Click here to view all of your Saved, Viewed and Applied Jobs all in one place.. Click here to view all of your Saved, Viewed and Applied Jobs all in one place.. The VP of information technology is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions across the organization. This includes directing all IT operations to meet customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions.. Essential Duties/Responsibilities. Develops an overall IT strategic plan to maintain a robust and unified information technology infrastructure and deliver a maximum return on investment in technology resources.. Build and lead a team committed to service and user experience excellence and continuous improvement.. Improves existing software programs and develops new applications to meet future business needs.. Ensures hardware and software is maintained and data is secured through proper back-ups and staff training.. Manages budget and controls expenses effectively.. Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate.. Develops and monitors metrics related to IT service levels, capacity, security and cost effectiveness.. Proactively forecasts necessary technology equipment purchases and upgrades necessary to support growth and expansion.. Defines, implements and monitors function policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and guidelines.. Demonstrates understanding of business strategy and objectives and recommends changes and improvements in current technology footprint to enable those objectives.. Supports the strategic planning process as requested.. Evaluates and recommends corporate information systems technology solutions while remaining abreast of trends and emerging technologies.. Creates, maintains and enforces written policies and procedures regarding all technology operations throughout the company.. Acts to ensure integrity of organization-wide data, proprietary information, and related intellectual property through information security and risk assessment.. Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and/or beyond regular work hours due to customer or operational demands, as needed.. Follows, supports, and enforces all Company standard procedures, policies and safety practices in the course of performing work activities.. Performs other duties as assigned.. A successful candidate will have the following personal attributes:. Strong leadership skills. Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Well organized and has a strong sense of process efficiency. Continually strives for best practices. Comfortable functioning as a 'change agent'. Exceptional team builder within and across functional teams. Is energized by overall team success. Enjoys the service function and is motivated to deliver quality for our customers. Job Requirements. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or related area; or equivalent combination of applicable education and experience required; MBA or related graduate degree preferred. 15+ years of relevant experience. Advanced business and financial acumen. Willingness to travel as needed. Working Conditions. Employee remains in the sitting position for prolonged hours. Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.. Working conditions may include being in an open (shared) cubicle/workspace area.. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position, however, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.. Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you.