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Student employees receive:  

  • A competitive starting wage

  • Opportunities for pay increases

  • A free meal for every shift worked

  • Schedules to support academics

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Convenient on-campus work locations

Virginia State University Dining Services Employment Opportunities

Who wouldn't like to have a little extra cash for weekends, road trips or gas? We are always looking for students who want to start a professional track record of dependability and responsibility. We hire cashiers, catering staff, convenience store help and much more. Want to know how successful restaurant owners often get their start? Washing dishes. Believe it!

If you are interested in obtaining a job in the Dining Hall, please email us at unit25@thompsonhospitality.com

Meet The Staff

(804) 687–2499

Food Service Director/Resident DM

John Griffin Jr.

(804) 524–5265

Board Director

Shulette Sewell-Sallet

(804) 524–1984

Catering Manager

Janaya Stockton

(804) 524–6782

Retail Manager

Karen Taylor

(804) 524–6782

Retail Manager

Carlos Nolasco

(804) 524–1369

Sous Chef

Donnell Jones

(804) 524–1984

Catering Director

Le’Andra Graves

(804) 524–6782

Retail Director

Robert Butler

(804) 524–5422

Service Manager

Gregory Journette

(804) 524-2786

Service Manager

Telma Curry


​1 Hayden St Petersburg, VA 23806


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