Chief Program Officer

New Mexico
Chief Program Officer

Roadrunner Food Bank, a Feeding America member serving the entire state of New Mexico, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Programs Officer. If you are looking for an exciting and cutting-edge environment where you can make a significant impact towards ending hunger in our state, Roadrunner Food Bank is that organization.

End date
Opportunity type
Executive Director / CEO / Other C-Level Executives
Job responsibilities

As a member of the senior leadership team, the CPO leads the organizational initiatives to reduce hunger in New Mexico both through providing access to food and programs that build self-sufficiency.

Key position competencies include:
• Strategic vision and planning
• Innovation
• Community Organizing
• Relationship Building
• Project Management
• Departmental leadership and development
• System Integration

Application qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree with a Master’s preferred, 5 – 7 years of experience in a leadership role, and experience managing a large departmental budget. The ability to communicate in Spanish is helpful.


Roadrunner Food Bank was named as one of New Mexico's Family-Friendly Businesses because we are committed to providing excellent benefits to our employees. Benefits include: Strong Health, Vision, and Dental insurance, flexible paid time off, retirement benefits with match, leadership training, Employee Assistance Program, and much more!

How to apply

Interested candidates can either apply via our website at or they may submit their cover letter and resume to Becky Halvorsen, CHRO, at [email protected].

About the organization

Providing service for 40 years, Roadrunner Food Bank provides more than 35 million pounds of food every year to a network of hundreds of community partners. In turn, these partners provide food directly to hungry people in their communities reaching over 70,000 each week.