Job Details

Baker Dining Services

Company name
University of California - Riverside

$38,503 - $48,838

Riverside, CA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Chef, Hospitality, Food Services

Posted on
Jul 28, 2022

Valid Through
Nov 10, 2022


UC Riverside's Dining Services is currently recruiting for a new full-time Baker. We support the global campus community by nourishing and delighting our student guests, faculty, and staff with outstanding cuisine, cutting-edge menus and delivering exceptional customer service. The selected candidate will work daily with a team of committed professionals focused on above the line accountability and results! We are looking for accomplished professionals interested in continuing our cultivation of the latest trends in collegiate retail and residential services, promoting and shaping sound sustainable business practices. This is a critical position as we look to re-build and re-open all of our dining locations following the pandemic. The Baker is responsible for providing team leadership in the daily production of large batch and multiple bakery products from a cycle menu. Weighs, sifts, measures and mixes baking ingredients; prepares and bakes breads, rolls, cookies, pies, cakes, biscuits, puddings, cobblers, brownies and other baked good items. Operates ovens, mixers, and other equipment. Adheres to all food handling and sanitation guidelines. Follows established recipes and timelines for food production of items in a high-volume environment.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements



Culinary Arts certificate or degree in a culinary field.





Valid Drivers License





Serve Safe Food Safety Certification.





Hired candidate must successfully complete online Food Handlers Certificate Training within the first thirty (30) days of appointment start date.





3 years of experience in the preparation of high volume baking and general maintenance of a bakery or kitchen area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Experience in using Food Pro or similar inventory control system.


Special Conditions

Special Condition




Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours)


Must successfully complete a pre-employment, post-offer physical and allergen test; and background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date.


Must wear University issued uniform and ID badge.


Minimum Requirements

Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.

Ability to accurately read and understand recipes and menus, accurately estimate food inventory requirements, check production and keep records in order to accurately produce baked goods.

Knowledge and expertise in a variety of baking techniques and recipes prepared for a large dining/food service program. Ability to prepare recipes of a complexity appropriate to the job level and perform multiple task simultaneously.

Ability to communicate in English with skills and abilities sufficient to interact with co-workers, direct other staff, provide training to less experienced staff and students, and interact with customers. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and recipes.

Knowledge of merchandising and presentation techniques for display bakery items.

Knowledge of safety techniques and procedures for food preparation, storage and service.

Ability to taste product for quality and adjust recipe accordingly for quality result.

Must adhere and meet the Injury Illness Prevention Program Guidelines: Work in a safe and responsible manner while not putting self or others at risk. Comply with applicable policies and procedures and regulations, using personal safety gear, observing warning signs, learning about potential hazards and reporting unsafe conditions. Must be able to exert well-paced mobility of up to four (4) hours in length and stand continuously throughout an eight (8) hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces. Must be able to move 20 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally following proper safety guidelines. Must be able to stand, walk, climb, stoop, push, pull, reach and crouch for extended periods of time, as required to complete job assignments. Ability to work in temperature extremes, continuous noise and physical risks found in food service environments.

Preferred Qualifications

Computer skills sufficient to use Excel, Word, Outlook and web-based programs to prepare or input data into reports.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

Company info

University of California - Riverside
Phone : (951) 827-1012
Fax : (951) 827-6493
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