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Child Nutrition Coordinator - Phoenix Elementary School District

When it comes to meeting the needs of our students, nutrition is paramount. The Child Nutrition Coordinator ensures those needs are met through strategic program development, maintaining an effective professional development program for department staff, and the oversight of the free- and reduced-price meals application process.

  • Direct, supervise, and monitor cafeterias to ensure that all department’s local, state, and federal policies and procedures are maintained
  • Assist the Director in the development, implementation, and evaluation strategic and continuous improvement plans for department operations in accordance with department mission and vision
  • Develop staff training program for Professional Standards to ensure a highly trained and competent food service team
  • Assist with the overall operation of the program, including assisting sites with supervision and evaluation of staff
  • Oversee the department Account Specialist and ensure financial accountability by coordination of the Free and Reduced-Price Meals application process, including submission and verification
  • Administer the DES direct certification of school meal benefits
  • Researches, analyzes, evaluates and reports on data pertaining to projects, conditions or proposals under study
  • Administers alternative feeding programs such as the At-Risk Afterschool Program and the Summer Food Service Program
  • Coordinate purchasing and maintenance of food service equipment in accordance with the Uniform Service for Financial Reporting and Arizona Administrative Code for School District Procurement
  • In the absence of the Director of Child Nutrition, assume general responsibility for the operations of the department
  • Substitute in school kitchens as needed and assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned


·         Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Business, or related field from accredited college or university, or a combination of experience and technical training that is comparable to a degree or certification program requirements.

·         3+ years of food service experience

·         ServSafe Certification


·         3+ years of administrative/supervisory experience

·         National School Lunch and Breakfast Program experience

·         Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

·         SNS Credential

Job Benefits

Salary Range: $75,246 to $102,609

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
12 months
School Foodservice
Base Salary
Date posted
April 17, 2023
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