Food Service Supervisor-Dietitian- 1375

Kansas City, MO, US
Sep 12, 2019

Job Title: Dietitian/Supervisor

Job Title Code: 01375

Salary Grade: S634 ($55900 - up to Budget Maximum)

Department: Food Services

Reports To: Director of Food Services

FLSA Status: Exempt

Date Prepared: September 2019 Revised: September 2019

PURPOSE OF JOB: Duties include but not limited to menu development, nutritional analysis, nutrition education, marketing, special diets, procurement, Special Programs (Fresh Fruit & Vegetable, Supper Program, Summer School, Afterschool Snack) and supervision of school cafeterias.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Menu Planning

Develop, implement, and maintain menu planning and nutrition analysis software.

a) Maintain current nutrition and allergy information on all food items.

b) Develop and maintain a master food and recipe files item.

c) Develop menus for all grade levels according to USDA regulations and utilizing available commodities.

d) Complete nutrition analyses on all menus and make recommendations for improvement.

Develop, test, and evaluate new recipes.

Pre-cost recipes for all components of the lunch and breakfast menu, menus, and ala Carte and catering offerings. Review completed site production reports and periodically post-cost menus.

Develop allergy handouts for elementary, middle school, and high school parents. Keep allergy handouts updated.

Keep the nurses informed of the nutrition information of all menu items including allergy information.

Accommodate parent and/or nurse requests for nutrition special diet, and/or allergy information. Meet with parents, students, and/or nurses as needed.


Develop food and supply specifications that reflect the budget, nutritional needs of the students, and student preferences.

Forecast procurement needs based on historical and projected usage.

Identify acceptable product substitutions.

Develop criteria for product acceptance and test products under consideration for purchase.

Nutrition Education

Develop and maintain a POS nutrition education program to help students make wise choices when eating in their school cafeterias.

Assist foodservice managers in incorporating nutrition education themes into their cafeterias.

Assist district educational staff in incorporating nutrition education into the classroom. Provide in-class nutrition education as needed. Collaborate with outside groups (i.e., Missouri Extension, KC Healthy Kids, NutrNet, Dairy Council) to conduct nutrition programs in the school cafeterias.

Provide group nutrition education for the District including school community groups such as PTA and employee groups.

Interpret current scientific information on food, nutrition, diet, and health to District professionals, parents, agencies, and the public.

Serve on the district Wellness Committee. Work with the district in establishing some nutrition/diet related employee wellness programs.

Conduct certification and manager's training sessions (i.e., Healthy Edge), as needed.

Assess school nutrition improvement resources (i.e., HealthierUS School Challenge, Alliance for Healthier Generation, Institute of Medicine standards) and pilot or incorporate into the school nutrition program, as able.


Oversee and plan the programs for Student Advisory Groups.

Communicate to parents and the community, in written or verbal communication, a positive nutrition message on behalf of the district. Write articles on nutrition for department or district newsletters. Write articles for local newspapers, as needed.

Oversee the planning of promotions and development of a promotional calendar.

Improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables through local farm to school promotions.

Obtain funding through grants for resources to improve the nutritional intake and nutrition education of students such as the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program and Team Nutrition.


Supervise assigned sites, as needed.

a) Observe kitchen operations and identify strengths and areas needed for improvement and give feedback and assistance to the manager and staff.

b) Provide technical assistance to managers in all areas of operation including but not limited to: production, service, work scheduling, employee discipline and recognition, food safety, employee safety, merchandizing, and customer service according to district standard operating procedures.

c) Review and approve weekly food and supply order.

d) Evaluate your assigned kitchens bi-annually (food safety, cleanliness, food quality/quantity, marketing and merchandising, record keeping, and fiscal performance) using the FNS elementary and secondary school checklists.

e) Conduct administrative and on-site reviews to ascertain compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations concerning free and reduced-price meals, nutritional standards, and sanitation and safety.

f) Conduct manager or employee informal or formal disciplinary action, as needed.

g) Manage payroll system for assigned group.

h) Conduct annual evaluations of managers and ensure managers properly complete employee evaluations.

i) Establish and maintain effective working relationships with building principals, staff and administration.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises Secondary and Elementary Food Service Managers


A Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Food Management, Dietetics, or related field.

Registered/Licensed Dietitian.

Valid driver's license and use of an automobile.

Possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and physical attributes necessary to perform the essential of the position.

Aptitude for creative endeavors such as writing, oral presentations, and food merchandizing.

Ability to quickly learn software utilized by the Department (e.g., Horizon) as well as Microsoft Office products (e.g., Excel, Word)

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate or acceptable.


Supervisory experience in food service management.

SNA certification and/or SFNS credentials preferred.

ServSafe®certification or equivalent as allowed by Missouri Department of Public Health

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job requires that the employee be able to: sit, stand, walk, speak, hear, use hands, fingers, reach with hands and fingers; bend, stoop, lift objects of at least forty pounds.


Length of work year: 12 months; 7.5 hours per day

Benefits: Retirement Programs, Health and Dental Insurance are provided.

Budget Holder:


Human Capital Mgmt:


Primary Location:
Board of Education
Salary Range:
$55,900.00 / Per Year
Shift Type:

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