Dietary Manager - LECOM Health

Dietary Manager

LECOM at Village Square, a part of the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging, is accepting applications and resumes for a Full Time Dietary Manager.

The Dietary Manager will assist the Director and Assistant Director of Culinary Services in all operations within the Culinary Department including, but not limited to; hiring, disciplinary actions, scheduling, cost controls, item specifications, menu development, sanitation standards, and record keeping


  • Knowledge, skills, attitude, and energy to consistently provide resident centered care.
  • Develops friendly and courteous relationships with residents and co-workers.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all residents’ personal information.
  • Prepares food and drink items using standard formulas or following directions.
  • Explains and guides residents in regards cost and contents of their selections and provides alternative selections available.
  • Puts away, replenishes, and rotates stock to ensure older items are used first.
  • Ensures health guidelines and company sanitation policies are followed by employees and guests in all dining areas.
  • Controls conduct of employees and residents in a friendly manner to prevent loss, theft, spills and cross contamination.
  • Maintains control of product flow and employees.
  • Performs cleaning duties while keeping both front and back café areas clean and free of debris throughout the work day.
  • Must perform as a Universal Worker being cross-trained in housekeeping and personal care functions.
  • Must be flexible to accept other duties as needed or assigned by the resident or institution.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or management.


LECOM’s full time employees enjoy the availability of an industry leading benefits package including:

  • Highmark BC/BS Medical Insurance with employee-only coverage costing only $40/ month!
  • Full Family Medical Insurance is only $250/month!
  • Employees with LECOM Medical Insurance can take advantage of waived co-pays and deductibles at LECOM physicians and Millcreek Community Hospital.
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Matching of 100% after completing one year of service
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Paid time off accruals – vacation and sick
  • 7 paid holidays each calendar year
  • Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance is provided to all Full Time employees at no cost!
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee appreciation/recognition events
  • Employee assistance program


Education and experience equivalent to:

  • 3-5 Years of Culinary Management Experience.
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, climb stairs, talk, hear, and see. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

About the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging

With Erie County’s senior population now approaching one out of four residents, LECOM Health is committed to wellness for this growing age group. LECOM Health offers a full continuum of care from Independent Living and Personal Care apartments to Skilled Nursing Care and Outpatient services including In-Home Care, Home Health, and Hospice under the direction of the LECOM Institute for Successful Aging.

The LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.