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University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 31, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Job no: 530426
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Food Service/Hospitality

Department: University Housing
Classification: Cashier 1
Appointment Type and Duration: Academic Year (Classified), Ongoing
Salary: $15.59 - $18.12 per hour
FTE: 1.0
Review of Applications Begins

October 17, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to the online form, please submit:
1. A current resume; and
2. Names and contact information for three professional references.
Department Summary

Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus during 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 supporting student success by cultivating inclusive communities. Our goal is to provide a robust living experience through accessible and affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, and social and academic programs for the entire student body to develop community leaders, innovators, and change-makers who will enrich the future.

We value equity and inclusion, responsibility and integrity, innovation and learning, and 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 Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is an $88 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 them into a register, receiving money, processing credit/meal cards, making changes, and counting and verifying tills on the sales reports. 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 on 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 the employer.

    Essential Personnel:
    This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort to arrive at the 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 changes.
  • 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 a 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.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    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

    To apply, visit


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