Child Nutrition Department Director
JEROME JOINT DISTRICT •South Central / Twin Falls •Director/Coordinator/Manager •Not Applicable •Full Time •Posted 24D ago
About this job
Jt. Jerome School District
Director of Food Services applies professional knowledge, ethics, and administrative skills in directing a
comprehensive school food service program for the Jerome School District in compliance with federal
and state laws and regulations,
local and state health ordinances and Jerome School District’s policies.
The director employs exemplary leadership and communication skills in order to maintain healthy
morale, resolution of operational issues and strong working relationships with staff, students,
purveyors, farmers and teachers, as well as all of the stakeholders.
REPORTS TO: Business
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree with academic major in food and nutrition, food service management,
and consumer sciences, nutrition education, culinary arts, business, or a
Bachelor’s degree in any academic major, AND state-
recognized certificate for school
nutrition directors (OR)
management of school nutrition programs
Associate's degree or equivalent educational experience with major in food and
food service management, dietetics, family and
education, culinary arts, business, or a related field AND at least 2
years of relevant school
nutrition programs experience (AND)
8 hours of
Possess ServSafe certificate within 30 days of hire date.
Experience in supervisory, management type
Successful completion of Civil Rights and Food Safety training within one (1) week of hire date.
Maintain at least 12 hours of annual continuing education/training.
SNS certified within 5 years of employment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and recommend changes to food service program policies and procedures.
Serve as a liaison with school administrators and food service department.
Prepare and administer the food service budget including revenue projections and control
expenditures in accordance with established financial management principals; follow all
curement policies to ensure “three bids and a buy” is being utilized; analyze food service
financial statements and take corrective action; approve the procurement of products and
Evaluate and incorporate appropriate foods from USDA commodities program into weekly menu
Knowledge of and ability to translate knowledge of sustainable food preparation, recipes and
menus and utilize them in the ongoing implementation of the program.
Ensures that recipes are strictly adhered to, and that foods se
rved are of the highest nutritional
quality and taste standards.
Directs the development of standards for the operation of quality food service programs.
Direct the development of staff training activities for food service personnel.
s for the selection, assignment, transfer and discharge of food service
employees in accordance with established policies. Hears and negotiates settlement of
departmental employee grievances and complaints as appropriate.
Directs the development of public
information materials and media releases pertaining to school
food service programs and meets with students, teachers, parents, vendors, employees, and
community groups to market school food service programs.
Communicates the policies, procedures, goals and objectives of the Food Service Department
Manages assigned teams in the development, design, review, implementation and periodic
reevaluation of project plans and strategies to support the achievement of the departmental
goals and objectives.
appropriate supervision, mentoring, and professional growth and development
opportunities to assigned staff. Such responsibility includes the development and
implementation of professional growth plans to include keeping abreast of current
literature, and technical sources of information.
Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and
nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the
SKILLS AND A
Knowledge of procedures, policies, practices and methods of food service operation.
Knowledge of local, State and Federal regulations regarding school food services nutritional
standards, dietary guidelines and reporting requirements.
f facilities management and maintenance: Facility designs, food and equipment
specification, warehouse and central production facility operation, profit and loss analysis and
Knowledge of technical computer applications including Mi
crosoft Word, Excel, Internet, Email
as well as working knowledge of K
-12 food service software systems operating application
management, point of sale, and back office management systems (proficient.)
Knowledge of all Federal, State and City health, sanitation and safety policies, laws and
guidelines as they relate to food service preparation.
Ability to direct, lead and communicate
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
writing; train and supervise all
Food Service Employees
Ability to prepare and administer budgets and reports
Ability to effectively communicate in one
-one and small group situations to parents,
students, and other employees of the
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of conc
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
Ability to work in a friendly manner and to develop effective working relationships with
students, staff and the school
to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education
and applicable laws.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits, stands; walks, uses hands and
to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently reaches with hands and arms.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and 50 pounds with help. The employee
will sometimes push/pull items such as tables,
260 days per year, 8 hours per
This position shall be considered in all respects "employment at will" and the terms set forth in this job
description shall not create a property right and are set forth only to advise t
he employee of when and
what types of services will be required by the District.
Salary to be determined by the Board of
Comprehensive benefit package.
Performance of this position will be evaluat
ed periodically by the Business
Manager or a designee in conformance with District policy relating to
demands and work environment described are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The requirements listed are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act
(A.D.A) and is not
holding this position and additional duties may be
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Employee Signature ___________________________________________ Date _____________________
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$35,000-$45,000 per year
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
JEROME JOINT DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.