University Housing at Illinois University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jobs in Dining Services

Work with University Housing Dining Services

Dining Services student employee carving meat 

With more than 1,000 job opportunities each year, University Housing Dining Services is the place to be. Earn money, meet new people, and make new friends. Work a minimum of four shifts (or eight hours per week at the Illini Union). Shifts are generally around 3 hours or less. It couldn’t be easier! Schedules are flexible and wages start at $8.50 an hour.

Residence Hall Dining

Working where you live makes your life easier. Assist with meal preparation and service in each of the six dining halls. Dining Services also has special service locations offering late night dining, grab-and-go, or fun coffee shops.

University Catering

Catering staff provide upscale banquet service for events at the I Hotel Conference Center, Memorial Stadium, Illini Union, and various locations across campus. Black dress pants and all-black shoes are required for working with Catering. Please note that you must supply yourself with these items before you can begin work and should have them prior to the August Hiring Session when you come to campus. 

Complete Dining Services Online Employment Application

Things you should know prior to completing the online application:

You will be required to attend the following hiring sessions (Dining Services student employees are allowed to move in to the residence halls on August 20).

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -  Complete Employment Eligibility Verification and Scheduling
  • Thursday, August 21, 2014 -  Housing Dining Orientation & Work Lunch/Dinner Shift

Applicants who cannot attend both sessions may apply via Student Job Board beginning Monday, August 25, 2014. If you cannot attend both sessions please do not complete the application link below.

All University Housing Dining Employees are required to work a minimum of 8 hours per week.

Dining Online Application

Application form

Dining Service Locations

Residence Halls

1111 W. Nevada, Urbana

Florida Avenue
1001 W. College Ct., Urbana

Ikenberry Commons
Corner of Gregory Drive and Euclid Avenue, Champaign

Illinois Street
1010 W. Illinois St., Urbana

1005 S. Lincoln Ave. Urbana

Pennsylvania Ave.
906 W. College Ct. Urbana

University Catering Reporting Locations

Housing Food Stores
1321 S. Oak Street, Champaign

I Hotel Conference Center
1900 S. First Street, Champaign

Illini Union
1401 W. Green Street, Urbana



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