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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Job Description

Basic Function and Responsibility
Responsibilities include calculating, with the use of a register, customer purchases and collect appropriate payment (cash, meal card or credit card). Follows prescribed procedures involving cash handling, use of the register, proper collection, or recording of customer and employee meals. Assists in setting up of food items in service area, stocking supplies, cleaning in service area and dining room as necessary or directed by manager or supervisor. Medium to heavy lifting is required.

Characteristic Duties
-Needs to project friendly, helpful attitude toward customers and contributing to customer satisfaction.

-Prior to the beginning of a meal period, assists setting up condiments, juices, bread and rolls, coffee stations, flatware and tray stations or other assigned tasks.

-Checks cash drawer before starting to ensure proper balance. Checks register to be sure it is set and operating properly as well as other supplies necessary for operation.

-Performs normal cashier duties, ringing in sales and collection of appropriate payment.

-At the end of meal period, logs out register, counts money and gives money drawer and log out report to Lead/Cashier, manager/supervisor.

-Participates in BC's annual PCI compliance training as well as Data Security.

-When not cashiering, helps set up serving area, restocks, and cleans equipment, dining room tables and chairs.

-Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received
Reports to General Manager, Assistant General Manager, and Assistant Managers.

Supervision Exercised
May assist in monitoring other cashiers or student employees.

Position Details:
Department: BCDS McElroy
Position: Cashier/line- 20 Hours
Grade: A
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Education: High School diploma preferred. Additional relevant experience may substitute for education.

Experience: Previous experience is helpful but not necessary. Incumbent can be trained on the job.

Skill: Must be able to read and write English. Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced operation with a diverse staff. Must have good interpersonal skills. Must be able to lift moderately heavy objects, up to 50 pounds, on an on-going basis.

Closing Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.  To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;

Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance 
Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans
Paid Holidays Annually
Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay
Additional benefits can be found on


Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at