Every year, University of Montana Campus Dining welcomes over 350+ students to join our family of dedicated student employees and professional staff members. As the largest employer on campus, we have the unique opportunity to engage with thousands of guests throughout our 21 venues and so can you! You may find your niche brewing coffee, cooking up stir-fries, or even managing a staff of students. We have many unique opportunities across campus, so let us work with you to find the best for you.

When looking for employment, we want you to know that we’re more than just food, Campus Dining means you are a part of something larger! We are a strong, connected community that will ensure you will excel professionally, all while you learn valuable skills along the way. As the Univeristy of Montana's premier food service provider, we can offer many unique benefits that you will only find on campus.

All Campus Dining operations use the “general application” to hire new student employees. These varied, entry-level positions, start at $10.00 per hour. You are welcome to fill out a preference for the unit you are most interested in working, but remember that all positions are competitive. We will share your application and availability with other Campus Dining units to help you find the right spot. The sooner you apply, the better chance you will have of finding that “just right” fit. Many students apply in the spring semester so their job is waiting for them when they arrive in the fall!
We know that you can’t work when you are in class, but the more flexible you can be with your availability, the more chances you will have of finding an open position. At this time, almost all units are hiring for the hours before 3pm. Although we will try to place you if the bulk of your hours are after this time, there may not be any units available.  
Once your application is completed, you will be contacted by our personnel associate or one of the unit manages.
In order to be employed with any Campus Dining operation, you must be able to produce two forms of federally accepted documentation that establish your identity, and your employment authorization.  Examples of these documents are; a current passport, a current drivers’ license, a school ID card (with photograph), a social security card, or a certified birth certificate.  Photocopies or faxed copies of these documents are not acceptable.  Please visit irs.gov for a complete list of acceptable I9 documents.
If you have any questions about how to apply, please contact our student coordinator at 243-6325 or our personnel associate at 243-5160. You can also email our personnel associate. diana.barker@mso.umt.edu  * indicates a question that is required

Supervisor position is $11.50 per hour. Successful candidates must complete the UM Campus Dining Student Leadership Certification course within 6 months of hire. However, preferable candidates have already completed the Leadership Certification course and have experience within Campus Dining.

*Hours may potentially vary due to state and/or federal COVID-19 restrictions on athletics and events. 

General Description of Responsibilities

Stand Supervisor is an interchangeable title for Student Service Supervisor. As part of the UMD Student Leadership Team, the Student Supervisor works closely with the Student Managers, event employees (student, and temporary staff), Concessions Manager, and Concessions Assistant Manager to facilitate the smooth operation of the unit during events. This position ensures compliance with all UM Dining policies and procedures, health and safety standards, and other established guidelines during events.

General Description of Responsibilities:

1. Assist the Concessions Management team with implementation of employee training and orientation programs, establishing sound work ethics within the unit, and to give the employees a solid foundation for providing quality food and excellent guest service.

  • Provide high standards for guest service and efficiency at all times.

2. Follows up to ensure that staff has completed their assigned tasks.

  • Continually maintain the facility and equipment in excellent condition to present a clean, attractive, efficient operation to the guest, at all times.
  • At all times, follow all ServSafe food safety procedures relating to cleanliness, food handling and storage, time and temperature controls, and sanitation.

3. Assists the Concessions Management team with the hiring, disciplining, motivating, and development of employees.

4. Communicates issues with the appropriate personnel.

5. Participates in departmental unit management meetings.

6. Works as a team member with UMD management staff to encourage cooperation, coordination, and consistency amongst UMD, the University of Montana, and the community.

7. Contributes to event-week responsibilities and duties.

8. Oversees employees, operation, money, and guest relations for a specific stand.

Requirements of the Student Service Supervisor

1. Currently registered UM Student taking at least six credit hours.

2. Completion of the UMD Student Leadership Certification course.

3. Ability to work as needed evenings, weekends, and holidays.

4. Ability to work a minimum of 12 hours per week including the weekend shift. (Or as assigned in UM Concessions or University Catering depending on events and the availability of work.)

5. Ability to use or learn standard Microsoft Office computer applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.

6. Must have a positive attitude and excellent communication and interpersonal skills used to establish and maintain positive, productive working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, guests and all other team members.

7. The Student Service Supervisor must be able to work in a stressful environment, resolve guest service issues or complaints, and address workplace conflicts with student employees.

8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

9. Must be able to physically perform all student jobs within the unit.

Weekly duties include

· Have a working knowledge of and adhere to the UM Cash-Handling Policy and procedures.

· Operate a self-sufficient stand during events. Openings, closings, and event operations.

· Directly supervise stand employees for the duration of events.

· Follow the directions and instructions of the Event Managers (Student Managers, Concessions Manager and Concessions Assistant Manager).

· Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of entire area at all times.

· Provide positive leadership and training for all employees and continually strive to improve management and supervision abilities.

· Prior to Football games, Stand Supervisors coordinate with the UM Concessions Management team in order to make sure that their stands have everything prior to football game day. This includes filling stands in Washington Grizzly Stadium to stock levels of product and replace used cleaning supplies. Stand Supervisors are responsible for keeping their supplies stocked and accounted for at all times

· Game Day runners: A few Stand Supervisors are game day runner(s) which are available to assist the Event Managers. These few are fully aware of the layout of the stadium, the location of products in the WGS storage areas, and the overall workings of each stand. During events they are an extra pair of hands to deliver product to stands especially water and hot cocoa during the appropriate seasons. Also, when needed they are the back-up supervisors for stands when a Stand Supervisor is unavailable.

We have a great resume-building opportunity for you! The Food Zoo is currently recruiting for a Student Manager to join our fun and friendly student staff. Seeking a personable, responsible, and confident individual to oversee employees, operations, cash handling, and guest relations for the Food Zoo Dining Room.

General Description of Responsibilities
A student in the position of Student Manager is expected to:

1. Provide outstanding guest service and production support for the Food Zoo through effective supervision of student and classified staff.

2. In the absence of a classified Manager or Assistant Manager the Student Manager will act as a supervisor by overseeing the Food Zoo and make decisions as necessary to manage the food operation. This may include emergency response as required by circumstances.

3. Be responsible for assisting with student personnel functions including hiring scheduling, training and development, shift supervision, evaluation, and performance management.

4. Maintain exceptional standards for food quality and presentation of menu items.

5. Create and maintain a positive work environment and improve student employee morale by providing direction, training, effective communication, and leadership by example.

6. Create and maintain a safe and sanitary work environment by ensuring that all sanitation, food handling, time and temperature controls, and safety regulations are followed at all times.

7. Assist in the development and presentation of UDS special events.

8. Work evenings, weekends and/or holidays. Occasionally the work schedule will change to accommodate special events.

9. Work with management staff on scheduling the student workforce.

10. Contribute to the success of UDS as an active member of the Student Leadership Team.

Requirements of the Student Manager/Food Zoo

1. Currently registered UM Student taking at least six credit hours.

2. Completion of the UMD Student Leadership Certification course.

3. Completion of one semester as a UDS Student Supervisor.

4. Ability to work an 8 hour shift on the weekends.

5. Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours per week including weekend shift.

6. Ability to use or learn standard Microsoft Office computer applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.

7. You must have a positive attitude and excellent communication and interpersonal skills used to establish and maintain positive, productive working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, guests and all other team members.

8. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

9. Must be able to physically perform all student jobs within the unit.


 We have a great resume-building opportunity for you! The Food Zoo is currently recruiting for a Student Supervisor to join our fun and friendly student staff. Seeking a personable, responsible, and confident individual to oversee employees, operations, cash handling, and guest relations for the Food Zoo Dining Room.  This is an advanced position within Campus Dining, starting at $11.00 per hour.  

A student in the position is expected to:

  1. Reports to the assigned classified supervisor and provide guest service support to Campus Dining (UMCD) and to their assigned unit. 
  2. Independently complete assigned tasks and duties to the highest standards with minimal supervision.
  3. Perform their assigned roles and be able to learn and accomplish new assignments effectively.
  4. Provide assistance, supervision, and training as assigned to new student employees. 
  5. Provide positive, professional guest service through in-person guest contact, effective telephone interactions, and/or email questions.
  6. Communicate effectively with staff through verbal, written, and email correspondences.
  7. Demonstrate complete understanding of the Student Handbook and hiring and scheduling procedures. 
  8. Create and maintain a positive work environment and improve student employee morale by providing direction, training, effective communication, and leadership by example.

Requirements of the Student Supervisor  

  1. Currently registered UM Student taking at least six credit hours. 
  2. Completion of the Campus Dining Student Leadership Certification course.
  3. Ability to work a minimum of 12 hours per week including the weekend shift. 
  4. Ability to use or learn standard Microsoft Office computer applications including Excel, Word and Outlook. 
  5. Ability to work with and train groups of new student employee’s as needed. This will include knowledge of all operational areas of the Food Zoo Front of House. This will also include scheduled evening and weekend training sessions.
  6. Must have a positive attitude and excellent communication and interpersonal skills used to establish and maintain positive, productive working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, guests and all other team members.
  7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  8. Must be able to physically perform all student jobs within the unit. 

