Director of Information Technology

Director of Information Technology

Oversee and implement appropriate Information Technology functions to support the organization and its objectives. Possess a strong technical background, while having the ability to lead a team and prioritize tasks.

End date
Opportunity type
Administration (e.g., Finance, IT, HR)
Job responsibilities

Essential Functions:
• Develops, implements, and maintains all IT policies and procedures.
• Oversees and directs resources to support the organization’s IT needs. Directs all aspects of the IT function including hardware, software, networks, email administration, security etc.
• Manages external IT resource by determining when external assistance is required. Makes recommendations involving all IT capital expenditures.
• Develops and implements plans for recommended system modifications.
• Develops and modifies long-term plans to ensure IT can support the needs of the Food Bank.
• Supports NIFB staff with hardware maintenance, software training, and network connectivity.
• Assists with external website administration and internal messaging system (kiosk).
• Manages relationship with technology service providers.
• Oversees system security and IT Disaster Recovery Plan.
• Ensure all software licenses are up to date.
• Other duties as assigned

Application qualifications

Required Education, Skills, and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar field and three to five years of experience in similar work.
• Commitment to understanding and supporting NIFB’s mission. Shows compassion and appreciation for hunger issues.
• Experience in oversight of IT administration.
• Strong business acumen.
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Proficient in Windows applications, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Outlook, Word etc.)
• Strong organization and written and oral communication skills.


Full Benefits Package; Medical/Dental/Vision, STD/LTD, Life Insurance, 401k, PTO, Bonus Incentive and more

About the organization

Northern Illinois Food Bank – a proud member of Feeding America – is the source of nutritious food, innovative feeding programs, and hope for more than half a million people every year. As a 501©3 non-profit organization with a goal of solving hunger in our 13-county service area, we rely on generous donors, volunteers, and community partners – the local food pantries and feeding programs, food manufacturers and retailers, companies, foundations, and individuals who join with us in our vision for no one to be hungry in Northern Illinois.