Cooks, Food Prep / Servers, Utility / Service Staff

Roanoke College   Salem, VA   Full-time     Food Service
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Posted on July 18, 2020

Roanoke College's Dining Services seeks motivated, dependable employees for a variety of full and part-time positions. Most positions are for 9-month employees, following the college's academic schedule. The college has several different dining venues across campus. The "Commons" is our full-service dining hall and "The Cavern" is a fast-food type eatery. In addition we are opening a new venue featuring a variety of made to order wraps, salads, rice bowls, Smoothies and other trending menu items.
All of our current openings require employees to lift up to 40 lbs., maintain a high level of sanitation, and provide outstanding customer service. Must be able to work every other weekend.

Job openings include the following:

  • Cooks – Cook applicants should be skilled in a high-volume setting in addition to high-end catering. Preference to candidates with a culinary degree and a minimum of three years documented food preparation experience.
  • Food Prep / Servers - Position requires the ability to prepare short-order foods, salads, flatbreads, rice bowls and other menu items following college standards in a high volume environment. Minimum of 2 years food service experience required.
  • Utility / Service Staff - Assist in clean-up, sanitation and disinfection of tables and surrounding areas in the dining room. Responsible for preparing dishes for the dishwasher, washing pots and pans, sweeping and mopping floors, and helping with dining room tasks such as wiping tables and refilling supplies. Position requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Cashier/Dining Room Attendant – This position greets customers, assists with ordering, and operates and balances the cash register. Also assists in the clean-up of counters, equipment, and seating areas.

Many positions are eligible for full college benefits which include health, dental, and vision insurance and tuition remission, to name a few.

To get a feel for the kinds of people that work for us and what we do, visit Roanoke College's Facebook or Instagram page and search "Chef Matt". We hope you enjoy his videos!

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.