Vanderbilt University Cashier/Food Production Worker PYS in Nashville, Tennessee

Cashier/Food Production Worker PYS (Job Number: 1801735)


Vanderbilt Campus Dining has a passion for providing excellent food at the highest levels of quality, value, convenience, and service. We seek a Cashier for our Dining Department this summer. If you have a passion for providing great customer service, and enjoy connecting with students in a collegiate environment, this is a great opportunity for you. Ideal candidates will have extensive customer service and cash-handling experience.

Vanderbilt Campus Dining takes pride in the culinary creations served from our kitchens. Our Dining program is highly decorated, the winner of many prestigious awards in the food service industry, including Best On-Site Food Service Operation in the Nation, Best Food Service Operator, the prestigious Ivy Award, and many more. We have 2 main dining centers, 7 retail locations and 3 specialty dining venues, and we employ over 260 employees. Click HERE at to see first-hand, our award-winning and fine collegiate dining. We like to call ourselves "The Student's Kitchen Away From Home”.

The pay rate for Cashier is $13.00/hr. Flexible schedule is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greet customers entering the dining locations.

  • Assist customers with questions and provide accurateinformation on the Vanderbilt dining meal plan.

  • Operate a Micros register and follow micros handbook.

  • Issue a receipt to all dining services employeeswhether using cash or commodore card for payment.

  • Assist with preparing foods such as vegetables, fruits,salads, and to-go items.

  • Prepare bulk items such as tossed salad, vegetables ofall kinds and dressings for the salad bar

  • Maintain and stock all beverage stations.

  • Provide quality beverages consistently for allcustomers by adhering to all recipes and presentation standards.

  • Transport food to appropriate location for storage andrefrigeration

  • Assists culinary staff as directed

  • Maintain temperature logs and take temperatures of foodregularly and record data as instructed by management.

  • Adhere to Vanderbilt Dining cash handling and depositprocedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Work in a team-driven environment, take direction,offer direction and assist with problem-solving.

  • Greet customers entering dining location and followFRESH customer service guidelines.

About Vanderbilt Benefits

In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VU offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview at .

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 located a little more than a mile from downtown Nashville, TN. The university’s students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday.

This position requires a High School Diploma or GED and 1 Year of experience or the equivalent.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 36546 - Rand Dining Center

Job: Service/Maintenance Staff

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action