Food Security Coordinator, University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

Position Title: Food Security Coordinator 

Organization: University of Wyoming

Location: Laramie, WY

Position Overview: Within the Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement Office (SLCE) and the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership (CSIL), this position will provide leadership, vision, coordination, and supervision of the UW Food Share Pantry and associated food security and basic needs initiatives. The Food Security Coordinator directly leads and facilitates the UW Food Security Task Force, the operations of the pantry and meal swipe program, and provides support for decentralized food share cabinets across campus. This position builds and enhances collaborative relationships with both University departments and external community partners. The Food Security Coordinator works closely with the UW Foundation and seeks out other opportunities to enhance revenue generating and fundraising activities to support program operations. This position serves as a contributing member of the SLCE team and supports collaboration between all programs and staff within SLCE. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability are centered in all duties of this position. Hours include occasional evenings and weekends.


  • Coordinate and manage the administrative, financial, and personnel activities of the UW Food Security Task Force, UW Food Share Pantry, and related programs such as meal swipe sharing and good food recovery.
  • Develop project goals and objectives, conduct regular, socially just assessment of campus food security needs, client interaction with the pantry and other services, and student employee/volunteer learning and development, and share reports with relevant stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain positive, collaborative, and reciprocal relationships with external community partners at the local, state, and national levels, participating in relevant community discussions, initiatives, programs, boards, etc as directed by supervisor.
  • Find and pursue funding opportunities to support sustainability of food security and basic needs efforts.
  • Create and maintain program budgets and provide annual reports to relevant stakeholders.
  • Direct and supervise the project personnel functions including hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of student staff.
  • Serve on University committees and assist with other SLCE programs and events as directed by supervisor.



Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field

Experience: 3 years work-related experience in a university or nonprofit setting, equivalent education and experience will be considered

Required licensure, certification, registration or other requirements:

Valid driver’s license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.
Ability to obtain ServSafe certification

Master’s degree in a relevant field
Experience supervising or advising college students
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability
Knowledge of best practices in higher education community engagement
Demonstrated experience working in a highly collaborative environment serving multiple constituencies

Salary/Pay:  $42,228

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by January 1,2023 will receive full consideration.

How to Apply: Please use the online application to view the full job description as well as how to apply.