Director of IT and Operations

Saint Louis, Missouri
Depends on Experience 
Full Time

The Director of IT and Operations is a full time, exempt employee position.

IT Responsibilities: 

  • Devising and establishing IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by management 

  • Overseeing network infrastructure and systems functionality and evaluating them according to established goals. 

  • Maintain and optimize local company networks and servers 

  • Oversee data backup and system security operation 

  • Control budget and report on expenditure 

  • Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software 

  • Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency 

  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems 

  • Formulating and implementing business continuity and disaster recovery plans 

  • Supervising daily operations of network and server infrastructure; Overseeing testing, troubleshooting, and adjusting network to operate effectively; Overseeing security of the network, data and its storage and communication systems 

  • Construction and maintenance of websites, a plus. 

  • Provide tech support, when necessary 

  • Supervise IT Manager 


Operations Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, implement, and review operational policies and procedures; including security and emergency preparedness procedures 

  • Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations; including OSHA 

  • Forecasts, allocates, and supervises the financial and physical resources of the facility management 

  • Budgeting, monitoring and controlling operations costs 

  • Initiates, manages and reviews service and building/room rental and lease contacts 

  • Develop an annual maintenance schedule 

  • Manage agency’s phone system and cellular products. 

  • Supervises the Operation Manager and reception staff 



Education and Experience: BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; or equivalent. MSc/MA will be a plus. 

Knowledge and Abilities: Proven experience as IT director or similar role; experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications; thorough knowledge of networks and cloud computing; sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), and especially small network, etc.; experience in controlling budgets; excellent organizational and leadership skills; experience managing a diverse staff; ability to manage multiple projects; outstanding communication abilities; and problem-solving aptitude. 

Position will remain open until filled.

Candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.