Temporary job openings in RISD Dining + RISD Caters
Rhode Island School of Design
December 17, 2017
Providence, Rhode Island
Job Summary Overview:
Do you enjoy working with the public?
Is a fun/team-oriented work environment important to you?
Are you curious and interested in learning?
Do people describe you as hard-working?
Do you have experience in restaurants and/or hospitality OR are you interested in a job in this field?
Have you always wanted to work at a world-class institution with a world-class dining program?
RISD Dining + RISD
Caters is hiring temporary/seasonal employees at our various locations and positions with flexible work schedules. Join our team of positive, dedicated professionals in an environment that's fun, fast-paced and meaningful.
Our department operates with a focus on mutual respect and a passion for what we do in a supportive and inclusive workplace. We offer RIPTA transportation to and from work, a meal at every shift, and the opportunity to apply for future positions that include benefits. We are open to training applicants who demonstrate the initiative and interest required for success in our dynamic team environment.
Be a part of the group that delivers exceptional hospitality, supporting local farms through seasonally-inspired menus, and utilizing the strengths of our staff to provide the absolute best in culinary artistry to our greater community. You can expect an employer that strives to support your professional development!
Current available temporary job opportunities:
Pantry Worker/Prep-Cook: assists the culinary and bakery staff in food preparation, execution and service duties in our seasonally-inspired dining venues on campus. Trains on all stations within our dining venues alongside our classically-trained management & supervisory team. Actively participates in a team setting with keen attention to customer service and to culinary and visual detail in support of RISD Dining Service's mission.
Dining Experience Associate (customer service/cashier): serves customers in a professional and courteous manner and works independently and efficiently to set up and open various campus locations according to the specific requirements of each operation. The ideal candidate has the flexibility to move from one location to the next location as directed by supervisor(s) in order to meet department-wide needs. The DEA handles daily cash receipts and transactions.
Dish Room Attendants (Dishwashers): responsible for maintaining daily operations of dish machine in accordance with proper procedures; maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards for utensils, equipment, etc., using the machine and manual cleaning methods. Also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe and sanitary facility.
On-Call Caterers-Drivers: Plans, organizes and transports the equipment, supplies, small wares, linens, condiments and other accessory items required for catered events on- and off-campus. Responsible for set-up and visual presentation at assigned events. Operates a light duty motor vehicle in expediting and transporting items needed for catered functions. Perform basic food preparation.
Job Qualifications Required:
High School diploma or equivalent combination of experience and education
Need to possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and the ability to take direction
The ideal candidate will be friendly, enthusiastic, intuitive, helpful, and a team player. The candidate should also take initiative and have a great work ethic.
Ability to read, write, and follow written procedures
Attention to detail
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interestsSpecific Qualifications for Caterers/Drivers: Must hold a valid driver's license. Experience in food preparation and presentation is preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively.
Job Qualifications Preferred:
One to three years of experience in restaurant, college or cafe-style food service is preferred
State certification in food safety, with Rhode Island sanitation certificate, preferred
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), founded in 1877, is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, Rhode Island. Enrolling about 2000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students from across the United States and 55 other countries, RISD
offers 16 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate majors, and is ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top art and design schools in t...he United States. RISD’s rigorous education encourages creative experimentation and intellectual
risk-taking, challenging students to question their approach to art making through critical thinking. There are over 90,000 works of art in the RISD Museum, which houses a collection of fine and decorative art objects. The first public galleries opened in 1893. The RISD Library is one of the oldest independent art college libraries in the country with more than 150,000 volumes and 380 periodical subscriptions which offer unusual depth and richness in the areas of architecture, art, design, and photography. The RISD campus is contiguous with the campus of Brown University and the two institutions share social, academic, and community resources.
RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.