Director of IT - Skilled Trades Staffing - Virtual

Minneapolis, MN 55420 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Director of IT Job Number: 6954 Is this job hybrid?:

Job Description




Our client, one of the largest Skilled Trades Staffing Firm is looking for an IT Leader to join their team.  This role will be responsible for partnering with key stakeholders to develop organizational vision, strategy, and implementation priorities for IT infrastructure, new technologies and services to support a company focused on continuous growth.   Must  be willing to roll up your sleeves to help drive and manage system implementations, recommend new tech, implement security measures, etc.  Provide  strategic vision and expertise to build client's  IT program, adding internal resources and outsourcing support as appropriate. 

What you will do:
  • Create and customize technology systems for optimized performance, including developing and documenting systems and processes for effective utilization
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with key technology vendors, solution integrators, and strategic advisors to ensure strong relationships throughout all phases of the vendor and project lifecycles (leveraging knowledge and experience to ensure effective negotiations)
  • Collaborate with multiple internal teams and third-party vendors to plan, design, and execute projects that support organizational goals 
  • Develop, implement, and monitor an enterprise information security and risk management program to include areas such as vulnerability scans, cybersecurity gap analysis, etc.
  • Ensure technology processes comply with all requirements, laws, and regulations
  • Establish, communicate, and enforce clear IT guidelines and policies (e.g., user access, security, support, device configuration, etc.) based on industry best practices 
  • Ensure the continual functioning, security and privacy of critical operations, systems and applications, to include the development of an effective disaster recovery plan
  • Manage IT Team members, providing leadership and guidance on system development priorities, selection and implementation of new tools and integrations, and establishment of best practices related to use of various IT applications, including: Salesforce, Bullhorn, Staffing Engine, Staffing Referrals, TextUs, Cloud Call, HubSpot, Paylocity & MS365.
  • Pioneers the optimization of work processes by seeking ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to compelling reengineering.
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with other leaders and internal customers to meet shared objectives.
  • Will have an adaptive approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
  • As a member of the  Leadership Team will be expected to contribute to both IT as well as overall leadership strategy.
  • Act as a  Core Values champion, by holding the team accountable and promoting engagement in Moving the Line, Being the Next, Elevating Others, Pulling the Wagon, Enjoying the Journey, and Giving Back. 
  • All other duties as assigned. 

What we’re looking for:
  • Ten+ years of proven experience in an IT leadership role in the staffing industry
  • Experience with Bullhorn and their marketplace partners, MS365, SalesForce 
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational change management at VP or Director level
  • Successful implementation and enhancement of critical systems
  • Proven ability to effectively direct multiple projects with competing resources and deadlines
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with end users and stakeholders
  • Ability to be a “big picture” thinker while also being an effective “hands-on” practitioner
  • Experience supporting the security and productivity of a national remote workforce

Job Number 6954


Additional Information

MeeDerby is an executive search firm uniquely dedicated to serving the staffing industry. For nearly three decades, we've helped thousands of executives, managers, senior sales and senior recruiters who have worked in staffing find their place in this robust industry. You spend your days helping people find the perfect job. Don’t you deserve a partner who can do the same for you? Leverage our hard-won connections to take the next step in your staffing career.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sue Jagan
Associate Director and Executive Recruiter

Based out of the Washington DC Metro, Sue is active with the ASA’s Women in Leadership Council and the Direct Hire Council and is an 18-year staffing industry veteran. She started her career in field marketing and quickly realized that she had a natural ability in leading people and building teams. Like many, she fell into staffing and found that it was an industry that allowed her to utilize all of her skills in a fast-paced and dynamic industry. Sue came to MeeDerby through an introduction to Robin Mee via her former boss at the former Capital Area Staffing Association mixer. After she was ready to make a change, Sue reached out to Robin to discuss her career search and after sharing what she was looking for, Robin suggested discussing an opportunity internally with MeeDerby. She has been with MeeDerby for nearly 7 years now and has risen to Associate Director where she manages a recruiting team and manages her own desk.

Sue is passionate about positivity and leading with heart and attacks all things in life with tenacity and speed. Sue is emphatically committed to her husband and two children. She is also passionate about weight lifting, hiking, and hot yoga. Sue loves to travel and has been to 36 states.

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