Come to our Summer Job Fair!

Employees learn new skills, make friends, work in a positive, fast-paced environment, and enjoy Syracuse University benefits. Find out how you can become a part of our team!

  • Thursday, July 21
  • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Goldstein Student Center, South Campus

Full- time, part-time, temporary, and management positions are available.

Featuring on-the-spot interviews and hiring. Jobs start August 15, 2022.

For additional information, contact Sue Bracy.

 

Nurture the minds of today as they create the world of tomorrow.

Syracuse University is a dynamic, diverse working environment. Syracuse University Food Services’ award-winning department is dedicated to serving fresh, delicious foods so our students can be their best in their academic and social lives. We set high standards and we believe in caring, respect, empowerment, and making a difference in the University community.

We offer training, professional development, opportunities for career growth, and many other University benefits.

Join our team and discover your potential to grow!

How to Apply

Description of Jobs Available

Non-Food Handler

  • Follow instructions to perform a variety of duties in a dining center or related facility
  • Duties include using the dishwashing machine, cleaning equipment, mopping floors, cleaning tables, and disposing of trash and garbage
  • Provide courteous, professional service to guests/patrons
  • Observe safety and health regulations and maintain highest standards of sanitation

Floater

  • Follow Instructions to perform a variety of duties related to the preparation and serving of food
  • Set up counters and food stations
  • Keep stations and equipment clean
  • Clean and prepare produce
  • Assist in food production
  • Rotate and stock items
  • Provide courteous, professional service to guests/patrons
  • Observe safety and health regulations and maintain highest standards of sanitation

Cook Helper

  • Follow instructions and established procedures to help Cook
  • Assist in preparing meals as needed, operating a variety of equipment including but not limited to grill, steamer, kettle, ovens, deep fat fryer, charcoal broiler, slicer
  • Take food to serving lines, replenish as needed, and serve customers
  • Store and date food items, observing proper storage of items (i.e., cold/hot, raw/cooked)
  • Clean kitchen equipment
  • Fill out service records and production sheets
  • Provide courteous, professional service to guests/patrons
  • Observe safety and health regulations and maintain highest standards of sanitation

Second Cook

  • Exercise some judgement to follow recipes and general instructions
  • Prepare all standard dining center meals including meat, vegetables, soups, pancakes, etc.
  • Prepare the proper amount of food and time cooking so all items are ready to be served on schedule
  • Provide courteous, professional service to guests/patrons
  • Observe safety and health regulations and maintain highest standards of sanitation

Head Chef

  • Exercise judgement to plan and perform a sequence of operations to prepare and cook a wide variety of meals
  • Determine food production quantities while keeping waste at a minimum
  • Plan and assign work to cooking staff
  • Prep and cook all standard dining center meals including occasional special dishes
  • Assist and instruct cooking staff in methos, procedures, and use of equipment
  • Prepare food in proper amounts and coordinate cooking so that all items are ready for serving on schedule
  • Complete weekly inventory of food product and determine weekly needs
  • Provide courteous, professional service to guests/patrons
  • Observe safety and health regulations and maintain highest standards of sanitation

Temporary Concessions Food and Beverage Staff

  • Flexible schedule
  • Candidate must be polite, friendly, detail oriented, and able to multitask
  • Must be able to use a cash register
  • Requires standing 4-6 hours

 

How to Apply

Syracuse University Employment site

  1. Create an account (remember your user name and password)
  2. Create an application (you only need to do this once then you can use the application to apply to any open position)
  3. Search open positions

For Union/ Bargaining Unit positions:

  • Select Staff/ bargaining Unit
  • Go to Department and select “Food Services”
  • Go to job category and select “union/ bargaining unit”
  • Hit search
  • Scroll down to view jobs
  • Click on job you are interested in and submit your application

For Temporary/ Part Time jobs:

  • Select Temporary
  • Go to Department and select “Food Services”
  • Go to job category and select  “temp”
  • Hit search
  • Scroll down to view jobs ( Temporary Food Service Worker/ possible temp to perm)
  •  Click on job you are interested in and submit your application

For Management positions:

  • Select Staff/ bargaining Unit
  • Go to Department and select “Food Services”
  • Go to job category and select  “Staff”
  • Hit search
  • Scroll down to view jobs
  • Click on job you are interested in and submit your application

Notice to applicants: Syracuse University requires all students, faculty, and staff working on campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have claimed an exemption for medical or sincerely help religious reasons.

 

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