University of St. Thomas

Food Service/Line Service Worker - Dining Services (0.75 FTE)

St. Paul
May 24, 2017
May 25, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Food Service/Line Service Worker position within Dining Services.

The Line Server’s primary responsibility is to serve food on the west serving lines to University of St. Thomas and School of Divinity students and guests. Another primary responsibility is to prep food for various locations including the salad bars - cut fruit, make salads, and setup and takedown, stock and restock, and clean and maintain the salad bars.  This position will also maintain the Binz’s ice cream bar.  Duties include stocking and restocking all ice cream bar items, set up before lunch, maintain stock during lunch, and clean and restock all items for dinner. The Line Server will also maintain serving lines with stocked foods and supplies, and follow the Department of Health cleaning regulations for his/her work-station.

About Dining Services at The University of St. Thomas:

The University of St. Thomas Dining Services is a self-operated service that provides meals for approximately 12,000 students, faculty, and staff, as well as community members, daycare service, and visitors. The mission of Dining Services is to provide excellent dining experiences, enriching and nourishing the University of St. Thomas community. As part of this mission we provide a wide range of amenities that coincide with the diverse needs of our campus. Dining Services encompasses resident and day care dining, catering services, and convenience locations. 

While we live our mission daily, our vision is to be a nationally recognized leader in dining services. Offering fresh, nutritious food, while employing sustainable, socially responsible business practices. By doing so, we dedicate ourselves to providing outstanding customer service, food and hospitality within all of our operations. In addition, we are committed to an environmentally friendly operation and have an ongoing commitment to adopting sustainable practices within every one of our unit locations. Lastly, St. Thomas Dining Services is proud to be an award winning department through recent publications with the National Association of College & University Food Services.

This position is scheduled to work 40 hours a week, nine months out of the year (0.75 FTE) and is a benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.


Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or the equivalent and one (1) year of experience in food service operations.   

Preferred qualifications: ServSafe food handler certificate.

Knowledge of:  Principles, methods and equipment used in a restaurant setting; safe work practices and sanitation related to food preparation and service; basic computer applications related to the job.

Skill in:  Serving meals in a restaurant setting; overseeing and prioritizing assignments; understanding and following oral and written directions; multi-tasking and organizing many processes at the same time; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. 

Physical requirements: Ability to work in and move about a kitchen setting; ability to lift and transport materials weighing up to 40 pounds; ability to read printed materials; stamina to remain standing for extended periods of time; ability to bend; ability to reach for items stored in low and high areas; ability to understand and follow verbal directions; ability to read printed materials and a computer screen; ability to communicate in person and over the telephone.  The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who require and request accommodations in order to perform the essential functions of the job.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.  The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at St. Thomas”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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