Full-Time Exempt

Position Summary

Responsible for the performance of the Programs Department, advising on key decisions and ensuring efficiency through close oversight of the recruitment, training, and maintenance of community partnerships in service to numerous hunger relief programs. Oversee and manage deliverables of hunger relief program (grant/contract funded) opportunities with local, state, and federal departments. Will uphold the mission of Second Harvest of the Big Bend: Engage, Feed, Educate.

Job Responsibilities

1.           Work closely with the Director of Community Impact (DCI) and fill in whenever necessary.  

2.           Supervise Programs Department staff, and ancillary assigned (volunteers, interns, etc.) support.

3.           Submit monthly department reports to the DCI as requested.

4.           In partnership with DCI, COO and CFO, participate in the development and implementation of department budget.

5.           Oversee the management of community partners:

a.           Strategic recruitment,

b.           Onboarding,

c.           Scheduled/ unscheduled monitoring,

i.            Maintain a consistent yearly compliant monitoring schedule that ensures each community partner is compliant with all Feeding America’s state and local regulations.

d.           Data reporting,

i.            Ensure all community partners report correct and accurate information.  

ii.           Monitor agency reporting and take actions necessary to ensure monthly reports are submitted before new orders are placed.

e.           Probation and corrective action plan as needed, training/ support.

f.            Retention. 

6.           Maintain and update program manuals, files, and USDA & SHBB records.

7.           Responsible for maintaining community partner cards in P2 system.

8.           Oversees the application process, development, management, implementation and evaluation of:

a.           Child Nutrition Programs

i.            Kids Café,

ii.           BackPack Program,

iii.          School Pantry Program,

iv.          Summer Food Service Program.

b.           Family Nutrition Programs

i.            Mobile Pantry Program,

ii.           Grocery Locker Program.

c.           SNAP-Ed Nutrition Program

i.            Organize the design and implementation of Policy Systems and Environment programming and Nutrition Education programming into appropriate Program sites and other Agency Partners.

ii.           Hire and supervise the Nutrition Programs Coordinator and a team of regional Nutrition Educators to provide localized healthy nudges and nutrition education programming across the food bank network and in conjunction with community partners.

iii.          Manage and co-create a tailored, comprehensive database tracking statistical information on nutrition programs.

iv.          Assist in planning all nutrition education, conduct training as appropriate

v.           Ensure timely and accurate reporting, including dashboards, weekly reports, paperwork/contract management, and compliance with grant guidelines, as needed.

d.           Other programs as added

9.           Understand applicable State and Federal regulations and laws and Feeding America rules

10.         Submit grant/contract reporting to identified recipients as needed.

11.         Travel throughout the Big Bend Region area as needed.

12.         Attend required training within and outside of SHBB building as needed.

13.         Represents SHBB at community meetings, events and speaking engagements as needed.

14.         Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications (knowledge, skills, abilities, competencies)

1.           Education:  Bachelor’s degree or 2 years in a management position.

2.           Experience:  4 or more years working in a foodbank, state agency or related organization.

3.           Employee may be occasionally required to travel out of town on business and asked to work evenings and weekends. 

4.           Demonstrated success in program development, administration and evaluation. 

5.           General understanding of state and federal nutrition programs.

6.           Strong project management skills, managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable program growth. 

7.           Ability to communicate and interact with a wide variety of people.  

8.           Ability to work in partnership with other staff, leaders and Board members.

9.           Ability to prepare written reports accurately.

10.         Capable of working under pressure, completing assignments responsibly and in a timely manner.

11.         Strong supervisory skills, verbal and written communication skills, judgment and decision-making skills.


This position is a Exempt role with an Annualized Salary of  $51,500. Second Harvest also provides a generous benefits package inclusive of paid health, dental and life insurance for the employee. Employees may elect to participate in the Supplemental Insurance and the Simple IRA program. SHBB recognizes 12 paid holidays each year, and employees receive a generous PTO allotment

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, and taste or smell.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust and focus.  

Work Environment

The work environment described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

How to Apply

Qualified applicants may submit your resume and cover letter to HR@fightinghunger.org