Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, or designee, plan, organize, direct and administer a fiscally sound food service program in compliance with federal, state, county and district requirements.
Direction and general supervision is exercised over all Nutrition Services personnel including clerical support.
Example of Duties:
Manages, plans, coordinates, and directs the operations of the central food service office and all District cafeterias in conformance with federal, state, county and district requirements;
Responsible for the efficient and economical operation of the food service department;
Implement and supervise preparation of cost control records; analyze financial and operating statements;
Plan master menu for the District, assuring dietary balance and nutritional adequacy, and in conformance with state and federal regulations;
Periodic inspection of site cafeterias for cleanliness and conformance to established district operating procedures;
Plans, develops, supervises and participates in a training program for all food service personnel;
Supervise and participate in the selection, assignment, retention and evaluation of food service personnel;
Preparation of department budget for food service operations; control expenditures;
Control of the procurement and distribution of foods, supplies and equipment;
Control of food service stock in the warehouse;
Make recommendations for policies and procedures for the food services department;
Provide timely and effective communication to District site administrators regarding issues/situations that may impact the District, its divisions or its schools;
Receive and answer requests for information on District policy and procedures as it relates to food services;
Attend food service conferences and conventions as the District's representative;
Coordinate accounting procedures for proper record control and management of money, labor, food, and supplies.
Other related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or related field. Status as a Registered Dietitian and/or graduate coursework in Business, Public Administration is desired.
* Five years of full-time administrative experience in institutional or commercial food service, including experience in volume food production, planning, preparation and service, food ordering, financial control, staff training, reporting, and sanitation. Experience in a public school district is desirable.
* Two years in a supervisory capacity.
The following items MUST accompany your completed application:
Three Current and Signed Letters of Recommendation (less than 6 months old; letters will not be accepted without date and signature)
Copy of Official College Transcripts Certifying Degree(s)
About Palmdale School District
Palmdale Elementary School District
39139 10th St. East
Palmdale, Ca 93550
We are a large district with 26 schools and an Early Childhood Education program including Head Start/State Preschool classrooms, as well as a Special Education Moderate to Severe program.