Job Category – Executive/CEO

Position Title – President & Chief Executive Officer

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to the CEO search committee. Email cover letter and resume by clicking here

Description

United Food Bank is seeking a President & CEO who is a visionary leader and strategic thinker, highly skilled at networking and collaboration with various constituents. Candidate must have demonstrated passion about causes they have supported and skills in developing and leading strong teams to continually excel and demonstrate results.  The President & CEO reports to the Board of Directors, consisting of industry and community leaders, and is responsible for overseeing the overall mission of United Food Bank, including financial management, marketing, development, acquisition and distribution of food, programs and operations, volunteer services, human resources management, community relations, facility and equipment maintenance, safety, and all legal compliance. The President & CEO, working within the framework established by the Board, supervises and directs all Department Directors in the execution of their duties and evaluates their performance, and is the designated spokesperson for United Food Bank. The President & CEO is also responsible for the development and maintenance of close and mutually helpful working relationships with other food banking agencies, and state and national food banking associations.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a background in the food industry, product distribution, warehouse management, non-profit, and/or food banking.  Candidate must have a demonstrated track record of involvement in civic engagement, fundraising, and a working knowledge of the fiscal and legal requirements associated with 501(c)3 organizations.

The ideal President & CEO candidate will also have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Minimum 10 years of managerial experience with at least 5 in the nonprofit arena
  • Executive leadership experience, working with a Board of Directors to set policy and communicate changes
  • Experience in managing and motivating an organization with 50+ employees
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven record of strategic planning, relationship building, and sustainable fundraising
  • Experience in managing an organization with an annual budget of at least $15 million, including State and Federal funding sources.

Why Consider United Food Bank?

The opportunity to be the leader of a dynamic organization that is in its fourth decade serving the nutritional needs of communities in five Arizona counties.

Key Responsibilities

Listed below are the priorities and responsibilities of the CEO.  This list is not all inclusive and may be adjusted based on strategic needs as determined by the Board of Directors.

  • Meets with the Board of Directors and Committees of the Board periodically for the determination of policy and significant changes in the organization.
  • Reports at least monthly, or as required, to the Chairperson and/or the Executive Committee, on administration in general, progress made, program developments, financial position, budgeting, etc.
  • Within the framework of policies established by the Board, has complete authority, and is responsible for independent decision making with respect to all programs of UFB, and for the development of organization goals and objectives.
  • Maintains and oversees a progressive personnel program, recruiting, interviewing, and selecting capable, qualified individuals for each of the positions on the staff in accord with need, evaluating and making appropriate decisions as to promoting, transferring or dismissing personnel, consistent with approved policies.
  • Responsible for the oversight of financial administration of UFB, including budgeting, payroll administration, cost accounting, preparation and interpretation of comprehensive financial reports and other records.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of close and mutually helpful working relationships with other food banking agencies, and state and national food banking associations.
  • Serves as the voice of UFB, promoting the work of the food bank in the community, to legislators, and to donors. Will promote the food bank via various media outlets and speak to the public at various events
  • Guarantees that financial responsibilities are met according to accepted auditing standards.
  • Oversees the development of program standards, and ensures that standards are met.
  • Ensures that United Food Bank is in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations as well as meeting or exceeding the requirements set forth by Feeding America.
  • Performs additional duties as required by the Board of Directors.

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Job Title:                    Human Resources Manager

Department:              Administration

Reports To:                President  & CEO

FLSA Status:             Exempt, Salaried, Full-Time

Last Revised:             05-03-2017

Salary Range:            $45,000 to $52,000 DoE

To apply, please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to Dave Richins, Interim CEO at drichins@unitedfoodbank.org

SUMMARY:

The Human Resource Manager provides assistance with and facilitates the human resource processes at all business locations. This role administers UFB’s contract with our Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and acts as liaison between employees and benefits provided through our PEO. This position is the primary resource to resolve benefits-related problems and ensures effective use of plans and positive employee relations. The human resource manager makes certain that plans are administered in accordance with federal and state regulations and that plan provisions are followed. This role leads hiring, onboarding, and release of employees as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance and hiring paperwork.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following. Other duties may be assigned by the President  & CEO.

  • Administers the hiring process for all departments. This includes managing the onboarding and release of all employees in coordination with our PEO.
  • Administers health and benefit plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations. Processes required documents through our PEO to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
  • Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
  • Completes Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files. Submits online investigation requests and assists with new-employee background checks.
  • Reconciles benefits statements.
  • Develop and administer an employee performance review process.
  • Maintain updated job descriptions for all active roles in the organization.
  • Develop and maintain records related to a formal training program including processes to track, schedule and update training for all employees.
  • Assists with recruitment and interview process. Tracks status of candidates and responds with follow-up communications at the end of the recruiting process.
  • Assist with processing of terminations.
  • Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by senior leaders.
  • Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions.
  • Maintain and file documents into appropriate employee files.
  • Prepares new-employee files.
  • Plan and coordinate employee engagement activities and events.

  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, human resources or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ full-time experience Human Resource management and/or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and behavior management skills.
  • Ability to motivate and manage staff; supporter of diversity.
  • Critical thinking skills to review, assess, and implement programs.
  • Self-directed, entrepreneurial, creative problem solving, flexibility, and discretion.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to learn in-house database and reporting systems.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with emphasis on customer service.
  • Professional demeanor and demonstrated excellence with the ability to work cooperatively across all levels of the organization.
  • Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to travel overnight, as needed, for organization business.
  • Possession of a valid Arizona driver’s license, current auto insurance and reliable transportation.
  • Demonstrated abilities in understanding operations, program development, planning, budget, and finance are highly desirable.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and human resource periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.  Bilingual desired but not required (English/Spanish)

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as payroll calculations, discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of email, spreadsheet, publishing, database, and word processing software.

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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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Job Title: Inventory Specialist

Department: Operations

Reports To: Director of Operations

Supervises: N/A                    

FLSA Status: Hourly

To apply, interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Benito Ontiveros at bontiveros@unitedfoodbank.org

SUMMARY:

Is responsible for all activities related to warehouse inventory with an emphasis on food safety, inventory receipting, orders, movements, disposal and document retention

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Director of Operations and President & CEO.

 

  • Works in collaboration with the Director of Operations to ensure that all product is properly receipted, inventoried and disbursed according to the protocols established by United Food Bank using CERES/MICROSOFT Navision Software.
  • Ensures the quality and accuracy of all inventory-receipting, orders, movements, disposal and document retention.
  • Assists the Director of Operations and Warehouse Lead with daily inventory movements
  • Performs, reconciles, and records all inventory cycle counts
  • Completes required documentation for adjustment and/or disposal of product
  • Builds and develops all inventory controls.
  • Performs random testing of picking accuracy
  • Works with Finance Department to provide monthly TEFAP inventory.

 

Qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Arizona Food Handlers Card, ability to acquire Serve Safe Certification
    • Valid Arizona Driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, and socio-economic levels.
  • Exhibits qualities of maturity, good judgment and tact.
  • At least one year of customer service.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Self motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher: Microsoft Suite

 

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, and business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software.

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.

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

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.