5 days old
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    $100,000 To $120,000

The Information Technology Director will be a key partner to implement and support the company's entire portfolio of business applications and technical infrastructure. The current IT portfolio includes both best of breed solutions as well as proprietary in-house developed applications. This position aligns the IT roadmap and priorities with business stakeholders directing both the application and infrastructure teams. The Information Technology Director will perform work in planning, assigning and directing computer applications program design, development and implementation and infrastructure planning and operations. They must possess a broad range of skills, from technical knowledge to understanding modern business practices.


- Strong portfolio and project management skills

- Expertise in leading and managing a professional IT staff

- Experience in implementation of ERP, WMS or large-scale application project(s)

- Strong working knowledge of relational databases and data architecture

- Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills written and verbal with all levels of the organization

- Understanding of IT contracts and ability to identify risks, exposures and advise mitigation plans

- Ability to oversee various projects under deadlines

- Effective change management skills

- Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and take ownership of a process

- Experience in book publishing preferred

- 10+ years of IT experience

- 5+ years of IT management experience


1. Responsible for the overall IT portfolio of projects across Infrastructure and Applications

2. Establish close partnerships with departments while working closely with management and external vendors

3. Translate business strategy and direction, both short term and long term, into the proper application development and infrastructure strategies and roadmap

4. Plans, assigns, and directs the activities of professional and technical personnel involved in the design, development, and systems analysis functions required to support company initiatives

5. Prepare the operating budget for the IT department and monitor expenses to the budget

6. Lead efforts to improve IT processes and vision; enforce corporate IT standards; and promote the continued education, training, and refinement of the department

7. Lead/Manage all IT employees, including recruitment, supervision, coaching, mentoring, and disciplinary action

8. Engage actively in performance reviews and salary adjustments

9. Responsible for understanding relevant industry trends, new technologies, and how they should be applied

10. Responsible for service provider management, service level expectations, performance management and KPI tracking and results

11. Responsible for contract negotiation, terms and conditions with key service providers

12. Provides leadership and expertise to enterprise information systems that include ERP, Business Intelligence, Content Management and Workflow Automation

13. Monitors task assignments to ensure a) timely completion, b) quality performance, and c) financial responsibility

14. Develop deep understanding of applications, supporting infrastructure and systems integration

15. Responsible for corporate data security and integrity

16. Keep abreast of relevant job and industry information and new technologies

17. Responsible for IT delivery operations, security and technical infrastructure

18. Perform other related business duties assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required

Education: BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field


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