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Appointment Type: Staff Full-time
Department: Dining Services
Categories: Staff
Position Grade: DS06

Work Days: Varies
Shift Start/End Time: Various
Hours Per Week: 38
Weeks Per Year: 35
The Dining Service Specialist - Baker's Assistant performs general baking duties.
  • Prepare baked goods according to recipes.
  • Prepare all bakery goods for functions.
  • Prepare weekly items based on production list.
  • Prepare daily desserts for all units.
  • Communicate with Lead Baker regarding production, special orders or any other business as it relates to the bakery.
  • Clean as he/she goes along.
  • Lifting and moving bowls and pans.
  • Washing pans, if needed, when dishwasher is not available.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of two years baking experience. Must be able to read, write and understand written and verbal instructions. A two year degree in Culinary Arts or Dining Service Administration preferred. Appropriate field experience acceptable. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to operate basic kitchen tools including industrial mixer, food processor, and proof box. Must be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals. Must be able to work weekends and special functions.
Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.
Union College
Officially chartered in 1795, Union College is the fifth oldest liberal arts college in the country. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is a highly selective residential and undergraduate college, home to 2,200 students and 220 faculty, and offering 44 majors. Union was the first liberal arts college to rethink the traditional liberal arts education and adopt an engineering curriculum. That pioneering approach continues today with an education that encourages students to work beyond the limits of disciplinary boundaries, allowing them to think globally and lead innovatively in a world where problem solving requires breadth across humanities, arts, social sciences, science, and engineering.
Union College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.
Diversity at Union College
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.
Non-Discrimination Policy
Union College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Union College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

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