Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions


Dining Service Expert (Full Time and Part Time)

Department: Dining Services                            

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt                                              

Reports To: Operations Manager


Application Deadline:

Until filled.  Please submit application and resume to

Effective Date:

As soon as possible.  A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.

Position Summary:

This position provides immediate oversight to a specific retail dining location. This position is responsible for enforcing retail dining policies and procedures. This position helps maintain a positive staff and excellent customer service. This position will help with training of new hires, ordering, and weekly inventories. This position is immediately responsible for the daily operations of their specific location.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties as assigned):

  •  Monitors and ensures quality and availability of items throughout the meal service
  • Guarantees that all food is handled and served in accordance with HAACP and Dining Service guidelines.  Monitors equipment and fills out HAACP logs.
  • Is highly visible in the service area and/or kitchen based on MOD assignment.
  • Guarantees that Food Service Workers and student workers have all tools and products necessary to successfully complete their jobs.
  • Contributes to the success of the department by using positive statements about the Dining Services and coworkers
  •  Effectively trains new full and part time employees; retrains employees as necessary.
  •  Keeps self and employees motivated and productive.
  •  Looks for additional responsibilities when not busy. Set up the next shift for success.
  •  Works smart. Sets up systems to ensure workflow is not interrupted when employee is not present
  • Is effective and friendly in communication with team members and customers; is positive and enthusiastic at all times.
  •  Anticipates, takes ownership, and satisfies customers, fellow team members, and management needs and concerns
  •  Displays a positive demeanor with staff and customers alike, each day without exception.
  •  Exercises discretion in sharing Dining Service information with others. Does not talk negatively about Dining Services or employees.




  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years of experience in institutional or commercial food preparation, including one year of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, or training
  • Possession of valid Tennessee driver’s license
  • Servsafe Food Manager Certification



Commensurate with training, education, and experience


As described on



Step 1: 

Complete the online staff application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please email

Your Right to Know

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, prospective employees of Freed-Hardeman University are entitled to request and receive a copy of the FHU Security Report. The FHU Security Report can be accessed here. This report includes crime statistics on certain reportable crimes.

Anyone desiring a paper copy of this report may contact the Campus Safety and Security office at 731-989-6911.