Director of IT

Chicago, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $125,000 - $175,000

Job Title: Head of Information Technology

Department: Information Technology

Reports To: CEO, with input from an IT committee

The Head of Information Technology is tasked with overseeing the organization’s IT strategy, from planning to execution. This role involves managing the IT infrastructure, integrating new technologies, and ensuring alignment with business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Lead efforts to combat information silos, focusing on strategic utilization of Microsoft 365 apps and SharePoint.
  2. Formulate and execute Our Partner’s IT strategy, incorporating AI applications where beneficial.
  3. Supervise the development and upkeep of IT infrastructure, including equipment and software inventories.
  4. Educate staff to reduce “shadow IT” usage and implement suitable alternatives.
  5. Identify and deploy new IT solutions to address evolving business needs.
  6. Contribute to budget planning and manage IT expenditure effectively.
  7. Collaborate with departments to ensure IT initiatives support organizational goals.
  8. Recruit and oversee third-party consultants within budget constraints.
  9. Ensure compliance with relevant IT regulations.
  10. Stay abreast of emerging IT trends and technologies.
  11. Provide coding support for internal software projects.
  12. Establish and manage an efficient help desk for users with varying tech skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of IT leadership experience.
  • Proficiency in coding and programming.
  • Familiarity with the multifamily housing industry preferred.
  • Strong grasp of IT infrastructure and security.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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