Food Service Manager 2

Cheney, WA
Jun 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Manager of Nutrition and Sustainability

Job Summary

As a member of the EWU Dining Services Management Team, manages the nutritional standards and sustainability programs for the department, serving as the main point of contact for these programs.
Provides technical assistance in food service management (such as recipe standardization, food nutritional content, catering and food production direction) or provides technical nutritional care (such as instruction in proper nutrition, evaluating student diet history to determine risk category, and managing the nutritional care of assigned students).
Manages departmental sustainability programs and outreach.
Duties may include supervising others engaged in planning menus, ordering, storing, and maintaining inventories of foods and supplies, preparing and serving meals, as they relate to nutrition and sustainability programs.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

Physical Demands

May involve long periods of sitting, standing and walking.
If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in food and nutrition or related field.
  • Registered Dietitian with current standing in American Dietetic Association.
  • Exposure to school nutrition programs, other highly regulated food nutrition programs or food service industry, such as school supervised practical experience.

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability, and/or experience in promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in high volume food service industry such as health care or higher education.
  • Experience with athletic programs.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.

Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write to reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in a one-on-one, as well as, group situations with managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Ability to perform simple mathematical and algebraic problems.

Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.