Lead Baker. Stingers

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Lead Baker. Stingers

Job ID: 226908
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Oversees the preparation of baking pastries, cakes and breads in a commercial kitchen for the dining halls and catering operations. Oversees food quality, station checklists, and other duties related to kitchen organization. Assists in supervising the level I and II Bakers. Leads continuous training in food safety and quality control. Demonstrates significant experience and knowledge of equipment and safety policies, waste management and inventory control measures. May test new recipes.


  1. Leads the preparation of baked pastries, cakes, desserts and breads
  2. Specific experience in preparing bakery items from scratch, decorating and frosting cakes,recipe scaling and testing new recipes
  3. Performs general baking duties for the dining halls and/or catering operations
  4. Performs preparation and sanitation duties as required
  5. Assists in supervising assigned staff
  6. Leads continuous training in food safety and quality control
  7. Assists in testing new recipes
  8. Oversees food quality, station checklists, and other duties related to bakeshop organization

Required Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent

Two (2) years of related baking experience

Current and valid ServSafe Certification preferred (must be obtain within 1 year of employment)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in an institutional or commercial operation
  • Previous experience in a lead or supervisory role
  • Culinary certificate in baking from culinary arts program preferred

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of the types and grades of ingredients used in general pastry and bread making
  • Knowledge of equipment and methods used in baking in a commercial kitchen
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards used for large-scale operations
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Knowledge of food services terminology
  • Able to maintain records of output, quantities of ingredients used, and supplies on hand
  • Able to operate the bakeshop during absence of Pastry Chef
  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment,organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project managementand presentation skills
  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e.Microsoft Office suite)
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
Revenue Generated: Funding for this position is based upon revenue generated funds and therefore continued employment is based on availability of these funds.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=226908&PostingSeq=1

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Job No:
Posted: 5/10/2021
Application Due: 6/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time