Department: Information Technology
The IT Manager will plan and oversee all IT-related activities of Dumbarton Oaks, and will take an active role in improving the institutional infrastructure and the provision of IT services. The IT Manager will define and prioritize projects; assign tasks within a small team; and oversee their timely completion. The IT Manager will also work closely with supervisors in other departments to recommend, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for the organization. High-priority areas include network and infrastructure upgrades; and digital storage and preservation.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Monitor, upgrade and support all IT systems including servers (Windows and Linux); desktops/ laptops (PCs and MACs); and software, peripherals, and other hardware.
- Make recommendations for the improvement and growth of IT infrastructure and systems, and oversee their implementation upon approval by the Director.
- Manage IT staffing, including recruitment, supervision, training, and evaluation.
- Manage financial aspects of the IT department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review. Develop project justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
- Develop requests for proposals. Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and services and agreements.
- Develop and implement IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, and disaster recovery; standards, purchasing and service provision; and digital asset storage and preservation.
- Oversee the selection and implementation of a Digital Asset Management system.
- Manage projects under the guidance of the Director and in close collaboration with project leaders in other departments.
- Keep current with the latest technologies.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required. 6 to 8 years of progressive IT related work experience. Strong technical knowledge of network, Linux, MAC and PC operating systems. Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols and standards. Must have experience defining projects (both short and long term), prioritizing tasks, creating budgets in an IT structure as well as projecting timelines and meeting deadlines.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or similar field preferred. ITIL preferred. Agile training preferred. Demonstrated experience with project management and team leadership highly desirable. Security +certification preferred. Experience with scholarly humanities projects, and/or experience working in an academic, cultural, or non-profit institution an advantage.
The position remains open until filled. Please forward résumé and cover letter detailing relevant qualifications by clicking the link below:
Dumbarton Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).