Work With Us!

and help nourish our community

At PLU Hospitality Services & Campus Restaurants, our student employees play a major role in the dining experience!  We seek to attract, hire, and develop individuals that are talented and passionate about their work. We look for team members that not only want to be a part of the PLU community, but also want to support our goal to nourish, engage, and sustain the University Community. We look for outstanding people and provide a broad base of benefits and perks, including hours that work around student employee schedules. We also promote diversity, enhance and protect our environment, strengthen communities and advance health and wellness.

Staff Positions

If you are interested in a staff position, please visit the PLU Human Resources employment site.

Food Worker Card Requirement

Before you may begin working, you’ll need to obtain a Food Worker Card—you will not be allowed to work until you turn in your card. Take the test online at the Pierce County Health Department website — have a credit card ready to pay your $10.

International Students
Please visit the Student Employment page for more information about on campus employment.

Student Employment

Hospitality Services & Campus Restaurants engages members of the PLU community through sustainable, high quality and innovative services. HSCR is one of the largest employers on campus! We engage members of the PLU community through sustainable, high quality and innovative services. Part of what makes us so unique is our welcoming and award winning team members who provide the finest in dining, catering, event services and take out services with outstanding talent and care. We are fully self-operated and are an integral part of campus life.

As a student employee, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of employment locations and flexible work schedules — you could be a server, barista, work in catering or even set up and break down rooms for events. Whether you love to be up front and engaging with customers or working in the background, we have the position for you! Become a member of the PLU HSCR Team and see what the excitement is all about!

Hospitality Services & Campus Restaurants offers positions in The Commons (the main servery on campus), Old Main Market (in the AUC on upper campus), Kelley Café (in Morken Center for Learning & Technology on lower campus),  Lute Café (in the Hague Administration building) as well as catering servers and Conference & Events room setup.

All positions are hired through the Student Employment website, you need to be 18 or older to work for Hospitality Services & Campus Restaurants. To view open job opportunities in on campus Restaurants, Catering and Event Services, visit the PLU Student Employment page. Not all positions are listed at all times—there are certain times of the year when we are not hiring.

You may also fill out the quick questionnaire below and a manager will contact you about employment.

Hiring Bonus!

Earn up to a $300 bonus during Fall 2021!!

Campus Restaurants is looking for stellar employees to work in the Commons this Fall to help nourish the campus community.

Do you:
Work hard  ✓
Notice the details ✓
Have a great personality ✓
Love food ✓
Then you will fit in perfectly!

For the Fall Semester we are offering a hiring bonus to students who work in The Commons. Here are the details:

  1. You must work an average of 10 hours per week.
  2. You must be in good standing with Campus Restaurants.
  3. You must sign up for shifts early in the semester.
  4. You must successfully complete The Commons’ requirements during Finals Week Schedules (for the second bonus period).

The first bonus period is from September 3rd – October 22nd, 2021.
If you successfully complete this period, you will receive a $100 bonus on your next paycheck.

The second bonus period is from October 25th – December 17th, 2021
If you successfully complete this period, you will receive a $200 bonus on your next paycheck.  

For more information, please fill out the form and one of our Campus Restaurant managers will reach out to you!