FT Executive Director sought for FoodLink for Tulare County

Posted On 14 May, 2018

Employer: FoodLink for Tulare County, Inc. Location: Exeter, CA
Job Title: Executive Director
Category: Exempt
Type: Full-Time
Supervisor: Board of Directors

FoodLink for Tulare County’s mission is to promote equitable and dignified
access to nutritious, healthy food while also addressing the root causes of
hunger through education, advocacy, and food systems change. Our core
values are: respect, trust, collaboration, cooperation and food with

Job Summary:
Are you ready to apply your talent in the growth of an innovative nonprofit
food bank that is developing leaders, providing education and the capacity
for self-sufficiency, working to connect our food system, and promoting
good food for all?

FoodLink for Tulare County (FLTC) is working outside of the “food box”; to
be more than just a distributor of food to low-income residents in Tulare
County. We are becoming a nutrition resource center for our low-income,
food insecure residents, training community health and nutrition advocates,
and helping build a stronger local community food system. If you are
committed to these same ideas, we want to hear from you.

The Executive Director is the chief administrative and development officer
of FLTC. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors
(hereafter termed the Board) and is responsible for the organization’s
achievement of its
mission and strategic objectives. FLTC is an equal opportunity employer and
does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment
based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex,
ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

The duties listed in the attached description (and online at
are intended as examples of the various types of work that may be
performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude the performance
of these duties if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to
the position. The scope of work is complex in nature with the Executive
Director responsible for all areas of the organization.

Minimum Education and/or Experience:
• Minimum 5 years of management experience.
• Must possess a BS or BA and work experience in organizational leadership
and successful fund
• Master’s degree preferred (but not required) – in the area of human
services, public health or related
• Must have experience working with boards of directors and administering
policies and procedures.
• Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a
variety of persons from
differing socio-economic, cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds.
• Must have demonstrated skills at developing, reading and interpreting
financial statements and
managing budgets.
• Preference may be given to those candidates with food bank management
Language Skills:
• Speak, read and write in English to effectively interact with employees,
partner agencies and the
• Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

How to Apply: Please send resume/CV and cover letter to:
employment@foodlinktc.org < employment@foodlinktc.org>

Deadline to apply has been extended to May 28, 2018.

For more information, contact Rie Reniers < riereniers@mac.com>

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