Food Service Assistant

Southern Virginia University is seeking to hire a Food Service Assistant to help prepare and serve food at the campus-wide Food Service concepts of this rapidly growing educational institution. To apply, email your résumé to

The University. Southern Virginia University is a rapidly growing, private undergraduate liberal-arts University. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley, the University maintains standards aligned with the values of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and welcomes students & employees of any religious persuasion who share those values. Applicants are invited to learn more about the University at

  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift large, heavy objects up to 40 lbs.
  • Good work ethic, reliable, professional, productive, motivated
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Food service experience
  • Safe knife handling experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Education and Experience Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two to Five years of experience in a culinary leadership role
  • Certificate or Degree in Culinary Arts preferred
  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • Responsibilities
  • Prepare foods
  • Serve and fulfill custom food orders
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • General cleaning in the kitchen and dining areas
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours & Pay
25-40 hours per week, starting at $10/hour. Early mornings and weekends may be required.

Southern Virginia University Mission Statement
We are a private, self-reliant, residential University aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Culture & Environment
We believe in collaboration and honest feedback, and in being kind and respectful to one another while providing excellent customer service to the individuals we serve across the University. We foster a work environment courtesy, respect, diversity, and inclusion. Team members are expected to have exceptional self-motivation and time management skills. Southern Virginia is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin immediately.