WE are seeking a dynamic self starter to work in a premier k-12 account in Milton, FL. The account has 31 schools and nearly 29,000 students enrolled. Our ideal candidate would have previous k-12 experience and be familiar with the USDA regulations for NSLP, SBP and summer feeding options. Other qualities would be proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and Kronos. This is an action filled job where the candidate will be directly involved with the daily operations of their assigned schools, providing leadership and training for the staff as well as ensuring we are exceeding customer and client expectations. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and resolve complex issues simultaneously.
Working together, supporting your team, reaching for the best in a high-volume, high paced environment is second nature to you.
Relocation is being offered for this position.
Sodexo K12 Schools Division is seeking an experienced Food Operations Manager for a long term partnership located in Milton, FL. This account serves 29 schools in Santa Rosa County School District. Services include meals under the National School Lunch Program/Breakfast Program, After School Program, Dinner Program as well as catering services. The position will oversee day to day food operations for a selection of schools within the 10 million dollar managed volume, in a fast paced environment.
Our ideal candidate would have previous K-12 experience and be familiar with the USDA regulations for NSLP, NSBP and sumer feeding options. Other qualities would be, proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel), UFS, and Kronos. This is an action filled job were the candidate will be directly involved with the daily operations of their assigned schools, providing leadership and training for the staff as well as ensuring we are exceeding customer and client expectations. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and resolve complex issues simultaneously.
The successful candidate should posses a proven track record in the areas of operational excellence, innovation, wellness, nutritional management, effective team leadership and compliance with local, state and federal guidelines. Managing the units safety program, along with training for all employees is a plus. Interacts with district personnel and customers to maintain a high level of customer service.
The ideal candidate will be a self starter, with stellar communication skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment. Experience in managing food service in an educational environment and understanding of the USDA National School Lunch/Breakfast Program is strongly preferred.
The successful candidate will:
- have oversight of day-to-day operations;
- deliver high quality food service;
- provide employee training and development;
- develop and maintain client and customer relationships;
- create a positive working environment; and
- ensure Sodexo and USDA standards are met.
The ideal candidates have the following:
- NSLP management experience.
- Strong financial acumen, talent management, training, development skills and front-line leadership.
- A proven track record and experience with managing client employees
- Food production, HHFKA, great communication, client relations, interpersonal and organizational skills
- A strong work ethic, a penchant for developing high performing teams and a solid understanding of HACCP and other food safety programs.
Learn more about Santa Rosa School District at https://www.santarosa.k12.fl.us/
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