Director of IT
Looking to make a difference in an innovative and dynamic non-profit agency? UCP of Central Florida unlocks the potential of thousands of children each year at our campuses, pediatric therapy clinics and parent support programs.
The Sr. Director of IT has overall responsibility for the configuration, implementation, maintenance and support of the organization’s technological infrastructure. This position directs and manages the strategic direction of the technology organization to best support operational effectiveness of the organization. They serve as a key business partner to the Core Leadership Team of the organization and reports directly to the COO. The Sr. Director of IT executes the information technology strategies for UCP with key areas of focus on policy and strategic IT planning and support to the company, workflow and team management.
Leads strategic technological development to achieve business goals by providing initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and management of current and future technologies and products ensuring future growth in a progressive manner. Provide leadership in evaluating existing and new business needs in the coordination of IT and processes necessary to allow smooth and efficient operations. Manage the internal company IT infrastructure, ensuring stability, reliability and quality performance while responding rapidly to issues/problems as they arise. Directly supervises IT staff. Provides appraisals, counseling, delegating, developing and coaching of employees. Design, deploy and maintain the organization’s LANs, WANs, and wireless networks, including servers, routers, switches, IP telephony and multifunction printers. Ensures all systems are continually running, secure and properly backed up through the establishment of strong IT principles. Set goals, create and manage projects and budgeted costs. Develop and enforce proper IT polices, standards and security procedures. Plans and implements additions, deletions and modifications to current software and hardware in an effective and efficient manner. Assures help desk support services are delivered in the most effective manner to all user groups and locations. Ensure effective communication across all areas of UCP with management, customers and suppliers. Act as a source of direction, training and guidance for team members Ensure inventory control for all assigned resources. Coordinate E-Rate reimbursement with supplies/consultants. Responsible for the daily maintenance of Firewalls, whitelists, blacklists, and traffic management Performs other related duties as required and assigned. What UCP Offers
Our mission at UCP is to empower children with and without disabilities to achieve their potential by providing individualized support, education and therapy services in an inclusive environment. When you join UCP of Central Florida you partner with a team that is making a positive impact on the futures of our children. For over 60 years, we have been dedicated to enriching the lives of children of all abilities across Central Florida as 8 campuses: Downtown Orlando, East Orlando (near UCF), Kissimmee, Pine Hills, Lake Mary, and Winter Garden.
UCP of Central Florida offers a competitive benefit package available to all employees! Some perks to being a UCP Team Member include: health insurance (free option after the first year), dental insurance options, free life insurance, paid time off, discounted on-site childcare, 403B/Retirement match, short & long term disability, and support in continuing your education.