Staff Positions

Available Staff Positions


Dish Room Attendant, Part Time

Department:  Dining Services                        

Status:   Part-time, Non-Exempt                                 

Reports To:  General Manager, Dining Services                                                                                                                                        

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.  Please submit application and resume to


Effective Date:

Effective immediately.  A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.


Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, cleans and sanitizes pots, pans, utensils, and other serviceware. Sets up, operates, and cleans dish machine and related equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Operates dish machine and related equipment.
  2. Dismantles, cleans, and reassembles dish machine equipment.
  3. Ensures the sanitary handling of service ware and maintains safety standards during dish machine operation.
  4. Cleans dish room floors, walls, dollies, carts, service area floors, and related facilities and equipment.
  5. Organizes pots, pans, and other service ware; replaces sanitized service ware in appropriate location.
  6. May instruct and oversee the activities of student employees performing the same type of work.
  7. Removes trash from dining area and kitchen maintaining a safe and clean environment.
  8. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Less than high school; no previous experience required.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate and/or maintain dish washing equipment.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and care of culinary facilities, equipment, supplies, and materials.


Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.


Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.

Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.




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.