Cafeteria Manager – IDEA Valley View (22-23) (2021-2260)

Idea Public Schools

Role Mission: The Cafeteria Manager leads the CNP team at the campus level on our mission in becoming one of the healthiest school districts in the nation.  They adhere to the food and nutrition standards set forth by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and relevant state agencies. They assign duties and tasks to the rest of the team so appropriate quantities of food are ordered, prepared, and served according to the school’s meal schedules.  Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  implementing IDEA’s Wellness Policy, monitoring the financial health of their cafeteria operation, following all state & local health food establishment codes, and coordinating with campus leaders in making College For All a reality.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Campus CNP Cafeteria Assistant Manager, Food Service Specialists and Substitutes


Mission Focus- focuses on IDEA’s core purpose of getting all students into college.
Record of Results – holds high expectations for self and others to achieve and surpass intended goals.
Managing Others to Deliver Results — leads team to achieve measurable and ambitious results.
Problem Solving – able to synthesize, analyze, and prioritize data and opportunities to develop strategies for achieving quantifiable goals.
Coaching & Developing – develops team through formal and informal methods; makes professional development a top priority.
Communication – effectively conveys information using a variety of channels and techniques.
Continuous Improvement – proactively identifies opportunities to improve and consistently reflects on past actions to guide future decisions.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Experience: 2+ years in food service, restaurant, or hospitality industry, with 1+ in supervisory role over direct reports
Licenses or Certifications (if applicable): Local or state recognized food safety certification
Knowledge and Skills:

The ability to motivate, delegate, and lead a team to accomplish goals.
Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and processes used in food production and management.
Strong understanding of safety and sanitation practices involved with food production.
Has the ability to understand and interpret data (charts, graphs, etc.).
Can handle stress well to meet deadlines.
Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills in English.
Computer literacy with understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel).
Able to follows verbal and written direction and asks for clarification as needed.
Demonstrates problem solving, adaptability and flexibility.
Good mathematical skills and basic finance understanding.
 What We Offer



Salaries for this role typically fall between $19.73 and $24.66 commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment.


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