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Director, Information Systems

Company: Nightingale College
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary
The Director, Information Systems will oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of the organization's information systems, with a focus on ensuring data accuracy, security, and availability. The incumbent will develop strategies for optimizing the organization's data infrastructure. The Director, Information Systems provides guidance and leadership in shaping the organization's long-term goals and objectives, including developing and executing plans that align with the company's mission, vision, and values, while ensuring that resources are utilized effectively and efficiently.
Essential Function and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the management and maintenance of the organization's data architecture, including data models, data integration, and data warehousing strategies.
  • Oversees the management and maintenance of the data pipelines, ensuring the accuracy, security, and integrity of data across systems.
  • Oversees the management and maintenance of the information systems, ensuring maximum utilization, uptime, and availability.
  • Develops and maintains the documentation of data structures and processes, data quality, governance policies, and procedures.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements improvements in processes or policies and ensures adoption within the function and organization.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to ensure that the organization's data needs are met, and data is being used effectively to support business goals.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry trends and advancements in information systems, identifying opportunities for optimization and improvement.
  • Collaborates in hiring activities including candidate selection, participation in panel and individual interviews, and making hiring decisions.
  • Supports collaborators in all aspects of training and development including performance, behaviors, competencies, and alignment.
  • Develops and manages the functional budget and ensures resources and assets are managed within the approved budget.
  • Participates in the successful implementation of functional projects as they arise.
    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field is required.
    • Demonstrated a minimum of ten years of experience in information systems, system implementation, programming, or solution architecting.
    • Demonstrated a minimum of five years of experience managing teams including data warehouse engineers, data engineers, and analysts is required.
    • Demonstrated experience in SQL, data modeling concepts, and programming is required.
    • Demonstrated experience collaborating with technical and non-technical stakeholders is required.
    • Demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams, implementing best practices is required.
    • Demonstrated experience in Python, Kafka, Flink, or dbt is preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or QlikView is preferred.
      The College requires all new Collaborators to attend new employee (collaborator) orientation (NCO) in Salt Lake City, Utah. Travel, food, and lodging accommodations will be paid for by the organization. Company Description
      Our Mission (not just words on the wall, we live it, love it, and daily contribute to it).
      At Nightingale College, our Innovative Education model helps transform rural health landscapes through our blended-distance learning platform. Every person involved with Nightingale College helps to change lives of our learners, our communities and ultimately the world by adding to the quality of healthcare. We are proud to have graduated over 1,800 nurses serving communities in need. We are serious about our outcomes and have a little bit of fun getting there.
      The professional and personal development of our learners and our collaborators is our company's foundation. Not only do we develop strategies that promote a positive work-life integration, but we also create an environment that invites you to become an expert in your field, be it through higher education or professional development. Put simply, we elevate employment, elevate health, and elevate education. We're so happy that you've found us!

Keywords: Nightingale College, Salt Lake City , Director, Information Systems, Executive , Salt Lake City, Utah

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