Director Nutrition Services
Company: Escondido Union School District
Posted on: March 19, 2020
DEFINITION Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent,
Business Services, to plan, organize, and direct the Nutrition
Services Department; to assure proper fiscal management, program
compliance, nutritional standards, staff development, and marketing
strategies; to supervise and evaluate the performance of
departmental employees including program and accounting
professional staff, clerical staff, warehouse/delivery staff,
custodial staff, and cafeteria managers and workers at various
levels; and to perform other duties as assigned. Reasonable
accommodation may be made to enable a qualified individual with
disabilities to perform the essential duties of this position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plans, organizes and directs the Nutrition
Services Department; provides high quality food and services to the
students of the District; assures compliance with nutrition and
sanitizing standards; travels to various school sites to observe
Plans, organizes, and implements long and short-term programs and
activities; plans, coordinates, and directs the catering services
for the department; develops and implements a facilities plan to
meet the needs of a growing program. Develops and prepares the
annual budget for the department; analyzes and reviews budgetary
and financial data; controls and authorizes expenditures in
accordance with established regulations. Complies, and ensures
compliance with, all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and
regulations. Develops and implements the menu for the department;
analyzes the nutrition content of all menus to ensure regulatory
compliance; prepares all special diet menus and provides training
and support for implementation.
Inspects and supervises the inspection of food for quality and the
cafeterias for their cleanliness and operational efficiency.
Directs the purchasing of all food, supplies, and equipment for the
department to ensure optimum quality and cost control; orders and
tracks all USDA commodities and ensures their proper use and
storage; approves or supervises the approval of requisitions,
assures timely payment of same, and supervises the maintenance of
related records for audit purposes. Prepares and maintains a
variety of narrative and statistical reports, records, and files
related to departmental operations, services, and activities;
operates a computer and applicable software. Chairs the District
student wellness committee; prepares and revises wellness policy
for Board review and ensures the successful implementation and
ongoing success of the policy throughout the District. Develops and
implements the marketing plan for the department; maintains a
positive public image of the department and cooperative working
relationships within the District and in the community. Works
cooperatively with all District administrators and staff in meeting
Provides technical expertise, information, and assistance to the
Assistant Superintendent, Business Services regarding nutrition
functions and assists, as needed, in the development of related
policies, procedures, and programs. Makes presentations to
community groups, administrators, and the Board of Education on
departmental operations and goals. Supervises and evaluates the
performance of assigned staff; selects employees, monitors
performance, and initiates or approves subordinate supervisors'
recommendations for transfers, reassignments, changes in hours,
probationary releases, and disciplinary actions; plans,
coordinates, and implements staff development programs.
Provides training and support of specialized software and equipment
to staff, as necessary.
Completes and records annual continuing education/training for
nutrition department staff as required by the USDA.
Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.
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