The job of Director of Nutrition Services is done for the purpose/s of applies professional knowledge, ethics, and administrative skills in establishing the direction, vision, and strategy for a comprehensive child nutrition program in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, local and state health ordinances, district policies, and in alignment and collaboration with district, community, and partnership initiatives. The position includes administration, planning, directing, assessing, implementing, marketing, and evaluation of a financially sound program to meet the nutritional, educational, and community needs of students. The Director employs exemplary leadership and communication skills to maintain healthy morale, resolution of operational issues and strong working relationships with staff, students, purveyors, teachers, and all stakeholders.
This job reports to the Chief Operations Officer.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using a variety of software applications; planning and managing projects; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: pertinent laws, codes, policies, and/or regulations; personnel processes; standard business practices; program planning and development; concepts of grammar and punctuation; and concepts of quantity cooking and nutritional analysis.
ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups and individuals; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and working with detailed information/data.
Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational policies to achieve organizational objectives; directing other persons within a department, large work unit, and/or across several small work units; supervising the use of funds. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 70% sitting, 20% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
Experience: Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in job related area
Certificates and Licenses: Valid Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability
ServSafe Certification, required within 90 days of employment
School Nutrition Certification Level III, required within 90 days of employment
School Nutrition Specialist, preferred
Continuing Educ. / Training:
Clearances: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
FLSA Status: Exempt
Approval Date: 10/22/2018
Salary Grade: Administrator H (8)
The purpose and utilization of job descriptions in Liberty Public School District #53 are to ensure the essential functions of each position are articulated in order to create a clear understanding of job expectations for the incumbent while also providing a framework through which therecruiting, hiring, and retaining of employees may be enhanced.
Job ID: 303267418