(NEW HAVEN) Food System Administrator, CitySeed (PT)

CitySeed in New Haven is seeking a part-time Food System Administrator to support the City of New Haven’s Director of Food System Policy.

Food System Administrator (Part-Time, $15/hour)
CitySeed – New Haven, CT
The Food System Administrator provides support to the City of New Haven’s Director of Food System Policy and Food System Policy Division.

Responsibilities
1. Provide administrative support for the work of the City of New Haven’s Food System Policy Division
2. Assist Director of Food System Policy in researching food system related topics
3. Research local food system related events and initiatives and communicate them with Director of Food System Policy
4. Attend meetings on behalf of the City of New Haven’s Food System Policy Division
5. Develop and disseminate communication materials between city departments, New Haven Food Policy Council (NHFPC), food system stakeholders, and community members
6. Assist and coordinate specific food system initiatives of the Food System Policy Division
7. Draft written correspondence, including formal responses, and letters of support
8. Communicate and respond to any important email inquiries with Director of Food System Policy
9. Create monthly summary of relevant food system work occurring within the Food System Policy Division
10. Keep office suite organized

Required Qualifications
● Strong leadership, organizational, and administrative skills
● Experience with office suites including Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite
● Excellent writing, editing, and revision skills
● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with government officials, legislative aides, representatives of public & private sectors, non-profit organizations, and community members
● Cultural humility
● A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or 2 years working in an administrative position
● Experience working within New Haven’s food system

Preferred Qualifications
● Passionate about social and food justice
● Active member of the community

This is a grant funded position guaranteed through June 30, 2020. Candidate will work directly with the City of New Haven’s Director of Food System Policy. This position will be posted until filled with the first reviews beginning on November 18, 2019. Send resume with a cover letter to lswamy@newhavenct.gov. This position will be employed through CitySeed for all intents and  purposes. CitySeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and especially invites applications from members of historically oppressed groups.