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Dining Attendant

Requisition Number:



Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

University Staff



Posting Close Date:


Job Summary

Housing and Dining  at CU Boulder, welcomes applicants for a Dining Attendant. This position exists to complete assigned tasks that provide operational support to Retail or 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.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Back of House 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. 
  • Cleans prep areas, equipment and dishes following proper sanitation methods.
  • Assists with setup, maintenance and breakdown of production and service areas.
 Front of House Production
  • Set up and tends to drink, service lines, dish rooms, dining rooms and courtesy/cash stands.
  • Stocks and replenishes service ware.
  • Follows all sustainability and recycling procedures.
  • Sanitize high contact surfaces.

  • Follows set food safety standards.
  • Follows all A9 labeling and ParTech procedures.
  • Cleans seating areas, furniture, floors and fixtures.
  • Attends dish room.
  • Serves on the food safety response team and responds to all food safety emergencies as appropriate to the work assignment. If a work cell phone is provided, a response call must be within an hour of the original call and/or message.
  • Provides excellent customer service.
  • 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. 
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

What We Can Offer

Salary range starts at $26,232.00.


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.

Be Statements

Be Collaborative. Be Supportive. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Two years of dining services experience appropriate to the work assignment.
  • Servsafe certified and or certificate appropriate for the position level or the ability to obtain Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level within 6 months of hire.  Must possess appropriate Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level for the duration of employment with CDS.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by January 20, 2019, for consideration.

Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted 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 Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer