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Banquet Set-up (Part-time)

Employer
Kirkwood Community College
Location
Cedar Rapids, IA
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Job Details

JOB GOAL:

To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Set up chairs, tables and equipment per banquet event orders. Assists with food functions as needed. This position serves as a trainer. Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experiences of students and other employees in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education.

UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:

Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Read banquet event orders and/or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments.Move equipment and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks and delivery vehicles to required location.Maintain proper care of all banquet equipment after each use.Move, lift, or carry needed tables, chairs and additional equipment from storage, and return them after use.Regular and consistent attendance at work.Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:

Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.Maintain compliance with required training as designated by supervisor. Provide prompt and courteous service to all customers.Ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements, including the health code.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:

Position involves working in a business setting. Occasional (15-30%) viewing equipment and other types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) reaching, sitting, pulling, grasping and pushing. Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion and listening.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or the equivalent required.Minimum age of 16 years required.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

Banquet experience is preferred, but not required. EEO AA/STATEMENT:

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: [email protected] or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: [email protected].

Company

Working at Kirkwood Community College 

Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids is a globally recognized leader in higher education where learner success has always been a focal point. For more than 50 years, Kirkwood faculty and staff have cultivated a welcoming and motivating environment that meets students where they are, and helps them get exactly where they want to be. With one of the lowest tuition in the state, more than 130 programs to choose from, flexible class offerings, and convenient locations across seven counties in Eastern Iowa, Kirkwood makes higher education more accessible for people in all walks of life. Through affordable, innovative educational training and many impactful community partnerships, Kirkwood hopes to continue strengthening the regional workforce for years to come.

As one of Cedar Rapids' top employers, Kirkwood strives to reward employees with a generous benefits package and perks, including:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Free use of the Kirkwood Recreation Center
  • On campus retail discounts at places like our bookstore, Eagle Tech, cafeteria and hotel (yes, we have a hotel too!)
  • Free admission to performing arts and athletic events
  • Computer and software purchasing program through Eagle Tech, our Apple-authorized campus store
  • Employee tuition discounts and half-price tuition for family members
  • Generous leave policies that provide a work-life balance
  • Choice of retirement programs and unheard-of employer contribution
  • Competitive Total Rewards packages
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