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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2878925
  • Application Deadline: January 18, 2018
  • Posted : January 2, 2018
  • Starting Date: January 1, 2018

Job Description

Position is responsible for providing effective district-wide implementation of district, state and federal Child Nutrition programs and related wellness initiatives.  Develop and promote positive community relations. Design, implement and oversee programs and initiatives that support the overall health and well-being of students and staff, including any related trainings.

SUMMARY:  Through routine visits and monitoring, ensure assigned locations are operating in compliance with established nutrition quality standards, state, federal and local guidelines.  Supervise and coordinate nutrition staff, operations and activities in assigned locations.  Provide effective district-wide implementation of district, state and federal Child Nutrition programs and related initiatives.  Develop and promote positive community relations. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Oversee the daily kitchen operations in assigned locations; train, guide, mentor, evaluate, hire and discipline staff.  Assist as needed at each location.  Attend site meetings, parent meetings and school functions as needed.  Review, approve and verify reported time worked using district time and labor system.  Amend staffing agreements to dictate allotted hours for employees.  On call for situations which may need immediate attention.
2. Implement, train and monitor uniform quality and safe food handling performance standards at each location.  Analyze productivity practices to ensure efficiencies; audit nutrition services and snack programs to ensure compliance with state and district policies, practices and procedures; suggest and implement corrections as necessary.  
3. Effective implementation of current USDA Child Nutrition Programs, policies and practices, including, but not limited to, district wellness policy, Smart Snacks, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program and Smarter Lunchroom initiatives.  Responsible for collection and maintenance of monitoring reports related to the wellness policy as required by CDE and USDA.  Analyze data; assist in development and management of budgets and expenditures.  
4. Create and provide professional development trainings and technical support; develop and implement communications, marketing strategies and promotional items related to programs and initiatives.  Create and deliver presentations to community, staff and students. Keep current on best practices by attending conferences, professional development courses, reading periodicals and trade publications.
5. Responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring specific departmental initiatives or product development. Collaborate with district stakeholders regarding such initiatives and development activities. Includes recipe development, testing and production, district wellness strategic plans and implementation.  Duties as assigned by the Nutrition and BASE director.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in nutrition, exercise science or related field, preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year of related experience.
Minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience of multiple employees.
Must successfully complete current district training for supervision of Classified Staff within one (1) year of entering position.

Criminal background check required for hire.
Valid Colorado driver’s license. 
Ability to travel among district facilities and into the community.
Must obtain, and thereafter maintain, a food safety or food handler’s certification within one year of entering position.
Member of SNA, Colorado School Nutrition Association (CSNA) or related association preferred.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Food Services
  • Contact Information

    • Nicole Stone
    • 1500 E 128TH AVE
    • Thornton, Colorado 80241

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