Company Name: Compass Group Holdings PLC

Location: OKANOGAN, WA, US - 98840

Job Duration: 2021-04-08 to 2021-05-08


At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

Job Summary

Working as a Director of Dining Services, you will oversee all aspects of the school nutrition program, including client relations, management of the day- to day operations, leading a team along with ensuring that the food offered to the customers is of superior quality. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a liaison between Chartwells, the school administration, staff, students and the community
  • Comply with nutrition objectives and support operational goals of the school nutrition program
  • Oversees all P&L and budgeting as it pertains to the account
  • Establishes cost control goals to effectively manage the school nutrition program
  • Manages purchasing and inventory controls
  • Maintains excellent relationships with the client
  • Works with the Chef and management team in creating nutritious and top quality food for the students
  • Establishes policies and procedures to ensure food is prepared and served in a sanitary and safe environment.
  • Provides leadership in creating a safe work environment for school nutrition operations
  • Implements new culinary programs in conjunction with the Chartwells marketing and culinary team
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
  • Interviews, hires, trains and coaches employees and managers
  • Maintains food cost while ensuring safety & quality standards



  • Associates’s degree preferred
  • Three to five years of foodservice management experience preferred
  • School dining experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of the national school lunch program desired
  • Exceptional business etiquette and client relations
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Financial and business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • ServSafe or Department of Health certification a plus


Apply to Chartwells Higher Education today!

Chartwells Higher Education is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)


Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 518436

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