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Colorado, United States
16 hours ago

Description

This position provides oversight, subject matter expertise, and program/project management for the following federal and state child nutrition program areas and related initiatives: provisional programs (Community Eligibility Provision, Provision 2, Provision 3), summer meal site eligibility and school meal eligibility including direct certification, free and reduced-price meal applications, and verification. This position collaborates with unit teams, oversees training and technical assistance and monitoring for sponsors to support program improvement, effectiveness, innovation, and ensure compliance with federal and state child nutrition program rules and regulations. This position conducts administrative reviews and assists with processing annual participation agreements.

This position is eligible for remote/hybrid work and requires some travel throughout the state primarily during the regular work week.



Requirements

Program Oversight (40%)

  • Provides oversight, subject matter expertise, and program/project management for: Provisional programs (Community Eligibility Provision, Provision 2, Provision 3), summer meal site eligibility and school meal eligibility including direct certification, free and reduced-price meal applications and verification, including independent review of applications
  • Oversees the technology system modules for program areas overseen and follows established procedures to ensure accuracy
  • Develops and project manages work plans encompassing goals, objectives, and strategies for training, compliance, communication and outreach, process improvement, and evaluation for program areas overseen in collaboration with unit teams
  • Provides written instruction, guidance and training to program sponsors related to program areas overseen
  • Develops and implements streamlined processes and procedures for program areas overseen in collaboration with unit and applicable stakeholders
  • Oversees implementation and development of rules for new or revised legislation or grants
  • Participates in unit teams using effective accountability, communication, customer service, interpersonal and job knowledge skills to support the School Nutrition Unit's strategic plan and related initiatives

Program Monitoring and Compliance Reviews (30%)

  • Understands, analyzes, and interprets federal and state child nutrition program rules and regulations
  • Understands child nutrition program administrative review procedures and requirements
  • Conducts accurate and consistent administrative reviews, including pre-approval visits and vendor reviews, to ensure compliance with federal and state child nutrition program rules and regulations.
  • Prepares accurate review-related correspondence and reports using effective written communication.
  • Communicates program-related information to sponsors using effective verbal and written communication and excellent customer service skills.   
  • Consults with appropriate sponsor personnel regarding identified findings and corrective actions, if needed, to be in compliance with rules and regulations
  • Communicates findings, both verbally and in writing effectively, so that the findings are placed in appropriate context and clearly understood
  • Assists with processing annual participation agreements including determining sponsor eligibility for participation

Technical Assistance and Training (25%)

  • Develops and implements internal and external trainings related to program areas overseen in collaboration with unit teams, plans
  • Trains internal and external customers effectively on various topics related to child nutrition programs
  • Uses various training modalities and excellent presentation and communication skills effectively to train diverse audiences with varying knowledge and skill levels
  • Develops effective presentations for conferences, workshops, and meetings collaboratively on various topics related to child nutrition programs and initiatives
  • Conducts training and presentations at district, state, and regional conferences and meetings
  • Conducts technical assistance site visits and provide any follow up assistance as needed
  • Assists sponsors in creating strategic plans to address identified challenges and opportunities

Miscellaneous (5%) 

  • Attends and participates in meetings and work groups with various stakeholders

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64343064
  • Location:
    Colorado, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Colorado Department of Education
  • Position Title: Nutrition Programs Senior Consultant
  • Industry: Food Service/Nutrition
  • Job Function: State Agency Personnel
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $59,002.00 - $68,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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