How to apply

Pastry Chef

STAFF HUMAN RESOURCES
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Deadline to Apply:  Indefinite

Class  Department
% Time 
(# of months)
Work Hours
Minimum Salary
Pastry Chef To be determined
To be determined

To be determined

$18.55/hr


All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail, including exam dates. Please check your e-mail, including Spam or Junk email. We also suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: SHR-TESTING@mx.uillinois.edu and shr@uillinois.edu.

To view your exam dates, exam scores, and current register positions online, go to jobs.illinois.edu/. Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 1.  Any one or any combination of the following types of preparation: 

    (a) credit for college course work in the culinary arts (30 semester hours that include some training in baking

     (b) vocational or on-the-job training in the culinary arts and/or work experience in large scale cooking in a variety of food areas and cuisine (9 months that includes some training/experience in baking)

  2. 2. Two years of highly skilled work experience in the preparation and presentation of upper-end gourmet pastries and desserts in addition to the training/experience listed in #1 above.

Personal attributes needed to undertake job:
1. Thorough knowledge of food preparation, sanitary handling of food, and service techniques.
2. Knowledge of marketing strategies.
3. Skill in good record keeping and concise report preparation.
4. Skill in dealing with people in a service operation specifically related to catering and specialty restaurants.
5. Skill in researching current trends to write and standardize recipes for pastries and desserts.
6. Supervisory ability.
.7. Ability to interpret and work within pre-established budget.

To View Classification Specifications:
https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/documents/ClassSpecs/htm/spec4836_0729.htm

Additional Information:
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

Special Instructions: 
 An updated application and copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:

Applicants and Employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and Exam Request form (you must submit both) at jobs.illinois.eduIf an application was previously submitted, an update is still required. Your request to create a civil service application will be processed within two (2) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Exam Scoring Information:
The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded by the time you submit your exam request. For this exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including the preparation and service of gourmet pastries and other foods for catering functions and special pastries for meals/banquets.

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus’ commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)

Posted: 07/29/16 - Indefinite