Director – Information Technology

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Do you love technology? Do you like problem-solving? Do you consider yourself a ‘people person’ and are you interested in conservation? If so, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC) is seeking a thoughtful, people-centric, technical person to join the team as the Information Technology Director. This position will oversee and provide both hands-on support and strategic management for all technical activities in the organization which support conservation science, Fallingwater operations, communications, development, finance and more! The perfect candidate will be able to manage Windows servers and workstations, network devices and traffic and security, and disaster recovery while facilitating business technology conversations and maintaining an open-door culture.

Absolute Requirements – 7+ years of experience and proficiency in/with the following:

  • Windows Server Operating Systems
  • HyperV
  • Windows Desktop Operating Systems
  • Firewall configuration and management
  • End-user support and exceptional customer service
  • Helpdesk ticketing systems
  • Server, storage, networking, and end-user hardware use, installation, troubleshooting and management
  • Office 365/Azure AD management/Exchange or Exchange Online
  • Database management/maintenance (SQL Preferred)
  • Thorough understanding of basic networking principles (DNS, DHCP)
  • Backup methodologies and best practices
  • Active Directory management and maintenance
  • Application management
  • Networking and systems management best practices in a windows server environment
  • Digital and IP Phone/PBX management
  • Ability to work flexible hours, have reliable transportation, and ability to occasionally travel to other offices
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels with different partners.
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical solutions
  • Attention to detail

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs assisted
  • Ability to see for the purposes of diagnosing issues and using a computer
  • Ability to sit, bend, and stand for 8+ hours a day
  • Ability to type for 8+ hours a day
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • Project management experience
  • Proficiency with administrative applications such as Blackbaud’s Financial Edge, Salesforce, timed-ticketing applications, hospitality/retail sales, PCI Compliance, Sharepoint, Office 365, Siriusware and others
  • Workflow documentation
  • Budget management experience
  • People and resource management experience
  • Sharepoint customization and creation
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) experience
  • Power BI experience

 These skills are a plus

  • Salesforce support, maintenance, solution creation
  • CAArcserve DR products
  • Blackbaud products
  • Papersave
  • Siriusware
  • HTML/CSS/Angular/Javascript
  • WordPress
  • Strategic planning
  • eCommerce & eMarketing experience
  • SysAid

Location: The position is based in Pittsburgh, Pa. (This is not a fully remote position.)

Position Duration: The is a regular full-time opportunity with full benefits.

Pay: Please include salary requirements, as salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please send a letter, resume and salary requirements to [email protected] and list IT Director in the subject line.