Executive Program Officer for SNAP-Ed

Executive Program Officer for SNAP-Ed



Directs, supervises, plans, implements and evaluates the programmatic and administrative operations of the SNAP-Ed program for sectors where children live, learn and play; directs staff in implementation of program plans.

Essential Functions

  • Directly supervises Sector Directors and other support personnel.
  • Indirectly supervises other HealthMPowers employees.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Addresses complaints and resolves problems.


  • Problem Solving–Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management–Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
  • Visionary Leadership–Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates
  • Cost Consciousness–Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Strategic Thinking–Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Dependability–Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and coordinates program delivery for SNAP-Ed grant sectors.
  • Ensures program implementation consistent with SNAP-Ed Guidance and Annual Report, Education and Administrative Reporting System (EARS) and SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework.
  • Oversees the maintenance and development of current programs and activities.
  • Develops program evaluation system; monitors program improvement initiatives generated by evaluations and assures accuracy of reporting.
  • Develops and maintains program budget and ensures overall fiscal integrity of the program.
  • Identifies program training needs and ensures appropriate staff participation.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with community agencies and organizations; represents HealthMPowers at appropriate meetings and community events.
  • Assesses program effectiveness and develops policies and procedures and new program components to meet identified needs.
  • Recruits, trains, supervises, motivates, and develops program staff; manages schedules and workflow.
  • Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures staff conforms to organizational policies and procedures and government regulations.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively works to promote and recognize performance.
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Occasionally required to lift/push/carry items up to 25 pounds
  • Some out-of-area and overnight travel is expected.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Masters/PhD in related field or equivalent preferred.
  2. Five years of related experience or equivalent.
  3. Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates.
  4. Experience in program development, implementation and evaluation.
  5. Previous work with schools preferred.

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