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Phone: 610-526-5261

Human Resources
101 N. Merion Ave.
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

Mapping Address:
140 Morris Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-2899

Fax: 610-526-7478
(Recruitment, General)
Fax: 610-526-7850
(Director, Benefits, HRIS)

POSITION TITLE: General Kitchen Worker/Baker

POSTION OBJECTIVE: Performs a variety of duties associated with the preparation and service of meals and special events within a specific dining hall. Assists in general cleaning of the dining hall.


* Prepares box / bulk meals, catering trays, bake desserts from mixes, deli line, garlic bread, sets up beverage station

* Bakes vegan desserts from scratch.

* Sets up and breaks down steam tables before and at the end of meals.                                                                                                         

* Oversees front of house

* Serves meals to customers (students, faculty, staff and guests):

  • ensures proper portion size
  • notifies cook of refill needs
  • grills or deep fries foods
  • refills items as needed
  • cleans spills, maintains a neat and visually pleasing line
  • sweeps and mops as needed
  • cleans slicer and mixer when used
  • steams
  • bakes

*Assists in food preparation for meals:

  • slices meat and cheese
  • prepares salads for the salad bar/deli bar
  • prepares dessert and fruits
  • cleans work area and special equipment

* Checks customers as they enter dining hall:

  • checks for meal ticket
  • acts as cashier for paying customers
  • ensures only “paid” or board plan customers enter the dining hall

* Washes tables and cleans dining room as directed.

* Temperature logs

* Produce sheets

* Maintains cleanliness of reach in and ensures products are kept at 40 degrees or below

* Cleans kitchen equipment used

* Adheres to standards outlined by sanitation program (ServSafe), and local, state and federal guidelines 

* Performs other job related duties as assigned or directed

* Works w/and assists in training of student staff to ensure proper setup and breakdown procedures are followed

* Sets up and maintains “front of house”

  • hot and cold beverages
  • yogurt toppings
  • yogurt machine
  • breads
  • condiments
  • snacks
  • cookies
  • cereals


* Working knowledge of safety precautions associated with the food service industry.

* Prior experience in dining service preferred.

* Demonstrated ability to:

  • read and follow written instructions (menu/production sheets)
  • perform simple arithmetic

* Good manual dexterity.

* Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

* Must have good sight.

* Must have good reading skills.

* Good hearing / speaking skills.

* Must be mobile between work stations and numerous campus buildings.

* Must be able to work in extreme temperatures.

* Must be able to bend over / lift up and down climbing stairs.


* Excellent interpersonal skills.

* Prior cashier experience.

* Demonstrated ability to utilize dining service equipment such as slicer, deep fryer, grill, steamer.

* Must be available to work catered events and special functions.

* Is considered essential staff and must work during declared bad weather days.