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HOSPITALITY AND CAMPUS SERVICES STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

If you're looking for work on campus that fits your schedule and makes you part of a great team, why not work with UNH Hospitality and Campus Services? We are always looking for energetic, enthusiastic students to fill job openings in our locations on the Durham campus. We are hiring for positions in DiningConferences and CateringPrint and Mail ServicesConcessionsTransportation and Campus Services.

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

From bus drivers, to food service assistants, caterers, and parking attendants we have a wide variety of positions available. 

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PLEASE NOTE

As required by law, you MUST bring original forms of identification in order to fill out hiring paperwork before employment can start. Valid forms of identification. If you are hired, you MUST ATTEND a mandatory orientation and complete the required online training within the first two weeks of employment.


Work for UNH Dining!

UNH DINING OFFERS

  • Free meals
  • Gain valuable job skills
  • Build your resume
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Competitive wages and additional pay benefits for weekends
  • $11 per hour starting pay for weekday shifts
  • $12 per hour for the dishroom
  • $13 per hour for student supervisors
  • Work as little as two shifts per week
  • Flexible work hours - can fit around academics and campus schedule

We are looking for reliable team players who are interested in working with food and providing our guests with prompt, efficient and friendly service. Students eligible for work study welcome!

DINING JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Below is a list of UNH Dining job descriptions. Please review to get a sense of specific job duties. Each position is filled on a first come, first serve basis, and although we try to accommodate personal preferences, an alternative may be offered based on the availability of hours a candidate can work and what positions are available at the time of hire.

Pizza/Pasta

Position is responsible for assembling and cooking of pizza utilizing a double deck conveyor oven. Insure that all menu items served have the correct menu tags to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Other items produced for the concept would be cheesy bread, bread sticks and two pastas. Maintaining the Pasta Station includes a premade salad, bread sticks, two sauces (Marinara and Alfredo) plus two pastas. The utilization of an automatic pasta cooker is used for cooking the pasta and a convection oven for heating bread sticks. Closing responsibilities include the removing of all food items at the end of shift and coordinating wit the production team as to its disposition. On Pizza Station, shut off heat lamps and thermal plates. Clean counter tops and glass sneeze guards. On Pasta Bar, empty all steam table wells of water and clean according to SOP. Insure that counter tops and sneeze guards are clean and streak free. Communicate with Supervisor before leaving for inspection and any other duties needed for closing. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Daily Fair

Position is responsible for the concept providing all dinner items to include multiple entrees, starch and vegetable options. Will coordinate closely with the production team in the kitchen to insure that a proper amount of food items are available to provide uninterrupted service. Will insure that all items served have the correct menu tags to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Will insure that all items are kept looking fresh and the countertops and surrounding areas are kept clean from spills and clutter. At the end of the shift, all food items will be returned to the kitchen, dirty dishes and utensils brought to the dishroom for cleaning and the entire concept cleaned and prepared for the morning meal. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Reception

Position is responsible for the accounting of all meal transactions. This includes the ability to execute meal plan transaction utilizing the card swipe, cash, credit, Dining Dollars and Cat's Cache. During the shift, meet all customers in a polite and courteous manner assisting those with questions and directing them to the management team if needed. Will enforce department policies such as not taking food out of the dining hall and the use of the official dining mug if coffee is to be taken out of the facility. Needs to insure that no backpacks or large bags are allowed in the dining hall. Will insure that entryway and surrounding area are kept clean and free from clutter. At the end of the meal period, will assist in the cleaning of yogurt and salad bars. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Rotisserie/Grill

Position is responsible for the assembly and cooking of quesadillas, hamburgers, chicken patties and french fries. May assist in the preparation, cooking and cutting of rotisserie chicken. Will insure that the toppings bar for the hamburgers if filled and kept clean during service. Insure that all items being produced have the correct menu tags in place to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Quesadilla production will involve the cooking, portioning and presentation of quesadillas to insure crispiness of product and adequate supply during peak serving periods. Hamburger production will include the use of an automated grill press for the production of hamburgers and cheeseburgers to meet demand during the shift period. A strong focus on maintaining station cleanliness due to the utilization of high grease producing equipment. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Specialty Bar

Position is responsible for insuring that the menu items for the specialty bar are set up and maintained throughout the meal period to insure uninterrupted service. Insure that all items being produced have the correct menu tags in place to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Example of bar items served is Breakfast Bar, Burrito Bar, Soup Bar and Sushi Bar. Coordinate with concept associate to review specialty items being served. The specialty bar features a stir-fry bar on the night of this assignment and includes rotating duties such as cooking, maintaining the cleanliness and supply of the ingredient station and insuring the vegan station is properly filled and kept looking fresh throughout the meal period. Clean walls, floors and equipment to meet department sanitation standards. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Dishroom

