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Dining Services Student Worker (Neilson Dining Hall)

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Dining Services Student Worker (Neilson Dining Hall)
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department Dining Services - Neilson

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Summary

Join the Rutgers Dining team as a Dining Services Student Worker in one of our dining halls or retail operations across the New Brunswick, Piscataway and Camden campuses. Rutgers Dining Services strives to be the best in culinary excellence and as a Dining Service Worker you will play a critical role in the customer experience. From assisting in the preparation and service of food, to maintaining the presentation of the dining halls, to assisting guests, we have a variety of roles and will find the right one for you!

Dining Service Workers earn a paycheck and more:
• Annual pay increases
• End of semester bonus
• Student employee meal privileges
• Flexible schedules (10-20 hours/week) that work around your classes and activities
• Convenient on-campus locations
• Opportunities to advance to leadership positions such as Captain, Meal Manager and Student Unit Manager
• Valuable work experience to add to your resume
• Learn important job skills including interpersonal communications, team dynamics, dependability and time management
• A fun and welcoming environment

Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week 10-20
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Position Salary $8.44 per hour
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description Student Hourly Employees
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff/Student Appointment - Period Pay
Position Pension Eligibility None


Minimum Education and Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Reliable, friendly, customer-service oriented individuals preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST2586
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details Neilson Dining Hall

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently enrolled as a student at Rutgers University?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate your availability.
    • Fall Semester (September 6, 2016 to December 23, 2016)
    • Spring Semester (January 17, 2017 to May 10, 2017)
    • Winter Session (December 23,2016 to January 13, 2017)
    • Both Fall and Spring Semester (September 6, 2016 to May 10, 2017)
    • Summer Session (May 30, 2017 to August 17, 2017)
    • All of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application