The Chief Information Officer will develop, plan, and implement an information technology (IT) strategy that aligns with organizational strategy, the company’s business needs, delivers optimal return on investment, and manages security. This position covers all Catholic Charities locations including the main Office in Yakima as well as Wenatchee, Richland, Catholic Charities Housing Services and the Pastoral Center Offices of the Catholic Diocese of Yakima through an MOU.
- Collaborates with members of the executive team to identify ways IT can assist the company in supporting culture, as well as achieving the organizations mission and goals
- Leads the development and execution of the IT Strategic plan, goals, and IT operating objectives to ensure alignment with the organization’s plan and priorities.
- Identifies new Information Systems (IS) technologies, assures alignment with organization strategic direction, and anticipates resulting organizational transformations
- Ensures that IT infrastructure and vendors adequately support the company’s computing, data processing, and communications needs
- Develops and implements the IT budget as part of the organizations operating and capital budgets
- Communicates goals, projects, and timelines of the company to the department; plans ways to execute and monitor those goals within the department.
- Establishes long-term IS vision, roadmap and creates strategies for developing, and implementing systems and acquiring software and hardware necessary to achieve the vision
- Serves as top-level contact for end users in determining IS requirements and/or solutions
- Ensures compliance with international, federal, and state laws and regulations that apply to systems operations
- Develops and works with relevant partners to develop an information security risk management program, assess security risks, and directs the implementation of security solutions.
- Oversees projects and assignments within the IS department.
- Leads operations of the team to manage a portfolio of IT services, including maintenance, growing or transforming the organization. This includes directing the team to make incremental improvements, upgrades of IT or modernization of technology architecture
- Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive
- Monitors resource utilization to ensure resources are deployed strategically and expenditures are appropriate for identified priorities
Perform other duties as assigned
- Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Information Technology, preferred
- At least 10 years’ experience in administration of information systems and technology, with increasing level of responsibility throughout.
- Excellent customer services to staff and clients
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent ability to conceptualize long-term business goals and develop orderly processes to accomplish those goals and measure access
- Excellent managerial and supervisory skills
- Throughout understanding of information technology and information technology systems
- Knowledge of IT frameworks, such as ITIL and COBIT
Licensure, Registration, Certification
- Valid Washington State Driver’s License and agency minimum required liability insurance
Employment is conditional upon:
- Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required