Food Zoo Supervisor specific task lists may include some or all of the following work assignments:

  1. Provide outstanding guest service and production support for the Food Zoo through effective supervision of student and in some cases classified staff. 
  2. In the absence of a classified Manager, Assistant Manager, or Student Manager the Student Supervisor will act as a supervisor by overseeing the Food Zoo Front of House, and make decisions as necessary to manage the food operation. This may include emergency response as required by circumstances. 
  3. Be responsible for assisting with student personnel functions including training and development, shift supervision, evaluation, and performance management.
  4. Maintain exceptional standards for food quality and presentation of menu items.
  5. Create and maintain a positive work environment and improve student employee morale by providing direction, training, effective communication, and leadership by example.
  6. Create and maintain a safe and sanitary work environment by ensuring that all sanitation,
    food handling, time and temperature controls, and safety regulations are followed at all times.
  7. Assist in the development and presentation of UMCD special events.
  8. Work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Occasionally the work schedule will change to accommodate training sessions, and special events. 
  9. Contribute to the success of UMCD as an active member of the Student Leadership Team.

General Description of Responsibilities

A student in the position of Student Manager is expected to:

1. Report to the assigned classified supervisor and provide guest service support to UM Dining (UMD) and to their assigned unit.

2. Independently complete assigned tasks and duties to the highest standards with minimal supervision.

3. Perform their assigned roles and be able to learn and accomplish new assignments effectively.

4. Provide assistance, supervision, and training as assigned to new student employees.

5. Provide positive, professional guest service through in-person guest contact, effective telephone interactions, and/or email questions.

6. Communicate effectively with staff through verbal, written, and email correspondences.

7. Demonstrate complete understanding of the Student Handbook and hiring and scheduling procedures

8. Create and maintain a positive work environment and improve student employee morale through effective communication.

Requirements of the Student Manager

1. Ability to work as needed evenings, weekends, and holidays.

2. Ability to work a minimum of 12 hours per week including early morning shifts.

3. Ability to use or learn standard Microsoft Office computer applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.

4. Must have a positive attitude and excellent communication and interpersonal skills used to establish and maintain positive, productive working relationships with co-workers, subordinates, guests and all other team members.

5. Must be able to work in a stressful environment, resolve guest service issues or complaints, and address workplace conflicts with student employees.

6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

7. Must be able to attend at least two focus group meetings per academic year.

Student Manager specific task lists may include some or all of the following work assignments:

1. Provide outstanding guest service through effective supervision of student and in some cases classified staff.

2. In the absence of a classified Manager, or Supervisor the Student Manager will act as a supervisor by overseeing your unit, and make decisions as necessary to manage the food operation. This may include emergency response as required by circumstances.

3. Be responsible for assisting with student personnel functions including training and development, shift supervision, evaluation, and performance management.

4. Expert knowledge of UMD Cash Handling Policy and Procedure and ability to run a Sequoia POS system. Assisting with receiving orders, deliveries, inventory, sanitation, and when needed filling in at any position. When needed providing support to student hiring, interviews, training, and paperwork

5. Maintain exceptional standards for food quality and presentation of menu items.

6. Create and maintain a positive work environment and improve student employee morale by providing direction, training, effective communication, and leadership by example.

7. Create and maintain a safe and sanitary work environment by ensuring that all sanitation,  food handling, time and temperature controls, and safety regulations are followed at all times.

8. Work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Your work schedule may change to accommodate special events.

9. Contribute to the success of UMD as an active member of the Student Leadership Team.

Weekly duties include:

  • Manage/work small events as outlined in the UM Concessions Cash-handling policy.
  • Equipment movement and ensure proper function and placement before every event. This includes hand-held radios charged and in stands (AC) and programming registers if needed.
  • Stocking stands.
  • Before every event all stands must be completely stocked including coolers (this includes the President’s Suite)
  • Assists UM Concessions Management team with Cash Handling and deposits.
  • Must be able to cashier as needed and accurately count money
  • Additional responsibilities (They may be asked to do these on their own or with Concessions Manager/Assistant Manager or other Student Manager):
  • Bank set-up with Manager or Assistant Manager
  • Working larger events
  • Taking apart clipboards
  • Payroll and time management
  • Receiving orders

Scheduling

  • Notify employees about events/schedules
  • Help prepare stock ordering
  • Monthly inventory
  • Disciplining employees
  • Checking stand cleanliness
  • Monthly cleaning (work with other Student Manager)
  • All aspects of hiring (interviews, training, paperwork)
  • Attend all concessions meetings


Position pays $12/hr. Must be a UM student taking 6 or more credit hours. Must complete the UMCD Leadership Training course within 6 months of hire. 

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