Princeton, NJ

JOB TITLE:               Bartender                                            

DEPARTMENT:        Dining Services           

REPORTS TO:          Dining Room Manager, Asst. Manager, Chef     

Position Summary 

Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm.

This position is based on a beautiful academic campus in Princeton. The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the world's leading centers for curiosity-driven basic research. Scholars come from all parts of the world to focus on their research and scholarly work.

The bar is located in the newest building on campus, Rubenstein Commons and is not open to the public. The enables our community to gather and enjoy the company of their colleagues in a cozy bar/common area.

The bartender is responsible for operating and maintaining the bar area; taking and fulfilling food and drink orders and providing a welcoming atmosphere for all.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive drink orders from patrons or wait staff.
  • Mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons of bar following standard recipes. Mixes ingredients such as liquor, soda, water, sugar and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks. Serve wine and bottled beer.
  • Handle point of sale system.
  • Order or requisitions liquors, other beverages and supplies.
  • Prepare garnishments for cocktails.
  • Wash and sterilize glassware.

We Offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • A positive work environment
  • Weekends off

You are:

  • Experienced in bartending
  • Passionate about providing superior hospitality
  •  Professional, enthusiastic, eager to learn
  •  A team player with a strong work ethic
  • Clean and organized 

Please note that proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster are required to work at the Institute.

Individuals are eligible to request an accommodation based on a medical exemption or profession of sincerely-held religious beliefs.

The Institute for Advanced Study is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants. We believe in the inherent value of diversity and equal opportunity, recognizing that a truly diverse workforce will bring a wider array of perspectives, as well as more innovative and effective solutions, to the organization. As a community dedicated to intellectual inquiry, we are resolutely committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.