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Bakery Assistant

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Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 11-02-2018

General Summary
The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 12 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.

This position is an integral part of our dining operations staff. Led by experienced culinary professionals, we offer staff the opportunity to work in newly-renovated facilities and are committed to using quality ingredients and processes. This position plays an integral role in accomplishing this goal by assisting Culinary Associates in the preparation and service of food in residential dining centers. This position also assists in maintaining a friendly and orderly environment in the dining room by greeting customers as they enter, assisting with questions and service needs, and performing other customer service tasks, such as clearing tables and restocking condiments.

Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.

Required Qualifications
1. Six (6) months of experience in food preparation in a commercial setting.

2. Demonstrated expertise in a commercial bakery setting (i.e. scratch baking bread, cookies, cakes, pastries, etc.).

3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

4. A final candidate must complete a post-offer pre-employment physical exam. Employment is contingent on the successful result of the pre-employment physical.

Desired Qualifications
1. Previous baking experience; knowledge of materials and methods used in baking.
2. Full knowledge and acceptance of principles of diversity.
3. Knowledge of safety and sanitation principles.
4. Knowledge of the use and care of utensils and equipment.
5. Good communication skills; ability to follow oral and written instructions and work independently.
6. Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility, and the ability to produce results working as part of a team or committee.
7. Ability to work with and supervise other kitchen employees; ability to train and instruct student employees; good customer service skills.
8. Food Service Sanitation Certificate is beneficial


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 11/3/2018
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