New job Director of Nutrition Services in Arkansas | 2021

Director of Nutrition Services

Company : Opaa! Food Management, Inc.
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Arkansas

Full Description

The Director of Nutrition Services is responsible for day to day operations of the school district’s child nutrition program. The Director of Nutrition Services will professionally oversee and administer the food service program in accordance with Opaa! procedures, client policies, and government regulations.

**Travel is required for the duration of a 2 week training period for all internal and external employees.**

Responsibilities include:

80% Hands-On Operations

  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with school district administration and staff

  • Supervise the production and service of breakfast and lunch meals and special events

  • Work in any and all areas of the kitchen and cafeteria

  • Train, coach, and develop team members

  • Purchase food and supplies, manage inventory, and maintain a monthly budget & P&L

  • Maintain a safe work environment

20% Business Administration

  • Recruit, hire, and retain high functioning kitchen teams with applicant tracking system software

  • Utilize Point of Sale System to keep business records and analyze records to increase participation

  • Compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

Desired qualifications, skills and experience

Qualified candidates must meet at least one of the following education and experience requirements:
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent educational experience with academic majors in the areas including food and nutrition, food service management, dietetics, family and consumer sciences, nutrition education culinary arts, business or related field;
High school diploma (or GED) and at least 3 years of relevant food service experience

If you possess a Can Do-Will Do Attitude, a Servant’s Heart , and are ready to have Fun with a Purpose , let us show you how you can find both a career and a home with Opaa!

About us

Opaa! Food Management is a leading provider of child nutrition programs in the Midwest. Opaa! serves over 300 K-12 public school districts in 7 states (and growing!). Opaa! partners districts to increase student participation in school meal programs, create a financially sustainable child nutrition program, and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations. Family owned and operated since 1978, Opaa!’s mission is “Make their Day!”.


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EEO statement

Opaa! is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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