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The Vice President of Innovation & Technology Services is responsible for the overall technological direction of the organization and arena operations. This position is part of the senior leadership team and reports to the EVP & Arena General Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and position overall technology vision that aligns with stakeholders and organizations growth
Create overall technology standards, policies and practices and ensuring adherence that supports the business needs of the organization
Lead the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships
Build and manage dynamic and customer focused technology team to support mission and vision
Financially manage resources and budgets to align with business needs and expectations
Prepares systems cost estimates and cost-benefit analyses.
Overseeing research and development initiative to keep organization at the forefront
Lead and manage special projects and initiatives from inception to completion assuring quality control and financial projections are met
Make recommendations to senior management through presentations and advocacy
Manage data systems implementation and monitoring their effectiveness in meeting business goals and objectives
Supervise software testing, and information systems security and maintenance
Manage staff in functional areas such as LAN/WAN architecture, systems operations and administration, telephony, access control & CCTV, audio/video services, help desk, and hardware and software support
Develop strategic relationships with vendors and contractor that support projects and operations
Anticipate and react to major technology changes
Develop technology contingency plans to keep systems operational in the event of a disaster and keep projects on track
Actively participate in resources reduction, energy optimization and good sustainable practices
Generate new products and facilitate their entry to market when applicable
Collaborating with the executive team to assess and recommend technologies in support of company needs
Responsible for the supervision of staff of IT department including hiring, coaching, training, performance appraisals, discipline and discharge, if necessary
Minimum 10 years progressive experience in the technology field, with a minimum of 5 years in a manager or leadership role
Demonstrated people management responsibility including hiring, discipline, evaluating performance and building a team.
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science or related field is required
Budget and fiscal management including creation of strategic business plans.
Prior experience building an effective IT infrastructure to meet business requirements
Track record of data driven and analytical decision making
Thought leader with very strong communication skills and management skills
Previous experience in the sports & entertainment field desired
Relevant and updated certifications required for project management, system implementation, maintenance and management (Cisco, Microsoft, CPM, PMP etc.)
Cultural fit with the values of the organization with a prior history of community involvement desired
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. Do you have relevant and updated certifications required for project management, system implementation, maintenance and management (Cisco, Microsoft, CPM, PMP etc.)?
2. Do you have previous experience in the sports & entertainment field desired?
3. Do you possess a bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) in Computer Science or related field?