Develop and oversee implementation of the strategic plan for the Nutrition Services Department. Set and meet rigorous goals for the Nutrition Services Department in conformance with Federal, State and local regulations and school district policies. Build long term vision and plan to address the challenges and needs of the Nutrition Services Department. Oversee increases in student participation in school healthy meal menu options. Develop healthy meal menus based on student data surveys while employing principles of nutrition and upholding federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations, laws and codes applicable to food service activities. Develop procedures and standards of quality and quantity food selection, food preservation, food preparation, meal service, farm-to-table and portion control. Direct safe and update the use of food service equipment and materials. Utilize appropriate fiscal practices related to the monitoring of budget allocations, grant support, triennial program facilitation, budget preparation and other financial activities. Develop and manage the department budget, including revenue and cost analysis, establishing appropriate staffing levels and capital equipment replacement; evaluate needs and recommend improvements. Understand principles and practices of management, supervision and training of personnel. Select, hire, and evaluate staff to ensure high performance for all Nutrition Services positions in the District. Provide appropriate training and professional development of department staff. Develop and implement standards for efficient and sanitary food service practices. Develop and implement standards for quantity and quality of healthy foods served. Design, plan and assure implementation of correct procedures of preparation, storage and service of food. Direct and coordinate the procurement of foods and supplies including effective warehousing and distribution. Coordinate nutrition program activities with other departments and outside agencies. Prepare reports in a complete and timely manner. Keep current with developments in child nutrition management and nutrition education. Manage the Free and Reduced Lunch program; develop marketing campaigns, and maximize student participation. Ensure all claims for federal, state, and local programs are submitted in a timely and appropriate manner. Submit all applications to participate in federal, state, and local programs in a timely manner. Other duties as assigned that support the district and department.
Requires the ability to plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of supervisory, professional/ technical, and service personnel; delegate authority and responsibility; select, supervise, train and evaluate staff; and provide administrative and operations leadership. Identify and respond to issues, concerns and needs. Develop, implement and administer goals, objectives and procedures for providing effective and efficient operations. Prepare and administer large and complex budgets. Allocate limited resources in a cost-effective manner. Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals. Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures and techniques. Prepare clear and concise reports. Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. Requires the ability to function indoors in an office environment and in a production kitchen engaged in work of an active nature. Requires ambulatory ability to move to different work locations and to bend, stoop, climb, and reach to perform inspections. Requires arm, hand, finger dexterity to demonstrate food service equipment, and use a computer keyboard. May require the ability to lift from floor, waist, or overhead, objects up to 25 pounds on an infrequent basis. Requires visual acuity to observe work and food products and read printed materials. Requires auditory ability to carry on conversations in person and over the phone, including the ability to project voice in noisy work settings.
Physical Abilities: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- General arm, hand, leg, and body coordination to use standard large kitchen equipment. - Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time, stoop and infrequently lift objects up to 50 lbs. - Handle hot material and work in an environment dominated by wide temperature extremes. - Sufficient hand coordination to use kitchen utensils and equipment and move and position hot materials.
Requires a valid California Driver’s License, Valid Country Food Handler’s Certificate.
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