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Cafe Barista - The Inn at Villanova University

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Posting Number: 20171420S
Position Title: Cafe Barista - The Inn at Villanova University
Position Type: Staff
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/12 Month
Avg Hours Week
Department: 507-Inn at Villanova University
Position Summary:

Become a part of the team at the newly renovated, re-branded, 4-diamond style Inn at Villanova University!

Responsible for the set-up operation and breakdown of the café at The Inn at Villanova University. Job duties include serving and preparing baked goods, coffee, and other beverage and food items as well as operating and cleaning the equipment and operating the MICROS cash register system. Ability to interact with guests, co-workers, and supervisors in a positive and helpful manner, as well being able to work independently for extended periods of time.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set up and stock cafe area along with any baked goods, nonalcoholic beverages and condiments/supplies. Take orders, prepare, and serve guest orders. Follow strict coffee making SOP’s, based on coffee provider expectations.
  • Greet guests, take customer’s orders and serve in a friendly, courteous manner. Maintain professionalism while assessing guest’s needs and preferences and offer recommendations if needed.
  • Maintain a clean and neat work and service area and restock cafe inventory and supplies as needed. Ensure tables and condiment areas are always clean of debris, and that tables are cleaned after each guest.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Basic knowledge of beverages and food items, and cleaning practices RAMP certification required.
  • 1 year food service experience.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
    Ability to work independently as well as in a group under general supervision. Excellent guest service skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks. Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean.
  • Turbo Chef, Espresso machine, general kitchen equipment.
Preferred Qualifications:
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:
Posting Date: 09/09/2017
Closing Date (12am ET):
Salary Posting Information:


Salary Band: F
Job Classification: Non-Exempt

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