Three University of Mary chefs having a discussion in the Crow’s Nest Campus Restaurant.

Live, Study, and Work in the Same Place!

When you become a crew member with UMary Dining Services, you’re joining a family. Our Dining Services team is flexible with student schedules and provides a variety of work you can’t find anywhere else. Our campus restaurant, The Crow’s Nest, is open 24/7, so you have the opportunity to work any time of the day that works for you.

Apply online and one of our dining services managers will call for availability and a brief interview. No experience is necessary for most positions.

Our dining services team and The Crow’s Nest Campus Restaurant are the centerpiece to our commitment to Benedictine Hospitality. The importance of vibrant and intentional hospitality is key to life at the University of Mary. It models the joy of serving one another and welcomes the guest as Christ to a place of home and hearth.


    • No commute to work: live, study, and work on campus
    • Flexible hours: we’re open 24/7
    • Gain valuable experience in many aspects of Dining Services – at the Cove, the Nest, and in Catering
    • Starting wage of $13.00/hr + benefits toward a meal plan
    • After your first semester, you’re eligible for a discount on your meal plan
    • Learn about time management, customer service, and the Benedictine value of hospitality
    • Can be eligible for work study/campus and still work for Dining Services
    • Great work relationships, and a fun, fast-paced environment
    • Complimentary meal during your shift


    • Available for at least four-hour shifts, with a minimum of one eight-hour shift every other week
    • Minimum 12 hours/week
    • Must be available to work one weekend a month

    Featured Staff

    Craig A. Lehrmann

    Director of Mission and Hospitality for Dining Services

    I lead the dining and hospitality department here at Mary. This means I collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to ensure that our guests have the best experience possible. You will find me active in the Crow's Nest as well as Maurader's Cove and Chesterton's, making sure everyone has an unforgettable experience of fine dining and award-winning hospitality. I strive to maintain the integrity of our mission values of Catholic, Christian, and Benedictine with everything we do in dining and hospitality.

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