The Daniels Fund, established by cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, is a private charitable foundation dedicated to making life better for the people of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming through its grants program, scholarship program, and ethics initiative.
The Daniels Fund strives to ensure its work reflects both Bill Daniels’ written directives, and his unmistakable style. Bill was a patriotic American who served our country in two wars. He was a capitalist who loved our free enterprise system and was well known for his generosity to people from all walks of life. Guided by his compassion, Bill transferred his $1 billion estate to form the assets of the Daniels Fund to carry forward his legacy of giving.
Since its founding, the Daniels Fund has become a permanent fixture in the communities it serves and continues to make significant and lasting impact. To learn more about the Daniels Fund and its impact to date, please visit: www.danielsfund.org
The Information Technology Manager is a hands-on leader who manages Daniels Fund’s helpdesk, server, network, and cloud environments to support the advancement of Bill Daniels’ legacy. The Information Technology Manager is responsible for ensuring successful programming projects and the design and maintenance of a proactive and anticipatory cybersecurity program.
The Information Technology Manager will:
Be responsible for proactive and anticipatory cybersecurity practices.
Be responsible for software development projects.
Be responsible for network and business applications availability.
Perform regular and on-going monitoring of network operations.
Oversee the coordination of services provided by commercial vendors.
Manage annual operating and capital budgets, including hardware replacement and software licensing.
Manage Windows Server environment including Group Policy and Active Directory infrastructure.
Provide system user training and support.
Develop, maintain, and implement disaster recovery plans.
Assist with special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
You are mission-oriented. You have a passionate commitment to Bill Daniels’ mission and values and an eagerness to incorporate his thinking into programmatic activities. You understand first-hand the importance of the foundation always adhering to Bill Daniels’ principles, style, and direction. You value and respect the Fund’s uniqueness, reputation, and impact. You are aligned with Bill Daniels’ values and stated priorities to advance his legacy.
You are an experienced technology professional and certified cybersecurity expert. You hold advanced cybersecurity certifications and programming skills in PHP or Python. You demonstrate advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Server administration, Microsoft Office Suite, and Office365. You have advanced knowledge of TCP/IP network concepts and troubleshooting.
You are results-driven with a demonstrated desire for impact. You have an unyielding focus on impact and are driven by a desire to achieve outcomes. You are motivated by the pursuit of long-term objectives and a focus on metrics for impact.
You have an eye for process and administrative efficiency.You see complex projects as discrete pieces and pathways to achieve the end goal and develop associated work plans. You are excellent at monitoring progress to goals and adjusting the path as needed. You are a project manager at heart with strong organizational, administrative and project management skills.You are self-driven and take initiative to drive administrative improvements within the department.
You are a relentless prioritizer. You manage your time exceedingly well, especially balancing multiple requests. You effectively manage the details of complex, high stakes projects. You prioritize your day and re-prioritize to be responsive to the activities of the day. You are naturally oriented toward maximizing time for the team and ensuring focus on the appropriate priorities. You can effectively “manage up” to ensure tasks are completed.
You are a proactive and persistent problem solver. You have an analytical mind that examines data to understand issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems. You have demonstrated experience addressing complex issues and leading significant initiatives. You adeptly adjust your strategies and approaches informed by evidence and information gathered.
You are an excellent communicator. You recognize the importance of prompt and thorough communication. You follow through with your commitments and provide frequent updates along the way. You are an excellent written and verbal communicator.
You are flexible and learn quickly. You adjust quickly to changing priorities and skilled at refreshing the original plan with new information, while remaining organized and on track. You quickly assess new information to understand what additional information you need to be confident and knowledgeable moving forward. You seek to learn new ways of doing things and a desire to be more efficient and effective in your day-to-day work.
Compensation and Benefits
The compensation for this position will be in the range of $90,000 to $160,000 and is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Daniels Fund offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, paid holidays, health, dental, vision insurance, LTD, life insurance, a matched 401k retirement plan and a host of additional benefits.
Interested applicants may submit an initial application through the Careers section of the Daniels Fund website at www.DanielsFund.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Daniels Fund is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.