Job Details

California State University, Fullerton
  • Position Number: 2678712
  • Location: Fullerton, CA
  • Position Type: Food Services

Food Pantry Coordinator

Fullerton, California, United States | Food Pantry | Full-time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Associated Students Inc., CSUF Food Pantry ("The Pantry") serves students of CSUF who face food insecurity on campus. The goal of The Pantry is to ensure equitable access to nutritious food resources. This position will be responsible for maintaining, developing, and supporting educational activities at Cal State Fullerton through oversight of The Pantry. The Food Pantry Coordinator will provide overall supervision to ensure safe and efficient daily operations of the ASI Food Pantry.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core values of Associated Students Inc. CSUF. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. The Food Pantry Coordinator will support ASI's DEI plan in all programming, services and interactions.

Major Duties of the Job include:
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of The Pantry, including daily food display and replenishment, ordering of food items, and food delivery and food safety.
Coordinates product ordering by working with local agencies and managing ordering logistics. Travels locally to pick-up and transport food from the Food Bank(s) and/or other campus partners.
Collects, analyzes and reports weekly and monthly on food insecurity data gathered.
Maintains and runs systems to track and analyze the ASI Food Pantry program/participant data; provides regular reports for assessment needs while protecting the confidentiality of student users.
Assists with the recruitment, hiring, training and supervision of the ASI Food Pantry staff and volunteers. Oversees and supervises the Food Pantry Assistants and Graduate Assistant who assist with the daily operations of the Food Pantry and other food-related initiatives.
Plans and implement student programs and/or training sessions as needed.
Coordinates, schedules and facilitates educational workshops regarding food preparation, healthy eating, etc. for CSUF students. Provides innovative, intentional programs and initiatives that actively engage the campus community in issues related but not limited to food insecurity, sustainability, and basic needs.
Maintains, manages and coordinates outreach relations with community partners. Develops and implements an outreach plan to promote the ASI Food Pantry and engage campus and community interest.
Works collaboratively with the ASI Marketing, Design and Communications departments to maintain the ASI Food Pantry website and other marketing and communications related to The Pantry.
Assists with researching public and private grant agencies and CSUF University Advancement to identify potential sources of funding. Assists with writing, editing, and proofreading grant proposals.
Oversees the Food Pantry budget and related grants. Assists with the preparation of annual budget requests.
Assists in fundraising and development for the pantry, including coordination of food drive donations, and project drives both on and off campus.
Assists with various Food Pantry projects, including operational policy development and review, project proposal development, assessment and food inventory tracking.
Ensures customer service is conducted in a courteous and professional manner.
Maintains a list of on-campus resources for those who are experiencing food insecurity.
Adheres to food handling safety guidelines as well as physical ergonomics safety standard guidelines.
Performs daily, weekly, and monthly space maintenance of food pantry, storage room and any supplies.
Maintains strict adherence to safety procedures; attending safety meetings as scheduled.
Completes other related tasks or projects as assigned by supervisor.

Education, Work Experience Requirements and Abilities:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in business, sociology, social science, social work, higher education or a job related field; two years of nonprofit work experience in fundraising, development, and/or social work.

Customer Service experience recommended.
Have proven experience working cooperatively as part of a team.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer services.
Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments.
Model, promote, and consistently enforce ASI and TSU policies.
Be available to work occasional weekends based on scheduling needs.

Additional Requirements:

Physical Requirements
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

Special Requirements
Must be able to pass a pre-employment urine drug screen. Employment will be contingent on a satisfactory employment history and criminal background investigation.
Must have a valid driver's license and driving record acceptable to insurance underwriters.
Food Handler certification or ability to complete this certification within 90 days of hire.
Additional travel may be required for annual professional development events.
This is a grant-funded and gift-fundedposition and as such itis contingent upon sufficientfunding.

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