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at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

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Posting Number S00809JP Department Dining Service – Moulton Union Job Summary

$500 Sign-Bonus – ½ paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days, if eligibility requirements, are met.

Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick Maine with a student population of almost 2000. We make everything from scratch and are consistently rated in the top 10 for college dining! We have our own butcher shop, bakeshop, and organic garden that all supply food to our 2 dining halls and 3 retail locations.

This position supports daily cold food production goals in both dining halls and includes daily food preparation, service and sanitation duties. This position is for Moulton Union, but may be assigned to culinary departments including cold foods, bake shop, sanitation and stewarding in both dining halls.

Education/Skills Requirements

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Driver’s license preferred. Serve Safe certification required. Two years of institutional food service experience preferred. Demonstrated understanding of basic food preparation techniques and their application in catering and/or institutional settings.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Varying shifts including overtime, weekends, holidays and during weather emergencies. Required to work for major college events and weekends such as Parents Weekend, Commencement and Reunions.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff-with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.

Shift Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.73 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes Posting Date 10/15/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.

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Job Posting: JC195237962

Posted On: Oct 17, 2021

Updated On: Oct 30, 2021