Joshua ISD - Director of Child Nutrition

Job Details

Region: 11
School District/Employer: Joshua ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office
Position: Director
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Food & Child Nutrition
Job Title: Director of Child Nutrition
School: Joshua ISD
Campus Description: District Wide
Date Posted: 12/7/2017
Deadline: 01/15/2018
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Job Title: Director of Child Nutrition Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Reports to: Assistant Superintendent Pay Grade: ADMIN PG 3
Dept. /School: Student Food Services Date Revised: December 6, 2017
Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage the student food service program and supervise district student 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 preferred
Certified Dietician preferred

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

Five years experience in school food service management at Supervisory or higher level
Seven years experience in school food service environment
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Food Service Operations
1. Direct and manage district’s food service programs according to federal, state and district requirements
2. Develop menus that meet established nutritional requirements and favorability for students
3. Work cooperatively with campus principals to create lunch schedules and resolve personnel issues
4. Establish and direct process of providing free and reduced lunch applications following United States Department of Agriculture and Texas Department of Agriculture guidelines for meal eligibility and reimbursement of federal funds
5. Develop and maintain written department procedures for all food service operations
Policy, Reports, and Law
6. Comply with federal and state and county law and board policy in food service area
7. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents as required and in a timely manner
8. Direct the preparation of data for processing the food service payroll
Budget and Inventory
9. Administer food service budget and ensure that programs are cost effective and funds are managed prudently
10. Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs
11. Assist with development of a cost-effective and efficient system of procurement of all food meeting federal, state and Board approved policy
12. Initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies
13. Approve and forward invoices and purchase orders for food service department to accounting department
14. Recommend disposal of obsolete equipment and replace equipment as necessary
Personnel Management
15. Plan and direct inventory and stock control program for equipment and supplies
16. Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in food service department
17. Develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operation in the food service area
18. Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness on a Bi- Annual basis
19. Recruit, train, and supervise personnel and make sound recommendations about personnel placement, transfer, retention, and dismissal
20. Ensure that measures are in place and operating to protect food, supplies, and equipment in school cafeterias, lunchrooms, and warehouses
21. Maintain safety standards that confirm with federal, state, and insurance regulations and develop a program of preventive safety
22. Attend professional growth activities to keep abreast of innovative techniques for food service operations
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervise and evaluate performance of cafeteria managers and support staff assigned to the area of food service.
Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

Salary Range: Administrative Pay Grade 3
How To Apply:

Contact Person:

Name: Holly Stambaugh
Address: 310 East 18th Street
City: Joshua
State: TX
Zip: 76058
Phone: (817) 202-2500
Fax: (817) 641-2738

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