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Lead Baker - Dunkin', Marietta

Kennesaw State University
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Food Services
Lead Baker - Dunkin', Marietta

Job ID: 250286
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

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Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Oversees the preparation of baking pastries, cakes and breads in a commercial kitchen for the dining halls and catering operations. Oversees food quality, station checklists, and other duties related to kitchen organization. Assists in supervising the level I and II Bakers. Leads continuous training in food safety and quality control. Demonstrates significant experience and knowledge of equipment and safety policies, waste management and inventory control measures. May test new recipes.


1. Leads the preparation of baked pastries, cakes, desserts and breads

2. Specific experience in preparing bakery items from scratch, decorating and frosting cakes, recipe scaling and testing new recipes

3. Performs general baking duties for the dining halls and/or catering operations

4. Performs preparation and sanitation duties as required

5. Assists in supervising assigned staff

6. Leads continuous training in food safety and quality control

7. Assists in testing new recipes

8. Oversees food quality, station checklists, and other duties related to bakeshop organization

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
Current and valid ServSafe Certification preferred (must be able obtain within one (1) year of employment)

Required Experience
Two (2) years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Culinary certificate in baking from culinary arts program preferred

Preferred Experience
Previous experience in an institutional or commercial operation
Previous experience in a lead or supervisory role

Proposed Salary

The salary range for this position is $16.00 to $18.00 based on relevant experience. Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to maintain records of output, quantities of ingredients used, and supplies on hand
Able to operate the bakeshop during absence of Pastry Chef
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Knowledge of the types and grades of ingredients used in general pastry and bread making
Knowledge of equipment and methods used in baking in a commercial kitchen
Knowledge of food safety and sanitation standards used for large-scale operations
Knowledge of basic math
Knowledge of food services terminology

Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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