Banquet Set-up

Kirkwood Community College


This position gets a $2.00 per hour shift differential for certain weekend shifts.

To advance Kirkwood's Center for Hospitality Excellence's vision to lead the world in educating and preparing the finest hospitality professionals that will impact the global community. Our Mission is to be the best place to learn, recruit and stay. We do this by teaching, developing and serving.


Set up chairs, tables and equipment per banquet event orders. Assists with food functions and banquet events as needed. This position serves as a trainer. Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experiences of students and other employees in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education.


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. 
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. 
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. 
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. 


  • Read banquet event orders and/or receive oral instructions to determine work     assignments.
  • Move equipment and other materials to and from storage and production areas, loading docks and delivery vehicles to required location.
  • Maintain proper care of all banquet equipment after each use.
  • Move, lift, or carry needed tables, chairs and additional equipment from storage, and return them after use.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.


  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Provide prompt and courteous service to all customers. 
  • Adhere to all environment policies and procedures as required.
  • Ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements, including the health code.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.     


Position involves working in a business setting. Occasional (15-30%) viewing equipment and other types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) reaching, sitting, pulling, lifting (up to 50lbs) grasping and pushing. Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion and listening.      


  • High school diploma or the equivalent required.


  • Banquet or Server experience is preferred, but not required.

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 94444

Posted 25 days ago

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