University of Montana hosts career fair at new dining center

MISSOULA — The University of Montana will host a career fair on campus outside UM’s new dining center on the west side of the Oval on Tuesday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This campus-wide recruitment event offers more than 50 career opportunities, ranging from UM Campus Dining, Athletics and UM Housing to Facility Services and more.

“UM Campus Dining offers an inclusive culture, work-life balance and great colleagues,” said Kacey Gardipee, associate director of Residential Dining. “Working for UM Campus Dining gives you and your family the best benefits in Missoula! Do you want to continue your culinary career? The new dining center offers seven micro-concepts showcasing cuisines from across the country and the world.”

Representatives from UM Human Resource Services will provide guidance through the hiring process and answer any questions about job openings currently listed at

In anticipation of the grand opening this summer, UM Campus Dining, the event’s sponsor, is looking to fill more than 24 vacancies on campus.

Tours are given every hour of the new dining center, which will open to students and visitors in August. Available positions for UM Campus Dining include cashiers, cooks, sous chefs, dishwashers, plumbing technicians and facilities specialists.

UM is committed to ‘Mission First, People Always’, emphasizing teamwork and collaboration between departments to improve the educational and working environment.

A job at UM comes with numerous benefits, including comprehensive health coverage, free shift meals for Campus Dining employees, partial tuition waivers for employees or their immediate family members, a respectful and collaborative work environment that values ​​diversity, opportunities for progress, a commitment to safety and well-being, comprehensive retirement plans and a high degree of professionalism.

UM is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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