Job Opening: IT Director

Position: Director of IT 

Location: Sacramento


Duties and Responsibilities

• Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluate them according to established goals

• Directing the effective delivery of networks, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes

• Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management

• Liaise between all parties to understand requirements and how best to meet them

• Work with voter file vendors to strengthen state and national data by helping maintain accurate and current voter file information

• Advocate for use of the voter file information in voter outreach, technological initiatives, and analytics

• Purchase efficient and cost-effective technological equipment and software •

Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management

• Procure buy-in from senior management for needed projects

• Manage and oversee all stages of the development lifecycle for new projects

• Work to deliver products on time and on budget

• Maintain existing programs, seeing that necessary updates are made

• Oversee maintenance of hardware

• Stay up to date on security risks and ensure corporate security

• Report progress and challenges to senior management

• Control budget and report on expenditure

• Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts

• Other work as assigned by the Chair or Executive Director


Requirements and Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/related field or work experience required

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the technology field

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in leadership or management in an IT setting

• Solid working knowledge of current security protocols and threats

• Excellent project management, communication, and interpersonal skills

• Ability to foresee possible issues and troubleshoot them proactively

• Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications

• Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.

• Excellent organizational and leadership skills

• Outstanding communication abilities


Salary Range: $75,000 - $90,000 per year depending on experience


The CDP is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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