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Re: JOB: Manager, Information Technology Unit/StoryCoprs

I just have to say, 3 days a week for the scope of this position seems a
bit far fetched.


Midori Yasuda wrote:
>>> Manager, Information Technology Unit
>>> Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration
>>> The Information Technology (IT) Manager will direct and coordinate
>>> the activities and operations of IT for 70+ users in a Mac OS X
>>> networked environment. Actively champions the enabling role that IT
>>> plays in achieving organizational goals and mission. The IT Manager
>>> reports to the Director, Finance and Administration. The IT Manager
>>> role is a part-time (3-days per week) position.
>>> Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
>>> Ensure effectiveness and security of systems and applications
>>> Manage Storycorps’ current technology
>>> Develop a strong disaster recovery plan with appropriate redundancy
>>> systems
>>> Maintain accurate and current records for hardware inventory,
>>> software licensing, network configuration, problem resolution, and
>>> repair work
>>> Manage structured cabling system and physical network and all
>>> components of network infrastructure
>>> Manage all IT and third party software application support
>>> Research, and implement new technology projects to meet StoryCorps
>>> goals and objectives
>>> Create, document, and enforce IT policies and procedures
>>> Prepare and maintain procedure manuals and documentation for
>>> internal use
>>> Provide excellent, friendly customer support
>>> Manage technology helpdesk to ensure IT problems are properly
>>> documented, handled efficiently, and reported on accurately
>>> Develop budgets and monitor expenditures
>>> Train new hires on StoryCorps technology
>>> Assist department staff with vendor relations
>>> Supervise IT staff
>>> Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
>>> Minimum 5 years experience in IT environment
>>> Impeccable attention to detail
>>> Availability for infrequent after-hours emergency maintenance
>>> Experience in managing staff
>>> Excellent interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills
>>> Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
>>> Bachelor’s degree
>>> Extensive experience with Mac OS X desktop clients
>>> Solid experience with Mac Os X Server, Windows or Unix administration
>>> General Network Administration skills
>>> Strong background in TCP/IP, Firewalls, Routing, and DNS
>>> Excellent troubleshooting and creative problem-solving abilities
>>> Ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to
>>> staff and customers
>>> Strong troubleshooting methodology and analytical skills
>>> IT Architecture Design and Implementation
>>> Previous experience with managing technical projects and vendors
>>> Preferred:
>>> Experience with Storage Area Networks configuration and setup desired.
>>> Experience in a large scale enterprise environment
>>> Network Engineering; advanced networks (including Layers 2, 4-7, and
>>> content switching) and server administration, or equivalent experience
>>> Knowledge of PC Sound Editing tools and processes
>>> Please send cover letter and resume to and
>>> include your last name and “IT Manager” in the subject line.
>>> Include both cover letter and resume as attachments entitled:
>>> “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume”. Please indicate if you have
>>> applied for a position at StoryCorps in the past. No calls please.
>>> Applications are due by August 15th, 2008. Please apply early.
>>> StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the
>>> communities we serve.
>>> Equal Opportunity Employer
>>> This position will be filled without regard to race, color,
>>> religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability,
>>> veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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>>> StoryCorps
>>> 80 Hanson Pl, 2nd Floor
>>> Brooklyn, NY 11217
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