The Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership, planning and management of all operations and resources of the Campus Food Bank; in accordance with the strategic direction, mission, vision, and policies set by the Board of Directors.
The Executive Director represents the organization to the greater community to further partnerships, advocacy objectives, programing initiative and community partnership goals.
Leadership & Operations
- Development and adherence to budget
- Financial oversight and spending authority
- Financial reporting to the Board and stakeholders
- Creating a business plan for the organization
- Managing public relations and donor appreciation
- Presenting quarterly reports and annual goals to the Board
- Upholding and working within charitable status and health guidelines
- Assisting with food/supply pickups in the Edmonton area
- Attend meetings of the Board of Directors
- Work with the Board of Directors and staff in planning and developing goals and objectives of the organization.
- Staff oversight and performance management
Fundraising and Community Engagement
- Donor stewardship and communication
- Event management
- Creating a Fund development and fundraising strategy
- Maintaining proper records of donations
- Issuing of legal tax receipts
- Relationship management with key stakeholders across University
- Connections to other food banks and broader food security movement
- Advocacy and awareness of student food insecurity
- Representing the Campus Food Bank to the public through the media
Reports To: The Board of Directors
Direct Reports: Programs Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Events Coordinator
- Post secondary degree (recent graduate within the last five years preferred)
- Experience in a University environment
- Financial experience (budget management)
- Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
- Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
- Ability for future visioning while maintaining an operational focus
- Knowledge of university and students’ union an asset
- Must have a valid Class 5 Operator's License or equivalent and clean driver's abstract (3 years), as a vehicle will be provided for food/supply pickups
Working Conditions: 7 hours per day, 35 hours per week. This is a highly involved position with variable hours including day, evening, and some weekends.
Benefits: Health and Dental plan provided