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Baker II, UM Campus Dining

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Food Services Management
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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UM Campus Dining at the University of Montana invites applications for an extraordinary opportunity. We have an immediate opening for a Baker II to join our team. The Bear Claw Bakery at UM creates desserts, pastries, and a wide variety of specialty bakery products for the campus community. This position will act as a lead for student employees and report directly to the Executive Pastry Chef. This position directs and supervises all bakery students and is occasionally responsible for the functional supervision of a classified staff employee.

We are seeking a team member who has professional baking experience including pastries, decorating and volume production. This position must be have or be able to obtain management ServSafe certification and a Montana driver’s license.

Required Skills
  • Management and supervisory experience in a foodservice environment.
  • Experience with high-volume bakery production operations, equipment, and routine equipment maintenance.
  • Experience working with college-age students as employees and effectively training employees new to the workforce.
  • Experience with high-volume baking.
  • Experience and expertise in dessert preparation, cake decorating, and baking bread, rolls, and specialty breads.

Minimum Required Experience
  • High school graduation and three (3) years of directly related work experience, two (2) of which were in a high-volume bakery operation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional management and supervisory experience in a high-volume bakery.
  • Ability to drive delivery vehicles.
  • Expert knowledge and experience with dessert preparation and cake decorating.
  • Expert knowledge and experience with baking breads, rolls, and specialty breads.

About UM Campus Dining and UM

UM Campus Dining supports student success through superior cuisine, exceptional dining experiences and sustainable business practices.

Shared Values and Guiding Principles:

  • NOURISHMENT: We serve wholesome, high quality, and nutritious food.
  • GUEST SERVICE: The people we serve are our guests. We will exceed our guests’ expectations.
  • SUSTAINABILITY: We commit to local, regional, and global environmental stewardship through sustainable business practices and agricultural economic development in Montana through the UM Farm to College Program.
  • PROFESSIONALISM: We exhibit passion, excellence, integrity, loyalty, responsiveness, and innovation in the pursuit of our profession. We affirm, cultivate, and value our employees through professional development.
  • DIVERSITY: We respect and celebrate the contributions, rights, and dignity of our diverse employees and guests.
  • PARTNERSHIPS : We cultivate collaborative and financial partnerships with our on- and off-campus colleagues in support of the University’s mission.
  • FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: As a self-operated dining department, we maintain profitability to meet our obligations as a self-funded state auxiliary account. We are entrepreneurial in our exploration and development of new revenue opportunities.

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

Position Details

Position Title: Baker II

Position Number: 102700

Department: UM Campus Dining

Work Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year

Salary: $15.91/hr

Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPE

Probationary Period: Six months minimum

Benefits Include : Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below

*Please note, only five (5) attachments allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

A complete application Includes:

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience.
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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