Information Technology (IT) Manager

Company: National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

Location: Denver, CO

Date Posted: April 21, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Employment Type: Full Time, Exempt

Salary: $75,000-85,000 DOE

Information Technology (IT) Manager 

About NEHA

The mission of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is to build, sustain, and empower an effective environmental health workforce. Be part of an organization that supports thousands of members committed to ensuring that the air we breathe, the food we eat, the water we drink and play in, and the homes and buildings we live and work in are all safe to enjoy. Since 1937 NEHA has been at the crossroads wherever human health and the environment intersect. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, through grant and membership support, NEHA works with federal partners such as the EPA, CDC and FDA on critical and diverse issues such as climate change, food safety, water quality, preparedness and more.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, through grant and membership support, NEHA works with partners such as the EPA, CDC and FDA on critical and diverse issues such as climate change, food safety, water quality, preparedness and more. With over 6,000 members and a growing staff of over 50 employees we work to fulfill our mission by setting standards of excellence for the profession through our credentialing program; by providing opportunities for education and training at our annual conference as well as through online and in-person courses; and by providing advocacy through our Government Affairs Department. Our headquarters is in the Denver area.

About the Position

The Information Technology (IT) Manager’s role is assisting the Director, IT in supporting the technology needs of the Association. This includes internal support of the staff, in person and remotely, and supporting all the externally facing systems that our members and customers utilize daily to do their jobs.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead IT projects to their successful completion.  Serve as liaison with vendors on those projects
  • Provides department oversight and support in the IT Director’s absence. 
  • Provide general IT support for staff.
  • Supports the IT Director to research and recommend opportunities to adopt new technologies, hardware, data, and processes.
  • Analyzes the potential impact of implementing new technologies into the IT infrastructure.
  • Participates in the life cycle planning of existing IT assets.
  • Ensures that new projects and migrations are in alignment with the IT capital budget, project portfolio, and IT strategic goals. Analyzes the impact of exceptions and its effect on future IT and enterprise goals.
  • Assist IT Director in developing a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plan.
  • Contribute to development and maintenance of IT related policies and procedures. 
  • Manage ongoing maintenance of NEHA websites and cloud services.
  • Develop inclusive virtual meetings for staff, board, and partners.
  • Develop and conduct IT trainings for both department and non-department staff. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems/Technology, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in IT Support or Manager role including infrastructure engineering/designing experience and supporting department leadership by recommending and developing infrastructure solutions across multiple platforms.
  • Project management experience and skills.
  • Technical competence in multiple areas, including, but not limited to:
    • Microsoft 365 cloud services
    • Google Workspace cloud services
    • Azure, AWS, or other IaaS cloud services
    • IIS / Apache / MySQL / PHP
    • CMSs including WordPress and Drupal
    • Finance systems including NetSuite, 
    • Database Management
    • Web Development
    • API Development

What We Offer

The annual salary range for the position is $75,000-85,000 and dependent on job-related experience and qualifications. 
We offer a generous benefits package including paid time off and health, dental, and vision insurance plans with employee premiums for two plan options paid 100% by the association. Our benefits also include a five percent of base salary employer contribution to a 403b retirement plan; paid short and long-term disability plans and paid term life insurance. We offer workplace flexibility including telework and a wellness program led by an employee committee that strives to inspire, create, and maintain a workplace environment that supports employee physical, mental, and social wellbeing. 

When Considering Applicants

When considering applicants, we look for integrity, a vision for what is possible and a proven performance record, along with the education, experience and skills that match the position requirements. 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
The National Environmental Health Association provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the association complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the association has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..

How to Apply

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