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Dining Service Team Leader - Ford Dining Court

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Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: West Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Purdue University

Job Summary

What will you be doing as a Team Leader?

  • Serve as supervisor in food production areas.
  • Assist administrative supervisors with work schedules, work evaluations, and the continuous training of employees.
  • Maintain service and production standards.
  • Assist in monitoring food costs, portion control, and station presentation.
  • Make recommendations on improvements in operational performance.
  • Wash dishes, prepare and serve food, set up dining rooms, order food and supplies from store room.
  • Provide effective communication with customers, employees, and supervisors.


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Three years of Hospitality Service experience 
  • Ability to read, write, weigh, and measure
  • A passion for food and the culinary art 
  • Stable work history with a good attendance record 
  • Ability to perform basic math functions, lift and move up to 60 pounds, climb ladders, and stand, walk, reach and stoop extensively. 
  • Ability to plan and meet both short term and long term goals 
  • Knowledge of sanitation requirements
  • Teamwork, particularly with individuals from different viewpoints and backgrounds 
  • Ability to meet daily deadlines 


  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in a high volume, fast paced environment

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position. 
  • A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.
  • All applicants must apply via Purdue’s online recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted.
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime).
  • Retirement Eligibility: PERF/Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan.
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette