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Boston College Cashier/Line 20 hrs. per wk./42 wks. per year in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 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.



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 offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at .