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Deputy Chief Information Officer

Deputy Chief Information Officer

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US-NY-New York - National Office
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Information Technology

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About Us

The Deputy Chief Information Officer will assist the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in managing the day-to-day operations of the movement-wide information technology (IT) program, and achieving the goals and objectives of the IT Community. This person will assist the CIO in providing direction on technology matters, including: technology and systems architecture; systems management; operations and support; security and data privacy; data analytics and reporting; desktop; end-user support; telecommunications and all other aspects of infrastructure. Join us on our exciting journey to make a significant difference for our parents, volunteers, councils, and most importantly, our girls


You Are

  • An excellent communicator – you will work closely and communicate effectively with the GSUSA leadership, councils, staff, vendors and other partners with EPIC behavior (empathy, possibility thinking, innovation and courageous leadership).
  • Able to foster a cooperative work environment to develop requests and evaluate proposals in reference to leading-edge information services technology.
  • Knowledgeable of current trends and developments in information technology.

You Will

  • Ensure that the technical requirements and business plans are fully integrated and compatible.
  • Work closely and communicate effectively with the GSUSA leadership, councils, staff, vendors and other partners with EPIC behavior (empathy, possibility thinking, innovation and courageous leadership).
  • Implement cross-community initiatives and executive level projects, fostering partnerships in carrying out enterprise-wide computing services for the central IT organization.
  • Provide leadership, supervisory and change management experience with demonstrated ability to coach and motivate staff and build teams.
  • Evaluate the roles and expectations of major partners (contractors), the scope and deliverables of their contracts, and their ability to complete these within the time prescribed at their stated amount.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of best practices and standards in process, design, architecture, and operations of all aspects of service oriented information technology delivery.
  • S/he will be responsible for managing teams, as needed, based on the priorities of the organization at any given time, but will not have direct reports. 

You Need

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or related field or significant, demonstrated, and appropriate technical and leadership experience.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in successfully leading/operating a technology function.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in information technology.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Strong analytical skills, and business planning skills.
  • Strong vendor management/contract negotiation skills.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus.
  • Experience in nonprofit a plus.


This is a full-time, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m position.


Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel less than 10%



More about Girl Scouts of the USA:


Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!


When she's a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.


When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!


Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.


  • We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
  • Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
  • Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
  • We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
  • Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts.  


Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.