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University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Jul 29, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Food Services Management
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Job no: 527892
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Food Service/Hospitality

Department: University Housing Dining Services
Classification: Cashier 1
Appointment Type and Duration: Academic Year (Classified), Ongoing
Salary: $13.73 - $17.14 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes August 11, 2021

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please include information for three professional references (please include current and/or previous employers).

Department Summary
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating students' development as they build an inclusive community, establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to become the model of excellence for providing accessible, affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the preferred choice for all UO students.

We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion, learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).

Position Summary
The Cashier will provide support within Retail and Residential Operations food and beverage locations by performing cashier duties and additional miscellaneous tasks in support of food service functions. They will be responsible for totaling items purchased from the menu and entering into a register, receiving money, processing credit/meal cards, making change and counting and verifying tills on sales report. They may assist in food service, restock merchandise, clean and organize guest areas and train student cashiers.

While providing this support, the position will interact with the resident student customers in a helpful and courteous manner to provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional demeanor in stressful or confrontational situations. This position adheres to the Service Standards set by Housing Food Services and exhibits appropriate professional behavior creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

This is a full-time, 9-month, academic year position, with the potential for summer work within University Housing. Shifts may include nights, weekends, and holidays. Schedules may change based upon the operational needs of the unit.

Work conditions and physical demands are typical of those found in the food service industry. These conditions may include slippery floors, extreme temperatures, heavy lifting and standing for long periods.

Special Requirements
  • Must have, or ability to obtain, a Lane County Food Handler's card within 2 weeks of employment.
  • Must take and be able to understand Hazard Communication Training supplied by employer.

    Essential Personnel:
    This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort to arrive at campus at their regularly scheduled times during inclement weather and/or university closures unless otherwise notified by their supervisor or manager. This includes times when the university may be closed. Essential personnel must provide reliable and current contact information at all times.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Six months of cashiering experience exchanging money for purchases and making change.
  • Training or experience should have included operating a calculator or ten-key adding machine by touch, and using a computer and keyboard.

    Some positions may require the capacity to be bonded.

    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to accurately count back change.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain professional demeanor during rush periods.
  • Ability to prioritize duties.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Experience with Micros POS system cash register system.

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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