Food Service Worker, The Commons (Multiple Positions)

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Food Service Worker, The Commons (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 227053
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time:

About Us
Kennesaw State University's award-winning University Dining is currently hiring Food Service Workers to join our team! KSU operates two full-service dining halls, which are complimented by some of your favorite quick-service restaurants.

If you have a passion for food service, we would love to hear from you!

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary
Responsible for cleaning dishes, equipment, utensils and work areas in accordance with the health department sanitation and university system guidelines. Stores food in specified containers and storage areas and assists kitchen staff with food preparation.


  1. Maintains a clean, well-organized and sanitary work environment at all times
  2. Portion and plate food for customers
  3. Ensures food quality, including tasting food for quality control
  4. Stores food properly and safely, marking date and item

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
On-the-job training provided

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Basic ServSafe certification or knowledge

Preferred Experience
One (1) year food experience in the food service industry

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Able to maintain appropriate appearance
  • Able to work nights and weekends
  • Able to work with diverse population and take direction
  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

  • Intermediate knife skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
Revenue Generated: Funding for this position is based upon revenue generated funds and therefore continued employment is based on availability of these funds.

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.
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Job No:
Posted: 5/10/2021
Application Due: 5/10/2033
Work Type: Full Time