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Executive Pastry Chef- Bake Shop

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Executive Pastry Chef- Bake Shop
Role Title: Food Service Manager II
Posting Number: SW0180093
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Manages and directs all aspects of a university centralized bakery within established budget guidelines serving residential dining facilities, catering, and retail operations. Ensures high quality production with recipe development, planning, budgeting, preparation, and presentation. Maintains a high level of customer satisfaction by being responsive to customer needs, executing daily production, and working with a team to create and provide exciting bakery products and offerings.

Required Qualifications:

Associates degree in culinary arts and/or equivalent training and experience. Retail Bakers Association or American Culinary Federation Certified. Extensive bakery supervisory and management experience or as a Pastry Chef in a restaurant, hotel/resort, or club setting. Bakery Science, management, and food service production skills. Education/training in bakery science or culinary arts and/or experience in a European style apprenticeship program.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge and experience in Health Department Regulations, OSHA, HACCP, ServSafe. Experience working in a higher education environment with knowledge of state and federal procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of computers with Windows, Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook. Experience with FoodPro or comparable food production software, and automated payroll system (such as Banner).

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check, Must have a driver's license check, Emergency Personnel - facilities related, Must have valid driver's license, Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

Work Schedule:
Varied to include mornings, weekends, and some holidays and as needed for good customer service.

Essential Personnel

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

Apply to posting online at www.jobs.vt.edu

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 4
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Dining Services
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: Varied to include early mornings, weekends, some holidays and as needed for high customer service.
Posting Date: 02/12/2018
Review Begin Date: 02/19/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/83943

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  3. How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References