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Job Category:
Food Service
Director Of Food Services
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Job Description

Director Of Food Services Quaker Valley School District.

The successful candidate will have primary responsibilities for all district initiatives in the Child Nutrition Program.

  • Plans, directs, and budgets for food services for all Quaker Valley Schools.
  • Assumes responsibility for the entire food service operation, including all program, personnel, menu, quality, and fiscal issues.
  • Implements a program in compliance with the Nutrition Standards outlined in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs;
  • School menu planning and production utilizing Primero Edge software;
  • Completes and submits all required reports, financial and otherwise, to state and federal agencies.
  • Maintains program in conformity with federal, state, and local program regulations, policies, and health standards, operating in a sanitary and safe environment.
  • Orders food items and supplies as needed in a cost-effective manner and in conformity with the federal and state procurement laws and local procurement polices/procedures, and maintains inventories of food, supplies, and equipment.
  • Examines all food service sites at school buildings on a regular basis to monitor program compliance to the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs, food safety compliance with Allegheny Health Department regulations and determine needed repairs and maintenance.
  • Develops and maintains a long-term capital plan for equipment and facilities.
  • Works to provide nutritional and educational opportunities to students, staff, and the educational community.
  • Consults with school principals and other administrators regarding services for special nutrition related events.
  • Oversees and/or recommends the recruitment, appointment, assignment, supervision, and evaluation of food service personnel.
  • Plans and tracks professional development training for food service staff in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Develops and integrates employee safety regulations into all aspects of the food service operation.
  • Supervises employees of a unionized workforce in compliance with collective bargaining agreement.
  • Oversees food service for students with special dietary needs;
  • Determines eligibility and verification of free and reduced meals;
  • Prepares for and responds to Administrative and Procurement reviews conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition related fields, business administration or food service management required; Registered Dietitian preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a school (or related) environment managing a comprehensive food services operation aligned to the principles and practices of nutrition, dietetics, institutional food management, personnel management, budgetary requirements and warehouse operation, required. 
  • Proficient with personal computer using Microsoft Office and other food services related software, required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing, required.
  • ServSafe certification.

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