On-Call Baker

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number U00016P
Position Title On-Call Baker
Department Dining Services
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Regular
Months per Year 12 Months
Work hours

based on operational needs

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
End Date (For temporary positions only)
Position Band/Level Union
Pay Range $15.57 per hour

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Job Summary

Prepare and set up all baked goods and desserts, including proper storage and cleaning and other duties as described below.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned within classification.
1. Prepare all baked goods and desserts that appear on the menu for main dining halls, the Spa, and special events as required
2. Set up serving line with baked goods or desserts
3. Inform supervisor when staples are needed
4. Clean all equipment used in preparation on a daily basis, including stock pots and mixers
5. Assist in cleaning ovens
6. Serve desserts on line when needed
7. Ensure all foods are properly prepared, served and stored (labeled, covered, and dated in refrigerator or freezer in accordance with NYS Health Codes)
8. When given test recipes, follow recipes as given
9. Perform other duties regarding cleaning or food preparation as assigned by supervisor
10. Ability to write routine notes and supply requests.
11. Maintain a demonstrated interest in learning new ideas
12. Ability to speak and listen effectively and respectfully with supervisors, customers, and employees of the College
13. Maintain an appropriate image and dress
14. Establish and maintain a high level of customer service

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily as well as having a demonstrated knowledge of baking terminology, weights and measures and the demonstrated ability to expand recipe quantities. Other requirements listed below are also representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); minimum two years work-related experience or training; or equivalent combination.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as recipes, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract and multiply in culinary weights and measurements.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to utilize or learn basic computer functions.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, or those who are not physically able, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach/lift with hands and arms; push/pull; climb or balance; stoop, crouch; talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with appropriate equipment and assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references. May attach optional cover letter.

All documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled
Closing Date
Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1473

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. List of Three References
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter