Reports to: Executive Vice President of Finance & Administration
Department: Information Technology
FLSA Category: Exempt
Average Hours per Week: 40
The Information Technology Manager is responsible for daily IT operations that inform short and long-term goals and outcomes, including necessary technology and hardware acquisitions, and overseeing IT projects and day-to-day operations. The Manager must demonstrate expertise in a broad range of IT concepts, practices and procedures, while working collaboratively with all departments to assess organizational needs, and develop and implement responsive technological solutions.
The Information Technology Manager is responsible to:
- Align information and technology systems with institutional needs including hardware, software, network, telecom, and classroom A/V.
- Create and maintain business intelligence solutions to ensure timely and accurate information is available to faculty, staff, and students.
- Support the data needs of The Seattle School, including data access, data security, data integrity, and data retention.
- Provide technical support for all institutional applications.
- Ensure that The Seattle School meets all appropriate legal requirements, including GLBA, FERPA and GDPR.
- Create and maintain scripts or executables to automate department functions.
- Maintain a SQL Server environment
- Stay abreast of, research, and implement new technology and software advancements as needed.
- Familiarity with LAN/WAN protocols and best practices.
- Negotiate and manage relationships with technology vendors and service providers.
- Understand, communicate, and present complex data and concepts in user-friendly ways
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Bachelor’s degree preferred in a technology-related field or equivalent experience.
- At least 4 years of IT management experience, including budget management.
- Commitment to the mission, vision, and ethos of The Seattle School
- Demonstrated success in managing systems and project management, including the ability to deploy resources and manage multiple projects.
- Experience with successfully implementing, utilizing and leveraging outsourcing strategies is preferred.
- Familiarity with network security and firewalls
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of databases and SQL, specifically SQL Server.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office & MS Network environment (Windows Server and SQL) and GSuite.
- Proficiency with MS Dynamics GP, SalesForce, Populi, and/or Active Directory Object administration preferred.
- Must have experience in server virtualization, storage, and disaster recovery design and deployment.
- Familiarity with requirements that impact higher education, including GLBA, FERPA and GDPR.
- Attentive to data ownership and security.
Compensation & Benefits
The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology provides competitive compensation (DOE) and benefits. For this full-time position we offer generous paid time off; retirement benefits; a bus pass subsidy; tuition assistance benefits; medical, dental, life, LTD insurance and a Health Savings Account. We also offer a flexible, supportive environment. Hours and schedule are negotiable, and can be done in a combination of on campus and remote work.
To apply please submit your resume, cover letter (including salary requirements) and completed Employment Application (Statement of Faith included) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The posting will remain open until filled, but preference will be given to applications receive by June 19, 2022.
About the Employer
Established in 1997, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology resides in the heart of the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The Seattle School offers three interdisciplinary graduate programs: M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Master of Divinity, and M.A. in Theology & Culture. Focused on a transformational education through deep relationality, the school is committed to train people to be competent in the study of text, soul, and culture in order to serve God and neighbor through transforming relationships. Employees at The Seattle School strive to hold the capacity to see relationally and to see each other beyond social categories, allowing room for the complexity and nuance that is asked of us to live as the global body of Christ.
Federal employment non-discrimination rules preserve the freedom of faith-based organizations to hire according to faith. State and local employment civil rights laws include a similar exemption for faith-based organizations such as The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.