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DePaul SRO Assistant Food Service Director in Rochester, New York

Halstead Square, a DePaul Community Residence-Single Room Occupancy (CR-SRO) Program, is looking for a full-time Assistant Dietary Director to join our team!

  • Assists the Director with managing the SRO’s dietary department including the adherence to budgets, preparations of meals, ordering of food and inventory and supervision of staff.

  • Assists the Director with all dietary personnel functions including recruitment, hiring, documented supervision, evaluations, disciplines and scheduling.

  • Ensures that safety and sanitation practices and cleaning schedules within the department are followed by everyone.

  • Responsible for the proper record keeping of inventories, storage, and utilization of food.

  • Under the supervision of the Director, provides orientation to new dietary staff and helps to ensure that they receive all mandatory trainings.

  • Provides input to the weekly menus and accepts resident input by taking into account resident preferences.

  • Oversees the preparation of meals including the oversight of the dining room.

  • Accommodates resident’s dietary needs whenever possible.

  • Helps to ensure that all meals are healthy and nutritious, minimizing the use of processed foods.

  • Responsible for approving time-off requests and minimizing the use of overtime when possible.

  • Responsible to utilize government foods / Food Link / Food Bank whenever possible in an effort to help defray food costs.

  • Attends 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.

  • Wears attire that is appropriate for position.

  • Performs any other duties necessary for the effective operation of the program.

Education / Experience:

Associate’s degree in food service management or a High School Diploma with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in the food service industry, one of which should be in a supervisory or management capacity.

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

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Days

Corporation Names: DePaul Community Services (DCS)

External Company URL:

Street: 770 West Main St.