Child Nutrition Program Coordinator

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

The Department of JJS is looking for a full-time working level Dietician II that assists with the nutritional aspects of youth care, provides dietetic services and oversees food service delivery. Coordinate with food service staff to ensure regular and special diets are planned, prepared, and served in compliance with nutritional and regulatory requirements.

Our Team
Employees within Juvenile Justice Services have an opportunity to see the impacts that their hard work and dedication does for the well-being of today’s youth. It is imperative that our employees provide support and guidance to troubled youth while they are transitioning into adulthood. Together, we can help to improve the lives and welfare of troubled youth.

Our Agency
The Department of Human Services is dedicated to provide care for individuals and families in Utah. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) provides a continuum of intervention, supervision and rehabilitation programs to youth offenders while assuring public safety. For more information on Juvenile Justice Services with the Department of Human Services, please click here!

Principal Duties

Oversee Division compliance with the Federal Child Nutrition Plan
Commodities ordering for Facilities monthly:Send out what products are available to kitchens
Request surplus items from the State Warehouse
Place orders
Amend orders when supplies run out
Train new Kitchen Managers.
Commodities Wish List.
Commodities Spring Survey (prioritizing the products wanted and in what month will they be available).
UBOE CNP Town Hall update meetings.
Reviewing policy changes and proposed requirements.
Communicating changes in policies to Kitchen Staff.
Host Kitchen Supervisor meetings.
Aid in the creation of youth meal plans.
Create special menus to accommodate youth health challenges.
Collaborate with facility staff, clinicians, and nurses to find solutions to health concerns.
The Ideal Candidate has

A valid driver’s license to be able to travel to the sites and has a Licensure as a registered dietician.

Supplemental InformationRisks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Licensure as a registered dietician is required.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
Department of Human Resource Management rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state employees.

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