Waitstaff

Job Title: Rave! Events Waitstaff

Tier: 1

Location: Varies depending on event location (any building on campus)

Supervision: Reports to Catering Coordinator

Work Schedule: Event-based shift work; 8-20 hours per week. Includes nights and weekends and annual mandatory events (i.e. Football games)

Compensation: Minimum starting wage $8.50/hr with opportunity for raises based on years of service within Campus Enterprises

Purpose: NC State Students Centers and Rave! Events work together to create a memorable experience for all students, guests and alumni here at NC State. We strive to provide a clean, safe and welcoming environment for the NC State community. In support of the university’s educational mission, we serve as a cornerstone for student growth, learning and involvement through the highest quality service and facilities.

Essential functions and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide a superior level of customer service
  • Assist Coordinators in monitoring catered events
  • Properly manage time to set up event spaces with table linens, silverware, glassware, and other catering equipment by event start time
  • Break down equipment immediately following event
  • Maintain and replenish food and beverage needs throughout event
  • Take initiative to work independently and coordinate with catering team as needed
  • Use problem solving skills to provide accommodations for clients in a fast-paced setting
  • Perform minor housekeeping duties
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism at all times
  • Remain in compliance with RAVE! Events and NC State Student Centers student employee policies and expectations at all times
  • Perform other duties or sidework as assigned by catering coordinators

Essential Qualifications

  • Current NC State University student with a flexible schedule
  • Ability to handle meat, dairy and various foods either with or without gloves
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to carry, push, pull, and roll up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to work with a team to serve a diverse population
  • Elevated oral and written communication skills
  • Must attend mandatory staff meetings, student employee orientation and training sessions

Opportunities for Skill Development

Working as a member of the NC State Student Centers and Rave! Events team, students gain valuable experience and develop skills that can be transferred to their individual career paths. We have developed student employee objectives and corresponding learning outcomes that outline the development opportunities student employees can expect. These objectives and outcomes can be found at go.ncsu.edu/studentemployment.

Campus Enterprises at NC State University Hiring Standards

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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