$165,000 to $175,000
Oct 28, 2022
Director of Information Technology
Equal Justice Works
Status: Full-time – Exempt
Reports to: Vice President, Administration
Salary: $165,000 to $175,000
Location: Hybrid; Washington, D.C.
Deadline: Apply by November 28th for best consideration. Early applications are encouraged.
ABOUT EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS
Equal Justice Works provides a continuum of opportunity that begins with incoming law school students and extends into later careers in the profession. From advocating for law school programs that instill public service values among students, to creating summer and postgraduate public interest jobs, to addressing the staggering educational debt that blocks lawyers from going into public service, Equal Justice Works inspires and provides opportunities for the legal community to change lives, make careers, and deliver on the promise of justice for all.
The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society. Each year, we mobilize over 300 Fellows across the country to address a wide range of unmet legal needs. Fellows work to ensure equal access to justice for underserved communities across the country.
This has been a landmark year for Equal Justice Works. Under the leadership of a new CEO, who has a clear vision for the future of the organization, Equal Justice Works looks to continue their strong record of championing economic security and long-standing legal protections. The Director of Information and Technology (IT Director) will lead Equal Justice Works’ overall information technology strategy, while adapting to implementations in progress and moving them forward.
The incumbent will be a strategic advisor who will organize, implement, and manage the activities involved in the design, development, and operation of Equal Justice Works’ technology environment, including network infrastructure, software applications, and web. They will also ensure that staff has the technology tools to perform their responsibilities. In addition to being a strategic advisor, this position requires the incumbent to be hands-on and provide leadership and mentorship to the IT team. They will oversee a team including the Sr. IT Manager, Data Services Specialist, and Application Database Manager, along with related consultants and vendors.
This is a full-time, exempt position, based at the Corporate Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Hybrid/work-from-home model.
Ensure the continual functioning of mission-critical operations and quality standards in all IT areas.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND QUALITIES
The salary range is $165,000 to $175,000, based on experience. 14 days of annual vacation leave; additional paid holiday leave the week between Christmas and the New Year; 16 weeks of paid parental leave for those w/EJW 6 months or more; excellent medical and dental insurance with Equal Justice Works paying 100% for employee premiums and 75% for dependent premiums; and a $1000 professional development stipend per year.
Good Insight, a national nonprofit executive search firm headquartered in Washington, DC, is assisting with this search. Visit www.good-insight.org/careers to upload application materials. Confidential references and inquiries about the role may be directed to Kessa Thompson at EqualJusticeWorks@good-insight.org.
For best consideration, applications should be received by November 28, 2022. Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter that describe their interest in and qualifications for this role, emphasizing their leadership experiences. Qualified applicants will be contacted on a rolling basis. Early applications are encouraged due to the pace of the search.
BACKGROUND AND REFERENCE CHECKS
Finalists for this position will be required to satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background and reference check as a condition of employment.
Equal Justice Works is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. This employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, stretch and kneel for long periods of time; frequently required to talk, hear, and use repetitive hand motions; and should possess the ability to push, pull, and lift up to 30 pounds unassisted.
As a condition of this position, which is required to work at the Equal Justice Works office, and as a part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees and visitors, Equal Justice Works is requiring all employees that work in the Equal Justice Works office to receive an FDA-authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Equal Justice Works is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspective, and skills and encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply.
Contact Kessa Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request reasonable accommodation for this application process.
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