Job of the Week: Culinary Platform Attendant

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a Culinary Platform Attendant position (posting 727321) through Residential and Hospitality Services.

This support staff position is located in Akers and Hubbard Halls and has various tasks assigned. These include performing basic food preparation functions while interacting directly with guests and assembling food ingredients to create a unique customer experience. You will also assist cooks in food preparation as needed, use proper preparation and culinary techniques to prepare food including chopping, cutting, slicing, thawing, marinating and sautéing and using culinary knowledge of proper garnishing and plate presentations. Other parts of the position are interacting and improvising dishes directly with customers, maintaining a clean, sanitary and safe working environment and using good sanitation and safety practices. For a full list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role must have graduated from high school or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. One year of full time experience in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment, knowledge of kitchen safety practices, ability to read weights and measures and the ability to weigh and measure ingredients. The applicant should also be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole number and fractions.Knowledge of various methods of food preparation are also required. Final requirements include the ability to properly use knives, the ability and skill to prepare items using proper methods and production timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service and the occasional lifting of 26 to 75 pounds. The desired qualifications of the position are: a demonstrated ability to work with staff at all levels; experience working as part of a successful team; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; good verbal communication skills; a commitment to and enthusiasm for the organization’s mission and respect for our core values: people, practice and purpose. 

To read more about the department of this position, visit Learn more about the position and apply by September 29 here

If you or anyone you know is interested in a job through Residential and Hospitality Services, there are limited full time positions and multiple part time positions available. All positions will be advertised at the RHS hiring fair, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more here

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Job of the Week – Residential & Hospitality Services Assistant

This week’s job of the week is an RHS Services Assistant II (#635676) for MSU’s Residential and Hospitality Services (RHS), specifically for Residence Education and Housing Services (REHS). This position is seeking an organized individual to provide clerical support to the Housing Assignments Office and the Residential Dining Services areas of the RHS division.

The responsibilities for this role include assigning residence hall rooms to students, processing change of room requests, and maintaining room and board records of student accounts. Additional responsibilities of this role include professionally answering and responding to electronic messages in a timely manner, and providing exceptional service to students, parents, family members, and guests consistent with Delivering Outstanding Spartan Experiences.

The ideal candidate would possess knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired through a high school education; one to three years of related and progressively more expansive work experience in typing, filing and reconciling accounts and using word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing and/or presentation software; may require experience using Student Information System; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visit Internal applicants should access postings through the Careers @ MSU tile in the EBS Portal.