Description Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the nation's leading private liberal arts colleges serving over 2,200 students. The College aspires to be a community of persons from diverse backgrounds who respect and affirm the dignity of all people. Known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus is located on a scenic 340-acre hill in St. Peter, Minnesota only one hour southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.
JOB SUMMARY: The objective of the Bakery Staff position is to assist in the preparation of baked goods served in the marketplace cafeteria, cafe, or catered events in a timely fashion following quality assurance standards while working in a team setting under the direction of the Bakery Lead.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare baked goods based upon Marketplace cycle menus and Special event schedules.
Follow standardized recipes for baked products.
Prepare quantities as directed by Bakery Lead.
While in the Marketplace Bakery, greet customers, take orders, serve customers, and relay customer comments to Bakery Lead.
Maintain neat, clean, professional appearance and pleasant demeanor for customers.
Demonstrate commitment to overall consistency and quality following established preparation schedules and recipes.
Demonstrate technical production skills which at times includes the use of appropriate math, reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
Demonstrate ability to organize workloads and flexibility in altering personal work schedule to meet work goals designated by work supervisors.
Demonstrate problem solving ability while collecting work related information and make recommendations and adjustments for successful task completion.
Demonstrate commitment to customer satisfaction by providing high quality products and services and appropriate communications. This position includes frequent customer interaction in a retail-like setting.
Demonstrate the ability to work in a team setting. This includes effective communication with other staff members, student employees, and supervisors and the ability to try new methods and accept suggestion/direction for changes of procedure.
Adhere to recipe standards and directions by bakery lead.
Adhere to quality and food safety standards as established by the Certified Food Managers of the College.
Maintain sanitary work area and complete cleaning assignments as directed.
Perform other duties as assigned in support of the goals of the other Dining Service departments to ensure unified customer service and product quality.
Provide work direction for student employees.
Your position has been designated as weather- or emergency-essential. In the event of a closure of the College, it is vital that you report to work if scheduled. You will receive regular pay for the hours normally scheduled to work that day plus your overtime rate at 1 times your regular rate for the actual hours worked during the closing.
Six months experience in baking in a high volume operation or other related experience.
Basic math skills.
Ability to read, write, and follow recipes.
Exposure to and use of hot ovens, steam kettles, gas stove top, various mixers, donut fryer, bread slicers, dough sheeters, bun rounder, can openers, and sharp knives.
Strenuous physical effort at times including lifting 50 pounds or less.
Exposure to and use of cleaning agents and sanitizer.
Moderate to high heat and humidity.
Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process on our website, www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment to complete the online application. A complete application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact information for three (3) references
Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.
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Gustavus Adolphus College seeks employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. The Gustavus Acts strategic plan renews our commitment to equip students to lead purposeful lives, and to act on the great challenges of our time by diversifying and expanding the Gustavus community and delivering a distinctive and integrated liberal arts education. We are committed to fostering a community that embodies the value of a liberal arts education rooted in heritage and pluralism. We engage in this work at a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2200 students.