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If you are hired, you will need an original copy of your Social Security Card. You will also need I-9 employment eligibility verification documents.

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.

If you think you are up to this exciting challenge, we invite you to tell us about yourself and why you would be a great addition to the Campus Dining Services team. To do so, please complete an application at Human Resource Services, 1095 Virginia Avenue (or Parking Garage #7), or click here to apply.

Benefits & Advantages

Discounted meals
CDS employees will receive each meal during their work shift at no cost.

Holidays off with pay
There are eight scheduled paid holidays per year.

Winter Break leave
All regular employees receive winter break leave compensations during the four day period between the Christmas Day and new Year’s Day holidays.

Employees receive up to 12 days of vacation with pay. After five years of employment, employees receive up to 17 vacation days.

Paid sick leave
MU employees accumulate 12 days per year to be used for work absences due to personal and family illness.

Paid personal days
MU employees accumulate four days per year to be used as scheduled.

Employee education, development & training
On-site training in culinary skills, product knowledge, food-handling safety and mangement skills is provided.

Medical insurance
A variety of insurance options are available to meet your specific needs.

Dental insurance
Preventative dental care is provided at 100% coverage.

Athletic event discounts
The Missouri Tigers Athletic Department provides discounted prices for MU athletic events as the Tigers take on SEC opponents.

Recreational facilities
In the interest of mind and body, MU recreational resources include a gym, golf course, racquetball and tennis courts and a swimming pool at an economical price. An outside track is available for walking and/or jogging.

Employee assistance program
A confidential service offers evaluation and short-term problem resolution for employees’ personal problems.

University Bookstore discounts
MU employees enjoy a 10% discount on numerous items in the University Bookstore.

And more!

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Discounted tuition
  • Life insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • Free beverages
  • Family and maternity leave
  • Retirement pension plan
  • Uniforms provided
  • Flexible spending accounts


Please contact Susan Dayton.
Phone: (573) 882-0869