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SRO Dietary Director 1

Company: DePaul
Location: East Rochester
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

US-NY-East Rochester
Category Mental Health - Residential
Type Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift Days
Department Dietary
Corporation Name DePaul Community Services (DCS)


$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Parkside, a DePaul Community Residence-Single Room Occupancy (CR-SRO) Program, is now hiring a full-time Dietary Director! The SRO Dietary Director 1 manages the Dietary Department in accordance with all health and safety regulations and DePaul policies and procedures. Assures that all meals are nutritious, appetizing, and reflect resident choice.

This full-time position is Monday-Friday and is elgible for the following benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Generous PTO & Paid Holidays, 403B, Employee Discount Programs, and Staff Recognition Programs.


  • Oversees the department budget, implementing adequate controls to assure cost-effectiveness of operation within budget. This includes overseeing an annual operating budget taking into account the purchasing of food, supplies, small equipment and staffing needs / requirements.
  • Supervises all Dietary personnel functions including recruitment, hiring, documented supervision, evaluation, disciplines, and scheduling in accordance with DePaul policies and procedures.
  • Develops sanitation and safety practices within the Dietary Department and implementing regular cleaning schedules.
  • Responsible for the proper record keeping of inventories, storage and utilization of all foods.
  • Responsible for orientation of all new dietary staff. Also ensures that staff attend all mandatory trainings and staff meetings as required
  • Develops the weekly menu incorporating resident input and recognizing individual preferences.
  • Oversees the preparation of all meals including dining room service.
  • Accommodates resident's dietary needs whenever possible.
  • Responsible for preparing healthy, nutritious meals minimizing the use of processed foods.
  • Responsible for approving time off requests. Maintain ongoing communication with Program Director to ensure proper use of overtime.
  • Responsible for utilizing government foods / food bank in an effort to help defray costs when possible.
  • Attend all required staff and resident meetings.
  • Respects and maintains resident confidentiality and demonstrates a caring, positive attitude toward all residents (as per respect policy), staff, family members, guests, and service providers.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations for self, residents, and staff.
  • Performs any other duties necessary for the effective operation of the program.


    Education & Experience :

    Associate's degree in food service management and at least three (3) years previous experience in the food service industry, two (2) of which should be in a supervisory capacity or High School diploma or GED plus five (5) years of experience in the food service industry, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity .

    *In addition to the above criteria this position also requires a clean NYS driving record as outlined in DePaul's personnel policy.

    Work Environment

    Parkside, a DePaul Community Residence-Single Room Occupancy (CR-SRO) Program, provides housing in a service-enriched, recovery-oriented setting to adults with a psychiatric disability. The program is licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health and has a residential atmosphere with individual bedrooms, inviting common areas and outdoor courtyards. Other services include 24-hour staffing, daily living skills training, crisis management, medication management; linkages to medical and dental care and health education services; social/recreational assistance, and vocational/educational services among others.



Keywords: DePaul, Rochester , SRO Dietary Director 1, Executive , East Rochester, New York

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