The pre-eminent expression of lifelong learning in the United States, Chautauqua Institution comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. Over the course of nine weeks, more than 100,000 people visit Chautauqua and participate in programs, classes and community events for all ages — all within the beautiful setting of a historic lakeside village. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue.
The Presidents Cottage server's main responsibilities are serving the President of the Chautauqua Institution as well as his guests. Creating an atmosphere that is both inviting and refined so that the evening can be as enjoyable for our guests as possible. It is imperative that the Presidents Cottage server has excellent verbal communication skills, has a positive-energetic attitude and is neat in appearance.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
Physical Demands/Work Environment the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.