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Imagine a community of students taking action toward their dreams and living happier lives.  In this world, people are so fulfilled they reach out and positively contribute to the lives of others.  That’s who we impact, and that’s what we are building . . . Want to be a part of it?
 
To determine whether you'd be a good fit, ask yourself: …
Would you like to go to work each day knowing that you are using your talent to help others and better the world?
Are you inspired by the thought of positively impacting tens of thousands of students?
Are you ready to work in an organization that is rapidly growing and embraces change?
Would you like to work with people that you respect and can learn from every day?
Do you desire to work for an organization that cares about your growth, where your own drive and interests help you create your own future?
Do you live within commuting distance of Hoboken, NJ?
 
Our guiding question is: “Are we helping the greatest number of people in the greatest possible way?"  Are you inspired?  Let’s change the world together…
 
Overview:
The Director of Technology will join a team of 20 purpose driven staff members in a friendly, focused, fast-paced office environment where we are currently serving 300 College Chapters and over 200,000 student members. We are currently in the expansion phase in the middle of rapid growth.  This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of our technology department and strategies for the future development of the department. 
 
This role forms part of the Executive Management Team along with four other Directors, the President, and two senior consultants.  The Executive Management Team leads the growth of the organization, developing the Society into new markets, and managing staff members in accomplishing goals. We are looking for someone who knows not only effective delegation, but who enjoys and has experience implementing and executing projects themselves.
 
Location:  Hoboken, NJ
Salary:  Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package with 401(k)
 
 
Benefits You Get While Working at the Society Include:
Healthcare Benefits
401K with 3% employer contribution
Working daily with a team of positive people
Snack area and refrigerator stocked with healthy food
Opportunities for advancement as we expand into new markets
Flexibility to work 1 day/week from home if you’re reaching goals
Feeling good knowing you are using your talents to better the world
1.5hr lunch to work out at a five star gym (with most of the cost covered)
Bonuses up to 13% of salary based on achievement of company-wide metrics
A company that believes and invests in your personal and professional growth
Paid vacation days, holidays, PLUS the week between Christmas and New Years
 
Responsibilities:
Manage and coach staff of four technology personnel 
Co-lead transition of our CRM (Customer Relationship Management software) from ACT to Salesforce and lead ongoing changes with Salesforce consultant to create relevant dashboards and communication between our home grown database and Salesforce
Manage technology projects execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope
Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing
Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables
Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems
Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects
Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
Establish new systems, processes, and procedures as we grow into new markets (International colleges, high schools, and other) as it pertains to technology 
Develop and forecast future projects to decrease inefficiencies and avoid technical issues and breakdowns
 
Qualifications: 
 
Minimum of 5 years of IT team management 
A Bachelor's degree is required
Excellent change management, project management, and time-management skills are imperative
Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science or related field preferred)
Minimum of 5 years of experience with the following technology; Windows Server 2003 & 2008, MySql querie, HTML/CSS, PHP, Javascript, JQuery & AJAX, and SVN, High traffic web experienc,  Amazon Web Service,  Adobe PS/AI/DW
Demonstrated expertise in the management and operation of technology environments 
Skilled in communications, human relations, team building, ability to manage using a shared decision making approach, and collaboration
Disciplined completer of projects and task on schedule
Strong analytical skills and previous experience with analytics and forecasting
An entrepreneurial spirit, the desire to work in a changing environment and have strong leadership, management, organizational, and communications skills 
 
 
 Visit www.SocietyLeadership.org to learn more about our organization.  
Job Category:

Computer and Information Technology

Career Level:

Management (Manager/Director)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent

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