Advertised Summary Job Description: Columbia University is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill temporary Wait Staff positions. Candidates can work up to 4 months or longer depending on coverage and will be payrolled by a third party vendor, not Columbia University.
Reporting to the Supervisor on Duty, Wait Staff are directly responsible for quality table service, extensive guest interaction, maintaining dining room appearance from set-up to break-down and opening and closing of checks through the point of sale system. The Wait Staff will perform guest related tasks such as greet guests according to standards; explain menu/food/drinks, take orders and open and close checks through the point of sale system. Maintain knowledge of menu items including ingredients, and preparation of those items. Inform guests of specials and menu changes. Perform storage tasks including the requisition of supplies to maintain par stock; stock shelves and counter area for the next service period; check all incoming stock against previous requests; ensure proper storage of all service items and replenish all service items. Retrieve food from kitchen and supply ice as needed. Position requires ability to balance trays, lift and carry items in excess of 20lbs. in addition to walking and standing for long period of time; also perform related tasks as assigned by the Supervisor on duty. Must be able to maintain a flexible work schedule including weekend and holidays.
Good Communication and Exception Customer Service Skills Required. Prior Wait Staff Experience is a Plus.
We encourage local applicants who live in the following zip codes to apply: 10025, 10026, 10027, 10029, 10030, 10031, 10032, 10033, 10034, 10035, 10037, 10039, 10040, 10451, 10454, 10455, 10474
All Are Welcomed to Apply.
Please apply by forwarding your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title of Wait Staff in the subject line.
General Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or its equivalent. Minimum one year customer service experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.