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Dining Service Associate - Temporary

Apply now Job no: 494200
Categories: Staff, Temporary
Department: Much Ado Catering

Much Ado Catering at Davidson College is seeking an on-call Catering Attendant to assist with large events and busy weekends when available. Person would aid in the setup and breakdown of events as well as working during the event to give guests the highest level of service to give them an unforgettable guest experience. 

Job Summary

Catering Attendants are responsible for aiding all aspects of catering events. This includes, but is not limited to: helping set up events (buffets, receptions, served meals, etc.), working buffet stations, serving meals, passing hors d'oeuvres, occasional bartending, clearing plates, cleaning up events and occasional dish washing. Needs to be able to communicate clearly with guests about dietary restrictions and be able to answer any questions about the menu/services. Attendant may also be asked to help with the preparation of future events and may be asked to help organize catering spaces.

Preferred Experience and Skills

-1+ years catering experience (Higher Education catering experience a plus)
-Clear communication skills
-ServSafe Certification a plus!
-Ability to carry 30lbs regularly

Davidson College Dining Services recognizes that evening and weekend hours can be more challenging for employees for a host of reasons, including being able to spend time with family.  Therefore Dining Services has established a differential pay program for hours worked at those times.            

  • Monday-Friday, any hours worked between 6 pm and 9 pm will receive $2 additional pay.
  • Saturday and Sunday, all hours up to 9 pm will receive $2 additional pay.
  • 7 days a week, any hours worked after 9 pm will receive $5 additional pay.

If interested in applying, please submit an online application, along with a cover letter and resume to  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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