Director of Information Technology - Full-time; Exempt position

Description :

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director of Information Technology oversees the IT department and other technical activities and operations within the Anthem Community Council (ACC).  Main duties include maintaining, securing, updating and enhancing ACC hardware and software systems and programs, and efficiently and effectively resolving technical issues.  Additionally, the Director identifies technological needs and makes recommendations for future IT-related improvements. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Advance the goals and values of the ACC and work across the organization to help others do the same
  • Manage all IT-related systems
  • Prepare, manage and evaluate the IT department and program budgets and resources
  • Lead the ACC’s IT efforts and strategies
  • Partner with other departments to leverage technology in their business operations
  • Ensure that the ACC adheres to all applicable security and data storage laws and regulations
  • Responsible for writing, reviewing and editing IT processes
  • Maintain a record of IT activities and assets
  • Leads ACC efforts to train employees on new programs, features and cybersecurity
  • Hire and supervise outside contractors and others as part of departmental operations
  • Initiate and manage professional services contracts and vendors in support of IT department goals and objectives
  • Multi-task with frequent interruptions, changes in priority and delays; and remain focused and work effectively, efficiently, and cheerfully under such circumstances, and in stressful, adversarial situations. For safety reasons, employee must remain alert to working conditions and aware of safety, health and environmental concerns.

 SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Exceptional technology skills
  • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of employees and vendors
  • Skills and knowledge to exercise sound judgment and represent the ACC and Anthem in a thoughtful and effective manner
  • Ability to anticipate and understand complex IT policies and procedures and to develop appropriate and targeted communication strategies and messages
  • Strong knowledge of evolving trends and best practices in all forms of communication and across all IT channels
  • High level of emotional maturity to effectively handle deadline pressures, conflicts and related stress, and to maintain confidentiality of sensitive legal and administrative issues
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills and an understanding of how to use technology to enhance those relationships.
  • Core understanding and adherence to ethical principles and the “Anthem Way” employee values, as follows: Act with integrity, treat everyone with respect, provide friendly and quality service, take ownership for achieving positive results, manage community resources with care and pride, and work together for the collective good and benefit of Anthem.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Technology or related field
  • EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years of diverse and progressively responsible experience in technology or a related field; work experience that demonstrates the capacity to meet the competencies outlined above and related supervisory experience.
  • PERSONALITY/OTHER: Must maintain the highest level of integrity in all professional and personal dealings. Must have aptitude for detail; highly effective interpersonal and communication skills; and the ability to prioritize and multitask. Must be highly organized; have a strong work ethic and ability to both work independently and in a team.  Model the Anthem Way company values to both internal and external constituents.
  • OTHER: Must possess a valid Arizona driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record.
  • AVAILABILITY: In addition to working Monday-Friday office hours, must be capable of working evenings and weekends for successful execution of special events and to attend Board/committee and community meetings; hours & schedules may vary

 WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Must be able to work efficiently, timely, and quickly on more than one assignment at a time with frequent interruptions, changes, and delays.
  • Must remain alert to working conditions and aware of safety, health, and environmental concerns.
  • Must be able to work effectively with positive attitude and demeanor in an environment, which may be stressful due to adversarial situations resulting from the proper performance of duties.
  • Position will primarily be working indoors in a controlled climate, but will also include working in an outdoor setting with variable climate which can include rain, sleet, hail, high winds, extreme cold, extreme heat.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPEs) to include proper footwear, headgear, and maintenance attire should be worn for protection as appropriate. When outside, the employee may be in the vicinity of site-specific vegetation and native species of reptiles and mammals, subjecting the employee to possible injury from contact or bites.
  • Must wear appropriate uniform (shirt/blouse) and dress in a manner representative of the ACC

 HOURS / WORK LOCATION

  • Hours are primarily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Must also be available to be flexible and work additional hours to ensure proper execution of job duties and requirements including handling after-hours priority or emergency matters, attending Board of Directors meetings, committee meetings, external meetings and special events.
  • Primary work location: Anthem Civic Building; 3701 W. Anthem Way, Anthem, AZ 85086

Contact :

Contact :
This position reports to the Executive Director
How to apply:

Deadline for Applying: Open until filled

 

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled