Director of Information Technology

YouthCare

About the organization

YouthCare envisions a community where no young person experiences homelessness, all young people have the opportunity to thrive, and the systems that oppress them are dismantled. YouthCare serves young people of many racial and ethnic backgrounds, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and religious beliefs, and we seek a workforce that reflects that diversity.

YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence

Duties

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this position will oversee, Information Technology (IT) systems. The Director of IT will also partner with the balance of the Agency as well as its external partners to ensure the continuous development, sustainability, continuity and security of the overall IT systems and its role in facilitating the realization of YouthCare’s mission, vision, and values. This includes but is not limited to system and team development, implementing, and maintaining IT policies and procedures, project and initiative support, and the development of a framework conducive to the proactive management of YouthCare’s IT infrastructure.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for IT systems and services throughout the agency including administration of the Agency’s physical technology needs.
Responsible for the administration and security of agency data management.
Engage key stakeholders to ensure achievement of IT risk management initiatives; individually and in concert with all functions of the organization to identify, mitigate and manage existing IT Systems for maintaining client and agency data.
Ensure IT security policies and procedures are in alignment with industry standard practices for human services organizations.
Ensure Youthcare is compliant with all applicable federal and state regulations for data privacy and data security.
Work with senior leadership to continue and improve upon established IT agency processes.
Develop

Qualifications

BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related degree and 5 or more years of relevant experience; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
3 or more years of supervisory experience required.
Proven project management skills.
Experience at developing and managing budgets.
Must demonstrate excellent strategic thinking, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail and follow through required.
Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently.
Demonstrated staff and team leadership and development skills.

Salary

$77,033 - $92,444 (DOE)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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