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Director of Information Services

NH Charitable Foundation

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is a community foundation that allows local donors to take an organized approach to giving, and to better understand the needs in their region. Of the more than 700 community foundations nationwide, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation is among the oldest and largest.

The Foundation seeks to strengthen communities and inspire greater giving by:

  • Investing charitable assets for today and tomorrow
  • Connecting donors with effective organizations, ideas, and students
  • Leading and collaborating on important public issues

Position Summary
Leads the tactical and strategic components of Information Services technology required to conduct the day-to-day business of the Foundation.  Facilitates governance model across the organization to ensure cross-departmental technical needs are supported.  Responsible for the management of the Foundation’s infrastructure, cyber security functions, core software applications (hosted and on premise), disaster recovery capabilities and phone communications.  This position manages hardware and software research, as well as implementations, with the help of outside consultants on an as needed basis; is responsible for the technology budget for the overall Foundation.


Essential Qualifications

• A combination of education, certifications and/or relevant work experience equivalent to the needs of the role.
• Knowledge of PC based computer networks; hardware and software; extensive experience with relational database architecture; management, research, and analysis; deep exposure to software development methodologies; strong Microsoft Office experience; and direct experience with database application configuration, security profiles and functional features
• Strong computer skills, including email, word processing, spreadsheets, Internet, and database applications; ability to monitor and use social media
• Valid driver’s license


Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes
• Strong project management skills with the ability to plan and implement agreed upon plans or projects; ability to organize multiple tasks/projects, as well as prioritize tasks within projects
• Excellent general management skills, including the ability to delegate
• Demonstrated ability to lead initiatives and work successfully with a professional team in a collaborative environment
• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with discretion and judgment
• Superior interpersonal skills and ability to interact well with a broad spectrum of users; ability to develop, build, and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Ability to act as a wise technical consumer for the Foundation
• Ability to recognize when to bring in a technical expert to address a specific issue
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to listen to technical questions or concerns and respond effectively in language that is understandable and accessible to all staff
• Ability to be flexible and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to work under deadline pressure
• Ability to be self-directed, as well as work in teams
• Demonstrated technical writing and training skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, intellectual curiosity
• Belief in the mission and purpose of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

How to Apply:

The Foundation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, including salary requirements, and a resume by email to  Please reference ‘Job Title – (your name)’ in the subject line. A full job description may be found at

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation welcomes diversity and does not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of factors such as race, color, sex, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, and veteran.

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Date Added: September 22, 2017

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