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Food Bank of Alaska (FBA) is seeking a Director of Food Programs.This position is responsible for the strength and effectiveness of FBA’s partner agency network and for maintaining excellent collaborative relationships between FBA and our partner agencies, with the goal of increasing the nutrition available to hungry Alaskans.It is responsible for coordinating charitable food distribution efforts with state and federal nutrition programs, and coordinating FBA’s annual involvement in signature community events of Blessing and GIFT.This position participates as a key member of the leadership team and takes an active role in strategic plan development and implementation for FBA, and supervises the food program staff.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 4 years work experience in program management, social services or other related fields. At least 2 years of supervisory experience. A mix of experience and education necessary to fill the requirements of the position. Knowledge of federal nutrition programs and knowledge of the anti-hunger community a plus. Demonstrated competence in developing and implementing new projects. Demonstrated ability to shift between the fine detail of programs and the larger strategies and philosophies of fighting hunger. The ideal candidate must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytical skills, and be a comfortable public speaker. Multicultural awareness is vital. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and experience in database use and management. Valid AK drivers license, ability to pass a state and federal criminal background check and willingness to travel throughout Alaska and USA. Commitment to organizational mission to end hunger.

This is a full-time position which reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The starting range is $59K-63K per year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume and cover letter to: Food Bank of Alaska, 2121 Spar Avenue, Anchorage, 99501, fax 277-7368, email jobs@foodbankofalaska.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Food Bank of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.