Deputy Chief Officer, Technology

New Leaders - Remote - Full time

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Create and execute against New Leaders’ multi-year technology vision and strategy in alignment with the organization’s strategic direction and priorities as follows:

  • Partner with the Executive Team and senior leaders to develop the organization’s vision, strategy, and plan for using technology to advance our mission and strategic plan, including but not limited to understanding key priorities for all teams, functional areas, and key stakeholders.
  • Leverage technology to position the organization to achieve its scale, impact, and financial sustainability goals, including but not limited to leading the implementation of innovative technology products and solutions for school leaders, New Leaders’ partners, and the organization and exploring the use of technology to grow and diversify funding streams.
  • Oversee the strategy, design, and implementation of technology solutions to deliver high-impact programming, products, and services.
  • Leverage technology to improve and ensure alignment across organization-wide systems, structures, and processes, leading to optimal efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Work closely with the Executive Team, staff members, and organizational partners to rapidly incorporate feedback, review and respond to data, and address emerging needs.
  • Lead data collection automation; enable real-time, accessible usage of data collection by senior leaders, including key performance indicators and goals; and optimize reporting through technology to drive learning.
  • Ensure the security of all technology systems and the provision of a robust and effective IT infrastructure to support organizational performance.
  • Oversee all technology systems, needs, and operations, including but not limited to learning management systems, data reporting systems, Salesforce, cybersecurity, hardware, and technology infrastructure, managing vendor contracts as needed.

Lead a high-performing, results-oriented team committed to excellence and driven by New Leaders’ mission to support all technology needs, including:

  • Setting a guiding team vision and developing a team culture of excellence aligned with this vision and grounded in the organization's strategic direction.
  • Serving as a cross-functional leader and thought partner, setting the example for and successfully managing cross-team collaboration in service of organizational goals.
  • Developing strong relationships with and seeking input from other New Leaders’ teams, building others’ capacity, approaching interactions with other teams with a customer-service mindset, and contributing to overall organizational success.
  • Providing management, coaching, and supervision to staff members.
  • Ensuring that all team members consistently demonstrate the practices and behaviors of an effective, high-performing, results-oriented team.
  • Developing and successfully managing to New Leaders’ technology-related plans and budgets, achieving an appropriate return on investment.
    • Setting, tracking, and reaching team and individual goals.  

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    Role

    C Level Executive Leadership

    Experience Level

    Senior Level

    New Leaders

    New Leaders transforms underperforming schools by developing outstanding leaders at every level of the education system—from teacher leaders to principals and their supervisors. Learn more at newleaders.org.

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