Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-2260


Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035

NUTRITION PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Reannouncement

Office for Children - CEPS,
Department of Family Services

Job # 13-2260

$61,284 to $81,712  (Grade S27)
 
Description:

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this position should not reapply.

Directs the long range planning and development, operation, and management of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program with Fairfax County permitted and state licensed family child care providers and child care centers, the Fairfax County School Age Child Care program and the Fairfax County Head Start program. Oversees collaboration of nutrition services with other community programs; manages budget, program and staff for the Nutrition program. Specific duties include: develops contracts -- including management plans and budgets -- for four USDA early childhood programs through the Office for Children. Oversees monthly USDA reimbursement process for four county USDA programs. Assists with oversight of management systems including Minute Menu, Documentum and OFCIS. Ensures program is compliant with federal, state and local regulations. Prepares for and oversees auditing by Virginia Department of Health and county auditors. Directly supervises Management Analyst I and Administrative Assistant V, and provides oversight and direction to all staff who work in OFC nutrition programs. Develops recruitment and retentions strategies and implements strategies countywide. Represents the agency at regional, state and national meetings and conferences. Oversees the development and presentation of nutrition workshops and the yearly nutrition fair for family child care providers and center staff in Fairfax County. Duties are performed under the supervision of the Director of Community Education and Provider Services.

 

Minimum
Qualifications:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to master's degree in nutrition or public health; plus four years of experience as a nutritionist, including at least two years in a supervisory role.

 

Special
Requirements:

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certificate and License Required: Registration as a Dietitian by the American Dietetics Association and/or MS in public health.

 

Preferred
Qualifications:

Five years of experience administering the Child and Adult Food Program for child care providers and other early care programs. Experience developing and offering nutrition related professional development to diverse audiences. Experience working collaboratively with community health programs to address nutrition-related public issues.

 

Selection
Procedure:

Panel interview.

 

To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

 

Closing Date:

1/10/2014

 

Date Posted:

1/4/2014

 

Benefits:

Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.

 

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