Assistant Director of School Nutrition

Bulloch County Schools, Statesboro, Georgia -

Date Posted : 12-04-2024

Number of Openings : 1

Salary : $43.2K - $54.7K a year

Employment Type : Full Time

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Assistant Director of School Nutrition
DEPARTMENT: School Nutrition Services
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12 months (240 days)
SALARY: Based on Bulloch County Schools salary/supplement schedule
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director of School Nutrition Services
JOB CODE: TBD
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Assistant Director of School Nutrition plays a pivotal role in overseeing both the school nutrition program and the auxiliary warehouse operations. This position requires strong leadership, organizational skills, and a comprehensive understanding of food service management and warehouse logistics. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the school nutrition program while effectively managing inventory, procurement, and distribution processes within the auxiliary warehouse.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in nutrition, food service management, public health, or a related field.
Holds a School Nutrition Director Certification issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GAPSC) or willing to obtain within 5 years of employment.
ServSafe Certification, required within 90 days of employment.
Valid Driver's License & Evidence of Insurability.
Knowledge of food safety regulations and nutritional guidelines.
Proficiency in inventory management software, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite applications.
Experience working collaboratively in a team environment and adapting to changing priorities.
Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience working with a diverse group of people.
Embodies the core values of the district; relational, purposeful, reflective, resourceful, courageous and accountable.
Must be able to perform each essential function of the position satisfactorily. When appropriate, reasonable accommodations will be provided to afford persons with disabilities an opportunity to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must be able to provide a criminal background check with results that adhere to Bulloch County Board of Education Policy GAK(1).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Warehouse management experience.
Registered and Licensed Dietitian.
School Nutrition Specialist certification.
Experience in large-scale food service management with an emphasis on a sustainable model that includes: menu planning, food procurement, staff training and supervision and serving meals in a commercial or institutional environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs Auxiliary Warehouse operations to provide services within established time frames and ensure district compliance with federal, state, local, and district laws, policies, and regulations.
Maintenance of equipment repair services, equipment inventory, and the implementation of new programs and/or processes within the warehouse, etc.
Assists in budget planning for the school nutrition program and auxiliary warehouse operations.
Monitors expenses and identifies opportunities for cost savings without compromising quality.
Participates in and contributes to a wide variety of programs related to School Nutrition (e.g. staff training, bidding and procurement, school nutrition software applications, nutrition education, etc.) to ensure district compliance with established guidelines and USDA compliance of the program.
Contributes to review, revision, and implementation of local wellness policy and wellness committee.
Contributes to the development of public information materials and media releases on the School Nutrition program and meets with students, teachers, employees, vendors, community groups, and professional and industry advisory boards to market the School Nutrition program.
Participates in grant writing and actively seeks out additional funding and revenue opportunities
Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars at local, state, regional, and national levels to convey and/or gather information required to facilitate the growth of a progressive School Nutrition program.
Supervises the warehouse assistant staff.
Performs other duties as requested.
PERFORMANCE FACTORS:
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Interaction with Others: Ability to maintain, on a regular and consistent basis, relationships that are characterized by high expectations, teamwork, and collaboration. Ability to be flexible relative to daily routines. Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the differences among diverse populations.
Concentration: Ability to maintain workflow and thought processes in the presence of frequent distractions. Ability to ignore irrelevant sights or sounds and intrusive thoughts or stimuli. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with only a few or no errors.
Stressful Circumstances: Ability to produce quality work when short or unexpected deadlines are presented. Ability to adjust work processes without incident when new and unexpected directions are given relative to a project that may be in process. Ability to maintain composure and not compound a situation when interacting with people who may be angry, demanding, or less than polite.
Independent Judgment: Ability to complete tasks without being given precise directions relative to work steps or the final project.
Organizational Skills: Ability to establish priorities, simultaneously manage multiple tasks; and deliver a quality work product by a designated deadline.
Public Contact: Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with superiors, colleagues, parents, and other individuals within and external to the school system. Ability to demonstrate professionalism while interacting with others and to maintain constructive working relationships.
Attendance and Dependability: Ability to report to work at the scheduled time and to seldom be absent from work. Demonstrate prompt and regular work attendance. Process appropriate paperwork to authorize absences per school system procedures. Ability to complete work in a timely, accurate manner and to be conscientious about work performance.
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually by the Superintendent or designated supervisor in accordance with Policy GBI - Evaluation of Personnel.
Job descriptions are designed and intended only to summarize the essential duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and requirements for the purpose of clarifying the general nature and scope of a position's role. Job descriptions do not list all tasks an employee might be expected to perform.

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