Nutrition Coordinator Job at Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO

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  • Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Want to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!

Description of Responsibilities:

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. is currently seeking a Nutrition Coordinator to support our Head Start/Early Head Start program. Position responsibilities include day-to-day menu planning work. This includes working with the ChildPlus database system to create and schedule the menu cycles, updating inventory items identified by the Head Start/Early Head Start program, creating and updating recipes, ensuring that all menus comply with USDA meal regulations, and working as directed by the center coordinator to support Head Start/Early Head Start site orders, inventory, and production records through ChildPlus.

The Nutrition Coordinator also ensures the procurement, preparation, distribution, and service of nutritious/delicious foods, as well as adheres to applicable laws, standards, and Head Start/Early Head Start guidelines. Ensuring all food is served with the highest possible nutritional quality.

Required Experience/Skills

Candidates must have:

  • Ability to prepare meals and snacks that provide the child's daily nutritional needs.
  • Possess any combination of experience and education that would ensure being able to meet and fulfill job requirements; minimum BS degree in Nutrition or related field. Registered Dietitian preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in education and or Head Start program food service/nutrition management role with an emphasis on menu planning, food procurement, staff training, and supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form
  • USDA Child Nutrition Standards and compliance experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Current Serve Safe Certification or State/County Food Handler's Certificate.
  • Experience in quantity food preparation desired.
  • Experience with ChildPlus database system desired.

Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Tags

Full time,

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