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Campus Dining Services (CDS) is a successfully self-operated campus food service, currently serving approximately 3,750,000 meals and snacks per year. As an award-winning leader in college and university food service, CDS is devoted to sustaining planned growth and keeping employees on the leading edge with training and development.

CDS makes every effort to exemplify the values of the University of Missouri: respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the University mission of helping students successfully enter careers in business, science, industry, government and education throughout the world.

To accomplish this goal, we depend on a dedicated team of professionally-minded employees for menu preparation and production, customer service and administrative support. They combine their creativity and talents to keep CDS at the forefront of the college and university food service industry.

Part Time Employment


  • Competitive pay starting at $10 an hour.
  • Complimentary meals during your shift.
  • Major holidays off.
  • Scholarship opportunities for Mizzou students.

Mizzou students, current employees and past applicants can apply here.

First-time applicants can apply here. 

Full Time Employment


  • Competitive pay.
  • Complimentary meals during your shift.
  • Major holidays off with pay.
  • Up to 12 days of paid vacation, 12 days of paid sick leave, and four days of paid personal leave.
  • On-site training in culinary skills, product knowledge, food-handling safety and management.
  • Medical, dental and life insurance.
  • Athletic event discounts.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • The Mizzou Bookstore discounts.

To apply, search the UM System job site for “campus dining.”


Dietary Needs

Campus Dining Services strives to provide choices at every location that can meet a wide variety of dietary practices, restrictions and food allergies. If you have a specific concern or question about what is available, please contact us.

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