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Rochester Institute of Technology Cafe Operator in Rochester, New York


Position Title:

Cafe Operator



Detailed Job Description:

Work Schedule:

Tuesday - Saturday

3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Summer and semester break hours may vary


  • Overseeing the operation of the coffee shop during the evening hours

  • Opening and closing the coffee shop

  • Taking and fulfilling customers orders

  • Training and overseeing student employees

  • Stocking food, beverage and paper supplies

  • Running the POS system as needed

  • Cleaning the operation at closing so it is ready for opening the next day

  • Maintaining RIT Dining and Monroe County health and sanitation procedures

  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Requisition Number:



Finance & Administration

Required Application Documents:

Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Employment Category:


Additional Details:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

Required Minimum Education Level:


How To Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

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Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS/GED

  • 1-2 years of high volume restaurant/coffee shop experience OR an equivalent combination of hospitality experience

  • Serve Safe certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire date

  • Mature customer service skills in a fast paced environment

Department/College Description:

This is a busy location with coffee, tea, pastries ,smoothies and sandwiches. We serve approximately 600 customers per day. We are looking for someone that is a high energy leader that wants to be an integral part of a hard working creative team. The successful candidate will be expected to work side by side with students,and lead the operation during the evening hours.

As a member of the RIT community you'll receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with your pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. For more information, go to: .

About RIT Dining Services

Dining Services supports all meal plans both on campus and at select off campus locations. We are looking for a high energy team member that enjoys working in a busy environment serving customers. The successful candidate will need to be able to work with a diverse student work force which may include of deaf / hard of hearing, and internationals students. Hours would change for breaks, intersession and summer semester. This position may support serving from 1500 to over 3000 customers (faculty, staff and students) in any one location on a daily basis.


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