Supervise food preparation and provide nutritional education
Core Job Functions:
- Develop and update nutrition education program in K-12 schools
- Present nutrition programs to students, parents and teachers
- Plan and review K-12 menus utilizing federal regulations and menu planning software
- Plan menus for students requiring special diets
- Plan and present training classes for food service staff
- Complete Product Evaluations and meeting with vendors on new products
- Supervise and assist site managers
- Monitor preschool, Headstart, summer food service and other offsite programs
- Assist with catering planning
- Assist in monitoring compliance with NSLP and NSLB regulations
- Assist in the preparation/distribution of bids, quotes and requests for proposals for food supplies and equipment
- Assist in plan reviews for new and renovated kitchens
- Prepare written nutrition information for school board members, district, administration, principals and the media
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Perform all duties in a safe and prudent manner as direct
Core Values/Professional Qualities
- Promote positive interactions with colleagues
- Promote positive interactions with students, parents, and community members
- Be responsible, reliable and punctual
- Be flexible and adaptable to change
- Positively accept direction
- Direct constructive criticism toward improving the district
- Exercise positive problem solving behavior and conflict resolution skills
- Adhere to the dress code appropriate to the site and job
- Share sensitive student and staff information on a need to know basis
- Be a positive role model for students
- Adhere to District and school rules and procedures
Physical Requirements – Heavy Work
- Positions in this classification typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, sitting, finger or manual dexterity, repetitive finger motion, speaking, hearing, seeing (with correction), focusing ability, or other factors applicable for the job.
- Employee must be able to stand and walk constantly on various floor surfaces while performing various duties, including but not limited to using push/pull force of up to 50 pounds for various machines.
- Employee must stand constantly and walk frequently lifting items of various sizes, up to 30 pounds. Items over 50 pounds require a second staff member to lift.
- Employee may rarely be required to climb ladders to perform various cleaning or maintenance tasks.
- Employees may be subject to travel, fumes, odors, chemicals, bloodborne pathogens, workspace restrictions, and loud noises.
- 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.
- Bachelor of Science in Dietetics or Nutrition required
- RD. or related field desired
- Three or more years of relevant experience
- Good human relations and communication skills
- Broad knowledge of relevant district, state and federal policies and laws
- Skill in reading, interpreting, understanding and applying relevant federal, state and CUSD rules, regulations, policies and procedures
- Excellent computer skills and ability to work with standard software products
- Satisfactory criminal background check
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