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Dining Services Associate Temporary - Vail Commons

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Categories: Staff, Temporary
Department: Dining Services

Dining Services Temporary - Servers and Dishwashers / Vail Commons

Davidson College Dining Services is hiring for spring semester at Vail Commons, the main dining facility on campus.

Work will begin mid-January for the spring semester.

A variety of positions and schedules are available.

The Dining Services Server provides general support to the serving line in the main college dining hall known as Vail Commons.  During the academic year the dining hall operates seven days a week, three meals a day for the students, guests, staff, and faculty of the College. 

The Dining Services Dishwasher works in the dish room - washes and stores dishes, cooking pans, and utensils used during meal service. 

Although prior food service experience and knowledge is helpful, it is not an initial job requirement.  We will train an employee who is willing to learn, is reliable in attendance, interacts well with other people, has good guest service skills, displays consistency with assigned duties, and demonstrates a desire to help coworkers and customers. 

The specific duties of this job include:

  • Serves food or works dish room during the meal hour. Assists with food preparation and restocking of service areas as needed.
  • Prepares assigned work area for meal service.
  • Cleans the dining facility which includes sweeping, mopping, taking trash to dumpster and cleaning restrooms.
  • Other duties may be assigned and employees may serve at catered events from time to time.

Pay ranges beginning at $15.50 per hour for temporary associates.  Shift differential of $2.00 per hour for any hours after 6:00 pm on weekdays, and all hours worked on Saturdays and Sundays.

Benefits include –

  • Meals provided during your work shift
  • Evening and weekend shift differential pay
  • Discounts at many local business
  • Free home game sporting event tickets

Temporary positions are typically part time hours (evenings and weekends). The positions will expire in May after graduation.

Information about how to submit an application can be found at

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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