Will work in the dishroom performing a number of tasks to insure that all china, glassware and silverware are properly cleaned, washed and sanitized in a timely manner. Insure that a proper supply of clean china and utensils are delivered to the front of the house during meal service. Duties will include but is not limited to pulling and sorting smallwares from the accumulator in preparation for cleaning; trucking clean items to various concepts throughout the facility; loading the dishwasher; unloading the dishwasher; sorting and staging silverware for cleaning and delivery; scrape, wash, rinse and sanitize pots, pans and utensils at the pot washing station utilizing the three bay sink and automatic pot washing machine. At the end of the meal period, assist in the cleaning of accumulator, dishwasher, pulper, three bay sink and automatic pot washing machine. At the end of the meal period, assist in the cleaning of accumulator, dishwasher, pulper, three bay sink and automatic pot washer. Clean walls, floors and equipment to meet department sanitation standards. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Pizza

Position is responsible for assembling and cooking of pizza utilizing a double deck conveyor oven. Insure that all menu items served have the correct menu tags to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Other items produced for the concept would be cheesy bread. Maintaining the Pasta Station includes two sauced (Marinara and Alfredo) plus one pasta. The utilization an automatic pasta cooker is used for cooking the pasta. Closing responsibilities include the removing of all food items at the end of the shift and coordinating with the production team as to its disposition. On Pizza Station, shut off heat lamps and thermal plates. Clean counter tops and glass sneeze guards. On Pasta Bar, empty all steam table wells of water and clean according to SOP. Insure that counter tops and sneeze guards are clean and streak free. Communicate with Supervisor before leaving for inspection and any other duties needed for closing.  Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Home Cooking

Position is responsible for the concept providing all dinner items to include multiple entrees, starch and vegetable options. Will coordinate closely with production team in the kitchen to insure that a proper amount of food items are available to provide uninterrupted service. Will insure that all items served have the correct menu tags to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Will insure that all food items are kept looking fresh and the countertops and surrounding areas are kept clean from spills and clutter. At the end of the shift, all food items will be returned to the kitchen, dirty dishes and utensils brought to the dishroom for cleaning and the entire concept cleaned and prepared for the morning meal. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Grill

Position is responsible for the assembly and cooking hamburgers, chicken patties and french fries. May assist in the preparation, cooking and cutting of rotisserie chicken. Insure that all items being produced have the correct menu tags in place to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Hamburger production will include the use of a char broiler for the production of hamburgers and cheeseburgers to meet demand during the shift period. A strong focus on maintaining station cleanliness due to the utilization of high grease producing equipment. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. Will assist in set-up and maintaining of specialty bars for the dinner shift.

Dishroom

Will work in the dishroom performing a number of tasks to insure that all china, glassware and silverware are properly cleaned, washed and sanitized in a timely manner. Insure that a proper supply of clean china and utensils are delivered to the front of the house during meal service. Duties will include but is not limited to pulling and sorting smallwares from the accumulator in preparation for cleaning; trucking clean items to various concepts throughout the facility; loading the dishwasher; unloading the dishwasher; sorting and staging silverware for cleaning and delivery; scrape, wash, rinse and sanitize pots, pans and utensils at the pot washing station utilizing the three bay sink and automatic pot washing machine. At the end of the meal period, assist in the cleaning of accumulator, dishwasher, pulper, three bay sink and automatic pot washing machine. At the end of the meal period, assist in the cleaning of accumulator, dishwasher, pulper, three bay sink and automatic pot washer. Clean walls, floors and equipment to meet department sanitation standards. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Mongolian Grill

Is a large circular flat top grill used to cook and prepare stir fry items to include: shrimp, beef, chicken, veggies. One would receive orders from guests and cook to their preference. Upon completion for said service; break down of prepared dishes, utensils and proper cleaning of Mongolian grill is to be expected among other duties to help the Home Cooking line; due to the fact that the two stations are attached.

All Day Breakfast

This station provides eggs, omelets and breakfast sandwiches cooked to order throughout the day. Will have to take orders, gather ingredients, and prepare order in front of guests. Maintain equipment: flat top grill, fry-o-lators, cold wells, refrigerator and freezer. Fill and maintain yogurt and fruit bar. Closing procedures would be to clean said equipment, utensils, dishes and garbage, floors.

