Carroll White Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) is a non-profit, member-owned, electric utility servicing members in nine counties from two facility locations. Carroll White REMC's mission is creatively enhancing our community through safety and service.
RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Director of IT, you will lead the design, procurement, uptime/restoral time priorities, levels of security, maintenance, documentation, and adoption of Carroll White's Information Technology (IT) systems.
You will be responsible for:
Leading projects to meet their defined objectives with measurable outcomes that demonstrate their success. This includes but is not limited to analyzing the needs of projects, document requirements, develop a plan to meet the project objectives, evaluating and managing project communication plans, and implementing change management techniques throughout each project.
Participately develops and leads the strategy for selection/deployment of technology applications/platforms collectively with the end-users.
Develops a positive working relationship with and and understanding of the work performed by all functions across the organization to meet their stated and unstated needs.
Negotiates and administers vendor/consultant contracts and agreements in collaboration with other departments.
Oversees the techology project portfolio and regularly coordinates with functional groups to prioritize and scope solutions that solve their business problems.
Creates policies, standardizes procedures and develops employee training to ensure data integrity, quality and secruity.
Responsible for procurement, deployment, development, maintenance, records management and support of all Information Technology systems.
Responsible for maintaining the security and effectiveness of cooperative information systems.
Develops, manages, and monitors budget for each functional area including operational budgets, capital budgets, and long-term work plans.
Develop long-term plans, organizational goals, and policy recommendations by collaborating with senior leadership and the Board of Directors to optimize member value.
Develop, assign, and monitor strategic objectives that impact organizational goals with functional area supervisors.
Develop and utilize metrics to determine department productivity, quality of output, and cost of service. Develop methods to continually improve results.
Responsible for promptly and efficiently investigating and solving user hardware, software, and network issues with patience and a positive attitude.
Keeps detailed records of issues to identify and address the sources of common problems.
Communication and Relationship Skills: Maintain a professional image, demonstrate the cooperative principles and adapt to change; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal communication skills; maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding member information and other sensitive information.
Analytical and Judgment Skills: Good decision making and problem-solving abilities; ability to make informed decisions efficiently and effectively; ability to work with limited oversight
Planning and Organizational Skills: Ability to prioritize, organize and manage tasks and time effectively; ability to consistently meet deadlines; ability to work efficiently in conjunction with other organizations and/or departments
Financial Skills: Good mathmatical abilities, including the ability to analyze, interpret, process and report on data; above average detail orientation and ability to ensure accuracy of information for self and others
DESIRED 7 COOPERATIVE PRINCIPAL COMMITMENTS:
Voluntary and Open Membership
Democratic Member Control
Member's Economic Participation
Autonomy and Independence
Education, Training, and Information
Cooperative Among Cooperatives
Concern For the Community
CULTURE AND BENEFITS: At Carroll White REMC we have diverse employment opportunities such as information technology, accounting, marketing, engineering and operations, to name a few. You can feel good about what you do as our staff receives satisfaction knowing that their work makes a difference by directly improving people's lives.
Our company is big enough to allow you the opportunity to stay educated on the latest technology and training, yet small enough to maintain a personal connection with our employees. Carroll White REMC puts a lot of corporate energy into our employees' personal growth and skills development. We recognize that our employees are our most valuable assets, so we have developed a culture which takes care of our employees by offering an excellent benefit package and by providing opportunities for the future.
Bachelor's Degree in computer technology or related information technology field
5 or more years of supervisory experience in the administration of management, information systems, and operation of data processing equipment