer, including signing all verifications. Total and summarize funds received.
Cleanse and sanitize assigned surfaces and equipment, using proper cleaning chemicals and techniques, during and after service periods.
Food Service Worker:
May be assigned to brew beverages, stock/restock dispensing machines and service ware.
May be assigned to assist in food production in areas of the kitchen, including set up and maintenance of dessert service, salad bar, condiments and other areas.
Assist catering staff with event setup, delivery of food and beverages, and working/serving at events.
Participate in staff meetings and department training.
Follow health and safety guidelines applicable to food service operations.
Notify the manager-on-duty if there are safety issues, a need to replenish supplies, or if assistance is needed in the performance of job duties.
Other duties as assigned.
Summary of Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and ability for the position. One year paid employment experience in cashiering and the preparation of food required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in English and communicate with customers in English.
Commitment to and ability to act respectful and pleasant in providing excellent customer service.
Effective communication skills.
Familiarity with and ability to perform simple arithmetic functions relating to cash handling and food preparation.
Ability to learn about food production and safe food handling.
Ability to form and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Ability to perform duties and to work well without continuous supervision.
Please visit www.hmc.edu/employment to view a complete job description for this position and obtain information about how to submit an application. Information about HMC’s competitive benefits package is available at www.hmc.edu/hrbenefits.
Deadline to apply:
Position will remain open until filled.
Harvey Mudd College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.