Open Student Jobs

Warehouse Helper

The Auxiliary Warehouse is looking for responsible students with strong work ethic to provide support in the following positions. General Warehouse Assistant: Duties will include but are not limited to: order picking/ re stocking, shipping, receiving, routine cleaning, and warehouse upkeep. Additional duties will include delivering food, paper goods, and supplies to all of Auxiliary Dining Commons, and Retail outlets, as well as to departmental activities, and special event locations. Requirements: Valid Class D license and the ability to perform routine heavy lifting, and strong customer service skills, are required. Experience in backing up with mirrors, and a familiarity with forklift jacks is helpful.  Requirements: Strong customer service and attention to detail and an ability to multitask successfully. Available Positions: 3 Schedule: Looking for coverage for fall semester starting mid-August Monday-Friday from 6am-3pm, and weekends as needed. We can offer flexibility in working around school schedules. Possible shift examples are: 6am-9am, 6am-11am, 11am-3pm, 12pm-3pm To Apply: Send an email or cover letter detailing your experience, skills, and interest. 

Wage: TBD
Location: Warehouse
Manager: Rick Varady
Contact Info:

UMass Dining Student Jobs

UMass Dining can offer you a paycheck and much more. Consider the following benefits received by all of Dining Services' student employees:

  • We will schedule your work around your classes.
  • Advancement to become a student leader.
  • Free meals when you work.
  • Earn pay increases based on longevity.
  • Valuable work experience for your resume.
  • Recognition for outstanding work.
  • Chances to meet a variety of people.

Specific duties as a food service assistant:

  • Preparation and serving of meals
  • Assist in preparation of food set-up, service and clean-up in dining facilities.
  • Good public relations skills necessary.
  • Assist in preparation of food set-up, service and clean-up in dining facilities
  • Banquet and catering services for university organizations and the general public. (Catering department)
  • Staff training and development.
  • Student Leaders duties may include those of a food assistant as needed.
  • Provide courteous, professional service to guests/patrons.
  • Assist in preparation of food set-up, service and clean-up in dining facilities.
  • Assist with training of new student employees.
  • Supervise student food assistant staff.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required along with the ability to work effectively with a variety of people


To apply for a position with UMass Dining, email your name and SPIRE ID to one of the managers listed below:
Franklin Dining Common, Morrill, Post & Bean, Newman Café, Carney Café
Marc Morrissette

Worcester Dining Common, ISB Café, Quad Café, Snack Overflow, Worcester Café & Furcolo Cafés
Tenzin Jamyang

Berkshire Dining Common, Argo Tea, Roots Café, Courtside Rec Center, Whitmore Café, Procrastination Station (Library Cafe)
Heather Scoble
Carl Ketchen

Hampshire Dining Common, Food Trucks, Concessions
Selina Fournier
Pete Allard

Blue Wall, Campus Center, Peet’s ILC, Harvest Market, People’s Organic
Emily Boudreau
Lynn Pelkey

Bakeshop, Yum! Bakery
Pamela Adams
Shannon Santangelo

The Commonwealth Restaurant
Valerie Maurer

Cynthia Nardulli

Wage: TBD
Location: ALL
Job Times: Varies
Manager: TBD

Student Auxiliary Sustainability/Waste Reduction

Job Description:

The UMass Auxiliary Sustainability department is in the midst of several exciting projects and are continuously working to expand and improve our efforts. The Sustainability/Food Waste Reduction Coordinators will focus on site specific food waste reduction efforts in the dining commons. There are openings for 4-8 students to be leaders for the food waste monitoring system and food waste reduction initiatives.

The coordinators will work closely with the Auxiliary Sustainability Department Director and staff to measure food waste, monitor food waste data, and engage students and staff in food waste reduction.

Weekly Structure/Monthly Structure: The student Sustainability/Food Waste Reduction Coordinators will be assigned to a dining common and commit to two-three, 2-4 hour shifts per week. Time of day is flexible. The coordinators will also monitor food waste data for accuracy and reporting and meet weekly with the Director of Sustainability and staff to discuss progress and challenges related to food waste and propose, develop, and implement staff and student engagement strategies and participate in the monthly meetings of the Sustainability Team.


This role will focus on food waste measurement, data management, and education/outreach for food waste reduction that is congruent with Auxiliary Enterprises’ sustainability values and goals.

All tasks agreed upon by Sustainability Director, Regional Food System Coordinator, Dining Common managers, and Student Sustainability/Food Waste Reduction Coordinators.

Student Sustainability/Food Waste Reduction Coordinators will be responsible for on-site food waste measurement, data monitoring, drafts of status reports, communications/promotional material, engagement strategies, and inclusive process/practices.

Start Date: ASAP

Compensation: The Student Sustainability/Waste Reduction Coordinator works 10-15 hours per week at a rate of $16.50 per hour.

Wage: $16.50
Location: Worcester DC
Job Times: To Vary
Manager: Kathy Wicks
Contact Info: