Supervisor, Food & Nutrition Services

New Haven Unified School District


To administer all aspects of the Food & Nutrition Services program here in the New Haven Unified School District. This includes National School Lunch Program, Campus Food Services, Summer School Lunches, Co-curricular Snack Bar operations, Student Union, and catering events.


Directly Responsible to the Director of Food & Nutrition Services.


  • Supervises and evaluates food service employees in accordance with district evaluation procedures
  • Is responsible for staffing and scheduling of employees
  • Maintains a good working relationship with school administrative staff
  • Provides training to food service employees regarding proper food preparation, service and storage in accordance with established standards and procedures
  • Plans all menus for NHUSD schools, including special events and catering functions
  • Maintains the food service operation in accordance with the National School Lunch Program
  • Works on special projects as assigned by the Director of Food & Nutrition Services
  • Supervises the cash processing system for the Food Services Department
  • Works closely with student groups to ensure that the food service program meets the needs of the students
  • Serves as Acting Director of Food & Nutrition Services in the absence of the Director of Food & Nutrition Services
  • Assists the Director in the fiscal management of the food services operation
  • Coordinates student store food service needs as necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Plan and coordinate the work involved in managing Food & Nutrition Services
  • Understand requirements of maintaining District buildings in a safe, clean and orderly condition
  • Prepare and interpret plans and specifications
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Use appropriate safety precautions and procedures
  • Use proper lifting techniques
  • Observe, report, and assign need for maintenance and repair
  • Produce oral and written reports
  • Ability to produce and use data bases and spreadsheets
  • Ability to use work order and project management computer systems
  • Meet schedules and time lines
  • Communicate effectively with others
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Speak, read and write English at a level required for satisfactory job performance
  • Ability to speak in public
  • Perform physical labor
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance
  • Walk or stand for extended periods of time
  • Move hands and fingers to operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Reach overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally
  • Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch
  • Hear and speak to exchange information in person or on the telephone
  • Perform duties as assigned


  • Required Food Safety certificate approved by the County Department of Health
  • B.S. degree in food service management, dietetics, nutrition or related field desirable
  • Significant food service management experience desirable


  • Must have a valid California driver’s license
  • Must be registered dietitian


  • Indoor and outdoor environment
  • May be required to drive as needed
  • Management salary range


Management Range 31
210 day work year

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.