Posted: July 29, 2021
Job Title: Nutrition Manager
Organization: Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment (PACE)
Salary: $4,552.82/month – $6,433.05/month
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Oversees nutrition services for children and the preparation of meals, a mandatory component of the Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Assesses, plans and evaluates nutrition services to ensure they are meeting health and program requirements and provides leadership for the kitchen staff under the supervision of the Food Service Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities:
As the key management person responsible for Head Start and Early Head Start’s mandatory nutrition component, this person performs a range of professional and supervisory duties related to nutrition and food service, including: plans Education nutrition programs and oversees operations related to nutrition and food service, including setting goals, directing staff and controlling budgets, evaluates and assesses nutrition program to ensure goals and standards are met, interacts with the public and provides customer service by phone, email and in person, prepares correspondence, reports, records and other paperwork, and ensures program databases and record keeping files related to nutrition are in order.
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferable in nutrition, public health, dietetics, health/nutrition education, health administration, maternal and child health, or a related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Master’s Degree is a plus.
Certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD)
Three (3) years’ experience in management or direct services, preferably in nutrition or health services with young children and their families.
Prior supervision experience is highly desirable
Knowledge and Skills
Expertise in nutrition services, food service management, and maternal and child health, and the ability to work with the enrolled population.
Knowledge to effectively administer and follow all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations and expertise in menu development, food production, food service operation, food safety, and food cost analysis.
Knowledge of the California Retail Food Code
Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, time management and organization skills, be a team player and a passionate advocate for children’s well-being, be able to work with diverse populations, to supervise staff and provide leadership for children’s nutrition and wellness.
Training and public speaking skills needed.
Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus, but not required.
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