A complete application includes a resume and a cover letter with salary requirements describing the candidate’s reasons for considering the position and perceptions of what makes him/her called and qualified. Phone screenings will be made with selected candidates before face-to-face interviews.
Candidates who apply without a cover letter including salary requirements will not be considered.
We see a world where each individual understands their God-given mission in life and is doing their best to fulfill it; a world where Catholic leaders are influential voices in society; a world where Jesus’ example of loving, servant leadership is modeled in every family, workplace, parish, and community.
Catholic Leadership Institute (CLI) provides bishops, priests, deacons and lay persons in the Roman Catholic Church with world-class, pastoral leadership formation and consulting services that strengthen their confidence and competence in ministry, enabling them to articulate a vision for their local church, to call forth the gifts of those they lead, and to create more vibrant faith communities rooted in Jesus Christ.
Catholic Leadership Institute seeks to scale its impact and service to the Church exponentially in the next five years and sees technology as an essential element to this growth in service. The Chief Technology Officer is an innovator, strategist, and developer, employing technology to support the mission of Catholic Leadership Institute. Working closely across all areas of the organization, the CTO is responsible for envisioning and developing technology solutions to enable and scale CLI services while ensuring we are employing “best practices” and the most efficient methods of technology to deliver on our mission. He/She will be responsible for the full implementation of the technology strategy as well as leadership and management of partnerships and/or vendor relationships. The CTO will have a mix of responsibilities requiring both a highly strategic mindset and project management skillset to serve well within a very entrepreneurial environment. This position is located in Wayne, PA. Travel is required as necessary.
Specifically, the Chief Technology Officer will:
Education and/or Experience:
Key Responsibility Areas
VISION AND PLAN
Prayerfully discern, create, and implement a technology vision and plan for Catholic Leadership Institute to serve and support the leadership development needs of the Roman Catholic Church.
Align technology with business needs to develop tools to increase CLI reach; streamline business processes; increase competitive advantage; and improve productivity through continuously analyzing complex business needs presented by the staff and/or clients and implementing viable technical solutions.
Develop annual operating and capital budget incorporating all necessary components of the IT strategic plan within the constraints of the organizational budget. Ensure that expenditures are necessary and aligned with organizational priorities.
Develop enterprise standards and technology architecture, technology evaluation, and manage strategic vendor relationships including responsibility for securing and protecting corporate data against loss or attack by computer viruses or other external threats; business continuity plans; overall direction and management of all modes of communications: network, audiovisual, video conferencing.
Job Type: Full-time