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Assistant Director, Child Nutrition (Planning) Lamar CISD

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Lamar Consolidated ISD in Rosenberg, Texas

Reports To:

Monica Tomas


Pay Grade 3

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Purpose / Job Description:

Responsible for planning menus in accordance with the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program Guidelines. Performs nutrition analysis on all recipes and menus to determine nutritional adequacy, allergy training for staff and adherence to guidelines. Responsible for administering and upgrading software for menu planning, inventory, ordering and production records. Oversee and backup ordering of groceries and inventories.

Responsibilities / Duties:

Plan monthly menus that meet nutritional requirements, USDA and TDA regulations, and are financially sound and well accepted by customers.
Monitor inventory at district warehouse and plan menus to utilize commodities in a timely manner.
Prepare monthly production records for all schools.
Forecast yearly food purchases for commodities and non-commodity items.
Assist ordering weekly commodity products.
Arrange testing and evaluation of potential new food items/recipes in the office and for students.
Create, enter and update recipes in PrimeroEdge software.
Create, enter and update inventory items in the PrimeroEdge software.
Authorize substitutes made by grocery supplier and campuses.
Approve all foods made available for sale ala carte and vending.
Make routine visits to cafeterias and closely monitor the school meal program to ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing the National School Breakfast and Lunch programs.
Provide support to cafeteria managers and employees.
Help supervise food production, quality and portion control.
Help train Child Nutrition employees in recordkeeping required for compliance.
Help train Child Nutrition employees in food safety and sanitation.
Promote innovation in Child Nutrition operations.

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Mental/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Ability to concentrate (detailed work), communicate effectively (verbal and written); interpret policy, procedures, and data; reason, understand verbal instructions, analyze, differentiate, memorize, read, coordinate district functions, compile, compute, instruct, and maintain emotional control under stress. Moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds), sitting, standing, walking, climbing (stairs, ladders, ramps), reaching, repetitive hand motions, hearing, speech/visual acuity, distinguishing colors, driving, travel (frequent district-wide and occasional statewide), outside/inside, works on slippery and/or uneven surfaces, chemical exposure (cleaning supplies), works with hands in water, frequent prolonged and irregular hours.

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Monica Tomas

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