Coffee Shop Barista

Campus Dining

Department Mission: 

Sodexo Campus Dining at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is committed to providing outstanding on-campus dining. A dining experience is more than great food. It’s a community experience centered on culinary expertise, fresh ingredients, healthy options, and a shared sense of environmental and social responsibility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Greets customers, take orders, mixes and serves Starbucks hot and cold beverages such as coffee, espresso, cappuccino, café latte, tea, chai, fruit blend drinks, etc. while considering customer specifications.
  • Works to maintain good customer relations and speedy delivery of all beverages and food items.
  • Maintains area in a neat and sanitary manner.
  • Often cleans coffee machines, restaurant areas, and preparation areas.
  • Records all sales, collects money, operates a cash register and follows all cash-handling procedures as required.
  • Sell food items
  • Operates a cash register (or equivalent), receives payments of cash, checks and charges from customers or employees for goods or services, making change and issuing receipts or tickets to customers.
  • Responsible for accurate ring of proper PLU for sale items and/or accurate barcode scan.
  • Maintains proper security of cash at all times.
  • Understands and follows Sodexo cash-handling policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Must be enrolled at UMSL during the period of employment.
  • Must be in good standing with the University.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 before and during employment.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Compensation:

Hourly wage: $8.00 per hour

Hours of Operation:

Café TJ is open Monday through Thursday 7:30am-6:30pm, Friday 7:30am-2pm, Saturday 11am-3pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm.

Required Training Dates:

Beginning of spring semester