Temporary Hosts and Servers


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267
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Company Description:
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.
Temporary Hosts and Servers
Part Time
Dining Servers/Waitstaff
High School or Equivalent
TiPS Certification and Massachusetts Crowd Manager Certification

Temporary Hosts and Servers

Location: Williams Campus,Williamstown
Job ID: 302001
Full/Part Time: Part Time

Opening Details

Hosts and Servers are needed to assist in-person student programs and special events at Williams College. They are responsible for maintaining on-site fire safety and Massachusetts State alcohol laws as a temporary member of the Student Involvement & Events (SIE) team within the Office of Campus Life (OCL). Click here for more information on OCL.

Temporary work is subject to the needs of the College, and as such, may change at any time. Pay rate is $17/hour.

Review of applications will be on an on-going basis.


Working under the supervision of the Student Involvement and Events Assistant within the Office of Campus Life, Hosts and Servers are professional staff acting as gatekeepers, monitors, and policy enforcers at events in addition to maintaining safe alcohol service.

Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Assist in carrying out all aspects of the event in cooperation with the Event Planner, Office of Campus Life, and Campus Safety and Security
  • Verify identification and perform wristbanding of attendees to indicate legal drinking age of guests
  • Monitor and control alcohol service and use; including preventing minors and intoxicated persons from drinking alcohol and bringing alcohol into non-alcohol events
  • Work with appropriate college staff to remove any guest from the event who fails to comply with Massachusetts law or College policy
  • Enlist the aid of Campus Safety, when necessary, to ensure compliance with Massachusetts law and College policy
  • Carry out additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Event Planner and other event team members
  • Ensure that the event site is cleaned up and furniture is placed in its original location at the end of the event
  • Dispose of any unsupervised beverage cups throughout the event


Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Other qualifications are:
  • TiPS Certification and Massachusetts Crowd Manager Certification are required and provided by the institution
  • A Williams training module must be completed annually at 70% score or better
  • Applicants should be enthusiastic, energetic and possess strong communication skills
  • Knowledge and ability to serve guests with the highest level of professional service is required
  • Applicants must be able to work independently, stand for prolonged periods of time, complete duties as assigned. Variable work schedules include day, evening, and weekend hours based on department needs

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.

To apply, visit https://staff-careers.williams.edu/psp/cangate/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=302001&PostingSeq=1

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