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Posting Details

Requisition Information

Open Date
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Classification Information

Classification Title Sewanee Dining, Cashier
FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hourly
Career/Pay Band NE3
Work Schedule 10 month
If Other, specify months
Full Time vs Part Time Part Time
Appointment Regular
If Term, specify number of years
Primary Function

Responsible for facilitating cash, credit, debit and meal plan payment transactions through the Sewanee Dining cash register system. Responsible to greet and ensure that all people entering the dining operation are recorded as paying customers through the various forms of tender available. Ensures accurate accounting for shift deposits and cash drawer reconciliation.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

1. Greet customers at the front and back entrances to McClurg Dining operation in a friendly and professional manner, and ensure that all customers have paid for entry via meal plan or other form of tender.
2. Help enforce that food and/or other property of Sewanee Dining is not removed from the premises.
3. Utilize CBORD / Micros Point of Sales system in accordance with department training, policies and procedures.
4. Prepare deposit slips and reconcile cash drawers with register tape reports, noting and/or explaining any discrepancies between revenue reports and actual cash on hand.
5. Act as department receptionist referring customers and visitors to the appropriate office or dining staff member as necessary.
6. Record accurate and complete information regarding students and employees with lost, damaged or otherwise missing ID Cards.
7. Keep person, entry and work station neat and professional looking offering a good first impression of the dining operation.

Judgment Required Judgment and discretion as to the use of established policies are required to perform the essential duties of this position.
Budgetary Responsibility None
Machines & Equipment Used

use of the Point of Sale system, calculator, and Banner self-service

Job Specifications/Position Qualifications (minimum)


High school diploma or equivalent required and 1 year experience in a customer service intensive position


Previous experience as a cashier or related work requiring good math skills and confidence in addressing other in communications.

Job Related Skills

excellent interpersonal skills
Comfortable working with point of sale technology and related reconciliation accounting
Ability to pay excellent attention to detail required
Demonstrated ability to make change and perform other math intensive tasks.


Personal Interaction/Communications

Student Contact

daily; performing transactions, answering questions, and providing general information.


daily; performing transactions, answering questions, and providing general information.


daily; performing transactions, answering questions, and providing general information.

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervision Received This position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by supervisor after completion.
Positions Directly Supervised


Positions Indirectly Supervised


Confidential Information

Confidential Information

Required to maintain cash and other financial transaction data in a confidential manner.

Work Environment

Working Environment

Normal receptionist environment.

University Employment Information

University Information

The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.

EEO Statement

The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.

Employment Prescreening Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter