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Auxiliary Services

At USC Auxiliary Services, our mission is to create the best USC experience for our students, faculty, staff, visitors and community members, as we provide services across our six business units (Hospitality, Housing, Transportation, Bookstores, USC Hotel and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum). Auxiliary Services works diligently to welcome all visitors into the Trojan family and we are driven to succeed by our commitment to USC’s core values. Our team is comprised of some of the very best people in our industries, with diverse backgrounds and experiences, who come together to provide the best products and best service for all Trojans.

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Steward, EVK

Auxiliary Services Auxiliary Services Los Angeles, California

Please review the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Plan page for more details regarding your rights and obligations as a job candidate.

From fine dining restaurants to residential dining, USC Hospitality serves thousands of students, athletes, faculty, and staff, as well as our many visitors. Hospitality is one of the six core business units that comprise USC Auxiliary Services and one of the largest employers on campus. We are renowned for our fresh take on self-operated food concepts with restaurants between both campuses. The team at USC Hospitality is led by innovative executive chefs and directors who strive every day to craft nourishing and wholesome alternatives for our hungry Trojan Family and our guests. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the Trojan campus count on USC Hospitality to provide a fresh, made-to-order, nourishing meal. Amidst all of the hustle and bustle of student life, our eateries are the ideal social gathering locations to grab a quick bite or enjoy a group meal. We are driven to succeed by our commitment to uphold our six unifying values in Integrity, Excellence, Well-Being, Open Communication, Accountability, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

We are seeking a Steward to join our rapidly growing team.

The Opportunity:

Are you energetic and enthusiastic about providing exceptional customer service? Then this is the job for you! As a Steward, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the guest experience and the quality of service that will be extended to guests, students, faculty and staff on a daily basis. The Steward primarily performs daily maintenance duties and maintains the cleanliness of the dining facility, both front and back of the house. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for ensuring that our high sanitation standards are maintained and our residents’ needs are met.

The Accountabilities:

  • Provide customer services to faculty, staff, students and guests.

  • Maintain cleanliness of facilities, equipment, tools, utensils, etc., including floor waxing, floor scrubbing and carpet cleaning. Perform safe handling procedures for all chemicals related to job duties.

  • Maintain perpetual inventories of maintenance supplies under the supervision of management.

  • Perform general maintenance work.

  • Assist in kitchen sanitation program. Comply with standard food handling and sanitation procedures.

  • Adhere to department service standards and to all health, safety and University rules and regulations.

  • Attend and participate in meetings as required.

  • Report to station, ready to work at the time work assignment is scheduled to begin.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

The Qualifiers:

  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma not required.

  • Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 months.

  • Minimum Field of Expertise:

  • Demonstrated customer service experience

  • Experience working in a fast paced environment

  • Knowledge of all cleaning methods, materials and equipment

  • Knowledge of the operation of all mechanical equipment

  • Knowledge of general maintenance repair work

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

What We Prefer:

  • Preferred Education: High School of equivalent.

  • Preferred Experience: 1 year in a restaurant/high volume banquet and catering operation.

The Trojan Family Rewards:

We pride ourselves in creating the BEST USC EXPERIENCE, and that begins with our employees! We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs that support our staff and their families. For more information please visit

This support advocates work-life balance and employee well-being. As members of the Trojan family, employees are connected by the traditions and history that make us proud to be Trojans!

As an equal opportunity employer, USC values and promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The work culture thrives on mutual respect, trust, and synergy amongst all of its members.

USC has great minds that transform the world with their talents and research. Will you be one? Join us!


The hourly rate for this position is $20.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Minimum Education: Less than high school Minimum Experience: 0 - 6 months Minimum Field of Expertise: Demonstrated customer service experience. Experience working in a fast paced working environment. Knowledge of all cleaning methods, materials, and equipment. Knowledge of the operation of all mechanical cleaning equipment. Knowledge of general maintenance repair work. Ability to effectively communicate in English. Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

REQ20138523 Posted Date: 06/03/2024

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