Utah Community Action
  • 14-Sep-2022 to 14-Oct-2022 (MST)
  • Central Kitchen
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 77,000
  • Full Time/ Year Round

Health, Dental, Vision, Telehealth, EAP, 401k Retirement Match, Accident, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, Sick Leave, and Vacation Pay


Utah Community Action is accepting applications for a Nutrition Manager.

Come work for the agency that was just awarded Best of State 2022 for Best Public Preschool and Best Charitable Service Organization

The Nutrition Manager position earns a competitive salary of $77K/annually. We also offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), a healthcare spending account (HSA) with up to a $2,500 match, a 401k plan with 5% match, short and long-term disability, accident insurance, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, paid time off (up to 192 hours a year), sick leave, and an hour of paid time on Fridays for self-care.

Looking for someone with a positive attitude, leadership and superior supervisory skills to be responsible for the operation of the Food and Resource Centers, Senior Center Cafes and our summer food program. Must ensure compliance with federal, state and local funding grants, data collection and monitoring. Compliance with applicable health department regulations, budgeting, supervision, training and oversight of volunteers.

Organization Overview

Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Their six core programs Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization address barriers to self-reliance to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to be make a difference in the community.

Required education and experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Food Safety Manager Certification, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire
  • Current ServSafe Certification
  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience managing food service and operations
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software

Preferred education and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of culinary experience
  • Previous Head Start Experience

Supervisory responsibilities

Supervision of Café Manager, Central Kitchen manager, staff, Accountants or Accounting Clerks, and applicable volunteers.

Work environment

Responsible to promote and implement a positive work culture and working environment for staff. Responsive to staff needs and feedback This person will thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment as someone who wants to make a difference in people's lives through our mission of empowering individuals, strengthening families, and building communities through self-reliance and education programs. Position will be located at the South Salt Lake Central Kitchen with travel to sites as needed.

Physical demands

Physical demands include sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, bending, lifting approximately 40 pounds, regular use of the telephone, copier, fax and computer.

Travel required

The Nutrition Services Manager will be required to travel throughout Salt Lake County and Tooele County to Head Start, Early Head Start, and outside client's locations. Will be required to drive to meetings at other places. May also be required to purchase food and supplies.

Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.

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