Position title
Food and Nutrition Coordinator - Deer Valley Unified School District

To assist the Food and Nutrition Director with menu planning and product
evaluation, nutrition education and wellness, site operations, safety and


 Assists Food & Nutrition Coordinator (Operations) with the development of
all District menus for grades K-12 for the School Breakfast Program,
National School Lunch Program, At Risk After School Program and
Summer Food Service Program.
 Ensures all menus are compliant with federal and state regulations.
 Oversees all sites for federal and state regulation compliance with regard
to production and service of products. Provides technical assistance to
site employees.
 Coordinates all safety and sanitation policies and procedures, following
the standards of safety food handling using the Hazard Analysis Critical
Control Points (HACCP) principles.
 Manages special diet accommodations and provides related guidance to
school staff and parents.
 Maintains accurate and up-to-date nutrition labels and product formulation
statements for products served to students.
 Develops and maintains online menus and digital menu boards.
 Coordinates the Local Wellness Policy requirements for the District.
 Oversees compliance with all non-program food and beverage sales,
including fundraisers and other related activities.
 Develops and delivers presentations about nutrition and/or District Food
and Nutrition Services to students, faculty, or parent groups.
 Plans and coordinates activities for special promotions and celebrations
such as National School Breakfast and Lunch Weeks, Child Nutrition
Employee Appreciation Week, National Nutrition Month, Farm to School
 Mentors dietetic interns through their school food service rotation in the
 In conjunction with Director, develops, implements and monitors Food &
Nutrition Department training programs and professional development
 Conducts on-site and off-site product evaluations through sampling and
student/employee testing.
 Collaborates with staff on the development and testing of new recipes.
 Maintains required forms and records as assigned by the Food and
Nutrition Director.
 Communicates concerns to the Director about policies and procedures
related to the Food and Nutrition Department.
 Maintains the Food and Nutrition Department website and social media
 Demonstrates teamwork through attitude and activities.
 Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting
them in the completion of their work activities.
 Provides substitute coverage as assigned by the Food and Nutrition
Director on an as needed basis.
 Completes other job related duties as assigned by the Food and Nutrition
 Assists the Food and Nutrition Director with site supervision of cafeteria
managers and office clerical staff as needed.
 Demonstrates the ability and desire to provide outstanding customer
 Demonstrates the ability to effectively use technology as a tool for
planning and implementing instructional strategies.
 Demonstrates the ability to work effectively under time constraints.
 Must be organized with the ability to multitask.
 Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated.
 Must have excellent memory and ability to function well under stress.
 Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and/or
 Must demonstrate an extremely high regard for confidential and sensitive
 Must demonstrate flexibility, common sense, and good judgment.
 Must have ability to keep abreast of information pertinent to the job.
 Must maintain a well-groomed appearance and follow the DVUSD Dress
 Must have a basic knowledge of computers


 Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Dietetics or Nutrition required.
 Registered Dietitian credential desired.
 Knowledge of all phases of food preparation, sanitization and service.
 Experience in volume food service operation including some supervisory
 Experience with basic computer functions including e-mail, Google Docs
suite and programs such as Word, Excel, and Publisher.
 Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety
rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
 Demonstrates the ability to write routine reports or correspondence.
 Demonstrates the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers
or employees of the organization.
 Demonstrates the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as
discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area,
circumference and volume.
 Is able to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
 Demonstrates the ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to
multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
 Demonstrates the ability to perform these operations using units of
American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
 Demonstrates the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a
variety of concrete variables in standardized situations.
 Demonstrates the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a
variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited
standardization exists.
 Is able to read and interpret a variety of instructions and data furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 Regularly required to stand, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear and
taste or smell.
 Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools,
or controls.
 Must be able to walk, and occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch or crawl.
 Must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 lbs.
 Must have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job.
 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Benefits

Position Type:  Exempt

Salary Schedule: Exempt

Salary Range: 5

Term of Employment: 12 Months

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
12 months
Child Nutrition
Base Salary
Date posted
July 22, 2022
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Position: Food and Nutrition Coordinator - Deer Valley Unified School District

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