Dining Services Attendant (Concessions) (Part Time & Multiple positions)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Dining Services Attendant (Concessions) (Part Time & Multiple positions)
Department Student Concessions/So (8006)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The AZ Student Unions, is seeking a part-time Dining Services Attendant to join our team. This position is located in Concessions at athletic events and is responsible for performing various duties necessary in the preparation or service of food.

This is a part time position and is primarily an "On Call or “As Needed” position.

The Arizona Student Unions consist of both the Student Union Memorial Center (SUMC) and the Park Student Union, as well as Highland Market and a number of convenience stores and food stops around campus. In addition to campus dining services and catering, the Arizona Student Unions also run mall scheduling, concessions at athletic events, Fast Copy & Design, the Union Galleries, Games Room, the Gallagher Theatre, a Wells Fargo, and a Post Office Contract Unit.

The Student Union Memorial Center is one of the largest student unions in the United States. At a size of 405,000 square feet, SUMC contains everything students need – restaurants, retail spaces, lounges, study/meeting rooms, a computer lab, art gallery, and a movie theater. SUMC is often referred to as the “living room” of the University. With Student Engagement, dining services, retail services and more, we strive to provide a “home away from home” to balance the diverse educational, recreational, cultural and social needs of today’s student.

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Duties & Responsibilities

Event Duties:

  • Takes orders from customers and fills them to the customers’ satisfaction
  • Keeps work area clean and ensures all temperatures are correct
  • Adheres to all Student Union policies and procedures
  • Attends all required training
  • Adheres to all Pima County Health Department standards
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment

Customer Service:

  • Provides excellent customer service
  • Provides suggestions and input to Supervisor


  • Prevents cross contamination of food products
  • Ensures food items are labeled and stored properly
  • Ensures counters, sneeze guards, walls, shelves, drain screens and floor mats are properly cleaned
  • Ensures all utensils are cleaned and stored properly
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds
  • Ability to frequently reach, bend, lift, push, pull and/or carry while performing normal job functions

Environmental Factors:

  • Often fast paced
  • Often high-volume
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to walk up and down stadium/venue steps for duration of shift
Minimum Qualifications

Please see ‘Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications’ below.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

No prior experience required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience in handling money including making change
  • Experience providing excellent customer service
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 2-19.5 hours
Job Category General
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $10.50 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24215
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Eduvigis Arvizu-Escobedo

Open Date 11/03/2017
Review Start Date 11/08/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other

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