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Bates Dining, Conferences and Campus Events oversees all student
dining and is also the College’s catering provider. Staff holding a
bakery position primarily work in student dining providing
approximately 5000 meals per day to the students, faculty, staff
and guests of the college who dine in Commons. They are also called
upon to prepare items for catered events as needed. The Baker is
responsible for preparing a variety of baked goods and maintaining
and cleaning all baking equipment. This position calls for someone
who is able to safely, efficiently and consistently produce and
present food in a high volume setting. A focus on providing
outstanding customer service and exemplary organizational and time
management skills are a must.
- Prepare baked goods for student meals.
- Prepare baked goods for catering.
- Prepare baked goods for the Den.
- Assist in other areas as needed.
- Maintain proper production records.
- Ensure that proper production and sanitation standards are
- Ensure that standardized recipes are being used.
- Maintain the highest levels of customer service and display a
pleasant and helpful attitude at all times.
- Promote and value diversity and engage in two-way
- Meeting schedule includes, monthly dining, conferences, and
- Culinary degree or equivalent combination of education and
- Serve Safe certification.
Skills and Knowledge
- Minimum of three years’ experience in an institutional or high
volume full service food operation.
- Previous experience in a high volume collegiate setting
- Ability to establish rapport quickly with faculty, students,
staff and outside clients staying composed and friendly.
- Commitment to customer service.
- Exemplary organizational and time management skills are a
- Ability to multi-task.
- Understand and thrive in a high volume food service
- Utilize creativity and expertise in most facets of food
- Personal commitment to excellence and the mission of a top-tier
small liberal arts college.
- Demonstrated awareness of, and sensitivity and commitment to
diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a culturally
and educationally diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy
Bates College offers competitive salaries,
excellent benefits (health, dental, 9% retirement contribution with
potential for an additional 3% match, 10 days of vacation*, 13 paid
holidays, free parking, access to library and athletic facilities
& more), and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity
and providing an educational and work environment free from
discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis
of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability,
genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected
statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the
administration of its education policies and programs, or in the
recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all
applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and
regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors,
visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and
complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.
Inquiries concerning the college’s policies, compliance with
applicable laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VII,
Title IX, and ADA/Section 504), and complaints may be directed to
Gwen Lexow, Title IX Officer, 207-786-6445 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bates is internationally recognized as a leading liberal arts
college, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around
Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person
through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative
residential community. Committed to opportunity and excellence,
Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race,
religion, or national origin.
Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates
prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for
responsible stewardship of the wider world. Bates engages the
forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology —
that are transforming higher education and the world into which our
Bates has highly competitive admissions, graduates over 90 percent
of its entering students, and more than half of its alumni earn
graduate degrees. Bates employs 200 faculty members and 550
The college is proud of deep roots in the Lewiston/Auburn
community, Maine’s second-largest urban area with a population of
approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 133-acre,
traditional New England campus in Lewiston, an emerging city with
an entrepreneurial climate, a lively arts scene, and a dynamic
business community. Bates is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles
north of Boston, and 350 miles north of New York City.
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