Location: Nutrition Services Department, TAC, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131
Reports To: Executive Director of Nutrition Services
Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 12 Month / Salaried Exempt
The Nutrition Services Supervisor will, under the direction of the Executive Director of Nutrition Services, be responsible for the development and coordination of special diets, menus, nutrition education, prepares reports as related to state or federal programs, and audits the schools.
Essential Job Performance Responsibilities:
- Provides support and training to school staff to ensure planned menus are followed and meal requirements are consistently met.
- Responsible for creating, planning, and designing the menu plans, analyzing menus for meeting federal guidelines, and the development of special diets. Maintains required federal records and participates in federal, state and district audits by visiting school kitchens.
- Posts the menus using electronic software and Microsoft office.
- Communicates with families and district staff regarding special diets and menus.
- Assists in recipe development, tracking ingredients and collecting food labels.
- Responsible for the training and coordination of the Early Childhood program.
- Designs and implements nutrition education programs and presentations for students.
Additional Duties: Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Minimum of Registered Dietician, Dietician or Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, required.
- Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in food service management/supervisory experience, preferred.
- Bilingual language skills, preferred.
- Excellent leadership skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of job related areas of food production, laws, guidelines and procedures.
- Strong computer skills using applicable programs Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint.
- Excellent organization and communication skills, both oral and written.
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects with strong attention to detail, set priorities and meet deadlines and schedules.
- Excellent interpersonal/customer service skills and the ability to work effectively with staff in diverse multicultural work environments.
- The skills pertinent to positive human relationships and the ability to work effectively with all staff, students, parents, administrators, and the community.
This position may require the ability to use a variety of office equipment including a computer, and automated record keeping software. This position may require the ability to use kitchen equipment such as: commercial blenders, commercial food processors, commercial mixers, commercial slicers, can openers, peelers, knives, scales, and thermometers. Must always comply with OPS's guidelines for equipment use.
Travel: Local travel will be required.
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
- Must be able to respond rapidly in emergency situations.
- Must have organization, time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Work in an office environment, school buildings and warehouse setting
- Contact with personnel within the district and with customers and vendors.
- Will be working under the direct supervision of the department supervisor in order to complete day-to-day tasks.
- Will be working with a diverse population requiring the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
- Must understand and respond appropriately to customer needs and maintain a positive attitude with all customers and colleagues.
- Expected to interact with all internal and external customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service.
Employee Punctuality and Appearance
- For departments and/or schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee's supervisor or building administrator.
- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of Omaha Public Schools and is appropriate for their position.
Terms of Employment
This position is treated as a classified full-time exempt position. The terms of your employment will be governed by applicable state laws regulating employment in a Nebraska public school and Board of Education policies, as those laws and policies may change from time to time. If your position is represented by a collective bargaining representative, then your employment will also be governed by a negotiated agreement between OPS and that collective bargaining representative.
The offer of employment is contingent upon:
- Obtaining and providing verification of all licenses, certificates, and other requirements for your position (e.g., Paraprofessionals obtaining Highly Qualified status, etc.), as identified.
- A thorough background check which demonstrates to OPS that background is acceptable for the position sought and working with or around students.
- Verification of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States.
- Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (if required for position offered).
- Successful completion of a tuberculosis skin test (if required for position offered).
- Successful completion of a pre-employment medical examination to determine ability to safely and effectively perform the essential functions of the position.
Omaha public schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or economic status in its programs, activities, employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director for the Office of Equity and Diversity, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131. (531-299-0307)
The Omaha Public School District is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process please contact the human resources department at 531-299-0240.