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Project Director - Food Insecurity
Requisition Number:2020-CC-006
Department:Community Coordination
Employee Type:Regular w/ Temporary Date
Hours Per Week:35
  

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for spearheading the implementation and administration of the food delivery project, including managing the ordering and billing processes and creating systems for communication with internal stakeholders, clients, and partners. Undertake an assessment of the food systems within ABCD on a global level with the assistance of the Food Task Group with the goal of developing system-wide strategies for increased efficiency along two metrics, decreased cost and increased collaboration. Implement, improve and oversee newly developed Food Delivery Project. Develop, implement and evaluate nutritional health of food pantry services. Assist in the ongoing development of ABCD food pantries. Maintain records pertaining to food service operations, including amounts of food used, daily counts and inventory. Coach, mentor, train, and educate team members to allow them to achieve their full potential and make a strong contribution to ABCD’s efforts. Scale and implement new programs designed to distribute more emergency food to community members in need. Identify and facilitate new partnership opportunities. Prepare weekly narrative reports regarding food access efforts to the Director of Field Operations. Disseminate information about ABCD services throughout the community, representing the agency at meeting with other agencies, local groups, etc. as appropriate. Maintain established standards of sanitation and ensure proper food safety protocols. Safely and efficiently receive, unload, sort, store, move, select, and load material with proper equipment. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
Minimum of Associate's degree in social sciences, public administration, business administration or related field, and three to five years of professional work experience, ideally in human services and nutrition food insecurity programming or similar project management required. Active Food Handling certification or the ability to obtain a certification within the first 3 months of employment also required. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills. Basic knowledge of, and some experience in, standard food supply and distribution practices and procedures. A high degree of organizational, program development, management, planning, human relations, reporting and evaluation skills. Ability to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interest of the agency. Demonstrated ability in project management and tracking and advancing programmatic deliverables. Demonstrated experience in project management, logistics, or food systems networks. A commitment and ability to work effectively with people of varying racial, cultural, educational and socio-economic backgrounds. Valid driver’s license, proof of car insurance and a good driving record required. Must be able to provide one’s own transportation. Bilingual skills, as needed.

Please note: This position is temporary through September 30, 2021