Join the ASPSF Team

 
Do you believe in the power of education? Would you like to be a part of the ASPSF team? Take a look at our current open positions to find opportunities for you to use your skills to make a difference. 
 
Individuals wishing to apply should send resume and cover letter to ssullivan@aspsf.org. No phone calls please.

 

 

 

Information Technology Manager

 

Department:                Administration
Reports To:                 Executive Director

 

Agency Mission: to enable single parents to attain self-sufficiency through post-secondary education.

 

Salary/Benefits: $48,000 - $54,000. Excellent benefits (health, vision, and dental, retirement match). Full-time, exempt position. Occasional travel required. Will work from agency headquarters in Springdale or from home office if incumbent lives outside of Northwest AR. 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Incumbent will strengthen Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) by developing and implementing a strategic technology plan that supports daily operations and enhances the work of each department.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science PLUS a minimum of 2 years’ experience in IT environment OR equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to personnel and constituents. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated success with administration of Windows and Server operating systems, general network administration, HTML and CSS web programming, and database administration, including data normalization techniques and data migration.
  • Advanced level experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities. Availability for infrequent after-hours emergency maintenance.

 

HELPFUL/PREFERRED:
  • Experience with web and email servers. Knowledge of encryption technology & SSL.
  • Work experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • Project management experience.
  • Negotiation skills/salesmanship.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
GENERAL
  • Stay abreast of current technology trends and strategies used in the nonprofit sector.
  • Develop annual IT budget request; track expenditures in approved budget.
  • Develop and facilitate on-going technical training to meet the needs of agency personnel.
  • Serve as primary contact for staff system support needs. Serve as 2nd tier contact (after Program Manager) for student and volunteer system support needs.
  • Keep staff updated on outages and procedural changes.
  • Plan, implement, and manage the technology components of a disaster recovery plan, including enforcement of policies and procedures and managing access to technology resources.
  • Manage all contracts and relationships with technical vendors and consultants.
  • Lead or serve as the agency’s technical contact for all technology projects.
 
 
SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT
  • Oversee the work of the managed services providers who monitor, procure, implement, and maintain equipment for the agency.
  • Serve as 2nd tier contact (after managed services provider) for staff technology support needs.
  • Review, approve and submit recommendations for technology acquisition prepared by the managed services providers.
  • Track location of all capitalized and non-capitalized agency equipment. Ensure the safe disposal of obsolete inventory.

 

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
  • Serve as administrator for all agency systems and databases (program, donor, finance, etc.).
  • Monitor, plan, develop, and implement strategies to effectively manage and enhance the agency’s databases to insure high performance, integrity of information, and meet the agency’s growing data needs.
  • Work with Program Department and 501c3 partners to compile and report statistics and impact data on all scholarship programs and recipients on a regular basis.
  • Provide local scholarship information to Communications Department for inclusion on the agency website.

 

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
 
Review of applications will begin November 11. Position until filled.