On-Call Dining Staff

Dining Services

Openings: 3


Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the nation’s leading private liberal arts colleges serving over 2,200 students. The College aspires to be a community of persons from diverse backgrounds who respect and affirm the dignity of all people. Known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus is located on a scenic 340-acre hill in St. Peter, Minnesota only one hour southwest of the Twin Cities.

This position will performs food and drink serving duties at dinners and special events, and sells concessions to spectators at various events, while interacting with guests in a positive, friendly and efficient manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Set up for events by putting out tablecloths and place settings, arranging table placement and setting up a buffet.
  • Carry plates of food on trays and serve guests.
  • Clear dishes from each table when guests are finished.
  • Perform cleaning tasks and breakdown of service.
  • Maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness.
  • Sell concessions including soft drinks and food items to spectators at various events.
  • Receive money and make correct change for customer.
  • Monitor money in cash drawer to ensure adequate change is available.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to follow directions.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Knowledge and skill in handling money including making change.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process our website, www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment to complete the online application. A complete application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Online Application

  • Resume, if available

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

Click on the following link to learn more about Gustavus's campus-wide commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Kevin Birr | kbirr@gustavus.edu | 507-933-7689

Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021

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