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Pastry Cook

Apply now Job no: 493852
Categories: Staff
Department: Dining Services

We are requiring new employees hired into jobs posted after August 1, 2021, and all employees with a start date on or later than September 1, 2021, to be vaccinated to help protect the health and safety of our community. New employees will be required to submit proof of at least the first dose of a vaccine on or before their start date and proof of full vaccination no later than 5 weeks after their start date.  Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.


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Davidson College Dining Services is hiring a Pastry Cook (Cook 2) to produce baked goods for the various dining facilities on campus. This is a full-time hourly position that is eligible for benefit programs.

Basic Function:

Assist bake shop in producing baked goods for our board plan at Vail Commons, the Davis Cafe, and Much Ado Catering.

Essential Functions:

Prepare baked and cooked items according to standard recipes provided by supervisory staff; responsible for the utilization of leftover product and or ensure proper storage and refrigeration

Perform clean-up of kitchen, utensils, and appliances; assist with proper storage of foods according to health code policy
Responsible for helping with recycling efforts as required by the department and the college

Knowledge of safe food handling practices and ensure compliance with state health guidelines

Assist with food set-up for daily and catered events

To assist in other areas of the kitchen such as hot food preparation, pantry, and catering if needed

Required Qualifications: Must have baking experience that includes scratch baking and dessert decorating skills. Knowledge of safe food handling practices and ensure compliance with state health guidelines.

Benefits include –

  • Meals provided during your work shift
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Cancer insurance available
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid sick and vacation days
  • 11 paid Holidays
  • Closed for most major holidays, allowing team members to have time with family and friends.
  • Access to Campus facilities – fitness center, Lake Campus, Free home game sports tickets
  • Discounts at many local business

NOTE: Vaccination for Covid-19 is strongly encouraged for all employees and may be required in the future. Vaccinated employees are eligible for a $100 bonus with proof of vaccination. 


To apply: Please go to to submit an online application.  Review of applications will begin immediately.


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.


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