Director of Information Technologies

Oakdale, CA 95361

Posted: 04/13/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: IT - System Admin Job Number: 10368

Job Description

Director of IT
Direct Hire
Location: Oakdale, CA
Pay Range: $145k-$200k DOE (exempt)

Join a well respected local company, where client reputation and a family-oriented work environment is priority. Serving the local Agriculture business community, you'll join a high-quality team and spearhead transformative projects, including a pivotal ERP implementation. Be part of a collaborative team where your expertise will make a tangible impact. 

Summary: As the Director of IT, you will be instrumental in shaping the strategic direction and operational effectiveness of our client's information technology solutions. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will lead a team dedicated to ensuring seamless integration of technology with business processes, with a primary focus on the ongoing NetSuite ERP Implementation. This position requires a seasoned leader with a proven track record in ERP management and a commitment to driving innovation and excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Team Management:
  • Recruit, train, and manage the IT team, fostering a culture of excellence and accountability.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to exceed service delivery expectations.

Strategic Planning and Execution:
  • Oversee active NetSuite ERP Implementation and related initiatives, ensuring alignment with business strategy.
  • Drive program management, including vendor management and budget oversight, while prioritizing and monitoring initiative status.

Business Integration and Optimization:
  • Collaborate with staff to understand business needs, identify vulnerabilities, and optimize productivity and efficiency through innovative technology solutions.
  • Maintain and enhance the Application Portfolio and Technology Services, ensuring value addition and risk management.

Infrastructure Management and Security:
  • Establish and uphold standards for IT infrastructure efficiency, security, and efficacy.
  • Work with 3rd party IT services vendor and oversee system and network security, facilitating audits or investigations as necessary.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience managing an Information Systems department.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Information Systems and ERP implementations.
  • Proven leadership in managing teams and third-party vendors.
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably NetSuite, and project management.
  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, Computer Science, or related field; MBA preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Clean DMV record required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with POS systems
  • Familiarity with agricultural and retail industries.
  • Proficiency in analytical reporting tools.

Meet Your Recruiter

Doug Lucas
Executive Recruiter

Doug brings over 20 years of executive recruitment experience to Availability Professional Staffing.  Prior to joining APS, Doug owned his own search firm where he specialized in sales and executive recruitment.  He also led the talent acquisition function for a large national security company for eight years.  Doug holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University.  He and his wife have two grown children and a grandchild.

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