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Temporary Campus Dining Attendant

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Boulder, Colorado





Employment Type:

Temporary Staff



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Job Summary

CU Boulder's Campus Dining Services (CDS) team is currently accepting applications for a Temporary Campus Dining Attendant! This position is responsible for providing operational support to FOH and BOH dining service operations, practicing safe food handling techniques, following standardized operating procedures, all while offering excellent customer service in a team-oriented and supported environment. This is a temporary assignment anticipated to last 2 weeks from July 22nd - August 3rd.

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

The Division of Student Affairs consists of 30 departments that provide student support and services dedicated to helping students become successful, curious, competent individuals during their time at CU Boulder.

The work in Student Affairs supports all factors of the student experience, no matter what department a staff member may work in. This includes where students live, eat, make friends, build professional skills and find help if they need it. Many departments provide involvement opportunities, educational resources and support services to help students find their community and build lifelong skills. Student Affairs also has shared services departments that support the work and staff of our student-facing areas, including areas like assessment, business services, financial planning, human resources, marketing communications and information technology (IT).

With over 800 staff members in the Division of Student Affairs, our diverse team is uniquely positioned to personalize the student experience and advocate for students, enhancing their success inside and outside the classroom.

Campus Dining Services leads the industry with outstanding quality food and dining experiences. Campus venues include residential dining halls, catering and retail outlets with staff who strive to make each student's experience the best it can be. Serving about 3 million meals each year, Campus Dining Services is dedicated to expanding sustainability efforts and providing options to guests with dietary restrictions and allergens.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Production & Service
  • Prep and assemble ingredients for recipes using a variety of equipment and cooking techniques. Assist with setup, maintenance, and breakdown of production and service areas.
  • Set up and tends to drink, service lines, dish rooms, dining rooms, and courtesy stands. Stock and replenish service ware.
  • Follow sustainability and recycling procedures.
Safety & Sanitation
  • Follow set food safety protocols and all A9 labeling and ParTech procedures.
  • Follow accurate sanitation methods to clean prep areas, equipment, dishes, and high-contact areas including seating areas, furniture, floors, and fixtures.
  • Serve on the food safety response team and respond to all food safety emergencies.
  • Train and empower new staff members and student employees while holding them accountable.
  • Follow CDS uniform guidelines and personnel hygiene standards.

What You Should Know

  • This position is located 100% on campus.
  • This is a temporary position anticipated to last from July 22nd - August 3rd.

What We Can Offer

  • The rate for this position is $18/hour.


Temporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be inclusive. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • 0-3 months of experience related to the job assignment. 
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

What You Will Need

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with a shown ability to work in an environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Proven track record to thrive independently as well as on a team.
  • Sensitivity to, and appreciation of, cultural, political, and geographical differences while working with students, faculty, and staff from around the world.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Servsafe certified and or certificate appropriate for the position level.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter. 
Please apply by July 21, 2024, for consideration.

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

In compliance with the Colorado Job Application Fairness Act, in any materials you submit, you may redact or remove age-identifying information such as age, date of birth, or dates of school attendance or graduation. You will not be penalized for redacting or removing this information.

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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