Dining Service - Smith Union
$500 Sign-Bonus -½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days, if
eligibility requirements are met.
Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student
population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and are
consistently rated in the top 10 for college dining! We have our
own butcher shop, bakeshop, and organic garden that all supply food
to our 2 dining halls and 3 retail locations.
This position supports daily food production goals in our retail
grill operation and includes daily food preparation, service and
sanitation duties. This position is for Smith Union, but may be
assigned to culinary departments including cold foods, bake shop,
sanitation and stewarding in both dining halls.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Culinary Degree with
accompanying experience or 3 years progressive cooking experience
required. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team
oriented environment is required.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A minimum of three years experience in kitchen production required.
Demonstrated understanding of basic cooking techniques and their
application in quick-service and/or institutional settings. A valid
Driver’s License and the ability to meet the eligibility
requirements of the College’s current Motor Vehicle Use Policy.
Serve Safe Certification.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Typically evening shifts including overtime, weekends, holidays and
during weather emergencies. Required to work for major college
events and weekends such as Parents Weekend, Commencement and
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to
talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial,
ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs;
and gender identities, among other factors.
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support
of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and
contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a
community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly
welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the
liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a
preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its
faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of
community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting.
Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the
College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles
from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Full Time Academic Year
Background Check Package Requirements
Support Staff + Credit
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle,
rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position?
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled
Type of Posting
Special Instructions to Applicants
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state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment,
admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular
programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color,
ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital
status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or
against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities
on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected
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Required Documents Optional Documents
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter