Cornell University SO-02 Food Service Worker, Cornell Dining in Ithaca, New York
Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell
students on their journey of individual, academic and personal
evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts
who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public
service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food
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and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly
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underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
As part of SCL, is comprised of more than 30 on-campus eateries,
including multiple all-access dining rooms, cafes, coffee shops, food
courts, retail convenience stores, concessions stands, a restaurant and
catering services. From crafting holiday-themed meals to chef surprises
and dining room special events, the Cornell Dining team of more than 400
skilled culinarians and front-line associates, and 600 student employees
work hard every day to offer a variety of fresh and healthy food from
all over the world. Cornell Dining's mission is a commitment to
Nourishing the Future: both for our guests and for our team. This is
accomplished with a team-oriented and customer-service mindset, and an
emphasis on training, education, professional development and career
path opportunities for our entire organization.
Under close supervision, the SO-02 Food Service Worker, prepares and
serves a variety of cold food items and beverages for our customers
through a variety of stations and service methods.
Likely daily tasks include:
Interacting directly with customers, and/or work in an open kitchen
environment visible to customers.
Preparing, or assist in preparing, a wide variety of cold food and
beverage items for dining rooms, cafes, coffee houses, etc. Food items
may be prepared in batched quantity or assembled to-order.
Operate a variety of standard and advanced kitchen equipment
Follow scaled recipes to ensure offerings are prepared according to menu
and recipe standards.
Maintaining cleanliness, stock levels and organization of their assigned
Assisting with maintaining portion control that is specified and help
maintain production sheets by recording amounts of food prepared, served
and left over in a standardized service line worksheet
Processing sales transactions including cash, check, credit, and meal
plan card transactions, be familiar with card readers and cash register
operations, and validate transactions if/when necessary.
Ensuring that sanitary, HACCP, and NY State Health codes and procedures
are maintained in assigned areas including, but not limited to,
temperatures, safe handling procedures, proper sanitary restraints and
This job posting is for multiple position across Cornell Dining.
Location and schedule assignments will be based on business needs.
Position may require regular evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Daily
tasks, locations and schedules may be subject to change including the
potential for seasonal lay-offs.
A successful SO-02 Food Service Worker will be customer-service driven
and flexible as well as demonstrate strong time management skills.
Additionally, this role will embrace Cornell Dining Code of
Professionalism and support Cornell Dining's overarching mission.
High School Diploma or equivalent with some relevant food service,
barista or cash handling experience required or equivalent combinations
of education and experience. Basic proficiency in English involving
reading, writing, math and verbal articulation.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. occasionally and up to 50 lbs. (minimal).
Must be able to reach over your head, stand for long periods of time,
occasional squatting, frequent bending, and conduct repetitive motion,
such as chopping, stirring, and mixing.Must be able to withstand
frequent/continuous exposure to temperature changes and a variety of
environmental and sensory impacts , including but not limited to cold,
heat, steam, smoke, slippery floors, and food waste areas. Must be
comfortable and able to use kitchen equipment, as well as be able to
learn the utilization of advanced cooking equipment as needed.
Additional education and experience preferred including food service or
production kitchen experience. Knowledge of proper sanitation and HACCP
procedures, as well as ServSafe Certification is helpful and highly
Posting is for multiple positions across Dining. Applications will be
reviewed on a rolling basis beginning May 10, 2021 with a target start
date around August 2, 2021.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship
is not available for this position.
University Job Title:Food Service Worker S02
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Darren Murphy
Number of Openings:60
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