Utah State University

Aggie Chocolate Factory - Cashier/Server

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 12 months ago(10/30/2020 2:25 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours per week
College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Nutrition Dietetics & Food Sciences
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience


The Aggie Chocolate Factory is seeking applicants to work as a cashier/server in our new Chocolate Cafe! General cafe hours will be 11 AM - 6 PM Monday - Saturday.
This is a temporary position with the possibility of becoming permanent after the holidays.

Must be able to work the below hours though the holidays.

  • Thanksgiving week (excluding Thanksgiving day) from 11 am until 6 pm
  • Christmas break (Dec 14th – Jan 4th) from 11 am until 6 pm (excluding Dec 25th, Dec 26th, Dec 31st, Jan 1st)


  • Smile! This is a chocolate factory, you should be passionate about chocolate
  • Eye Contact/Body Language. Be confident in your abilities
  • Respect and Welcome. Be positive and outgoing
  • Value the Customer Experience. Create a memorable experience for each guest
  • Initiate Guest Contact. Be outgoing, friendly, and courteous
  • Create Service Solutions. Be proactive, be patient, be positive
  • End with a Thank You. Every guest deserves your sincere gratitude

As a cashier/server your day will be spent providing customer delight! The Aggie Chocolate Factory is the only one of its kind on any campus in the United States! Interest in our facility is tremendous and you will be a source for answers and information. We are looking for candidates who will take ownership and pride in their work environment, co-workers, and products. The following skills will be critical in your success:

  • Cash handling experience. You will be responsible to collect money and return change to customers accurately and efficiently
  • Serve baked goods and other chocolate treats
  • Prepare hot and cold chocolate and coffee beverages by following recipes meticulously
  • Maintain a clean work environment by sweeping floors, wiping off counters and machines, etc.
  • Open/close facility as needed at beginning and ending of shifts
  • Assist in special events such as taste testings, tours, and deliveries around campus
  • Perform clerical tasks such as answering phone calls, etc.
  • Sort and prepare cocoa beans for roasting
  • Wash dishes and utensils used for preparation of cafe items
  • Become an expert in chocolate and be prepared to make recommendations

This job description is not intended to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this position. It is intended to be a guideline for those interested in applying to assess their own capabilities and determine if they could contribute to the continued success of the Aggie Chocolate Factory. Other requirements may be discussed as part of the interview process.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently hold or be capable of obtaining a food handlers permit at time of hire
  • Basic mathematic skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to work any shift during open hours

Preference will be given to candidates that have cashiering/money handling experience or food service background.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The position requires considerable physical activity. Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position including heavy lifting (up to 30 pounds) and/or pushing and pulling of heavy objects.  Employees must be prepared to stand for long periods of time (up to 4 hours) during assigned shift. Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.



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