Dining Room Attendant - On Call

Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Position

Bates Dining, Conferences and Campus Events is the food service provider for the campus, which includes a catering component. This position performs student dining and related duties.

This position calls for someone who has an eye for detail and who is a thorough cleaner. The ability to work well with others from diverse backgrounds and exemplary organizational and time management skills are a must. This position performs student dining and related duties as assigned. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting on the food platforms and working front of the house service stations: beverage, choices, cereals, cashier, and gathering.

This is an on-call, per diem position.


The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent, desired.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a collegiate food service environment desired.
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • General food service knowledge.
  • Must understand and practice recycling and other sustainability practices.
  • Values a team concept while focusing on providing outstanding customer service.
  • Possess an eye for detail.
  • Understands how important cleanliness is in a food service environment.
  • Exemplary organizational and time management skills are a must.
  • Ability to relate well to individuals with varying backgrounds, education and skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background screening and physical.


Bates College offers competitive salaries, free parking, access to library and athletic facilities & more and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and smoke-free workplace. This position may accrue leave in accordance with the Maine’s Earned Paid Leave law.


Bates is internationally recognized as a leading liberal arts college, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. Committed to opportunity and excellence, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin.

Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world. Bates engages the forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology — that are transforming higher education and the world into which our students graduate.

Bates has highly competitive admissions, graduates over 90 percent of its entering students, and more than half of its alumni earn graduate degrees. Bates employs 200 faculty members and 550 staff.

The college is proud of deep roots in the Lewiston/Auburn community, Maine’s second-largest urban area with a population of approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 133-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, an emerging city with an entrepreneurial climate, a lively arts scene, and a dynamic business community. Bates is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 350 miles north of New York City.

Application Instructions

Please submit an online application. You will be asked to provide information about your work history as well as contact information for three professional references. A resume is encouraged, but is optional. This position requires successful completion of a pre-employment background screening and physical.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

Inquiries concerning the college’s policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VII, Title IX, and ADA/Section 504), and complaints may be directed to Gwen Lexow, Title IX Officer, 207-786-6445 or via email at glexow@bates.edu.

Advertised: Jan 27 2021 Eastern Standard Time
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