Chief Operations Officer

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organization:Loaves & Fishes Centers
position summary:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and programs. The COO will lead Operations Support and 3 county nutrition programs delivered across the 21 centers with a program staff of 100. The COO will review on an ongoing basis services being offered and develop new programs as needs emerge. The COO will be responsible for all activities pertaining to licensure, client services, facilities, personnel, budgeting, and contracts of these programs. The COO will inform the Executive Director of all program issues and accomplishments.

The COO will partner with her/his peers—the Chief Development Officer, Director of Finance & Administration, Director Food Services and the Human Resources Manager—while also being responsible for all program planning, organizing, operating, and staffing. The COO is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the program aspects of the annual budget in conjunction with the Director of Finance & Administration and Executive Director.

The COO is responsible for ensuring that Loaves & Fishes Centers services are in compliance with all federal, state, county funding, and city regulations, certifications, and licensing requirements.

Salary / Pay Rate:Dependent on experience
Required Skills and Abilities:• 3-5 years of experience in the following areas: Strategic Planning, Leadership & Leadership Development, General Management and Non-profit Operations • Experience in developing and managing an equivalent size budget & staff • Experience in effectively developing and managing a large staff, building a team-oriented environment • Ability to work independently, prioritize, multi-task and research and analyze data • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills working with all levels of staff and volunteers • Able to manage a seven-day a week program • Ability to contribute strong leadership, vision, skill and positive attitude to build the Loaves & Fishes staff team environment • Experience in a highly regulated industry • Able to travel within Washington, Multnomah and Clark counties required • Candidate must successfully pass the Loaves & Fishes adopted pre-employment Drug & Alcohol test and criminal background check.
Qualifications:• Bachelor degree in Business Management, Social Service Administration or other related field required • Master degree preferred • Minimum 5 years increasing responsibility in management
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer
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