Culinary and Food Services Manager I(Student Unions)(Nutrition Coordinator)

Tucson, AZ
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Student Food Service

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The Arizona Student Unions is looking for a full-time Nutrition Coordinator(Culinary and Food Services Manager I) to join our team. This position is responsible for providing nutrition expertise for the department, communicating the nutrition philosophy for Dining Services and providing nutritional education to staff, resident students and student groups. The Nutrition Coordinator provides support for all food production facilities to ensure the daily recipe output is accurate and in agreement with nutritional labeling and oversees the implementation and upkeep of comprehensive nutritional analysis of Dining Services' menus and recipes.
The Student Union Memorial Center is one of the largest student unions in the United States. At a size of 405,000 square feet, SUMC contains everything students need.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary administrator and analyst for nutritional software and dining systems programs.
  • Point person for recipe input to food service program to generate nutrition information but also food costs and ingredients for Dining units.
  • Offers nutrition expertise for the department, communicates nutritional philosophy for Dining Services and provides nutritional education to staff, resident students, and student groups.
  • Serves as supervisor/advisor for student internship program working in conjunction with faculty.
  • Provides nutritional education and dietary advice to resident students.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift a up to 20 pounds
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree.

Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of food service experience.
Dietetic Technician Registered (DTR) or Registered Dietitian (RD) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and two years of experience as a DTR or RD.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Job Category:

University Operations

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Culinary & Food Services

Job Function:

University Operations

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Judy Harrison
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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