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Food Bank Of The Rockies - Western Slope Programs Manager in Palisade, Colorado

Position Title: Programs ManagerClassification: ExemptReports To: Director, Western SlopeLocation: Palisade, COSummaryThis position is responsible for leading, assisting, and collaborating inthe overall planning, implementation, and evaluation of all hunger reliefprograms conducted by the Western Slope's Programs Department, comprisedof four areas: Partner Support, Government Programs, Food For Kids,and Outreach. The Programs Manager will act accordingly to meetguidelines/regulations for Feeding America, United States Department ofAgriculture (USDA), and support and implement our strategic plan.Essential Functions:- Lead other WS Programs staff in accomplishing annual goals and providingoutstanding service to partners. Model core values in daily behavior and helpstaff to develop and grow in capacity and capability.- Maintain thorough knowledge of the functions, operations, andregulations of hunger relief programs governed by Feeding America and USDA/FNS- Responsible for maintenance and oversite of partner files; managemonitoring and compliance activities in accordance with Feeding America andour organization policies for all existing agencies- Coordinate with Development staff to ensure compliance methods are in placewith grant requirements and evaluations of program outcomes- Utilize CERES and Link2Feed database to oversee the maintenance of currentpartner information, check inventory, grants, numbers served, andcreate monthly reports as needed- Ensure strong partners are in place through recruiting, capacitybuilding, and providing strong customer service across the Western Slope tomeet Meals per Individual in Need (MPIN) goal- Responsible for Commodities Supplemental Food Program (CSFP): recruitdistribution sites; analyze metrics; ensure compliance- Take appropriate action with any grievances or non-compliance issues inregards to practices, standards, policies, or regulations- Assists with executing the strategic plan, meeting fiscal year goals andprogram requirements- Research, evaluate and compile data using Feeding America's Map the MealGap methodology in conjunction with CERES Inventory software system to ensureequitable meal distribution in counties- Be informed of trends through the Feeding America Network; relationshipswith outside organizations; networking, and attending community meetings- Participate in community meetings to build awareness of partnersand hunger relief programs to increase participation and distribution of foodto those facing hunger- Ensure regular e-communications with all partners and status meetings withtop partnersWork EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here represent those employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.- Sitting and standing for long periods, walking intermittently- Using office equipment such as computer, mouse, keyboard, printer- Indoor office environment, occasionally; outdoor work environment frequently- Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feelobjects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs,balance, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear and taste or smell- Occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds- Use specific vision abilities, including close vision, distancevision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and abilityto adjust focus- Frequently operating and navigating a vehicle within rural communities.Competencies: Strong leadership skills and a passion for developing other leaders Able to represent Food Bank of the Rockies with professional poise andwork effectively with a wide range of constituents Demonstrate compassion and sensitivity in interactions with all communities Excellent organizational, time management, and follow-through skills Must be self-motivated and possess a strong sense of organization. Proactive and independent problem solver Ex

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