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Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo inspires communities to create environments where wildlife will thrive in our urbanizing world. The zoo is a leader in local and global conservation, animal care and welfare, learning, and science. A historic Chicago landmark founded in 1868, the not-for-profit Lincoln Park Zoo, is a privately-managed, member-supported organization and is free and open 365 days a year. Visit us at lpzoo.org.
The Director of Information Technology provides visionary leadership along with pragmatic management and financial oversight of all IT activities in support of the mission of the zoo.
Responsible for the design, plan, implementation and evaluation of the department’s short and long-term goals, strategies and measurable outcomes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field required. MBA or Master’s degree in Information Systems preferred. Microsoft and network engineering certifications preferred
7+ year’s management experience in a senior IT or consulting role required. Experience working in a non-profit environment preferred.
Note: A comparable combination of education, experience or training that would provide the level of knowledge, skills and ability required may qualify individual.
Work is performed primarily indoors in an office environment.
Ability to sit for long periods of time.
Ability to work in open office environment.
Ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach and climb ladders
Ability to occasionally lift up to 35lbs.
Ability to traverse zoo grounds to facilitate deliveries, escort vendors and coordinate meetings.
May schedule work hours (evenings and weekends) to fit within the zoo’s work schedule in order to complete projects, maintenance and upgrades.
Available to work special events that may occur outside of regular work schedule, including evenings, weekends or holidays, as assigned.
Must provide proof of COVID vaccination
Lincoln Park Zoo is committed to an environment that is inclusive and welcoming. We celebrate the diverse qualities, perspectives, values and experiences of all people. For Wildlife. For All.
Lincoln Park ZooChicago, IL 60614Phone: 13127422020Fax: Lincoln Park Zoo
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