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COORDINATOR, FOOD SERVICES, PROCUREMENT

Prince William County Public Schools
Manassas, Virginia, United States
28 days ago

Description

MISSION STATEMENT
Providing a World-Class Education means...
• The focus is on all students learning and achieving high standards.
• Instruction is engaging and rigorous.
• Reading and writing literacy is taught in all content areas.
• We support the academic, social, and emotional needs of all students.
• Schools and offices are inviting, welcoming, and customer oriented.
• We will accomplish our Strategic Plan by working together.

INFORMATION/REQUIREMENTS: An essential function of this position is the ability to work in person and physically report for work
on site.

JOB SUMMARY: This position serves as part of the leadership team for the Office of School Food and Nutrition
Services. The work involves exercise of judgement, accountability, and discretion. This position
shall be responsible, under limited supervision, to perform coordinator responsibilities in support
of procurement for the department, including developing specifications for all foods, paper
products, chemicals, equipment and other supplies needed to implement the planned menus
and maintain kitchen operations in all schools. The position prepares bid specifications in
collaboration with the Purchasing Office to secure vendors to provide needed items, manages
food service contracts, coordinates vendor delivery schedules, oversees vendor performance,
and participates in quality assurance initiatives to assure compliance and assessment of
customer satisfaction, i.e., Division food show, student focus groups, employee advisory council,
etc..

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
This job description is a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those
specifically presented in this description. Additionally, the scope of this job may change as necessary by
the school division.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility
satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential responsibilities.

PWCS requires that each employee:
• work collaboratively with all stakeholders in providing a World-Class Education,
• establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others,
• communicate effectively,
• relate to and interact with a non-traditional and diverse student and employee population,
• report to work on a regular and punctual basis as scheduled,
• perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total
school program,
• have knowledge of and be able to use relevant technology,
• participate in the annual professional growth planning process, and
• recognize that they are in a position of public trust and are held to a high standard of personal
and professional conduct.

Essential Responsibilities - specific to this job
• Prepares product specifications for bids and contracts
• Evaluates contracts for compliance and cost effectiveness
• Evaluates and recommends bid awards
• Investigates vendor contract noncompliance; documents and resolves issues of compliance and
recommends to the Director of Food and Nutrition the appropriate action
• Oversees the administration of USDA commodity rebates and promotional awards
• Orders USDA Commodities ensuring the Division receives the best value for the funding available
• Supervises the preparation of all reports for the receipt of USDA commodities
• Supervises the receipt, storage, and utilization of over $2,800,000 of USDA donated foods annually
• Plans for the distribution and allocation of USDA donated foods
• Collaborates with Produce Vendor to incorporate seasonal produce into the menu cycle
• Collaborates with Registered Dietitian, food service staff, food manufactures, and brokers on the
development, testing and evaluation of current menu items and possible new products with regards to
specification compliance, quality standards, and student acceptance and satisfaction
• Manages and maintains all data in the “Back of the House” software system so the inventory, food
production planning, and ordering modules function properly
• Collaborates with food service managers on menu substitutions, product problems, delivery problems,
etc.
• Monitors food recalls and determines and directs the School Division’s response in collaboration with
the Registered Dietitian
• Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned



Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors
• Thorough knowledge of procurement regulations and guidelines
• Thorough knowledge of federal and state guidelines governing the National School Lunch and
Breakfast program
• Excellent verbal and written communication, as well as interpersonal skills
• Experience with food-related computer applications and the database management required for such
applications
• Ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point
• Knowledge of food cost accounting, and food values, and the nutritional content of food
• Ability to utilize effective teaching strategies and training techniques
• Ability to establish effective working relationships and communicate courteously and effectively with
food service personnel, administrators, students, parents, and the school community
• Ability to collect and utilize data for continuous program improvement
• Ability to speak to large and small groups
• Ability to develop and write standardized operational procedures

Education or Equivalency Requirements
Minimum Bachelor's or equivalent in business administration, procurement, finance,
accounting, nutrition, dietetics, hospitality management,
or related field; or any combination of experience and
training that would provide the necessary knowledge,
abilities, and skills.


Work Experience Requirements
Equivalent to at least Type Area or Field
5 years Related and/or Specific

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

The work environment and physical and mental demands described here are representative of those an
employee encounters and is expected to meet while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.

Work Environment Type:


Physical /Sensory Requirements Frequency
Light work that includes lifting and moving objects up to 20 pounds. Occasionally
Medium work that includes lifting and moving objects up to 50 pounds. Occasionally
Heavy work that includes lifting and moving objects up to 100 pounds or more. Not anticipated
Ascend or descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles or similar. Not anticipated
Move about to accomplish tasks or move from one work site to another. Occasionally
Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods. Consistently
Operate non-office machinery and/or power tools. Not anticipated
Repeat motions that involve the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Consistently
Move in different positions to complete tasks in various conditions and spaces. Occasionally
Operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment. Occasionally
Match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. Occasionally
See details at a distance. Occasionally
See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Occasionally
See objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting. Occasionally
See objects in the low lighting. Occasionally
See objects or movement of objects using peripheral vision. Occasionally


Mental/Cognitive Requirements Frequency
Listen to and understand information presented through spoken words and sentences. Consistently
Read and understand information presented in writing. Consistently
Communicate information in speaking so others will understand. Consistently
Communicate information in writing so others will understand. Consistently
Ability to generate ideas or develop creative ways to solve problems. Consistently
Ability to tell if something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. Consistently
Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce workable answers. Consistently
Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions. Consistently
Ability to arrange for certain order or pattern according to a specific or set of rules. Consistently
Ability to create and apply rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. Consistently
Ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem. Consistently
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly. Consistently
Ability to recall available information. Consistently
Ability to acquire and organize visual information. Consistently
Ability to manipulate and organize spatial information. Frequently
Ability to apply and maintain attention. Consistently
Ability to manipulate and control objects. Consistently
Assess the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. Consistently

Budget authority: Controls procurement of items in excess of $17,500,000
# of direct reports: 1
# of schools served: All

SERVING THE COMMUNITY WITH EXCELLENCE

Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) does not discriminate in employment nor in the provision
of educational programs, services and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital
status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58873114
  • Location:
    Manassas, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: COORDINATOR, FOOD SERVICES, PROCUREMENT
  • Company Name: Prince William County Public Schools
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $73,453.00 - $153,791.00 (Yearly Salary)

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