Collegiate Foodservice Opportunities

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Job Detail

Fall 2021
Bakery Supervisor
North Carolina State University
NC State Dining
Full Time
$30,000 - $39,999

Who We Are

 NC State is among the top 10 employers in North Carolina. Forbes annual survey of America’s best employers by state places NC State in ninth place in North Carolina. 

  • NCSU embodies a culture that values collaboration, creativity, innovation, diversity, and teamwork. 

  • We provide work that makes a difference in our community, the state, and beyond. 

  • We offer excellent benefits, including vacation, holiday and sick leave, retirement, health care for the employee and immediate family, and more.

  • Paid tuition for credit courses, up to 3 classes per year at any of the 16 UNC system universities.

NC State Dining provides campus wide food services to approximately 10,000 students, staff, and faculty on the NCSU campus. Dining can offer you

  • steady employment;

  • a work-life balance;

  • team work and culinary support from our ACF certified chefs;

  • training and professional development opportunities and preparation for career advancement;

  • a safe working environment, and

  • discounted meals on campus.

Our dining program strives for 

  • high quality scratch made food;

  • specialty themed menus focused on diverse and ethnic cuisine; and

  • a wide cycle of menu options in our residential dining programs.

At NC State, we’re doing everything we can to protect the Pack as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have been following the Community Standards and will continue to do so as NC State plans for a normal 2021-22 academic year. More information can be found at the Protect the Pack website at

For more information about why you should consider working for Campus Enterprises at NC State, visit our website.

General Description

Do you have a passion for culinary arts?  If so, bring your love of food, knowledge, and hospitality to a University setting and join a great group of talented culinary professionals and an award winning program at NCSU.

This position serves as a Bakery Supervisor at an NC State Dining unit.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Responsible for the quality of the food to be cooked, seasoned, and held correctly, according to the set recipes, and presented in an attractive manner.

  • Execute the production of recipes required to fulfill the menu.

  • Plan daily food production and assign staff accordingly to execute the plan.

  • Act as the team leader in the absence of the Executive Bakery Chef.

  • Communicate with personnel to ensure adequate amount of food for service while controlling overproduction

  • Organize and delegate job duties to employees as needed.

  • Prepare yeast doughs, laminated doughs, pie and pastry crusts, cake batters of various types, icings and glazes, breads, rolls, biscuits, muffins, pastries, cakes, pies, cookies and a range of custards and fillings, and many other products according to recipe.

  • Measure and mix ingredients according to specifics of standardized recipes;

  • Use creativity to create new and seasonal menu items while adhering to recipe testing standards.

  • Support food production and execution for catering and special events as needed.


  • Understanding of how to make yeast dough, laminated dough, pie and pastry crusts, cake batters of various types, icing and glazes, and a range of custards and fillings.

  • Knowledge of equipment, cooking methods, measurements, and food safety.

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with customers, peers and supervisors; and professionally communicate with multiple levels of employees within the University.

  • Must follow written and verbal instructions

  • Provide outstanding customer service, including the ability to remain professional and respectful under pressure when dealing with difficult situations, to team and customers.

  • Excellence in completing all tasks and performance goals.

  • Requires bending, twisting, pulling and pushing. Because of the nature of food service operations and working in a kitchen, you must be able to work in extremely hot and cold conditions.

  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds above head and up to 60 pounds on rare occasions, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to use or learn to use email.

Desirable Experience and Training

  • 3 years experience in a professional bakery

  • Baking and Pastry Arts Degree from an accredited institution, or experience and internships that have created a solid skill set.

  • 2-4 years of supervisory experience.

  • Must be proficient in the use of computers and have the ability to learn new software programs.

  • Previous experience with a computer food production program such as Cbord.

Why You Should Apply

Contribute to and enrich the quality of life for the campus community and support students’ success.  Begin or expand a culinary career in college dining, and receive on the job training from one of our certified chefs.  Be part of a team that drives successful business operations and continue a proud tradition of being an award winning campus dining program.  Apply Here


NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The National Association of College & University Food Services does not verify the accuracy of these statements.