- Supervises the day-to-day operations in assigned schools; evaluates effectiveness of operations; revises and changes operations to achieve a financially successful program, which may include controlling costs, food waste, and ensuring proper pricing of food items. Ensures that all assigned school programs are in compliance with federal, state and local regulations in regards to meal planning, meal service, safety and sanitation and accounting procedures.
- Coordinates meal services to meet special program requirements and dietary restrictions; develops procedures for production, shipping and receiving of special meals; develops and maintains documentation regarding special nutritional needs; serves as the primary laision with parents, schools, clinics and the medical community; trains staff and presents workshops.
- Acts as the primary liaison between Child Nutrition Services and the Head Start programs, including the development of monthly breakfast, lunch and snack menus and in managing students with special nutritional needs. Conducts annual staff training on Head Start service procedures.
- Acts as a primary liaison between school programs, staff and the central Child Nutrition Services office; serves as a member of the management team of the central Child Nutrition Services unit.
- Assists in the selection of staff; trains, evaluates, and provides leadership for all staff assigned to Child Nutrition Services.
- Maintains up-to-date knowledge regarding operations of a school nutrition program; conducts training and provides in-service education, as needed, to keep school program staff up on current and new procedures, methods, and trends.
- Provides assistance to school program staff to market school nutrition programs to increase participation. Coordinates department's nutrition education efforts.
- Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of this position.
- Attends meetings and seminars; makes presentations or leads meetings as required.
- May substitute as a Manager in a school program as required; may be asked to act in the place of other management positions in the central Child Nutrition Services unit in their absence.
- Bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition, dietetics, institutional food service or related field. Masters in Food and Nutrition may substitute for BA.
- Three years experience in food service operations, including supervision of staff and controls of costs or serving as a dietician and/or additional qualifying work experience that meets the needs of the central Child Nutrition Services unit.
- Current food handler’s card; valid Washington State Driver’s License, and access to personal vehicle or evidence of equivalent mobility.
- Fingerprint and background clearance.
*Registered Dietitian or RD eligible
*School Nutrition Specialist Credential
*Serve Safe Certification
The person in this position will be on a 223 work year calendar
Seattle Public Schools - 19 months ago