Dining Assistant

Refills/restocks/prepares silverware, napkins, milk machines, cereals, juice machines, hot cocoa machines, frozen yogurt machines, condiments, waffle area, tea, fruit and coffee. Cleans all counters, tables, dining area floor and said machines. One will be sectioned into a "zone" and will have to maintain throughout shift.

Pot Sink

Clean metal pans and pots used from food preparation dishes. Maintains and cleans dish machine as well as the use of a three compartment sink while using proper sanitation methods.

Reception

Position is responsible for the accounting of all meal transactions. This includes the ability to execute meal plan transaction utilizing the card swipe, cash, credit, dining dollars and Cat's Cache. During the shift, meet all customers in a polite and courteous manner assisting those with questions and directing them to the management team if needed. Will enforce department policies such as not taking food out of the dining hall and the use of the official dining mug if coffee is to be taken out of the facility. Needs to insure that no backpacks or large bags are allowed in the dining halls. Will insure that entryway and surrounding area are kept clean and free from clutter. At the end of the meal period, will assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Pizza/Pasta

Position is responsible for assembling and cooking of pizza utilizing a Brick Oven and a dough sheeter. Insure that all menu items served have the correct menu tags to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Other items produced for the concept would be cheesy bread, bread sticks and monkey bread etc. You will also maintain the Vegan Station which includes a soup, one sauce (Marinara) plus one pasta and two or three entrees and cookies. This food is prepared in the kitchen and sent up. Closing responsibilities include the removing of all food items at the end of the shift and coordinating with the production team as to its disposition. Cleaning the dough sheeter and mini prep fridge. On Pizza Station, shut off heat lamps and thermal plates. Clean counter tops and glass sneeze guards. On Vegan Station, empty all steam table wells of water and clean according to SOP. Insure that counter tops and sneeze guards are clean and streak free. Communicate with Supervisor before leaving for inspection and any other duties needed for closing (Sweeping and mopping the floor). Assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Stir Fry Bar

Position is responsible for cooking individual Stir Fry orders following portion guidelines set by management. You will also be responsible to fill and refill the ingredient station supply of vegetables, sauces, rice and batch cooked items throughout the meal period to insure uninterrupted service. You are also responsible to maintain the cleanliness of the lines and the station throughout service. Insure that all batch cooked items being produced have the correct menu tags in place to communicate nutrition and allergy information. Must use separate utensils and pans when cooking a Stir Fry for someone who has special dietary needs, such as allergies. You will be responsible to perform all closing tasks for the station to department sanitation standards. This includes cleaning the flat top, cleaning walls, floors, counter and all equipment used in the station. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Dish Room

Will work in the dish room performing a number of tasks to insure that all china, glassware and silverware are properly cleaned, washed and sanitized in a timely manner. Insure that a proper supply of clean china and utensils are delivered to the front of the house during meal service. Duties will include but are not limited to pulling and sorting small wares from the accumulator in preparation for cleaning; trucking clean items to various concepts throughout the facility; loading the dishwasher; unloading the dishwasher; sorting and staging silverware for cleaning and delivery. At the end fo the meal period, assist in the cleaning of accumulator, dishwasher, pulper, walls, floors and equipment to meet department sanitization standards. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Dining Assistant

This position is responsible for maintaining the stocking and cleaning of the beverage lines, condiment stations, cereal area and fresh fruit. There are 3 zones and you will be assigned to one zone for the duration of your shift. You must be able to lift up to 40 pounds (that is how much the milks weigh) from knee to shoulder height and extend your arms out in front of you as you place them in the machine. Throughout service you will maintain the supply of products so our guests do not go without and you will maintain the cleanliness of your area. You might have to sweep throughout your shift and/or pick up spills or sticky areas with a mop. At the end of the shift, you will be responsible to clean and break down parts of the machines, wipe down all counter surfaces, cabinet surfaces and tray bar lines. Take care of all your trash and recycling as well as your dirty rags. You need to make sure you are stocked with all products for the morning crew. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Pots

Scrape, wash, rinse and sanitize pots, pans and utensils at the pot washing station utilizing the three bay sink and automatic pot washing machine. Responsible to put away all the clean pans and utensils in their correct locations. Take care of the trash and recycling throughout the shift. Sweeping and mopping when necessary. At the end of the shift, clean the pot machines, put away all clean pans and utensils, wash down the dirty pot holder racks and clean out the sinks and the garbage disposal. Sweep and mop the floor. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Float

This position is our most flexible position because you will work in any concept we need you to work in. It could be pots, salad bar or stir fry for example. This position requires the ability to learn new tasks quickly; it is a real on the job training position. Remember you must be flexible and willing to work in a different position every time you report to work. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Salad Prep

