Director, Information Technology

Arlington, Virginia
$120,000 to $130,000
Oct 16, 2019
Oct 31, 2019
Full Time

Responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of IT operation functions  for AFA. This includes meeting up with member and employee needs, research/recommendation of appropriate IT solutions, support/maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides technical expertise on IT services within the organization
  • Work directly with business to develop strategies for the best use of IT Systems, such as ADOBE AEM, Salesforce, Fonteva, Pardot, and other add-ons to further the AFA sales, revenue and member retention goals.
  • Provide leadership in understanding, conceptualizing, developing and communicating AFA members and field officers.
  • Work with business to align all data sets to ensure the company reporting and strategic analytics is perfectly align to the business system data.
  • Takes lead role in the review of projects and deliver on time and budget.
  • Ensures integrity of data by creating, maintaining and enforcing standards/procedures for Salesforce users.
  • Work with Finance to maintain data integrity and audit controls are in place to produce perfect alignment of the financial data.
  • Acts as secondary liaison between IT and end users to encourage an efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Directs flow of projects and responsibilities within the department.
  • Takes lead role in the review of projects and deliver on time and budget
  • Researches, tests and provides enabling technologies that make it easier for members to conduct business with AFA.
  • Researches and interacts with vendors for appropriate IT needs
  • Outlines training programs for IT end users
  • Work on projects as directed by CIO

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to manage projects effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Business acumen, problem solving, strategic thinking, and technical capability
  • Familiarity with information systems, infrastructure management and cloud
  • Demonstrated ability to transform and integrate systems and infrastructure using the latest tools and technologies
  • Cost management, budget analysis and control are critical factors
  • Ability to communicate and present to all levels of the association


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in a related field
  • Master’s degree in a business or computer-related field is preferred
  • Minimum of 4-5 years as an IT professional, particularly in a non-profit environment
  • At least 1-2 years of management experience
  • Experience with association databases and cloud systems strongly preferred
  • Microsoft Office and SQL, Windows, etc required

Excellent benefits include healthcare, dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, free parking and more!  Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to 

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