Dietician II

Baltimore City Public Schools Baltimore, Maryland
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March 16, 2023
Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore, Maryland
Overseas the school meal program to include menu development and food preparation in accordance with Federal, State and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.

Essential Functions
Works as a team lead along with the Chief and Purchasing Assistant to develop menus that meet MSDE and USDA guidelines.
Creates, plans, and implements breakfast, lunch, and snack menus which meet Federal regulatory standards, enables Food and Nutrition to meet its budget, and satisfy the tastes of students. Develop diverse menu specific selections for secondary and primary schools.
Creating specifications and estimating needs for contracted food supplies.
Conducts federally mandated nutrient analysis of all menus as planned, served and revised as needed.
Manages the effective use of USDA commodities to maximize the benefit to the school meals program.
Researches, evaluates, and recommends new food products, menus, and school meal program options.
Coordinates testing and evaluation of current menu items and possible new products with regard to specification compliance, quality standards, and student acceptance/satisfaction.
Writes and distributes periodic written communications to all cafeterias to facilitate food preparation, utilization, and service.
Visits schools for onsite evaluation of the operation to include menus food quality, meal preparation, and customer acceptance.
Works with Farm Manager to incorporate seasonal produce into menu cycles.
Capable of purchasing fresh and frozen products and maintaining quality inventory control.
Manages food service contracts and vendor performance, while requisitioning purchase orders and reconciling invoices for at least 15 vendors.
Coordinates application, implementation, and maintenance of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program grant.
Creates and facilitates training for department staff, administrators, and teachers on various food service initiatives including but not limited to:
After School Supper Program
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
Salad Bar Program
Maintains product information in online food ordering software, and facilitates the weekly order process for all cafeterias.
Participate in school wellness council activities as Food and Nutrition Department representative.
Consults with cafeteria managers on developing alternative menus for students with allergies and other dietary restrictions.
Acts as liaison between food distributor and individual schools by analyzing discrepancies and facilitating order dispute solutions.

Maximum Salary 73606.00
Minimum Salary 58630.00
Desired Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.
Maryland registered Dietitian
Must possess a Maryland class C or equivalent out-of-state driver's license
Knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding food and nutrition
Demonstrated experience in training and staff development in food and nutrition serves or satisfactory equivalent of education and experience
Excellent verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills
Two to four years of Dietitian experience in schools or institutional nutrition preferred.

Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:

Completed online application
Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
Upload copies of all transcripts -undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application

Benefits - This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link:

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age in its employment, programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact Equal Opportunity Manager, Title IX Coordinator Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX Compliance Office 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208 Baltimore, MD 21202; (phone); (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit.

This position is affiliated with the City Retirement Plan.

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