Position Title: Baker
FTE: 1.0
Department: Food Service
Reports To: Assistant Manager of the Common Grounds (Coffee House)
FLSA: Non-Exempt


This position promotes and supports the learning experience of Marian University students by, preparing and producing bakery goods; ensure consistent product quality and meet daily production needs.


  1. Ensure ingredients and final products are fresh
  2. Prepare and bake related menu items that may require short preparation time
  3. Prepare food in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and corporate standards, guidelines, and regulations to ensure high-quality food
  4. Maintain food safety and sanitation standards
  5. Follow recipes, including measuring, weighing and mixing ingredients.
  6. Decorate baked products using glaze, icing, and other toppings to achieve a finished appearance
  7. Occasionally serve food
  8. Assists with receipt of deliveries
  9. Provides the highest quality of service to customers at all times
  10. Prepares foods under direct supervision or instruction by operating a variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients, washing, peeling, cutting, and shredding fruits and vegetables
  11. Maintain a clean, sanitized, and safe work station (including utensils, equipment, and dishes) following all Marian University and regulatory rules and procedures
  12. Completes cleaning according to daily and weekly schedules and dishwashing/pot washing as needed
  13. Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training
  14. Complies with all HACCP policies and procedures
  15. Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures
  16. Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training, and hazard assessments
  17. Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner
  18. Assists with orienting new employees to their work area
  19. Ensure that all regulations and standards of health and safety are met at all times, and that the kitchen remains hygienic
  1. Informs supervisor immediately of any equipment malfunctions or breaks down or if any safety or sanitation hazards are suspected or exist
  2. Assists in training new employees, as requested by supervisor
  3. Attends department meetings and in-service programs, as required
  4. Log refrigerator and freezer temperatures at the beginning and end of shift

Other Responsibilities – 5%

  1. Performs other work related duties as assigned


  1. High school diploma with at least 1-2 years’ of experience
  2. Ability to interact professionally with coworkers and customers, particularly in conflict situations
  3. Ability to interact politely and resolve customer service issues.
  4. Ability to multitask, meet specific deadlines, and prioritize tasks and assignments.
  5. Skills in basic math computations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  6. Ability to exercise good judgement and decisions in an expeditious manner
  7. Skilled at setting a good example for others
  8. Ability to concentrate and focus in a noisy environment
  9. Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  10. Willingness to support the Mission and Core Values of Marian University


  1. Vocational or technical school diploma

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and name, address and telephone number of three references to muapplicants@marianuniversity.edu. Please use “Baker,” in the subject line of the email.

Applications received by September 17, 2021, will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue, thereafter, until the position is filled.


Transforming lives through academic excellence, innovation and leadership. Marian University is a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice, and joined together by spiritual traditions.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the receipt of criminal background and reference check information; and the determination that the candidate remains eligible and suitable for employment.