Teaching Kitchen Coordinator-Egleston

Requisition #:  23466     
Name of Location:   Egleston
Work Schedule:  Variable
Employment Type:  Part-Time
Work Days:  Variable 


Provide oversight and coordinate day-to-day operations for the Teaching Kitchen. This includes policies and procedures, teaching kitchen schedule, training and scheduling a variety of instructors, interns, and volunteers. Ensures regulatory compliance, patient safety, and quality metrics are met. Responsible for management of teaching kitchen budget. Responsible for program development, engaging system stakeholders, identifying opportunities for growth, and community outreach. Perform routine checks on equipment and schedule professional repair of equipment, as needed. Collaborate with marketing in promotion of cooking classes.


  • BA/BS degree in dietetics, nutrition, or culinary


  • Holds ServSafe Food Handler Certification or obtains within 60 days of hire


  • Three + years of dietetics, nutrition or culinary experience


  • Kitchen management experience


  • Strong collaborative work style, project planning, communication, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Leadership skills for directing and supporting healthcare practitioners, chef instructors and teaching kitchen volunteers.
  • Must have the following skills and aptitude:
    • Team partnering
    • Conflict resolution
    • Problem solving
    • Listening
    • Time management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, database systems, internet communications. 


  1. Develops, implements, and manages the day-to-day and overhead operations of the Teaching Kitchen facility, including developing policies/guidelines applicable to the Kitchen. Responsible for managing operating hours; ensuring policies for proper sanitation guidelines/standards are followed; filing and updating permits as required; and servicing all equipment for compliance.
  2. Responsible for the Kitchen’s budget and procurement process, including preparing the budget and managing expenditures and impact. Manages food and equipment inventory. Ensures chef instructors purchase food required to meet the needs for instruction/classes.
  3. Responsible for tracking and reporting all activities associated with the kitchen. Works with appropriate staff to prepare and submit all funding reports and program evaluations.
  4. Collaborates with chef and dietitian instructors to ensure creation of successful programs and lesson plans for the Teaching Kitchen.
  5. Prepares volunteer teaching kitchen staff and chef instructors for their responsibilities through food safety training and orientation to the kitchen; oversees instructors and volunteers before, during, and after cooking classes.
  6. Serves as lead spokesperson for the Teaching Kitchen at community events, media opportunities, etc. Determines tools and resources needed for outreach (collateral, etc.) and collaborates with Children’s Marketing to develop. Provides content for social media properties (newsletter, website, Facebook, etc.). Works with public relations and internal communications to educate and promote program opportunities.
  7. Primary point of contact on all operations of the Kitchen, classes/course curriculum and other events or activities of the facility. Manages teaching kitchen schedule, including cooking classes, classroom, volunteers, chef instructors, and dietitian instructors. 
  8. Assists manager to recruit, select, hire, train, and supervise instructors, interns, and volunteers. Manages and directs the work of the instructors, interns, and volunteers.
  9. Works collaboratively to assist programs within the system to use teaching kitchen.
  10. Participates with Foundation fundraising opportunities.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)


Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids



Location Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Allied Health - Nutrition



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Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta
Full time
Atlanta, Georgia 30322, US