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University of Richmond Banquet Server (On-Call/Temporary) - 500006 in Richmond, Virginia

Banquet Server (On-Call/Temporary) - 500006


The On-Call Banquet Server works as part of the Catering Department team, and directly under the supervision of the Catering Managers and Banquet Captain. On-Call Banquet Servers work at catered events on the University of Richmond campus, providing courteous service of food and beverages to the University faculty and staff and their guests, and to off-campus clients. On-Call Banquet Servers assist in all set-ups, serving, clearing, restocking and break down of events.


  • Responsible for assisting in all aspects of set-up, break-down, and service at various catered events on the University of Richmond campus
  • Must have basic food safety knowledge
  • Must be able to operate various equipment safely (ex: coffee machines, dishwashers)
  • Responsible and trustworthy
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, and able to work independently
  • Maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance
  • Willing to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Courteous and well mannered
  • Must be able to bend, lift and stoop frequently (ex: serving trays with food)
  • Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time
  • Must be able to follow instructions well


  • Previous banquet, catering, and/or restaurant wait staff experience preferred
  • Previous bartending experience is a plus
  • Ability to follow instructions well
  • Ability to carry 40 lbs., (food tray / we will train)


  • High School diploma or GED preferred


  • Weekly hours vary, must be available to work days, nights, and weekends
  • Temporary/On-call position; less than 1,000 hours/year

_Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE_