Child Nutrition Specialist

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JOB TITLE:                    Child Nutrition Specialist
DEPARTMENT:              Child Nutrition
REPORTS TO:               Child Nutrition Director
FLSA STATUS:               Exempt
CONTRACT STATUS:    245 day contract
SALARY SCHEDULE:    Technology/Child Nutrition Specialist
APPROVED BY:              Kerwin Koerner/Susan Sherwood
APPROVED DATE:         6/26/2020

SUMMARY:     Plans and organizes the school food service program in conformance with local, State, and Federal regulations and requirements including public health and safety. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: these statements are intended to describe the responsibilities assigned to this position and are not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

  1. Coordinator the daily operation of the district’s food service program.
  2. Provide training to child nutrition staff in areas of food production, sanitation, service, etc.
  3. Plan and direct district-wide meetings and workshops.
  4. Trains and monitors standards for the operation of an efficient, sanitary, and high quality food service program.
  5. Communicate job vacancies, conduct interviews, and hire individuals to work in child nutrition positions.
  6. Audit and approve employee timesheets.
  7. Provide first level employee relations support to site managers.
  8. Meet with parents on school food service program matters.
  9. Manages POS/Student Free and Reduced Application Program.
  10. Oversees all State and Federal Child Nutrition requirements including preparations for State Department reviews of program.
  11. Prepare and file food service reports for State and Federal guidelines.
  12. Process free and reduced meal applications.
  13. Other duties as assigned. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Child nutrition supervisors

QUALIFICATION:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Willingness to be open to learning and growing. Maturity of judgment and behavior. Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance. Maintains a positive attitude. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Must comply with any dress code requirements. Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays. Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity. 

  1. Associate’s degree or minimum 60 college credit hours.

  2. Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:   Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential. Ability to maintain a positive attitude. Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect. Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives. Ability to use a computer. Ability to provide clear directions and respond to employees. Basic math skills including the ability to calculate numbers, correct entries, count, and reconcile cash drawers/banks, and post to records. 


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.

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses. Significant walking or other means of mobility. Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours). Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events. Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. 

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Owasso Public Schools

1501 North Ash , Owasso, OK 74055

At the following locations

District Wide Service

501 East 2nd Avenue , Owasso, OK 74055