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Job Summary

Join our team as the Executive Food Services Director for a groundbreaking initiative in Nevada County schools! This position will spearhead initiatives such as farm-to-school programs, local procurement partnerships, and the development of a scratch-focused child nutrition program. Leading the Foothills Fresh project, the EFSD will champion sustainable practices by sourcing whole, unprocessed ingredients locally in California. As the visionary behind this initiative, you will play a pivotal role in building the program from concept to fruition. Working under the Superintendent’s Joint Power Authority, you will have the opportunity to shape the future of school nutrition in collaboration with key stakeholders. With a focus on centralizing food service programs across nine districts, impacting over 6,000 students, the EFSD will prioritize student well-being and equity in our mission to revolutionize school food service. If you are a dynamic and experienced professional in the culinary environment and ready to be a guiding pillar for the JPA as future decisions are determined, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Apply now to be part of a team dedicated to providing healthier and locally sourced meals for Nevada County schools.

Requirements / Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience, which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities, may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Food and Nutrition, Institutional Management, Business Administration, or other closely related fields preferred. Master’s degree preferred, and extensive experience in the fields of food service system management at the executive level, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture. • At least three (5) years of food service management is preferred with an emphasis on a sustainable model that includes: menu planning, food procurement, staff training and supervision, and serving nutritious, tasty, and appealing from-scratch meals in a commercial or institutional environment, preferably to include experience with USDA Child Nutrition Standards and compliance.

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Salary range: $120,000.00 to $157,912.00

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 60
Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 120000.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 157912.00
Accessible by Public Transportation: No