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Director of Information and Technology

Company: Orange County Community Foundation
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:


The Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) is seeking a team player who is a highly motivated, detailed oriented, team player for our Director of Information and Technology.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President & COO, the IT Director's responsibilities include managing employees within the IT department, being a liaison with other departments to ascertain their technological requirements, and developing and implementing solutions that meet these requirements and are aligned with our organization's objectives. This position requires a strategic leader who can also roll up their sleeves to be hands on technically as well.


The Orange County Community Foundation partners with generous individuals, families, nonprofits and businesses to fulfill their philanthropic objectives while supporting the causes they care about most. The Foundation has awarded more than $870 million in grants and scholarships in Orange County, across the country and around the world since its inception in 1989.

OCCF's team is an innovative, highly mission-driven group focused on driving impact and facilitating the connection of Orange County residents to philanthropy. OCCF's work ranges from helping veterans return to civilian life to providing at-risk teens with opportunities to overcome the challenges of poverty.

OCCF's mission is to inspire a passion for lifelong philanthropy, faithfully steward the intentions of our donors, and catalyze sustainable community impact.

OCCF at a Glance

Annual grantmaking of $100 million, ranking in the top 2 percent in grant activity among 780 U.S. community foundations.

Home to more than 610 charitable funds benefiting a wide range of causes.

Total assets of $570 million, ranking in the top 7 percent in assets among U.S. community foundations.

Average annual contributions exceeding $100 million.

Recipient of a 4-star Charity Navigator rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.


  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating IT projects in line with organizational objectives, including two major enterprise projects underway - the implementation of Salesforce.com (CRM) and Sage Intacct (Accounting). This also includes a number of related projects.
  • Overseeing all IT operations including staff and infrastructure. Ensuring the maintenance of current and future technology systems and project initiatives. Benchmarking costs and productivity levels.
  • Database management expertise and experience is critical and required.
  • Consult senior-level stakeholders across the entire organization to identify business and technology needs and to optimize the use of information technology. Proposing strategic solutions and recommending new systems and software. Identifying vulnerabilities, the need for upgrades, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Lead overall effort supporting digital transformation (cloud services, business intelligence, mobile, AI, etc.). Own and lead all internal IT capability building including business and IT requirements definition, platform/systems selection and overall implementation efforts.
  • Developing and implementing risk management protocols to ensure security of organizational data and network assets. As required, responding to information security incidents.
  • Ensuring reported IT issues are resolved and addressed in a timely manner and with high quality. Includes developing strong cross-organizational relationships with staff and external stakeholders deliver service.
  • Colloborating with other departments to understand, define and address their IT needs and requirements.
  • Applying knowledge and management of daily user support, telecommunications, IoT, networks and databases into daily tasks.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with external advisors and technology vendor partners. Acting as IT leader for IT/systems related vendor management.
  • Manage and Support remote work, by ensuring delivery and operation of IT services.
  • Preparing departmental financial budgets and annual performance reports for IT Staff.


    • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field.

      • Experience in an IT management or Senior IT leadership position.
      • The ability and willingness to be hands-on technically, respond to technical issues directly if needed.
      • Experience leading large-scale system and CRM implementations is preferred, including Salesforce.com and/or Sage Intacct.
      • High level of expertise and or experience in the following areas: Database management, Cybersecurity and Reporting. -

        The ability to work for an organization with a phenomenal mission, positive team-oriented work environment, a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) well as incredible benefits including Medical, Dental & Vision, 403(b) retirement plan with automatic contribution by the organization, paid vacation, sick leave, - holidays) and the opportunity for a 9/80 work schedule.

        TO APPLY:

        For immediate consideration, please apply with your resume and cover letter, formatted in Microsoft Word, via: to the attention of Sharon Johnson, Director of People and Culture.

        Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue on a confidential basis until an appointment is made. The deadline to apply is - May 31st, 2022.

        WORK LOCATION: (Position not available for remote work)

        4041 MacArthur Blvd, Suite #510

        Newport Beach, CA 92660

        Orange County Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages diversity and equity in all facets of the organization's work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Orange County Community Foundation, Cerritos , Director of Information and Technology, IT / Software / Systems , Cerritos, California

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