IT Director Job Description

IT Director Job Description

May 28th, 2019

IT Directors manage and supervise an organization's technical operations which includes overseeing IT department employees and ensuring all technology systems and applications support the organization's goals and objectives.

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We are looking for an experienced IT Director to oversee the IT operations in our organization. The IT Director's responsibilities include managing employees within the IT department, liaising 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.

To be successful as an IT Director you should have an excellent technical aptitude as well as superior project and people management skills. An outstanding IT Director should be able to ensure smooth, secure, and consistently updated technical operations within an organization.

IT Director Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing all IT operations including staff and infrastructure.
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating IT projects in line with organizational objectives.
  • Liaising with other departments, determining and addressing their IT needs and requirements.
  • Managing and supervising employees in the IT department.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of current projects and technology systems.
  • Identifying vulnerabilities, the need for upgrades, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Proposing strategic solutions and recommending new systems and software.
  • Preparing financial budgets and performance reports.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with external advisors and vendors.
  • Ensuring reported issues are resolved in a timely manner.

IT Director Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science or a related field required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Proof of continued education such as certifications is desirable.
  • 3+ years of management experience in an IT environment.
  • Sound working knowledge of IT operations, systems, and developments.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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