Dining Service - Thorne Hall
Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student
population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and
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 Thorne Dining Hall. Under supervision of the Culinary
Manager, Head Chef and Assistant Chef supports production in the
kitchen, prepares recipes from scratch, works with industrial size
kitchen equipment producing high quality meals.
- This position offers a $500 sign-on bonus ($250 on first
paycheck and $250 after 90 days).
Education: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Culinary Degree
with accompanying experience or 3 years progressive cooking
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
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. Other Experience Requirements: Three
years experience in kitchen production required. Demonstrated
understanding of basic cooking techniques and their application in
catering and/or institutional settings.
Standard Work Days and Hours
Varying shifts including occasional overtime, weekends, holidays
and during weather emergencies. Required to work during major
college events and weekends. This position is an academic-year
round position working 40 hours/week for 38 weeks (.73 FTE )
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
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
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and
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
- * How did you hear about this position?
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Ed
- Google Search
- Maine Job Link
- Employee Referral
- Bowdoin College Website
- Radio Ad
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(Open Ended Question)
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter