Information Technology Director

Information Technology Director

Summary: Responsible for leading the museum’s technology team in supporting the institution’s needs. Services provided by the technology group range from requirements documentation to solution evaluation, software integration, implementation, and ongoing support. The position’s primary role is to understand and communicate institutional priorities, create a road map for projects and systems integration, ensure work delivery is on time, on budget and at a high quality level. The IT team’s primary goal is to enable users with technology to support staff, volunteers and museum operations in delivery of the museum’s mission.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in IT, computer engineering, business administration or related field; MBA a plus.  Five or more years in a lead IT role, managing process, technical projects, and other solution-driven initiatives.  At least five years of progressive experience in managing functions and departments dealing with information handling, workflow, and systems.  Direct management of a major IT operation is preferred with experience in IT planning to support strategic business goals. Experience should include substantial exposure to in-house and shared or outsourced systems, multiple hardware platforms, and integrated information and communications systems.  Certification or equivalent in programming/system development.   Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities.  Demonstrated exceptional relationship and collaborating skills while leveraging resources appropriately.  Must have strong organizational and communication skills.

Additional Details:

Status: Regular full-time (37.5 hours/week), salaried. Due to the nature of the responsibilities, evening and weekend work is sometimes required, and at times may be on an emergency basis.