Student Employment

Wait Staff

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800137
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $9.40-$13.40
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

 

Job Description: 

Michigan Catering delivers fresh and delicious food, creative menu ideas, beautiful presentations, and excellent customer service—whether for a continental breakfast for 15 guests, a wedding reception for 400 guests, a reception for up to 3000 guests—or anything in between. 

As a server in Michigan Catering, you will play an intricate role in the guest experience from event set-up, serving the guests, and event breakdown after everyone leaves. Servers need to be able to work closely with other student employees, and must be able to interact with guests, solve problems, work as a team, and manage time efficiently – all with a positive attitude!

Schedules are flexible based on events; however you must be available to work on weekends.

The pay rate is $9.40-$13.40 per hour, this includes tips. Tips are automatically paid by the event sponsor, and range from $6-$10 per hour. 

Catering Wait Staff Workers earn a paycheck and more:

  • Starting wage range between $9.40-$13.40/hour 

  • Free meal when you work a minimum half day shift 

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Schedules that work around your classes

  • Opportunities to be a part of focus groups concerning Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more

  • Opportunities to advance to leadership positions such as Student Coordinator and Student Manager 

  • Convenient on-campus locations

  • Valuable work experience to add to your resume

  • And you’ll learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management  

No previous experience required.

  • Hours per Week: Up to 29 hours/week with flexible scheduling

Retail Service Associate

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800145
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:
Rate: $9.00
Resume Required? No
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Job Description:
Love working in an environment where the music stays playing, your friends can stop by and say “Hi,” and you’re first to know about the latest promotions and giveaways? Then join Michigan Dining and become one of our Retail Service Associates!
Your responsibilities would be centered on giving the highest level of customer service by greeting guests with a smile, processing transactions, preparing specialty sandwiches and beverages, maintaining a clean and neat location, and keeping the store stocked with snacks that every student craves.
This position provides special perks such as smaller team sizes, late night hours so you can work after studying, free meals at your location, and opportunities to sample new retail products that haven’t hit the market yet.

Retail Service Associates earn a paycheck and more:
-Starting wage of $9.00/hour
-Free meal when you work a 3-hour shift
-Employee Recognition Programs
-Schedules that work around your classes
-Opportunities to be a part of focus groups concerning Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more
-Opportunities to advance to leadership positions such as Student Manager
-Convenient on-campus locations
-Valuable work experience to add to your resume
-And you’ll learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management
-No previous experience required

Current openings for Spring/Summer 2017:
-Petrovich Grill (new location located at the Golf Course!)
-Blue-to-Go (at South Quad)
-Field’s Cafe (at Palmer Commons)
-School of Public Health JavaBlu
-Taubman JavaBlu

Other information:
-Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
-Hours per Week: 10-29 during Fall/Winter (up to 40 during Spring/Summer)
-Continued employment into Fall 2017 for most locations

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Please list your top two location preferences in the ‘Job Experience’ box on the application.

Residential Dining Student Manager

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800147
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $13.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Job Description:
Have previous food service experience as an assistant manager or higher? Looking for a job that will make your resume stand out? One with lots of professional development and leadership opportunities?
Then join the award-winning Michigan Dining team as a Student Manager. As our highest student leadership position, being a Student Manager will provide you with valuable real world management experience supervising large teams, creating and monitoring schedules, facilitating staff meetings, and managing day to day operations at high traffic locations. Additionally, you will learn other transferable soft skills to prepare you for any future career. Did we mention that you start off at $13hr?
So don’t wait, join Michigan Dining!

Student Managers earn a paycheck and more:
• And you’ll learn important job skills including customer service, problem solving, interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management
• Receive your ServSafe and AllerTrain Certification
• Free meal when you work a 3-hour shift
• Employee Recognition Programs
• Schedules that work around your classes
• Opportunities to be a part of focus groups concerning Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more
• Convenient on-campus locations
• Valuable work experience to add to your resume
• And you’ll learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management
• Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter
• Hours per Week: 10 – 29

Program Assistant

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800140
Location: South Quad
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $12.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Job Description:
The Program Assistant will report directly to the Culinary and Nutrition Support Specialist.

Job Duties:
• Review Michigan Dining website for accurate nutrition information and signage
• Correct discrepancies in University software to be reflected on website
• Research and verify nutrition and allergen information for new and current products
• Maintain ingredient database to ensure accurate tracking and publishing
• Record new recipes from Executive Chef in software
• Track allergen and ingredient information for new recipes
• Create nutrition education materials
• Develop programming and presentations for nutrition education

Desired Qualifications:
• First Year Masters Level Student in Nutrition Public Health Program
• Knowledge of basic nutrition including essential nutrients, energy balance and current trends and issues
• Comfortable with Microsoft Office products
• Good Communication Skills, Self-Directed

Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
Hours per Week: 10-40 hours
• minimum of 10 hours September-April
• 32-40 hours scheduled May-August

Retail Dining Student Manager

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800148
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Do you have previous experience in retail or food service as an assistant manager or higher? Looking for a job that will make your resume stand out? One with lots of professional development and leadership opportunities?

Then join the award-winning Michigan Dining team as a retail Student Manager. As our highest student retail position, being a Student Manager provides valuable real world management experience supervising a team, building schedules, displaying products, overseeing store financials, and managing day to day store operations. Additionally, you will develop strong interpersonal communication skills, and other transferable soft skills to prepare you for any future career. Did we mention that you start at $11hr?

So don’t wait, join Michigan Dining!

Retail Student Managers earn a paycheck and:
● Develop important professional skills including customer service, problem solving, team dynamics, dependability, and time management
● Knowledge of business operations and empowered decision-making
● Valuable work experience for your resume
● A free meal for every 3-hour shift
● ServSafe and AllerTrain Certification
● Enrollment in our Employee Recognition Programs
● Opportunities to be a part of focus groups on Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more
● Work a flexible schedule built around your classes at any of our convenient on-campus locations

● Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter
● Hours per Week: 10 – 29

Dining Service Worker

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800089
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? No
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

 

Job Description:

Looking for a job that offers a flexible schedule, a fun and welcoming environment, opportunities for advancement into leadership positions, and a place to be around great people and even better food?  

Join the award-winning Michigan Dining team as a Dining Service Worker in one of our seven dining halls across campus. Michigan Dining strives to be the leader and best in culinary excellence and as a Dining Service Worker you will play a critical role in the customer experience.  From greeting guests, to assisting in the preparation and plating of food, to maintaining the presentation of the dining halls, we have variety roles and will find the right one for you!

 

Dining Service Workers earn a paycheck and more:

  • Free meal when you work a 3-hour shift
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Schedules that work around your classes
  • Opportunities to be a part of focus groups concerning Diversity and Inclusion, Sustainability, Wellness, Student Staff Development, and more
  • Opportunities to advance to leadership positions such as Student Coordinator and Student Manager 
  • Convenient on-campus locations
  • Valuable work experience to add to your resume
  • And you’ll learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management  
  • No previous experience required

 

  • Academic Term(s): Fall/Winter
  • Hours per Week: 10 – 29

 

Program Staff

Michigan Dining

Job #: 800139
Location: South Quad
Department:Michigan Dining
Rate: $10.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

 

Job Description:

Nutrition Program Staff will report directly to the Michigan Dining Assistant Director –Systems Support

 

Database support:

CBORD-Update Pricing & items in FSS

  • Create Recipes & Items
  • Print, Proof read Standard Item reports for recipes, maintain files

Ingredient database

  • Research product ingredients
  • Input ingredients into FSS database

Specification Information-

  • Maintain information in FSS database

Nutrition information & Signage

  • Assist Nutrition Program graduate students with office support functions

 

Office support:

  • Filing, mailings, photocopying, organization of storage areas
  • Other duties as requested

 

Desired Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good Communication skills, written and Oral
  • Attention to detail especially numbers
  • Self-directed
  • Prefer a two-year commitment

 

Academic Term: Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer

Hours per week: Fall/Winter 10-15 hours & Spring/Summer 32-40 hours