School Nutrition Association Career Center

Food & Nutrition Director

Elmbrook Schools
Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States
13 days ago


Application Deadline: Sunday October 24th at 11:59PM

Application will include completion of a video interview via a virtual interview platform called HireVue. In-person interviews will be held on October 27.

Food and Nutrition Director Job Purpose:
The responsibility of the Director of Food and Nutrition is to supervise all operations related to the planning, budgeting, staffing and preparation of food for the District school lunch program.

  • Establish program standards that meet USDA meal pattern requirements and direct the application of those standards to ensure the operation of a nutritionally sound lunch program.
  • Administer and direct the implementation of the school lunch program in compliance with Federal, State, & local regulations.
  • Plan, establish and manage financial performance of the department, to include budgeting and pricing structures.
  • Plan monthly menus, evaluate student preferences, and facilitate menu planning and recipe modification.
  • Establish, implement, and maintain a system for the sampling, evaluation, procurement and distribution of food and nonfood materials.
  • Establish standards for and monitor quality control of food products.
  • Assess, determine specifications and recommend equipment maintenance, repair, and purchase for maximum production and cost efficiency.
  • Develop and monitor sanitary and safety procedures in storage and handling of food, equipment use, daily cleaning, chemical use and chemical storage.
  • Establish a staffing formula and performance standards to guide the recruiting and hiring of department staff.
  • Recruit, hire, train and manage all Food and Nutrition staff in accordance with Federal, State, local and District requirements.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Dietetics or related field.
  • Registered dietician with the American Dietetic Association preferred.
  • Minimum three years of work experience as a dietician or Food Service Director in a large food service operation, including supervision of employees.

License and Certifications:

  • Certified by the School Nutrition Association as Director Administrator or ability to complete the course within the first 2 years of employment.
  • Valid driver's license

Classification: Exempt

Status: Full-time with 215 day annual calendar (not scheduled mid-June through mid-August) months)

Salary:  Competitive based on experience

Start your journey and become what's next by making Elmbrook Schools your destination district!

The School District of Elmbrook is a top-tier public school district located fifteen minutes west of Milwaukee, and serves the Cities of Brookfield, New Berlin, and the village of Elm Grove.

Elmbrook Schools' faculty and staff serve over 7,400 students and their families. The district is consistently ranked one of the top five school districts in the state of Wisconsin based on standardized achievement data.

Our flagship high schools, Brookfield Central and Brookfield East offer 20 different Advanced Placement courses and are consistently ranked in the top ten across the state for their ACT performance and participation data. In addition, both high schools are recognized for their depth of co-curricular offerings, outstanding accomplishments at the team and individual levels, and commitment to community service through active clubs and organizations.

Elmbrook is recognized as a destination district, attracting families from around the world and talented employees from across the region. Through robust programming, a commitment to all students' learning, supportive families and strong community partnerships, we work tirelessly to earn our reputation as one of the best school districts in Wisconsin.

Top 10 Reasons to Work for Elmbrook:

  •  We have been recognized as one of the highest achieving school districts in the State of Wisconsin
  •  We are committed to your development
  • We are committed to innovation
  • We offer a wide range of benefits and are recognized as a destination employer
  • We welcome employee leadership
  •  We are committed to your compensation
  •  We are committed to improving the lives of others
  •  We recognize and reward performance excellence
  • We are committed to focusing on teaching and learning
  • ...Our students!

Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants that would contribute to a diverse educational community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59224516
  • Location:
    Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States
  • Position Title: Food & Nutrition Director
  • Company Name: Elmbrook Schools
  • Job Function: Nutrition and Food Service
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
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