Pastry Chef/Manager

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Pastry Chef/Manager

Job no: 529520
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Food Service/Hospitality

Department: University Housing
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $52,000-$59,260 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins
June 2, 2022; open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications should include:
1. Current resume;
2. Cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position; and
3. Names and contact information for three professional references.
Department Summary
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the University. Students who live on campus their first year have higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.

University Housing, a department within the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to support student success by cultivating inclusive communities. Our goal is to provide a robust living experience through accessible and affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, social and academic programs for the entire student body to develop community leaders, innovators and change-makers who will enrich the future.

We value equity and inclusion, responsibility and integrity, innovation and learning, and safety and security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.

University Housing units include Business Services Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $88 Million educational and business department that is a self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University (receives no tuition or tax support for its operating budget).
Position Summary
The Pastry Chef is responsible for supervising all aspects of production in the Bakery department and reports to the Assistant Director of Culinary Operations.
Position is responsible for controlling food/labor costs, pastry and bread product quality and quantity and coordination of pastry and bread production for banquet and outlet functions.
The Pastry Chef is also responsible for maintaining productivity within budgeted guidelines, developing new dessert/pastry/bread products for outlets, catering, and maintaining quality/cost control.
The Pastry Chef supervises a staff of 4-8 classified staff, plus student and temporary employees.
This position will work closely with catering operations as well to develop and implement new and exciting desserts/breads/pastries for static and seasonal menus.

Work conditions and physical demands are typical of those found in the food service industry. These conditions may include slippery floors, extreme temperatures, heavy lifting and standing for long periods.

  • This position must be able to work days, nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.
  • This position is required to obtain a food handler's permit and Servsafe certification.
  • This position will require a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Drivers Certification.
    Minimum Requirements
  • Four years' experience baking in a hotel, university, restaurant or catering environment.
  • Two years of supervision or lead work experience.
    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated ability and creativity in all aspects of the baking/pastry arts
  • Demonstrated ability or commitment to working with students and staff from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledgeable in the use of commercial kitchen production equipment
  • Great attention to detail, creativity and innovation
  • Organizational and leadership skills
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Two year degree from an accredited Baking/Pastry Arts program.
  • ACF Culinary certification or equivalent certification of Certified Executive Pastry Chef or higher preferred
  • Supervisory experience in high volume restaurant, or college/university settings, or with a unionized work force
  • HACCP Certification or significant experience working within a HACCP plan.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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