Manor ISD - Director of Food and Nutrition

Job Details

Region: 13
School District/Employer: Manor ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Director
Assignment Level: Area
  • Food & Child Nutrition
Job Title: Director of Food and Nutrition
School: Manor ISD
Campus Description:
Date Posted: 1/13/2021
Deadline: 01/31/2021
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: 2020 - 2021 School Year

Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage the food service program and supervise district food service operations. Plan and implement programs that meet regulatory and nutritional requirements for students, promote development of sound nutritional practices, and maintain a safe and sanitary environment.

Bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition, dietetics, home economics, or food service management

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and data
Knowledge of menu planning, food purchasing, and preparation of foods in food service environment
Ability to supervise food service personnel
Ability to coordinate district function
Strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills

Five years experience in food service management
Three years experience in food service environment

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Direct and manage district’s food service programs.
Develop menus that meet established nutritional requirements for students.
Work cooperatively with campus principals to create lunch schedules and resolve personnel issues.
Establish and direct process of providing free and reduced lunch applications following United States Department of Agriculture and Texas Education Agency guidelines for meal eligibility and reimbursement of federal funds.
Develop and maintain written department procedures for all food service operations.
Comply with federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and board policy in food service area.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
Prepare necessary data for processing of food service payroll.
Administer food service budget and ensure that programs are cost effective and funds are managed prudently.
Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
Assist with development of a cost-effective and efficient system of procurement of all food meeting federal procurement and Texas Education Agency (TEA) standards.
Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.
Approve and forward invoices and purchase orders, for food service department, to accounting department.
Recommend disposal of obsolete equipment and replace equipment as necessary.
Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies.
Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in food service department.
Develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operation in the food service area.
Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.
Recruit, train, and supervise personnel and make sound recommendations about personnel placement, transfer, retention, and dismissal.
Ensure that measures are in place and operating to protect food, supplies, and equipment in school cafeterias, lunchrooms, and warehouses.
Maintain safety standards that confirm with federal, state, and insurance regulations and develop a program of preventive safety.
Attend professional growth activities to keep abreast of innovative techniques for food service operations.
Provide catering services for district events and activities.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise and evaluate performance of cafeteria managers and support staff assigned to the area of food service.

Equipment Used:
Large and small kitchen equipment to include electric slicer, mixer, pressure steamer, deep-fat fryer, sharp cutting tools, ovens, dishwashers, and food and utility carts, computer, fax machine, copier

Working Conditions:
Frequent standing, walking, pushing, and pulling; moderate lifting and carrying; some stooping, bending, and kneeling; limited exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress, occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition, dietetics, home economics, or food service management

Five years experience in food service management
Three years experience in food service environment
Salary Range: $78,553.00 - 109,596 / 226 days / Per Year
How To Apply: Please apply on the Manor ISD Careers webpage:

Contact Person:

Name: Brian Yearwood
Address: 10335 U.S. Hwy. 290 East
City: Manor
State: TX
Zip: 78653
Phone: (512) 278-4016
Fax: (512) 278-4017