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Dietary Services Director
Agency: Arkansas School for the Deaf
Office:
Section: Food Services
Date Posted: 02/06/2018
Posting Expires: 02/21/2018
Summary
The Dietary Services Director is responsible for supervising a full-service food service operation within a state-operated facility. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a large service and clerical staff by interviewing and selecting applicants for hire, assigning and reviewing work, approving leave, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Plans menus considering special dietary needs, balanced diet requirements, facilities and personnel available, and budgetary restrictions. Inventories stock of foodstuffs, supplies, and equipment necessary to maintain operations. Estimates requirements for planned menus and orders supplies. Inspects deliveries to insure quality and quantity meet requirements. Determines and ensures proper storage of all food items. Directs staff in food preparation and serving to ensure proper preparation of special diets, proper sanitation, and safety requirements are met. Checks prepared food for taste and edibility. Compiles and prepares reports or oversees preparation of reports and records of food and supplies used and ordered, patients or clients served, and operation costs. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Weekly on call duty is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of food systems management principles and methods. Knowledge of food science principles and methods. Knowledge of state and federal health and safety regulations and requirements for a full-service food facility. Knowledge of nutrition as part of patient therapeutic management. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to manage a food service system department and plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinates. Ability to analyze nutritional value, cost, and service of food. Ability to plan menus and direct the food selection, preparation, and service of large-scale meals.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in human nutrition, food and nutrition, dietetics, food systems management or a related field; plus four years of experience in administrative or clinical dietetics, including two years in a supervisory capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in Federal Meal Program.
Experience with Free and Reduce Lunches applications.
Experience in ordering products from State of Arkansas contracts.
School or Institutional Meal Planning.
Knowledge of the Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be licensed as a Dietician or Dietician Nutritionist by the Dietetics Licensing Board in accordance with ACA 17-83-301. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
TEACHERS AND PROFESSIONAL STAFF PLEASE NOTE – WE ARE A STATE AGENCY AND YOUR EMPLOYMENT HERE IS NOT UNDER A CONTRACT. YOU ARE A REGULAR STATE EMPLOYEE.

A State and Federal background check will be conducted. Applicants must complete a State of Arkansas application. RESUME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF APPLICATION.

Mandatory Direct deposit and 6% Contributory Teacher Retirement is a condition of employment. All persons selected for employment must submit to a drug test as a precondition of employment. All hiring decisions are contigent on the selectee passing the drug test.

Applicants for positions with a required level of education must provide college transcripts and/or professional certificates to verify that they satisfy the minimum educatonal requirements. Please fax copies of the above to 501.682.2784.
Job Details
Position No.: 22112948
Class Code: L040C
Grade: GS09
Salary Range: $50,222.00 - $72,822.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock
Job County/Region: Pulaski
Contact Information
Contact name: Human Resources
Phone: 501-324-9506
Email: asd-hr@asd.k12.ar.us
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