Food Services Coordinator - Administrative Service Center
Food & Nutrition Services Service CoordinatorPURPOSE:The Food and Nutrition Service Coordinator will effectively provide the support services necessary to maintain an efficient food services program. To accomplish these tasks, the Service Coordinator must work closely with the Director of Food Service, Food Service Management Company, school and district administrators and the Food & Nutrition Services Department staff. In addition, the Food and Nutrition Service Coordinator will communicate and assist parents and guardians with USDA requirements including breakfast/ lunch participation.RESPONSIBLE TO: Assistant Superintendent of Administrative ServicesSUPERVISES: N/APAYMENT RATE: Salary and benefits as established by the Board of Education.Qualifications:
One year documented employment experience in school food service or equivalent position.
Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the Central Office, after employment offer is made. Must maintain current TB testing as required by Kansas Department of Education and District.
Maintain strict confidentiality when processing student meal benefit eligibility data and payment history.
Demonstrate enthusiasm and support for school based Child Nutrition programs and their goal of safeguarding the health and welfare of students through sound dietary and physical activity habits.
Ability to work effectively and independently without direct supervision as well as to function effectively in collaborative efforts.
High school diploma or GED.
Read, compute and observe as necessary to follow written and on-site instructions. Maintain required documentation of meal production, service, income, payment data and other related tasks.
Desire to continue career improvement by enhancing skills and job performance.
Must possess valid motor vehicle operator’s license and be able to provide own transportation to school work sites.
Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
Must be able to lift a maximum of 30 pounds and have the ability to withstand prolonged periods of standing or sitting, to work in both hot and cold environments; to work with and around cleaning and sanitizing chemicals and products and to perform other physical
tasks commonly associated with school food service operations such as bending, lifting, stooping, reaching, pulling and/or pushing heavy objects and materials.
Must be able to work effectively in noisy and crowded environments.
Must be able to work around fumes and odors.
Work collaboratively with the Food Service Management Company and Food Service Director to ensure food services programs are efficient, accountable, and effectively utilize available resources.
Ensure all activities conform to District, KSDE, and USDA guidelines.
Communicate and work effectively with members of the District staff, students and school community.
React to change and frequent interruptions productively and in a positive manner, meeting deadlines as assigned.
Appropriately, safely and efficiently operate all equipment as required.
Support the value of an education and of personal wellness practices.
Support the vision and mission of the District and of the Food & Nutrition Services Department.
In a collaborative effort with Food and Nutrition Services Director, develop an appropriate daily task schedule.
Support established quality standards in areas of general communications and customer relations; facility housekeeping and sanitation; program accountability; resource management and cost containment.
Maintain productive and cooperative line of communication with school and district administrators and those the program serves in regard to cafeteria operations.
Promote and build support for child nutrition programs by developing & implementing special cafeteria events, nutrition education & community awareness programs/activities.
Seek opportunities to build managerial skills and program knowledge through professional networking, involvement in the endeavors of industry related professional organizations and participation in internal/external job training opportunities.
Participate in appropriate and continuous on-the-job training. Practice and model safe and efficient food handling skills to ensure all food safety regulations and requirements are routinely met.
Maintain approved systems and protocols in regard to daily meal and income activity records; employee time records and absence reports; student meal benefit eligibility status and payment history.
Maintain approved systems of purchasing, point-of-sale, and financial record keeping.
Attend job related training classes, including district in-service programs, related to employment within the district and to school food service management in order to expand skill level and to maintain current knowledge of State, Federal and local regulations governing school food service programs.
Perform daily staffing and substitute calling as necessary.
Perform any food preparation and/or service task as required to provide “customer friendly,” quality meal service within established time frame(s) and to maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
Observe and follow all school district policies at all times.
Respond to information requests from students, parents, district staff and school community in a cooperative, courteous and timely manner.
Observe and implement all District health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan.
Accept temporary assignments in ‘other’ district school cafeteria operations, as might be required in emergency situations.
Attend district and state meetings are required.
Train and assist food service staff with appropriate skills including acceptable safety and sanitation procedures.
Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as directed by the Supervisor of Food & Nutrition Services or Building Principal.
Term of Employment
: Academic year as calendared plus other days as assigned.
: Performance effectiveness evaluated in accordance with Kansas Statutes and Board of Education Policy.
Full Benefits including:
Paid Leave Days (10 per year)
Paid Holidays (10 per year)
Optional Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Salary and benefits as established by the Board of Education.
Job Start Date: October-22-2020 Applications Due By: January-6-2021
Job Contact Information Doug Powers - firstname.lastname@example.org - 913-288-4111