WIC Local Vendor Liaison
SDSU Research Foundation - WIC
San Diego, CA, California 92123
Job Description and Requirements
$14.00 -to - $17.00 per hour DOE
Regular with benefits
The WIC Local Vendor Liaison is responsible for monitoring and providing support to authorized vendors for compliance will all state/federal requirements as a WIC authorized vendor.
Responsible for monitoring and providing technical assistance to local WIC authorized vendors; tracks records from store visits; resolves participant complaints and completes required follow up with external customers if applicable; provides vendors with WIC program changes and updates; directs WIC vendors to appropriate state WIC representatives for assistance with vendor agreements; provides training to stores as needed. Conducts onsite preauthorization visits for vendors applying to be a WIC Authorized Vendor; processes vendor survey request from California WIC program. Maintains good working relationships with the California WIC Program and local vendors. May participate in trainings provided by the WIC program; participates in the enrollment and/or certification process of participants and other direct service duties as needed.
Experience working in low-income communities; completion of sufficient lower division coursework to successfully perform the required duties of the position or the equivalent of two years full-time progressively responsible related experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; ability to provide technical support to individuals with varying levels of knowledge and technical acumen; ability to independently research and analyze data in order to form sound conclusions; ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; ability to handle multiple commitments and competing priorities; knowledge and competency using word processing applications, spreadsheets and internet applications; knowledge of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program; ability to obtain a valid California Drivers license and/or dependable transportation; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; ability to relate well to others within the WIC Project environment; highly motivated self-starter, with a high energy level and strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; well organized, ability to meet deadlines, detail oriented; possess good judgment and common sense; Sensitivity to and experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse individuals, communities and organizations.
This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The ability to report to work on time; follow directions from a supervisor; interact effectively with co-workers; understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; accept constructive criticism; for managers and supervisory personnel to lead and manage others; and to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
Bachelors degree with a focus in business administration, public health or related
Preferred Experience/Special Skills:
Experience working with the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and policies; Bilingual English/Spanish; Frequent in-county travel in order to complete on-site store visits
Travel to local WIC Authorized Vendor Stores and off-site location for general staff meetings; Must be able to lift 25 pounds; Fingerprint clearance is required prior to hire
Job Close Date: 11-26-2012
Additional Information for Applicants:
Certain SDSURF positions must undergo background and other screening, which may include criminal history, credit history, health examination, fingerprinting, or other screening criteria which the
SDSURF determines necessary for business purposes. Where such requirements are known, they will be stated in the job posting. By accepting a position with SDSURF, you are agreeing to undergo such screenings at any time during your employment with SDSURF if it is determined necessary for business reasons.
Application Procedures: Please submit a SDSU Research Foundation Employment Application online and other required documentation if applicable https://jobsfoundation.sdsu.edu
San Diego State University Research Foundation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from qualified minority, female, veteran, and disabled candidates are encouraged. SDSU Research Foundation, committed to a diverse workforce and affirmative action, is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX employer. SDSU Research Foundation maintains and promotes a policy of non-discrimination and nonharassment on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, physical/mental disability, or genetic characteristics. SDSU Research Foundation ensures that any individual with a disability will have equal access to any employment opportunity available to a similarly situated individual who is not disabled. SDSU Research Foundation has established an Affirmative Action Plan to review and monitor all personnel actions. Inquiries regarding SDSU Research Foundation's equal opportunity and affirmative action policies may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, 5250 Campanile Dr., San Diego, CA 92182-1945.
[posted Nov 8, 2012]
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