Culinary and Food Services Attendant III (Student Union) ( Multiple positions)

Tucson, AZ
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Student Food Service

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Arizona Student Unions is looking for three full-time Dining Services Attendant, Seniors (Culinary and Food Services Attendant III) to join our Starbucks team. This position will be located at one of our two Starbucks locations on campus: The Main Bookstore location or the Main Library location. As a Dining Services Attendant, Senior you will oversee the day to day operations of Starbucks Coffee on campus and provides a variety of quality, nutritious and flavorful food and beverage to students, faculty, staff and guests. This position is a team leader position supervising student employees. Follows, teaches and abides by the franchise and Student Union standards. Assists in interviewing, selecting, disciplining, counseling, coaching, and evaluating employees within University policy framework. Instruct, implement, and monitor all aspects of safe, sanitary, and service-oriented food preparation.

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.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans: life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all areas are staffed; delegates job assignments
  • Completes product orders as required
  • Trains employees in their job duties and health codes
  • Sets up Sequoia, retrieves banks, prepares coffee and food as needed
  • Monitors food quality and employee productivity
  • Prepares unit for opening or closing, stocking, cleanliness and equipment
  • Actively develops and supports a team based focus within Starbucks and Student Union
  • Actively supports and participates in Starbucks standards & practices
  • Checks and adjusts schedule for coverage and maintains labor budget
  • Writes, preps, list, and assigns duties as needed
  • Openly communicates with staff and Supervisor
  • Participates in employee discipline and guidance
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of food service operations including sanitation standards and food preparation
  • Knowledge of food service equipment, such as steamers, slicers and fryers
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Physical requirements:

  • Frequently reaches, shakes, stirs, pours, carries, and pushes
  • Often withstand large workload under high heat
  • Often stands during entire shift
  • Ability to occasionally transport/move a minimum of 50 pounds

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required; OR
  • Equivalent learning attained through experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Barista
  • Experience operating commercial food service equipment



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

University Operations

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$12.80 - $14.00

Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Culinary & Food Services

Job Function:

University Operations

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Judy Harrison

[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

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. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, 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 provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. 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.

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