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Campus Dining Attendant - Evenings

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder is searching for a Campus Dining Attendant to work evening shifts, primarily in the retail dining atmosphere. This position is eligible for the following benefits: EcoPass; 22 vacation days; access to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement; a 10% employer contribution retirement plan, and more! 

This position will complete assigned tasks that provide operational support to front and back of house dining service operations, practicing safe food handling techniques, following standardized operating procedures, all while offering excellent customer service in a team-driven and supported environment.

NOTE: If selected for an interview, we will request three professional references. Please gather the contact information (phone and email) for three references in preparation for this part of our process.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Campus Dining Services exists to provide 3.3 million meals per year for the students, staff, faculty, and guests of the university. We are comprised of Residential Dining Halls, Catering and Retail outlets which operate year-round. Campus Dining leads the industry with outstanding quality food and exceptional dining experiences. We continue to expand our sustainability initiatives and reduce our carbon footprint in our daily operations, including efforts in resource recovery, conservation, and food sourcing. We are dedicated to providing options and information to all of our guests with dietary restrictions and allergens, including vegan, vegetarian, kosher and Halal choices, supported by a strong allergen awareness program called A9 ® Identified.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Back of House (BOH) Production: 
  • Preps and assembles ingredients for recipes; prepares entrees, starches, vegetables, and soups from raw state. 
  • Utilizes a variety of equipment and cooking technique as appropriate. 
  • Assists with setup, maintenance and breakdown of production and service areas. 
Front of House (FOH) Production: 
  • Set up and tends to drink, service lines, dish rooms, dining rooms and courtesy stands
  • Stocks and replenishes service ware. 
  • Follows all sustainability and recycling procedures. 
  • Follows set food safety standards. Follows all A9 labeling and ParTech procedures. 
  • Cleans seating areas, furniture, floors and fixtures. 
  • Attends dish room to ensure sanitation of dishware. 
  • Empowered to make decisions in areas within their span of control. 
  • Trains new staff members, both full time and student employees. 
  • Follows CDS uniform guidelines and personnel hygiene standards.

What You Should Know

  • This position will work Tuesday-Saturday from 4:00pm-12:00am MST.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary for this position is $31,200.00


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • 1 year of experience related to the job assignment. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute on a year for year basis.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to work in a fast paced team driven environment. 
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Committed ability to learn and actively provide phenomenal customer service.
  • Must complete all University required trainings within 30 days of hire. Ability to obtain Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level within 6 months of hire. Must maintain Servsafe certification for duration of employment within CDS.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • 1 year of food service work experience, especially in a fast-paced environment.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

1. A current resume. 

2. Optional: Cover letter explaining relevant experience and interest. 

Please apply by September 26, 2021, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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