ABOUT THE JOB: Baker
University Dining's Baker 75% position performs baking and related activities, following established baking procedures and best practices to create and serve high quality baked goods according to quality and safety standards. Bakers are responsible for institutional bakery operation utilizing commercial bakery equipment and producing bakery products in moderate to large volumes to ensure customer satisfaction and achieve departmental food service goals.
Minimum / Required
· Experience preparing food and working with food service equipment
· Knowledge of yeast bread, roll, pastry, and dessert production techniques.
· Knowledge of decorating techniques, e.g. on cakes, cookies, desserts.
· Knowledge of bakery production equipment and commercial foodservice equipment.
· Formal ServSafe training and or certification.
· Pastry degree.
· 1 year of commercial baking experience.
· Customer service skills.
· Knowledge of standardized recipe development.
Typical shift for this positions is Monday-Friday 5:00am-1:30pm. Weekends may be required as needed.
Minimum starting salary is $16.20/hour and commiserate with experience. Shift differentials apply to this position.
· Night Differential (80 cents) - additional pay for all hours worked on a regularly scheduled shift during the period between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
· Weekend Differential (80 cents) - additional pay for all hours worked between 12:01a.m. on Saturday and 12:00a.m. midnight on Sunday.
Lifting to 30# frequently and up to 50# occasionally is required of this position. Constant standing and walking with frequent bending and stooping must be done to perform job tasks. This position is also contingent upon passing an essential job function test.
University Dining includes two cafeterias (Commons and North Point Dining) and retail dining options in the Memorial Student Center (food court & convenience store), express food locations around campus, catering, and concessions. Some locations operate year-round, and others are closed during the summer months. University Dining is the largest student employer on campus. University Dining is committed to maintaining our inclusive and diverse community of full time, part time, and student employees.
Required application materials:
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted online by end of day, July 29, 2023. Applications may be reviewed until the position is filled.
*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.
Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Scott Bast
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Jason Horzewski
For information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community.
Facts and data about the university: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/meet-our-leadership/institutional-accreditation/fact-book
The hourly rate for this position is based on experience and available budget. A six-month probationary period is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
· Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/quickguideus.pdf
· Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.
Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check, reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office.
Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information
Job Family: Staff