To supervise the Food Service Management Companies (FSMC), consultants, and Regional Operations Specialists to assure high quality food service programs that comply with local, state, and federal regulations, operate with maximum efficiency, exceptional customer service and financial responsibility.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Supervise staff and consultants as assigned in the performance of job duties.
- Responsible for the operations oversight of the National School Lunch Program and School Food & Nutrition Services at all Charter Schools USA sites.
- Ensure that quality standards of performance are being met in all areas of the Food & Nutrition Services program.
- Evaluate reports to determine productivity, efficiency, and financial responsibility of operations. Identify any deviation from established procedures and program requirements that may have an impact on the financial stability of the program, recommend, implement, and monitor corrective action.
- Review, evaluate, train, and recommend appropriate systems for better control of the School Food & Nutrition Services operations.
- Plan and execute all meeting agendas.
- Visit schools on a timely basis to evaluate performance in all areas.
- Complete evaluation instruments as assigned in accordance with local and/or federal requirements.
- Participate in the employee hiring process.
- Assist specialists in developing appropriate personnel management skills.
- Develop and provide training for Food & Nutrition Services personnel.
- Participate in annual and on-going state-approved and educational initiatives relating to Food & Nutrition Services.
- Monitor compliance with the United States Department Agriculture (USDA) Professional Standards in self, FSMCs, vendors, and subordinates.
- Ensure that the students at Charter Schools USA receive nutritious meals and quality service in compliance with policies set forth by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Charter Schools USA, and our Governing Boards.
- Serve as a resource person for nutrition education, wellness, and food recovery.
- Aid school-based administrators in the free and reduced-price meal application process and evaluate program compliance.
- Perform yearly evaluation of the consultants and Regional Operations Specialists after receiving input from state leadership and school-based administrators.
- Conduct meetings and conferences with state leadership, school-based administrators, and Regional Operations Specialists to discuss program strengths and needs and advise of program changes.
- Conduct the annual Federal Review of the National School Lunch Program and Breakfast Program.
- Conduct After-School Care Snack Program audits for compliance with regulations.
- Coordinate Summer Feeding Programs at designated locations.
- Provide technical assistance to school administrators and state leadership.
- Ensure all department priorities and projects assist in achieving the Procurement and Operations Department Strategic Plan and the Charter Schools USA Strategic Plan.
- Perform and promote all activities in compliance with the equal employment and non-discrimination policies of Charter Schools USA, USDA.
- Participate in training programs to enhance the individual's skills and proficiency related to the job responsibilities.
- Review current developments, literature and technical sources of information related to job responsibilities.
- Ensure adherence to safety rules and procedures.
- Follow federal and state laws, as well as Charter Schools USA policies.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, or designee.
**MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED**
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
- Extensive experience and knowledge of the rules and regulations of the National School Lunch Program and K-12 school food service.
- MCS -- Newton and Franklin program knowledge and proficiency.
- PowerSchool program knowledge and proficiency.
- An earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in business administration, hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, or related field is preferred or 10+ years NSLP/Food and Nutrition experience.
- A minimum of five (5) years of food service experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably at the district-level, in institutional food service or child nutrition programs.
- Computer skills as required for the position.
While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:
- Usual office working conditions.
- Travel within or outside of state.
- Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA.
FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY
Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA's policy.
The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.
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