Undergraduate Student Employment, Dining Operations

Housing and Dining Services invites you to apply for what could be the best college job you will ever have! We're always accepting applications for our retail and dining facilities.

  

 

Dining Center Jobs  

Food Production
  • Assist full-time production staff to prepare meals and bakery products.
  • Prior knowledge of food production equipment, techniques, and methods are not required, but are preferred.
Customer Service
  • Prepare cafeteria lines and display cooking stations for meal service.
  • Serve menu items to customers.
  • Swipe student meal cards as they enter the dining facility.
  • Prior customer service experience is not required, just a friendly attitude and a willingness to work hard!
Custodial/Dishroom 
  • General custodial and dishroom duties such as removing used service ware from trays, loading the dish machines, and sweeping and mopping.
  • No prior experience is necessary.
Storeroom
  • Check in daily orders.
  • Rotate and stock food products as directed by storekeeper.
  • General storeroom custodial tasks.
  • No prior experience necessary.
Student Supervisor in Service and Custodial/Dishroom 
  • Lead and direct teams of student employees during meal service or in the dishroom.
  • Prior experience as a Dining Services student employee is required.

Marketplace Retail Jobs 

The Bakery 

Employment in The Bakery demands great customer-service skills, the ability to work independently, and some knowledge of baking and cake decorating. Prior experience in retail and/or baking is preferred, but not required. These positions fill up fast, so apply early!

Apply online or turn in your completed application to the Derby Dining Center office. Please write “Attention Jenn McCown, The Bakery” on the front of your application. If you have questions about positions at The Bakery, please call the Derby student scheduling manager at 532-3181.

Quik Cats 

As a member of the Quik Cats team, you may find yourself checking in orders, stocking shelves, making cash register transactions, preparing pizza and more. Quik Cats stores are open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 a.m., and weekends from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m., so shifts will vary based on availability and course schedules.

Apply online or turn in your completed application to any Quik Cats location. If you have questions about these positions, please contact Miguel at 532-2287 or 532-7153. Apply early! These positions fill up quickly.

Jardine Marketplace 
(Quik Cats, JP's Sports Grill and Cornerstone Coffee and Bakery) 

Jardine Marketplace employs a variety of student employees — and we're serious about recruiting students who are outgoing, fun, energetic and eager to provide exemplary customer service. Employment with us requires the ability to work independently. Applicants for CornerStone Coffee and Bakery must have some knowledge of barista or baking, and those who wish to work at JP's Sports Grill need knowledge of food preparation, bartending or serving. Prior experience is preferred, but not required. These positions fill up fast, so apply early!
 

Benefits for Student Employees
of our Retail and Dining Operations

  • A safe, friendly and convenient on-campus location.
  • Above minimum-wage pay.
  • Leadership opportunities.
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate your classes.
  • Holidays and bowl games off (some exceptions apply).
  • Discounted meals prices for off-campus student employees. Starting salary is $7.50/hour.
  • A great place to meet people, make lifelong friends, and develop the teamwork skills that post-college employers seek.
  • Leadership opportunities and great resumé-building experiences.
  • Fun required! You will be part of an award-winning team working side by side with other students in an energetic and fast-paced environment.  

Apply online, or turn in your completed application to a manager at the dining center at which you wish to work.

For specific employment questions, please contact one of the following: