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WELLNESS MANAGER / SCHOOL DINING / NEW ENGLAND more...
Location:Boston, MA
Company:Compass Group USA
First posted:April 27, 2017
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Click here to Learn More about a Career with Flik Independent School Dining

Flik Independent School Dining has been the innovator of private and independent school foodservice to 190 communities during the past four decades. Our dedicated team of associates are committed to providing quality foodservice every time. Meals prepared from fresh ingredients support local and sustainable agricultural practices. We go above and beyond foodservice by offering nutrition education programs that empower students to make healthy choices on a daily basis. By providing wholesome meals in conjunction with nutrition education, we're equipping students with the tools needed to live a happy, healthy life. That's Nourishing a Brighter Future!

Position Summary:  Wellness Manager

The Wellness Manager is responsible for all nutrition and wellness information and activity at assigned accounts. He/she customizes, supports, coordinates and measures nutrition and wellness initiatives and provides nutrition education, training, communication and guidance for assigned accounts, Compass Group associates and other FISD operations as needed. The Wellness Manager works collaboratively with dining service directors, regional directors, district managers, chefs, marketing managers and dietitians to promote and support corporate nutrition goals, objectives, strategies and policies, to develop and implement wellness related programs and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

Coordination and Collaboration

  • Customizes and implements FISD and Compass Group and nutrition and wellness programs and initiatives in assigned dining location(s)
  • Establishes relationship and maintains partnership with school health and wellness program/initiatives designees; helps facilitate joint wellness initiatives, promotions and calendars with school wellness groups
  • Contributes to or participates in quarterly business reviews for assigned accounts as relevant

General Wellness and Foodservice Management

  • Develops mastery of FISD and Compass Group wellness and sustainability goals, standards, initiatives, programs and resource materials
  • Uses FISD and Compass Group resources to customize nutrition education, wellness initiatives & sustainability promotional programs
  • Develops & presents materials for health fairs, program launches, regional & district meetings, client meetings, wellness events, tastings, nutrition education in the classroom and beyond the dining hall, etc.
  • Supports and utilizes marketing and technology innovations to help drive wellness including Webtrition (as appropriate), mySchoolDining, mSD app and other including social media (see below)
  • Recommends appropriate wellness related monthly promotions and initiatives for assigned accounts
  • Contributes to wellness related social media efforts
  • Participates in menu review and recipe development
  • Manages nutrition analysis for assigned accounts as applicable, utilizing Webtrition, our web-based application for menu planning, production tools, nutritional analysis, and costing. Ensures that Webtrition recipes are available to and being used by culinary teams
  • Wellness Manager will also have a hands on approach to hospitality, foodservice and the retail side of the business
  • upports and assists unit managers as needed which might include customer service and holding associates accountable to standards
  • articipates in FISD RD monthly calls

Education and Training

  • Leads in-field implementation and ongoing wellness training for associates in assigned dining locations as related to menus, special dietary needs, FISD programming, Webtrition compliance, etc.
  • Acts as a nutrition education resource, excluding medical nutrition therapy, for schools (students, parents, faculty administration) and associates.
  • Facilitates dietetic intern rotations, if applicable

Qualifications

  • Registered Dietitian- Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND) Certification and State Licensure, where applicable
  • Bachelor's degree in food and nutrition or related field of study, Master of Science in Nutrition or a related field preferred
  • Desired 5+ years professional experience
  • Serv-Safe certification required, but we can train once hired
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; ability to apply complex mathematical concepts
  • Strong presentation and time management skills; advanced computer skills, management and leadership skills, advanced problem solving skills and outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with nutrition analysis software is preferred
  • Familiarity with MS Publisher preferred
  • Culinary and/ or foodservice experience preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 50% - majority of travel will be local Massachusetts/New England Region, with some additional travel for account openings and/or meetings

Ideally this position would reside in Boston, supporting the Northeast

Apply to Flik today!

Flik Independent School Dining is a member of Compass Group USA

Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Activation Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Expiration Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
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