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Banquet Server

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Banquet Server
Role Title: Food Service Technician I
Posting Number: SW0160785
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

Position Summary:

The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center is seeking applicants with table side server experience to fill wait staff positions in Banquets for large groups. Responsibilities include performing the duties of set up, service and clean up. Must be able to balance time between meeting guests needs as well as working with kitchen staff to provide quick and accurate turn around time. Possess knowledge of food, alcohol and wine menus. Must be able to work in conjunction with other servers, bartenders, and managers as a team to address critical situations and provide exceptional customer service.

Required Qualifications:

Hotel or restaurant server experience including set up, service and clean up; strong customer service skills and the ability to handle customer problems, complaints and diffuse tense situations; ability to understand and follow instructions, must be able to work effectively within a team; must be available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of Payment Card Industry requirements as it applies to cash and credit card handling; knowledge of food, alcohol, specialty drinks and wine menus as well as TIPS training.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Flexible Schedule to include early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Interested applicants should complete an online application at http://www.jobs.vt.edu,

Employee Category: Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 1
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: The Inn at Virginia Tech
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varies to include nights and weekends
Posting Date: 10/07/2016
Review Begin Date: 10/23/2016
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/70034

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
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    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
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    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
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  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

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  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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