Barista CMU Location Full/Part Time

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States · CMU Location


Position and Location: Barista Position at our CMU Location (Tepper/ Gates building)

Primary Purpose: Provides customers with exceptional service, handcrafted coffee and tea beverages and food, in a clean, comfortable and welcoming store environment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Greet customers in a friendly, personalized and professional manner
  2. Create and maintain a comfortable, clean and welcoming environment for coworkers and customers
  3. Prepare handcrafted, quality beverages and products by adhering to Tazza D’oro and SCAA standards
  4. Maintains a calm, pleasant demeanor within a fast-paced environment, particularly during periods of high volume
  5. Develop a deep knowledge and can speak on various store products, answer customers inquiries and make suggestions
  6. Complete special projects and other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  1. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining composure and quality
  3. Available to work flexible hours which may include; early mornings, evenings and weekends (weekends at Tepper)
  4. An ability to multitask and problem solve
  5. An ability to work as part of a team with a positive, energetic and resourceful attitude
  6. Employees must submit to background checks, FBI and PA Child Abuse Clearances

Physical Requirements:

  1. Must be able to stand for hours at a time
  2. Occasional lifting of 5-10 lb. boxes


  1. High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Skills/ Qualifications:

  1. Previous customer service experience preferred, but not required.
  2. Barista experience preferred, but not required



  1. Starting rate is $10/hr
  2. Free coffee/tea beverages and 1 meal per shift
  3. Monthly $50 reimbursement on ConnectCard bus pass OR $50 reimbursement for parking
  4. Resources to develop a skill that can be taken around the world
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