Director of Information and Technology
Company: Orange County Community Foundation
Posted on: June 19, 2022
The Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) is seeking a team
player who is a highly motivated, detailed oriented, team player
for our Director of Information and Technology.
Reporting to the Executive Vice President & COO, the IT Director's
responsibilities include managing employees within the IT
department, being a liaison with other departments to ascertain
their technological requirements, and developing and implementing
solutions that meet these requirements and are aligned with our
organization's objectives. This position requires a strategic
leader who can also roll up their sleeves to be hands on
technically as well.
ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION:
The Orange County Community Foundation partners with generous
individuals, families, nonprofits and businesses to fulfill their
philanthropic objectives while supporting the causes they care
about most. The Foundation has awarded more than $870 million in
grants and scholarships in Orange County, across the country and
around the world since its inception in 1989.
OCCF's team is an innovative, highly mission-driven group focused
on driving impact and facilitating the connection of Orange County
residents to philanthropy. OCCF's work ranges from helping veterans
return to civilian life to providing at-risk teens with
opportunities to overcome the challenges of poverty.
OCCF's mission is to inspire a passion for lifelong philanthropy,
faithfully steward the intentions of our donors, and catalyze
sustainable community impact.
OCCF at a Glance
Annual grantmaking of $100 million, ranking in the top 2 percent in
grant activity among 780 U.S. community foundations.
Home to more than 610 charitable funds benefiting a wide range of
Total assets of $570 million, ranking in the top 7 percent in
assets among U.S. community foundations.
Average annual contributions exceeding $100 million.
Recipient of a 4-star Charity Navigator rating for sound fiscal
management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
- Developing, implementing, and evaluating IT projects in line
with organizational objectives, including two major enterprise
projects underway - the implementation of Salesforce.com (CRM) and
Sage Intacct (Accounting). This also includes a number of related
- Overseeing all IT operations including staff and
infrastructure. Ensuring the maintenance of current and future
technology systems and project initiatives. Benchmarking costs and
- Database management expertise and experience is critical and
- Consult senior-level stakeholders across the entire
organization to identify business and technology needs and to
optimize the use of information technology. Proposing strategic
solutions and recommending new systems and software. Identifying
vulnerabilities, the need for upgrades, and opportunities for
- Lead overall effort supporting digital transformation (cloud
services, business intelligence, mobile, AI, etc.). Own and lead
all internal IT capability building including business and IT
requirements definition, platform/systems selection and overall
- Developing and implementing risk management protocols to ensure
security of organizational data and network assets. As required,
responding to information security incidents.
- Ensuring reported IT issues are resolved and addressed in a
timely manner and with high quality. Includes developing strong
cross-organizational relationships with staff and external
stakeholders deliver service.
- Colloborating with other departments to understand, define and
address their IT needs and requirements.
- Applying knowledge and management of daily user support,
telecommunications, IoT, networks and databases into daily
- Building and maintaining relationships with external advisors
and technology vendor partners. Acting as IT leader for IT/systems
related vendor management.
- Manage and Support remote work, by ensuring delivery and
operation of IT services.
- Preparing departmental financial budgets and annual performance
reports for IT Staff.
- Bachelor's degree in information technology or related
- Experience in an IT management or Senior IT leadership
- The ability and willingness to be hands-on technically, respond
to technical issues directly if needed.
- Experience leading large-scale system and CRM implementations
is preferred, including Salesforce.com and/or Sage Intacct.
- High level of expertise and or experience in the following
areas: Database management, Cybersecurity and Reporting. -
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
The ability to work for an organization with a phenomenal mission,
positive team-oriented work environment, a competitive salary
(commensurate with experience) well as incredible benefits
including Medical, Dental & Vision, 403(b) retirement plan with
automatic contribution by the organization, paid vacation, sick
leave, - holidays) and the opportunity for a 9/80 work
For immediate consideration, please apply with your resume and
cover letter, formatted in Microsoft Word, via: to the attention of
Sharon Johnson, Director of People and Culture.
Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest
will begin immediately and continue on a confidential basis until
an appointment is made. The deadline to apply is - May 31st,
WORK LOCATION: (Position not available for remote work)
4041 MacArthur Blvd, Suite #510
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Orange County Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and encourages diversity and equity in all facets of the
organization's work. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other protected class.
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