Director of Food Service

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Director of Food Service Administers a multiple-site foodservice program in accordance with policies, procedures, and federal/state requirements. Supervises and trains foodservice personnel. Develops and maintains high standards of food preparation and service with emphasis on menu appeal and nutritional value. Maintains high standards of sanitation and safety. Maintains records of income and expenditures, food, supplies, personnel and equipment. Facilitates cooperation with education partners such as administrators, teachers, parents and students. QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED Bachelor's degree in Food Services Management, Dietetics, Business, Nutrition, Culinary Arts, or related fieldFive (5) years of experience in food services to include three years in a management/ supervisory roleMust be able to provide or obtain a Pima County Consumer Health and Food Safety certificate 30 days from date of hireEquivalent combination of education/training/experienceFBI fingerprint background check DESIRED Master's degree in management, business administration, food services, or related field is preferred ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Ensures that Amphitheater Public Schools' food services comply with all Arizona Department of Education National School Lunch Program and Student Breakfast Program requirementsCollaborates with other administrators to maximize the meals program for District and the individual sites. Determines impact of strategies in terms of short and longterm gains Ensures the District meets and complies with all requirements of all federal and state funding programs used in the operation of the department including menu planning, meal service, record keeping, and database managementPlans budget and financial commitments to meet budgeting goals and maintains profitability of the food service programDetermines annual requirements to support the District's food service operation for both staffing and procurement of supplies Recommends food prices to the Governing Board for approval Ensures accounting procedures are in accordance with current laws and regulations Ensures that all requirements related to monitoring and compliance related to income eligibility for meals are metServes as a member or appoints an appropriate designee to negotiate food service issues and procurement as necessary Collaborates and coordinates with local agencies on matters of food service operations, nutrition education and outreach endeavors that link the community and the school district Collaborates and coordinates with Facilities Support regarding policy, procedure and maintenance of food service equipment and facilities Ensures department compliance with agreements, district policies, and federal and state laws, such as EEOC, FSLA and OSHA Analyzes new concepts in food services administration and delivery systems and implements those that are identified as beneficial to the district through operations and services advantagesEnsures that training and evaluation for employees occurs through appropriate staff and develops training plans to improve food service staff skill and abilityDetermines appropriate food delivery system. Implement processes related to food delivery system and food service safetyAdvises Superintendent and Governing Board about meals program(s) and nutrition related policies as needed or directedDetermines standards and specifications for storage, production, assembly, and service areas for food services in sites and central facilityDevelops and assists the Facilities Department with projects related to construction or renovations of food service areasServes as a liaison to the public regarding school meal service and child nutrition issues and the District's community meal programsPromotes and supports district wide educational advancement in 21st Century skillsIntegrates knowledge and skills that are relevant to the 21st CenturyPerforms other duties as assigned Category: Restaurant & Food Service , Keywords: Food Service Director