Coffee House: Coffee House Out Front Student Supervisor

Contact Information

Name: Alex Rios


You can visit the Coffee House website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $15.00/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: Yes

Resume Required: No

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 15 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances.

Start Date: Aug. 16, 2021

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0014-4275-2021

Last Date to Apply: June 24, 2021


ASDS is looking for a motivated, qualified student to take on the role of Out Front Student Supervisor. The Coffee House is a primarily student-staffed food service operation focused on offering sustainable, made-from-scratch menu items to the UC Davis community.

The student selected for the role of Student Supervisor should be well versed in the operation of the Coffee House procedures, preferably spending at least a quarter as an entry-level employee. The student selected for Student Supervisor will work in one of three grouped areas specific to Out Front: TxMx & Cooks, Fickle Pickle & Croutons, or Swirlz & Ciao. The Student Supervisor should have a good grasp of production levels, food quality and portion control standards, safety & sanitation protocol, customer service techniques and everything else that goes into the success of the operation; and by extension, AS Dining Services as a whole.

The student in the role of Out Front Student Supervisor will be expected to set a strong moral and ethical example for their peers, lead groups effectively to achieve goals and to communicate with the AS Dining Services Career Managers and Student Managers on a regular basis, acting as a liaison between the student employee staff and the management staff.

The students selected will finish their time as Student Supervisor having gained broad experience in various aspects of food service management, including quality and portion control, production oversight, employee training and customer service.


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  • Act as a liaison between the Career Managers and student employees; monitor morale, work performance and adherence to the operation’s policies and procedures
  • Oversee day-to-day operations, product consistency, portion control & sanitation policy adherence, customer service and workplace safety.
  • Assist in training new employees and re-training existing employees
  • Assess and recommend approaches to improving overall efficiency and quality of service to customers
  • Assist Career Managers with facility upkeep
  • Communicate any equipment-related issues or operational problems to Career
  • Managers to ensure solutions are reached in a timely manner.
  • Work as the supervisor of Dish Room for at least 1 hour per week
  • Work 1 hour as a barista per week (Swirlz & Ciao supervisors only)


TxMx & Cooks Supervisor

  • TxMx: Oversight of preparation and serving a variety of Tex-Mex themed menu items.
  • Cooks: Oversight of serving primarily made-from-scratch homestyle favorites.

Fickle Pickle & Croutons Supervisor

  • Fickle Pickle: Oversight of preparation and serving sandwiches and bagels.
  • Croutons: Oversight of preparation and serving made-to-order salads.

Swirlz & Ciao Supervisor

  • Swirlz: Oversight of serving baked goods, smoothies, acai bowls, espresso, and brewing coffee.
  • Ciao: Oversight of assembling, baking and serving pizza by the slice.


If selected, new Out Front Student Supervisor will be REQUIRED to attend all the events listed below.

  • Mass hire event: remotely one day during the week of July 19th. More information will be given if offered the position.
  • Leadership training: remotely the week of August 16th.
  • Orientation: remotely at the end of August, exact date to be determined (times will vary).
  • Hands-on training sessions: in person Tuesday, September 7th through Friday, September 17th excluding the weekend (times will vary).

You MUST be available for training during all training weeks… NO EXCEPTIONS!

Regular Fall quarter schedules will begin on Monday, September 20th.

Please attach a screenshot of your Fall quarter schedule from My Schedule Builder in weekly calendar view. You can attach this by clicking “Choose a file” on the Resume page of the application.


  • Must be a UC Davis student
  • Able to work at least 15 hours per week with additional hours during special events (i.e. Picnic Day), including opening and closing shifts (as early as 6:30am and as late as 10:30pm)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must have displayed an excellent work ethic and a high moral standard

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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