Supervisor, School Nutrition Services

Alexandria, Virginia
May 24, 2019
Aug 03, 2019
Full Time
Job Description:

The position of Supervisor for School Nutrition Services will perform a full range of professional duties to review with emphasis in human relations, employee training and general operations. The selected candidate for this position will report to the Director of School Nutrition Services and will assist in the supervision of school based leaders or as assigned, and provide guidance and assistance to regular and casual (substitutes) as required.

  • Education: BS Degree in Food Service Management, nutrition or related field; master's degree or the equivalent in years of experience (+5 years)
  • Certificates & Licenses: Registered Dietitian (RD) or School Nutrition Specialist (SNS) strongly preferred. Individual must obtain SNS credential within two (2) years of employment. Must possess a current Northern Virginia Food Sanitation and Safety certificate (or obtain within 30 days of hire); and possess valid driver's license issued by state of residence.
  • Experience: Minimum five years of food service administration and progressive supervisory experience; with strong background in public school nutrition programs preferred. Ability to maintain good working relationships with administration, staff and students in a team environment. Must possess computer and accounting skills; ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides supervision in conjunction with the Director all school food service managers and employees in ACPS; conducts operational audits and provides technical guidance and directions in the following areas:
  • Adherence to federal, state and county regulations applicable to the school food service program.
  • Manages the Annual Agreement between ACPS and VDOE/CACFP/SFSP
  • Human Resources: oversees job fairs, hiring, discipline, performance evaluations, schedules panel interviews for managers with school administrators, assigns managers and staff, coordinates and advertises manager and staff vacancies, reviews payroll, and reviews and approves leave requests of FNS staff, oversees staffing requirements, and employee relations; handles employee's complaints and grievances and maintains open lines of communication with Director.
  • Interviews and hires all new hourly employees. Assigns substitute employees. Updates employee hires, transfers and termination. Staffs local SNS programs based on established MpLH, in preparation for annual employment contracts, coordinates daily work hours with HR and location assignments.
  • Completes Position Control Forms as required for new or updated positions. Assists in the development of new position descriptions. Coordinates with Human Resources in the posting of new positions. Assists director in the interviewing and the selection of future department leadership positions.
  • Coordinates the annual selection and purchase of employee uniforms.
  • Strive to achieve established goals for food and labor by utilizing labor and resources efficiently and provide assistance to staff as needed to ensure the financial integrity of their school by monitoring MpLH monthly, informing manager of monthly MpLH and works with manager to adjust staffing as needed.
  • Approves payroll and approves leave requests for managers, assigned CO staff and substitute employees.
  • Assists in the supervision of managers and substitute employees; evaluates managers annually.
  • Provides general assistance to director with training, oversees staff development and monthly managers meeting, summer school and other special programs as assigned, and managers one or more centralized special secondary programs described below. Coordinates, along with Director Back to School Training. Coordinates meals and snacks with central kitchen manager.
  • Works with central kitchen training manager to coordinate training programs for orienting new employees to Child Nutrition programs, including reviewing and updating the New Employee Training Manual.
  • Oversees Annual Summer Feeding Program. Works with ACPS administration and the Alexandria Recreation Department to establish meal times. Staffs schools based on 30 MPLH. Trains administrative and school staff. Conducts SFSP debrief.
  • Supervises the Field Operation Specialists (FOS). Reviews monitoring forms (SNP, CSCFP, SFSP) completed by FOS. Provides personnel management guidance. Evaluates FOS performance annually.
  • Creates and updates Manager Handbook, Employee Handbook and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Plan.
  • Oversees the daily operations of the program in the absence of the director.
  • Attends semi-annual regional Virginia Department of Education meetings.
  • Computers: General knowledge and ability to work all phases of operations to include POS terminal


Primary Location:
Central Office
Salary Range:
$66,828.00 - $102,429.60 / Administrator SAS-04
Shift Type:

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