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Campus Dining Attendant - Residential

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 20, 2024

Job Summary

CU Boulder's Campus Dining Services (CDS) team is currently accepting applications for a Campus Dining Attendant! This position is responsible for providing operational support to FOH and BOH dining service operations, practicing safe food handling techniques, following standardized operating procedures, all while offering excellent customer service in a team-driven and supported environment.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Division of Student Affairs consists of 30 departments that provide student support and services dedicated to helping students become successful, curious, competent individuals during their time at CU Boulder.

The work in Student Affairs supports all factors of the student experience, no matter what department a staff member may work in. This includes where students live, eat, make friends, build professional skills and find help if they need it. Many departments provide involvement opportunities, educational resources and support services to help students find their community and build lifelong skills. Student Affairs also has shared services departments that support the work and staff of our student-facing areas, including areas like assessment, business services, financial planning, human resources, marketing communications and information technology (IT).

With over 800 staff members in the Division of Student Affairs, our diverse team is uniquely positioned to personalize the student experience and advocate for students, enhancing their success inside and outside the classroom.

Campus Dining Services leads the industry with outstanding quality food and dining experiences. Campus venues include residential dining halls, catering and retail outlets with staff who strive to make each student's experience the best it can be. Serving about 3 million meals each year, Campus Dining Services is dedicated to expanding sustainability efforts and providing options to guests with dietary restrictions and allergens.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Production & Service
  • Back of House (BOH) Production
    • Prepare and assemble ingredients for recipes (entrees, starches, vegetables, and soups from raw state) using a variety of equipment and cooking techniques.
    • Clean prep areas, equipment and dishes following proper sanitation methods.
    • Assist with setup, maintenance and breakdown of production and service areas.
  • Front of House (FOH) Production
    • Set up and tend to drink/service lines, dish rooms, dining rooms and courtesy stands
    • Stock and replenish service ware and follow all sustainability and recycling procedures.

  • Follow food safety standards and A9 labeling and ParTech procedures
  • Clean seating areas, furniture, floors and fixtures, and attend the dish room
  • Serve on the food safety response team and responds to all food safety emergencies as appropriate to the work assignment.

  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Empowered to make decisions in areas within their span of control.
  • Train new staff members, both full time and student employees.
  • Follow CDS uniform guidelines and personnel hygiene standards.
What You Should Know
  • This position is located 100% on campus.
What We Can Offer
  • The annual salary for this position is $37,918.40 .
  • Our outstanding benefits include:
    • Paid days off: 22 vacation days, 15 sick leave days and 11 holidays per year.
    • Access to medical, vision, dental and life insurance.
    • Tuition reimbursement.
    • A 10% employer contribution retirement plan.
    • EcoPass for free RTD rides.
    • Opportunity for career growth within the division of student affairs and the CU Boulder campus!


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require
  • 1 year of experience related to the job assignment. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • Must be Servsafe certified and/or certificate appropriate for the position level or the ability to obtain Servsafe certification or certificate appropriate to position level within 6 months of hire.
  • Must possess appropriate Servsafe certification equivalent for the duration of employment with CDS.
What You Will Need
  • Ability to work in fast paced team driven environment.
What We Would Like You to Have
  • One year food service work experience.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume.

2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by June 30, 2024, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

In compliance with the Colorado Job Application Fairness Act, in any materials you submit, you may redact or remove age-identifying information such as age, date of birth, or dates of school attendance or graduation. You will not be penalized for redacting or removing this information.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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