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Established by Congress in 1974, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country’s single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. LSC currently funds 133 independent, nonprofit legal aid organizations with nearly 800 offices throughout the nation. LSC’s mission is to promote equal access to justice and provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance.
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) must have the vision to integrate technology into LSC’s implementation of its mission and the strategic and operational planning skills to implement innovations. The CIO oversees management of LSC’s day-to-day technology operations and leads the development of data management applications, systems infrastructure, and communications technology to provide the most efficient support for current operations and to address LSC’s long-range objectives. The CIO also develops, administers, and manages security of information systems and technology. The CIO manages a staff of seven, and works closely with other LSC offices engaged in grantmaking, grants oversight, and data analysis. The position reports directly to the President.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Outstanding leadership and management skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; vision for integrating technology into achievement of organizational mission; excellent Agile and Waterfall project management skill; ability to work collaboratively as a part of a senior management team; understanding of the value of data mining for management decisions; strong commitment to principles of diversity; high degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail; understanding of and commitment to organizational mission and goals; ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others; ability to develop and lead high performance/high morale teams and to foster teamwork among diverse individuals; demonstrated experience working in and leading cross-functional teams in a mission-driven organization, including prior experience in staff recruitment, mentoring and evaluation; and unimpeachable integrity and personal ethics; fairly and equitably applies LSC personnel policies. Experience with labor-management relations preferred.
An advanced degree in management, information technology or related fields and a minimum of 10 years of progressive responsibility in administration of information systems and technology; demonstrated success developing and integrating technological functionality into service-oriented enterprises, with strong attention to customer satisfaction. Excellent ability to conceptualize long-term business goals and develop orderly process of planning the information technology needed to accomplish those goals. Experience overseeing custom development on the Salesforce platform, and working with Microsoft Windows/Microsoft Office/Office 365 is required. Experience with Box.com and Drupal preferred.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary range: $151,974 - $166,221
LSC has a competitive market-based salary structure that establishes a specific salary range for this position. The salary range has eight pay levels separated by seven steps. A new employee will be hired at Step 1 and must wait two years to advance to each of the next three steps (Steps 2 through 4), and one year to advance to each of the next four steps (Steps 5 through 8).
Excellent benefits package.
LSC embraces diversity as a core value. We recognize that our success as a corporation depends upon creating and maintaining a diverse team of talented professionals, and we are committed to a workplace that reflects and supports diverse individual backgrounds and perspectives. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination includes race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, personal appearance, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, disability and status as a veteran, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or regulation. We strive to have a workplace that is comfortable and welcoming for everyone. LSC is an equal opportunity employer.
Submit a résumé and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Please apply directly on our website at: www.lsc.gov/about-lsc/careers Questions can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Electronic applications are preferred. If reasonable accommodation in the application process is required, please notify OHR at 202-295- 1571.
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