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Dining Staff

Food service staff, UW Dining

UW Dining takes pride in hosting experiences with our community that matter for life. In achieving our mission, we value:

  • Providing personalized service that ensures a positive experience for each customer
  • Nurturing an engaged team that is committed to continuous growth and organizational success
  • Offering quality products that provide value and variety through a sustainable approach
  • Cultivating a supportive organization that inspires a creative and collaborative environment
  • Providing convenient and welcoming venues

Robert Bickham, UW Dining Director

Hello and thank you for your interest and consideration in joining our team.

UW Dining embraces an inclusive workplace consisting of a diverse group of student employees, food service workers and professionals who are dedicated to the guest experience. We are always searching for likeminded individuals who can help us deliver on our promise to fuel our exceptional students and the UW community with healthy and delicious meals.

We pride ourselves on providing students the opportunity to develop skills and gain work experience, as well as provide career paths and advancement opportunities within our organization for food service professionals.

Current search


The Stockroom Attendant 2 will receive, issue and maintain an inventory of prepared foods, recipe ingredients, grocery items and supplies for the dining unit or market on the University of Washington campus and support the unit(s) by assisting where needed.

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Program Assistant–South Campus Dining

The Program Assistant provides program operation support to the Manager of Operations overseeing the South Campus retail dining units which include Rotunda Café, Overpass Café and Evolutionary Grounds, as well as 815 Café Mercer which is located in South Lake Union.

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Program Assistant–District Market–Oak

The Program Assistant provides program operation support to the Manager of Operations overseeing Oak Hall located on North Campus in a high-volume, fast-paced dining service location.

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Program Coordinator–Food Services Operations             

Provides specialized support to UW Dining, including enhancement and execution of employee training programs, policy compliance and quality assurance for dining operations.

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Program Coordinator–UW Dining Administration              

Performs office support functions and provides administrative and specialized support for the UW Dining Administration office and UW Dining Leadership.

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Dining Classified positions

We are currently searching for multiple Dining Classified positions:

Food Service Worker 1—Candidate Bank, Requisition #180601

Food Service Worker 2—Candidate Bank, Requisition #180602

Food Service Worker 1—(Grocery) Candidate Bank, Requisition #187700

Food Service Worker 2—(Grocery) Candidate Bank, Requisition #186143

Food Service Worker 1—(Barista) Candidate Bank, Requisition #187121

Food Service Worker 2—(Barista Lead) Candidate Bank, Requisition #186145

Food Service Worker 1—Starbucks (Barista) Candidate Bank, Requisition #186146

Food Service Worker 2—Starbucks (Barista Lead) Candidate Bank, Requisition #186149

Food Service Worker 2—Pagliacci, Candidate Bank, Requisition # 186150

Cook—Candidate Bank, Requisition #180603

About HFS and UW Dining

HFS provides on-campus housing to over 10,000 student residents and operates over 40 dining and café locations that serve the entire campus community. In order to successfully accomplish this, we employ over 1,200 student, classified and professional staff members who work throughout HFS, providing residential and dining services to the campus. As reflected in our mission statement—working together to enhance student life—teamwork and service to our students and customers are at the heart of our business. Learn more about HFS.

To learn about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at UW Housing & Food Services, you are encouraged to review our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement Articulate Training.