The IT Director’s role is to lead the technology strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering collaboration, innovation, prioritization of technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and management of current and future IT systems across the organization. The IT Director will develop, plan, and manage IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and hands-on support for daily operational activities. The IT Director will work with staff and stakeholders to identify technology solutions that increase the quality and sustainability of the programs and increase productivity and success of the ASNT staff. This position will also define and implement IT policies, procedures and best practices. The IT Director will coordinate technology needs assessments, recommend and provide technology training to staff and be service oriented. This position reports to the Executive Director.
Relevant Bachelor’s degree.
At least 4 years of IT-related work experience in a challenging and creative environment, preferably an association.
Association experience is required.
Strong understanding of project management principles.
At least 2-3 years of managing complex vendor relationships.
In-depth knowledge of applying technology in development environments, preferably focused on membership.
Ability to conduct and direct research into technology issues and products as required.
Ability to present ideas in a business-friendly and use-friendly language.
Ability to perform general calculations for the purpose of creating business cases and budgets.
Proven ability to identify training needs and develop in-person and Web-based training resources.
Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities
Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people.
Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead.
Proven track records of achieving results.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Experience with an association management system or CRM equivalent required.
Self-management – sets well-defined and realistic goals; monitors progress and is motivated to achieve; manages own time and deals with stress effectively; manages multiple tasks and projects.
Results orientation – ability to work at fast pace and meet critical deadlines.
Attention to detail – is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer service – works and communicates with clients and customers to satisfy their expectations. Committed to quality service.
Oral and written communication – ability to communicate information and ideas by speaking and in writing so others will understand.
Confidentiality – ability to work with and maintain the confidentiality of data and information.
Must be an innovative and creative thinker – not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so.
Must have a high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness.
Must have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction.
Must work well independently as well as part of a team.
The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) is the world's largest technical society for nondestructive testing (NDT) professionals. Through our organization and membership, we provide a forum for exchange of NDT technical information; NDT educational materials and programs; and standards and services for the qualification and certification of NDT personnel. ASNT promotes the discipline of NDT as a profession and facilitates NDT research and technology applications.