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Director of Culinary Services - $8k Bonus

Franklin, Indiana
Job Type
1 Aug 2022


Are you the kind of person that loves to lead new things? Otterbein Franklin is excited to share that we are moving from an outsourced culinary services partnership to an internal program that is fully managed by our own dedicated team. You can be the leader of this new team serving the wonderful residents of our retirement community.  

This leadership position comes with an $8,000 retention bonus paid out over the first 12 months of employment!

The Director of Dietary Services is a full-time salaried position that exists to plan, organize and implement the overall operations of the Dietary Dept. within our retirement community. Success in this role is achieved by enhancing the lives and nurturing the growth and health of older persons. This is accomplished through providing high quality food services in a timely manner and by communicating and cooperating with others to achieve these goals. 

Apply from your phone! Text OTTER to 89743

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we supply PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to keep you and our residents safe. Additionally, we have implemented stronger infection control and testing procedures in all Otterbein locations


  • Plan, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the overall operation of the Dietary Department in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines, and regulations; and as may be directed by the Administrator.
  • Ensure that the quality of food and nutritional services are provided on a daily basis
  • Ensure that the dietary department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics Food and Nutrition is preferred. CDM is required
  • Licensure/Certification: Certified Dietary Manager (C.D.M).
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in institutional food service management.


  • Medical insurance with free virtual doctor visits
  • Vision and dental insurance
  • Paid Time off that accrues immediately
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement Savings with a 401(k) or 403(b) with company match
  • Get access to 50% of your wages before pay day through PayActiv
  • Employee sponsored fund for employees in need
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition Assistance

*Some benefits may vary based on hours worked

Apply today and begin a meaningful career as an Director of Culinary Services at Otterbein!
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  • Job Reference: 673844302-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Otterbein Senior Life
  • Location: Franklin, Indiana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent