Position: Director – SICM Food Program (EFP)
Reports to: SICM Executive Director
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree and five years’ related experience working in a human service setting (additional experience may be substituted for education); excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills; at least two years of management and supervisory experience; valid New York State driver’s license.
Aver. Work Week: This is a management position and while the regular work week is 35 hours, at times the work will go beyond the average.
Vision & Administration:
Outreach and Advocacy:
Location: The main location is 1055 Wendell Avenue in Schenectady which has some stairs and may not be suitable for persons with mobility issues.
About SICM: SICM is a faith-based, non-sectarian organization located in Schenectady, NY. Organized in 1967, SICM’s mission is “to relate the resources of the congregations to the human needs of the community.” SICM initiates and administers social service and social justice programs. SICM’s largest program is the Food Program, which includes the county’s largest temporary and emergency food pantry at 839 Albany Street; the program oversees the SICM Community Garden near the pantry. SICM sponsors the county’s only Summer Food Service program which provides meals for youth; the Schenectady County Embraces Diversity (SCED) initiative which provides safe spaces to dialogue on diversity; the Schenectady Damien Center for those affected by HIV in partnership with the Albany Damien Center; the SICM Summer Camp at Steinmetz Park in partnership with Camp Fowler; the Schenectady CROP Walk; and SICM participates and supports Patty’s Place and St. Joseph’s Place at 837 Albany Street. SICM initiated other programs that are now separate from SICM, and participates in community partnerships such as the Community Crisis Network. Applicants are encouraged to visit the SICM web site: www.sicm.us
Salary and Benefits: Salary: is based upon experience; applicants are encouraged to send in salary requirements. SICM is a viable small non-profit with a current annual budget of $2 million.
Benefits: SICM has a personnel policy which governs benefits including regular vacation, holidays, sick time, individual health coverage, and employer retirement plan matching.
Equal Opportunity: SICM is an equal opportunity employer with an affirmative action policy
To Apply: Send cover letter, current resume, and names and contact information of three professional references to SICM Food Program Director Search, SICM, 1055 Wendell Avenue Schenectady 12305; or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls.
Notification: SICM will only notify and acknowledge applicants that we seek to interview.
Deadline: March 24; review of applications will begin immediately.
Main Office: 272 Broadway, Albany NY, 12204 | Regional Offices: NYC, Oneonta, Poughkeepsie, Rochester | p. (800) 515-5012 • f. (518) 434-0392 • e. email@example.com