New York City Department of Education Manager, Capital Projects in Long Island City, New York

Job Description

Position Summary: The Office of Food and Nutrition Services is committed to promoting healthy food choices among our students and maintaining high nutritional standards while offering delicious, healthy and satisfying menu choices. We serve over 600,000 lunches daily, along with over 218,000 breakfast meals and a combination of 114,000 snacks and suppers supporting afterschool programs. The Manager, Capital Projects has an integral role in the quality of services provided to the students of New York City and will work closely with the Director, Field and Equipment Services to plan, organize, and direct the daily workflow of activities with the School Construction Authority. Performs related work.

Reports to: Director, Field and Equipment Services

Direct Reports: N/A

Key Relationships: Relationships will be fostered with Food and Nutrition Services administrators and managerial staff, School Construction Authority (SCA), Division of School Facilities, The Gordian Group, and contractors.

Responsibilities

  • Manages the development of Food and Nutrition Services Capital Improvement Plans.
  • Attends and participates in design meetings with architects, designers, and consultants.
  • Resolves issues related to design and construction of kitchens and cafeterias in NYC public schools.
  • Works with architects and designers on records regarding change orders and shop drawings.
  • Inspects and/or assists in inspecting all aspects of construction in order to ensure compliance with design plans, specifications, and local codes and ordinances for food service kitchens and cafeterias.
  • Spearheads enhancements and/or change the furniture and equipment lists for new schools.
  • Reviews design and construction on Universal Pre-K and 3K projects with turnovers to prospective districts.
  • Collaborates with the School Construction Authority to develop and/or change the kitchen equipment specifications.
  • Develops relationships with food service manufacturers to find up-to-date equipment; obtains approval from the SCA.
  • Collaborates with the affiliated kitchen contractors on food services serving line projects.
  • Facilitates communication with the Contract Management Unit to develop specifications for new and/or existing equipment bids.
  • Responsible for organizing and managing all aspects of the Cafeteria Experience Enhancement Project.
  • Maintains and manages monthly metric reports, ensuring accuracy of reporting to the Executive

Qualification Requirements:

Minimum

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major in foods, culinary arts, nutrition, hotel/restaurant institutional management, baking and pastry arts, food service entrepreneurship, dietetics, food service administration, health and nutrition sciences with a concentration in foods and nutrition, or a closely related field, and four years of full-time satisfactory experience in managing a restaurant or quantity food service operation, or as a nutritionist or dietitian, at least eighteen months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity or supervising personnel performing duties in one or more of the fields described above; or
  2. An associate degree from an accredited college with a major in foods, culinary arts, nutrition, hotel/restaurant institutional management, baking and pastry arts, food service entrepreneurship, dietetics, food service administration, health and nutrition sciences with a concentration in foods and nutrition, or a closely related field, and six years of full-time satisfactory experience in managing a restaurant or quantity food service operation, or as a nutritionist or dietitian, at least eighteen months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity as described in "1" above.

Preferred

  • Strong food service management experience.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of SF policies, procedures and systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work in a proactive and independent manner.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and manage a flexible schedule.
  • Internal candidates preferred.

Salary: $78,991+

(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

* *Applications will be accepted through January 28, 2019 until 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at http://schools.nyc.gov/OEO

Tracking Code: 13639

Job Location: Long Island City, New York, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

New Posting: Yes

Readvertisement: No

District: N/A

Job Group: N/A