In this position you will work in our Salad prep area located in the kitchen. You will work alongside our full time associates helping to slice and dice all vegetables for the salad bar and deli areas. You will help prep all the items needed for our bar well for the grill, deli, desserts, yogurt and salad bars. You will also prep items for the dining assistant bar wells. You will follow all serve safe standards as it pertains to this area of food service. Assist in other areas as directed by the management team. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Main Kitchen

In this position, you will assist the kitchen staff with the preparation of food items. You will learn how to use some of the kitchen equipment, possibly working in the bakery, salad prep, sushi, hot side or central production areas of the kitchen. Cleaning throughout your prep time will also be a responsibility. You must check out with a Supervisor before leaving.

Euro Station

This concept is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides the main entrees, starch and vegetable options for all three meal periods. You will coordinate closely with the full time associates to ensure that a proper amount of food items are available to provide uninterrupted service. You will ensure that all items served have the correct menu tags to communicate nutrition and allergy information. You will ensure that all food items are kept looking fresh and the countertops and surrounding areas are kept clean from spills and clutter. You will use some of the equipment that is in the station, for example a steamer and a pasta cooker. At the end of the shift, all food items will be returned to the kitchen, dirty pans and utensils sent to the pot sink for cleaning and the entire concept cleaned and prepared for the morning meal. You will also assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Grill Station

This concept is open for lunch and dinner. At lunch time you will help to provide hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, grilled chicken, etc. with uninterrupted service. You may assist in the preparation and cooking of lunch items and dinner items. Food production will include the use of a char broiler for the production of hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers to meet demand during the shift period. You will also use a clamshell grill, flat top grill and air fry oven to help with the production of food. You will assist in set-up and maintaining of specialty bars for the dinner shift, you will assist with the cleaning of the entire station and restocking for the next day. You will also assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Deli & Desserts

This concept is open for lunch and dinner and provides the fixings for sandwiches on one side and desserts on the other. During lunch service, we make hot cookies that are baked and served in the station. You will ensure that all items in the deli cold wells and on the dessert line have the correct menu tags in place to communicate nutrition and allergy information. At dinner time, the deli part of the station becomes a specialty bar for the night, such as a burrito bar. You will assist in the serving of the specialty item throughout dinner service. You will ensure that all food items are kept looking fresh and the countertops and surrounding areas are kept clean from spills and clutter. You will also assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

Bakery Department

Our bakery area is located in the main kitchen. You will assist the bakers with setting up of cookies and muffins to be baked off. You will assist in the cutting of brownies and bars following the proper portion size. You will follow all safe food handling procedures for any tasks assigned to you. You will assist in keeping your area clean and free of clutter. At the end of the shift you will be responsible to clean your work station area. You will also assist in other areas as directed by the management team.

A student associate will be responsible for all aspects of the retail unit; this includes providing exceptional customer service, cash handling, participating in food and beverage production, and maintaining a clean and safe work environment by demonstrating proper food handling and sanitary techniques. A few of our retail locations host specialty drinks, and made to order specialty sandwiches. Must be available to work at least two shifts per week. Training will be provided.

Alberts
Located in Kingsbury Hall
Providing quick "grab-n-go" items to keep up with the fast pace of today's student.

CornerStone 1926
Located in the Peter T. Paul School
Serving fresh made to order sandwiches, salads, and specialty drinks.

Dairy Bar
Located at the Durham Train Station
Serving upscale sandwiches, salads, wholesome breakfasts and Gifford famous ice cream.

Union Court
Located in the Memorial Union Building
Work in the food court. Creative Greens, Freshens, Serrano, Chicken Kitch'n and Artisan Fresh all are made to order concepts with varying menus and responsibilities.

Philbrook Cafe
Located at Philbrook Dining Hall
Fully stocked convenient store with a popular sandwich concept noted for their famous Steak Bomb and lots more.

Wildcatessen
Located at Stillings Dining Hall
The "Wild" is a fully stocked convenient store with a popular sandwich concept noted for their famous Steak Bomb and lots more.

Zekes
Located in Dimond Library
Zeke's Cafe offers "grab-n-go" items, Starbucks coffee and specialty drinks.

All UNH Dining employment positions involve various degrees of the following (with or without accommodation): Standing, sitting, kneeling, crouching, walking, bending, stooping, turning, pushing, pulling or lifting. Please see the hiring manager for more details about specific jobs. For information on how to request an accommodation, please visit Affirmative Action and Equity, Reasonable Accommodation Request or contact the department’s human resources partner.