Baker (seasonal) - #495339

University of Wisconsin System


Date: 10/14/2021 15:00 PM

City: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Assistant Pastry Chef Position Number 02178333 Division Student Affairs Department B0329 RETAIL SERVICES Position Type University Staff Appointment Type Ongoing/Probationary FLSA Status Nonexempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)


As Wisconsin's only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 26,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. Founded over 60 years ago in the belief that Milwaukee would need a great public university to become a great city, UWM has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin's largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are students of color. In all, the university educates more than 27,000 students on its three campuses. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. The UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States. UWM was the first university in the nation to implement an inclusive housing policy.


Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Our campus counseling and health services, accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, provides integrated, holistic care for students through our medical, counseling, and health promotion and wellness departments. We assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university's academic and community service mission and focus on our students' well-being as an essential component to student success.


Job Summary


Under the direction of the Executive Pastry Chef, this position is responsible for all aspects of bakery production including Café, Catering and Grab & Go needs. The incumbent will open the bakery daily and oversee a student staff of 3-5 people.


This position is full-time, nine (9) month seasonal appointment, as concurrent with the academic year. This seasonal appointment will have the following unpaid work breaks (approximate dates):


Winterim Break Mid December to Mid January


Summer Break Mid May to Mid August


The incumbent is expected to return back to work and does not have to reapply for the position again each time there is a break.


Hours of position are Sunday through Thursday 5:00 am-1:30 pm. This position may require ability to work occasional night and weekend hours for special catering events.


The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees also receive a vacation package starting at 104 hours during first year, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday (36hrs each year), and paid legal holidays.


The minimum starting hourly rate is $14.20/hour; the final hourly rate is dependent upon the finalist's experience, education, qualifications and equity within the department.


Minimum Qualifications



  • Professional baking experience

Preferred Qualifications



  • Evidence of baking experience in a large volume establishment
  • Knowledge of specialty baking skills (e.g. fine chocolates, cake decorating, pulled sugars)
  • Experience in training staff
  • Experience in supervisory and/or lead work functions in a food service or customer service environment
  • Experience in new recipe development
  • Associate's Degree or higher in Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Baking or related field
  • ServSafe Food Handler or ServSafe Manager Certification or equivalent

Application Instructions


Interested candidates are required to submit a resume addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above. A cover letter and two professional references are optional at time of application.


The search committee will consider resumes that fail to address the qualifications, or where explanations are unclear, as the applicant not possessing the qualification(s).


Application Deadline 10/27/2021 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Jacob Abdulrahman Contact Phone 414-251-8720 Contact Email abdulra3@uwm.edu Application Notes


For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.


Legal Notices


AA/EO Statement


UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.


Reasonable Accommodations


UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.


Confidentiality of Applicant Materials


UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.


CBC and Reference Check Policy


Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.


Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)


For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.


Employment Authorization


In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


Title and Total Compensation Project


The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/


Applicant Documents


Required Documents



  • Resume

Optional Documents



  • Cover Letter
  • References

Posting Specific Questions


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