Food Service Worker, Full-Time S02, The Statler Hotel

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Food Service Worker, Full-Time S02, The Statler Hotel




Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.



Cornell University’s Statler Hotel has launched a search for a full-time, 9-month S02 Food Service worker to join our Ground Floor Restaurants Team. We have two fantastic grab & go eateries, Mac’s Café & the Terrace Restaurant, that provide delicious and diverse food options to our students, employees and visitors.

The Statler Hotel employees are a team of hospitality professionals who proudly lead the premiere collegiate lifestyle hotel, welcoming the world to the cherished gathering place for those who love Cornell University. We challenge thinking, while connecting and cultivating people. Our actions are driven by a collective aspiration to build a culture of collaboration, celebration and excellence. Our mission is to provide uniquely crafted experiences through personalized connections that will inspire future leaders who will change the world of hospitality.


The Food Service Worker S02 Opportunity:

The primary role of our Food Service Worker team is to serve high-quality food, quickly and safely, according to the set restaurants’ standards, while providing exceptional guest service. Team members will be assigned to a station according to business needs for the day/week/semester; flexibility in work assignments is necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • One year related food service experience.
  • A working knowledge of food preparation and presentation
  • Good customer service skills
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs regularly
  • Must maintain an up to date “food handlers” safety certification
  • Ability to learn to operate food preparation equipment, including: fryer, choppers, slicers, mixers, ovens, steamer and various hand tools including knives
  • Is knowledgeable of allergens and is able to serve a guest with a known allergy
  • Must be able to work a variable work schedule that may include days, nights, weekends, Holidays, special events; subject to change on short notice.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working in high volume, quick service food service setting
  • Experience working in a collegiate setting


Rewards & Benefits at Cornell:

This position is a full-time position based in Ithaca, NY, and is eligible for benefits. No sponsorship and no relocation assistance are available for this position. If interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume to highlight your interest and experience for the position. Cornell has been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives.

Cornell’s key benefits include:

  • Health Care – Several plan options for Endowed medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision care coverage.
  • Generous Paid Time Off & Leave Provisions with flexible work options – This includes vacation time, health and personal time, holidays, and parental leave.
  • Retirement Plans – Employees are eligible for the 403(b) Cornell University Retirement Plan (CURP) which offers superior retirement savings benefits.
  • Education – Options include the Employee Degree Program, taking classes to enrich your career skills, New York’s 529 College Savings Program, and Cornell Children’s Tuition Scholarship.
  • Wellbeing – Working in a university setting gives you access to our athletic facilities and a plethora of wellness programs, NCAA sporting events, music, art and theater, lectures and other presentations and events.


To explore the full range of Cornell Employee Benefits further, follow this link: Cornell Benefits

The Statler Hotel & The Nolan School of Hotel Administration:

Located in the heart of a vibrant Ivy League campus, the Statler Hotel is part of Cornell University’s Nolan School of Hotel Administration and is the gateway to Cornell University for many visitors. Inspired by curiosity, the humble spirit of Upstate New York, and the scenic beauty of the Finger Lakes region, the Hotel has earned the dual distinction as the area’s only AAA Four Diamond Award-winning property and the Ivy League’s only “teaching hotel.” With 153 rooms, the Statler Hotel is a full-service property with a conference center, four restaurants and over 16,000 square feet of meeting and banquet facilities.

The Cornell Peter & Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration is the premier school for hospitality education in the world. As an integral part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the school is leading the world in teaching and researching the business of hospitality—marketing, finance, real estate, operations, and more, all applied to the world’s largest and most exciting industry. Top faculty, industry leaders, alumni, and students work together to generate new knowledge for the hospitality industry and form the premier network that shapes the industry every day.

Join Us & Apply Today!

This position is full-time, based in Ithaca, NY, and is eligible for benefits. If interested in applying, we welcome you to include a cover letter with your application to highlight your interest and experience for the position. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.


Familiarize yourself with Cornell’s COVID-19 workplace guidance as well as the university’s COVID-19 services and information.


University Job Title:

Food Service Worker S02

Job Family:

United Auto Workers



Pay Rate Type:


Pay Range:

Refer to Union Pay Rates Link Below

Remote Option Availability:

Fully Onsite



Contact Name:

Leanna Caloras


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