Girl Scouts of the USA

Deputy Chief Information Officer

US-NY-New York - National Office
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1122
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Type
Full-Time

About Us

We're 2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs from coast to coast and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

 

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.

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.

 

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. 

 

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%

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