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Kitchen Manager

Job Details

Fort Collins High School - Fort Collins, CO
Full Time
$43,200.00 Salary/year


Expectations of Leaders

CEC believes in exceptional characteristics for all CEC employees. Following are the 7 core competencies CEC expects in all school leadership staff:

  • Lives the Mission and Vision
  • Leads with Dignity
  • Communication
  • Builds Effective Teams
  • Encourages Trust and Accountability
  • Develops Strengths
  • Inspires Innovation

Position Purpose

The Kitchen Manager supervises and coordinates food services to ensure proper nutrition and safeguard the health of students, staff and visitors and maintain requirements of USDA child nutrition program. The Kitchen Manager encompasses passion for working in kitchens that create meals from scratch and that operate with the National School Lunch Program, to accomplish these tasks the Kitchen Manager must work closely with the staff and administration.

Job Duties:

  • Upholds CECs beliefs found on the CEC website.
  • Employs CECs mission statement in all decisions.
  • Completes all duties and responsibilities of the kitchen manager while participating in preparation, serving, cashiering, and sanitation tasks
  • Supervision and training of 1 to 2 employees
  • Management of inventory
  • Understands and follows all department revenue handling procedures
  • Oversees delegation of assignments and follow up to ensure all work is completed timely and efficiently to meet labor budget
  • Submits all food and non-food orders, payroll, attendance, production sheets, inventory, maintenance, and equipment request correctly and timely
  • Understands and follows all HACCP mandates
  • Can cook scratch meals and create quality assurance with all standardized recipes
  • Coordinates promotions to increase meal participation
  • Notifies Director of Food Services of any personal issues and keeps these issues confidential
  • Stays current with all district and department communication including voicemail and email. Attends manager meetings as directed. Shares all information with kitchen staff in a timely manner.
  • Ensures all staff is trained as directed
  • Participates in all required meetings, trainings, and development
  • Carries out all tasks and directives given by Director of Food Services
  • Other tasks as assigned

Conditions of Employment

  • All offers of employment are conditional upon a successful background check and references.
  • As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), the selected applicant must verify, within 72 hours of employment, his/her legal right to be employed in the United States.



  • High School or GED Certificate preferred
  • 1-2 years of food management experience in a food production operation or commercial kitchen preferred
  • Must hold/obtain a valid/current food handlers permit
  • Ability to maintain accurate records/reports
  • Ability to relate well to students and staff
  • Attendance and punctuality are important

Colorado Early Colleges isan equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services.