North Star Community Credit Union Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Minot, North Dakota

Oversee, plan, and manage the IT/IS department and IT infrastructure of the credit union. Develop short-and long-term technology plans to provide efficient and cost effective technology tools for the credit union. Serve as lead technologist for the credit union. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: N15%Direct and manage the IT and IS functions of the credit union to ensure that in-house systems, programming, networking, installations,a nd operations support the credit union's goals and objectives.N15%Research industry trends in technology to ensure the credit union remains competitive in its product and service offerings. Keep abreast of changing trends in technology to include hardware, networks and network tools, software, and systems.N15%Evaluate and/or design new systems, applications, networks, or other technology tools that support credit union growth, enhance services to members, and provide efficient processes for employees.N10%Develops and implements short and long-term technology plans that promote credit union growth and enhance services to members.N5%Negotiate cost-effective contracts for the purchase of new systems, hardware, software, or peripherals. Negotiate cost-effective contracts for service warranties, maintenance programs, or IT consultants to support the credit union's technology infrastructure.N5%Determine when it is cost-effective and efficient to outsource technology services. Research industry experts in outsourced computer and core processing services and negotiate cost-effective contracts with appropriate vendors.N5%Develop, update, monitor and continuously ensure compliance with the disaster recovery plans, computer security and loss prevention plans, antivirus and firewall protections, etc.N5%Direct the upgrade and maintenance of all computer hardware, software, systems tools, and peripherals such as printers, scanners, and other external devices.N5%Hire, manage, and direct IT staff.N5%Ensure that operational manuals and documentation are accurate and up to date. Ensure that processes comply with State and Federal rules and regulations.N5%Prepare, implement, and supervise the budget for the department that is consistent with the overall strategic plan and budget of the credit union.N5%Develop, apply, and evaluate policies and procedures for the department.N5%Performs other job related duties as assigned.