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Coordinator, Basic Needs and Services

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Food Services

Posting Number: req11980

Department: Associated Students (ASUA)

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Coordinator for Campus Pantry Operations is responsible for the overall operation of the UA Campus Pantry. This position is highly collaborative; the successful candidate will solicit feedback from key stakeholders from the Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA), Dean of Students Office, Student Unions, invested faculty, and local community organizations in order to improve services to students. The Coordinator will also lead efforts to ensure sustainability of Campus Pantry programs and growing demand among students.

The successful candidate should possess a clear understanding of food insecurity and its impacts on young adults and college students, Strong communication and organization skills and experience working with different communities, including first generation college attendees, LGBTQ+ students, students with families, students with disabilities, Veterans, and Latinx students.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Oversee logistics of Pantry operations, including ordering supplies, managing partner drop offs, and directing students through restocking and inventorying items

* Create weekly food orders and organize pick-ups of groceries from partner stores
* Oversee all Campus Pantry distributions, projects, marketing, presentations
* Oversee all staff training for student employees and volunteers
* Supervise Campus Pantry Graduate Assistants and 19+ undergraduate student employees
* Plan and oversee all campus and community food and clothing drives
* Maintain the website and resources

* Support events such as Golf Tournaments, Benefit Dinner, Brewing Company Fundraiser, Stuff the CatTran, Family Weekend and Homecoming Drives
* Create programming to educate students, faculty and staff on basic needs insecurity and advocate for students access to basic needs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Must have a Valid Driver's License and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Higher Education, Nutrition, Public Administration, Public Policy, or related field
  • Direct experience working in a food bank/pantry
  • Prior experience supervising students

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40+

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $42,620 - $45,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Student Activities & Engage

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Bridgette Riebe,

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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