The Coffee House Barista is responsible for maintaining good customer relations, preparing and serving menu items as requested, performing daily clean up, and operating a cash register. This position reports to the Coffee House Manager and is a part-time (20-25 hours per week), non-exempt, seasonal position. Evening and weekend hours are required.
• Works the counter with the Coffee House Manager and other coffee house employees
• Operates a cash register
• Makes coffee, other drinks, and food to order
• Completes shift duties as outlined by Coffee House Manager
• Completes daily and weekly clean up
• Uses good hygiene practices in the handling of all food items
• Other duties as assigned
Must have completed high school or equivalent, be at least 18 years of age and be able to perform basic mathematical calculations using a cash register. Must be able to multitask, have transportation to and from school and possess good customer service skills. Food service experience, including food prep and wait staff experience is preferred.
The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls and to talk fluently and to hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and to walk in areas of the campus with uneven terrain. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Compensation discussions are a part of the interviewing process.
The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by Friday, February 17, 2017. Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position and contact information for at least three references to Crystal Thomas, Coffee House Manager, Penland School of Crafts, PO Box 37, Penland, NC 28765 or email them to
Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 16 teaching studios and a total of 58 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 62. Penland operates with a $17 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $6 million.