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Sanford Health Director, Technology - Server, Storage & Database in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: 45th St Business Center - IT
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 200 45th St S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Oversees infrastructure related to our most critical patient care and corporate systems

Develops the long-term strategy for physical, virtual and could infrastructure

Opportunity to be part of strategic planning and daily operations of a fully integrated health system that affects tens of thousands of lives everyday

Job Summary

Responsible for the direction, coordination, planning, budgeting and oversight of all activities related to the Server, Storage and Database department. Leads the planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of all related physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure components for the companies critical application stacks. Matures operational processes to create scale and agility. Drives to achieve established objectives, promote quality, and drive business value in compliance with internal and external policies and procedures. Directs and manages the delivery of large or complex projects. Works closely with appropriate IT governing bodies and other IT leaders to ensure high quality service deliver and ongoing support. Partners with operational leaders within and beyond IT to identify, assess, and prioritize meaningful opportunities to use applications within departmental settings, and to develop the people, processes, and technologies to achieve that objective. Provides culture direction and ensures the adoption of established culture. Communicates with IT department and Management. Monitors prompt response and support for technical issues. Ensures high standards and quality of technical work. Directs reviews of tools and technologies for improving performance and reducing costs. Responsible for developing metrics and accountabilities for the department functions. Coordinates and manages the strategy for multiple locations as they share job functions. Actively leads efforts to improve systems, processes and contracts that result in top performance. Understands and aligns with the strategic vision and executional priorities. Collaborates with the leadership team. Responsible for the interviewing, hiring, discipline of employees and any other personnel issues that arise. Completes performance appraisals. Handles day-to-day operations, while focusing on the broader view including strategic growth, best in class operational practices, and advocating for new technologies. Delivers high customer satisfaction and retention of profitable business through formal reports, and data analytics. Leads resolution across all areas within the operation organization. Responsible for oversight of vendor management, contracts, and support agreements. Responsible for statement of work review related to project leadership. Determines performance objectives/metrics and defines tools to measure progress and ensure consistent achievement of business objectives. Directs, motivates, develops and manages the performance of management team and key staff. Creates opportunities for individuals to exercise and grow new skills. Demonstrates the ability to provide strong leadership that mentors, develops and guides. Committed to growth including personal and professional development and life-long learning. Attends mandatory educational requirements as directed by the organization. Must have excellent presentation and communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and analytical skills necessary to develop policies, plans and goals. Able to work with growth and development needs. Strong negotiation and marketing skills are necessary. Able to balance multiple complex projects and deadlines by determining critical issues, timelines, and priorities. Knowledge of current clinical practice, regulatory healthcare requirements, and healthcare information systems.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, or a related field. Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum five years' experience in management required.

ITIL Foundation certification preferred.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Information Technology
Req Number: R-47597
Featured: No