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Student Employees at Villanova Dining Services

Great part-time opportunities, without having to leave campus!

Villanova Dining Services employs nearly 400 students each semester in a variety of positions, from baristas at our Holy Grounds coffee shops to servers in our resident dining halls. With opportunities seven days a week, hours throughout the day, and 18 locations across campus, we'll work with you around your schedule to make you a part of our team.


  • Flexible shifts to fit your class schedule
  • You're off for all major holidays and breaks
  • Convenience of working on campus
  • Having a strong voice in forming new plans for Dining Services locations and procedures
  • Great opportunity to expand your social network
  • Pleasant working conditions, friendly co-workers

Applying for a Position

Please stop by the Dining Services Office in St. Mary's Hall to apply for a position.  The office is located directly across from the dining hall entrance.


For more information about available student positions in Dining Services Please contact one of our student managers.


Job Descriptions 

Assist with back of the house operations. Basic food preparation, basic cleaning assignments, stocking, etc. Other assignments may be given at the discretion of the management.

Responsible for the set-up operation and breakdown of the Holy Grounds. 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. Must be able to handle confrontation professionally and be able to work independently for extended periods of time. Position reports to the manager or supervisor on duty.

Reports to manager/ supervisor on duty. Duties include the operation of the register system in question as well as ensuring that all customers pay in full and that any problems are dealt with promptly and in a professional manner. Other duties include cleaning tables and chairs, restocking tables, paper products, utensils, and china, as well as general cleaning and other assignments given at the discretion of the manager/ supervisor on duty.

To assist the cooks and Unit Chef on duty in basic food preparation. Primary duties include pizza preparation and production. Other duties assigned at the discretion of the management. Food Service experience a plus but is not necessary, will train.

Set-up operation and breakdown of the Donahue Market. Responsibilities include the set-up, operation and breakdown of the Smoothie Counter, stocking shelves, freezer and fridge, sweeping, mopping, and general clean-up. Other assignments may be given at the discretion of the management.

To assist the cooks and Unit Chef on duty in basic food preparation and grill work, during meal periods. Job duties include preparing and cooking food in addition to minor cleaning assignments and other duties at the discretion of the manager.

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Villanova Dining Services

106 Dougherty Hall
(610) 519-4170
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