Information Technology Director

Monterey, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will interact with the Board of Directors, serves as a member of the management team and contributes to the development and implementation of agency strategies, policies and practices.  The IT Director directly supervises the IT Department and other office staff as assigned, manages the IT network contractor.

WHO WE ARE

Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.

WHAT WE OFFER

An exceptional benefit package including; Medical/Dental/Vision/403(b) retirement plan and Life Insurance. Offers competitive vacation and sick time.

HOW TO APPLY

To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.

SALARY

Competitive Compensation; Exempt; 40 hours/week; Not Eligible for Overtime.

REPORTS TO

Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, information technology, finance, public health administration or related field. At least 5 years’ experience in general management positions, with a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience; Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office programs; Experience providing overall direction to information technology staff and contractors, including networking, hardware, software and data management; Experience in development, installation and management of data networks (preferably including cloud computing solutions), data systems, and data analysis, including outcome measurement; Experience with data security, business continuation and disaster recovery management; Experience with evaluation, implementation and management of telecommunications systems including VOIP & cloud solutions); Experience with evaluation, implementation and management of surveillance systems; Experienced in negotiation with vendors, evaluation and purchasing or leasing of office equipment (such as MFP’s, mobile phones) and consideration of ergonomics in purchasing for workstations. Excellent and effective interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style; High comfort level working in diverse environment; Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to drive an automobile to travel to program sites and meetings, ability to see well enough to read data on a computer screen, ability to hear normal conversations and answer telephone, ability to communicate with other staff; hand, finger and body coordination sufficient to write clearly and to input data into a computer. 

Preferred: Knowledge of trends in local, state and federal policies and funding in the behavioral healthcare industry; experience with Electronic Medical Record Systems.

Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Information Technology Director will assist with the following duties:

1. Information Technology

a. Directs Information Technology Department staff, as well as supervises, evaluates and monitors IT network contractor;

b. Oversees annual planning of hardware & software purchases and replacement; Evaluates existing office software and data systems to determine if they meet the needs of agency and recommends modifications and replacements;

c. Evaluates agency needs for ownership of electronic health records and coordinates the planning, evaluation, implementation and management of agency EHR if the need is validated;

d. Working with consultants, determines and implements the most effective network design and administration,

e. Ensures appropriate steps are taken to maximize network and data security

f. Evaluates existing telecommunications network, recommends solutions to existing and planned operational needs, negotiates with vendors and implements authorized solutions;

g. Works with Housing and Program Management to develop solutions to site surveillance needs, negotiates with vendors and implements authorized solutions;

h. Works with Housing Management to develop solutions to irrigation control and other energy management system needs, assists in negotiation with vendors and in the implementation of authorized solutions;

i. Works with users to plan and implement appropriate data systems to enhance operational efficiency and meet outcome measurement goals.

j. Coordinates IT issues with funders, including Monterey County.

2. Purchasing/Cost Management

a. Directs purchasing and management of office equipment, , surveillance equipment, and phone systems, including office systems and cell phones.

3. Risk Management

a. Serves as agency HIPAA Security Officer responsible for ensuring the agency’s physical and electronic/digital security; oversees issues related to resolution of complaints from employees and community members; manages any issues related to information breaches.

4. Performs special projects as assigned by the Executive Director.  Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs.

Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.

Must be able to work on site several days/week  in Monterey County.

Note: Interim does not cover relocation costs.