Dining Service - Thorne Hall
$500 Sign-Bonus -½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days, if
eligibility requirements, are met.
Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student
population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and
consistently rated in the top 10 for college dining! We have our
own butcher shop, bakeshop and organic garden that all supply food
to our 2 dining halls and 3 retail locations. This position
supports our Catering department. Under supervision of the
Production Manager and Operations Manager, provides organizational
support for the successful implementation of Dining catering
processes. Acts as team leader, responsible for logistical
planning, catering steward assignments, transportation and set up
of food, beverages and equipment for catering events. Acts as
dining contact and service provider during catering functions.
Depending on assignment, this position may supervise dish room
staff and other event catering staff.
Education: Associates degree preferred or experience relevant to
listed essential tasks, skills and abilities.
Additional skills: Demonstrated reliability and ability to organize
and establish own work plan and priorities, work quickly and
efficiently and meet frequent deadlines. Must be able to work
independently within a team atmosphere. A basic knowledge of food
sources of common allergens and gluten. Must demonstrate good
customer service with emphasis on verbal communications.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A valid Driver’s License and the ability to meet the eligibility
requirements of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Use
Related food service background required. Supervisory experience
preferred or demonstrated potential.
ServeSafe certification preferred or must be obtained within 6
months of employment.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Varying shifts including occasional overtime, weekends, holidays
and during weather emergencies. Required to work for major college
events and weekends.
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Full Time Year Round
Background Check Package Requirements
Support Staff + MVR
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
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orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital
status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or
against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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Required Documents Optional Documents
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter