Director of Information Management

Hamden, Connecticut
May 03, 2018
Jun 02, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

Special Olympics Connecticut, Inc, located in Hamden CT seeks Director, Information Management who will be responsible for managing all information technology and computer systems for Organization.  This position has a major focus on managing the Raisers Edge’s database.  In addition, the position is responsible for controlling and evaluating IT, electronic data operations and workflow.  This is a full-time exempt position.


  • Manage information technology and computer systems
  • Manage all aspects of the Raiser’s Edge database
  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy and support the organization’s mission
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in a timely manner
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Manage annual budget including acquisitions of hardware, software and IT services while ensuring cost effectiveness
  • Data entry of all daily cash logs/donations in Raiser’s Edge
  • Import data from online fundraising platform into Raiser’s Edge
  • Coordinate the acknowledgement process for all donations
  • Create and run all queries and reports in Raiser’s Edge to support staff needs
  • Reconcile donations with information in Financial Edge with the Director, Finance
  • Train and support staff and volunteers in the proper and consistent use of the Raiser’s Edge Database, Games Management (GMS) and Volunteer Management (Vsys) Systems
  • Main contact with the organization’s IT Service Provider
  • Liaison with Special Olympics North America and Special Olympics, Inc. on IT / Data integration, standards and issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree Information Management or related field
  • Proven working experience as an IT manager or relevant experience
  • Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
  • Expertise in database management (Specifically Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge) and data governance
  • Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
  • Hands-on experience with cybersecurity
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communications skills, oral and written
  • Strong management skills
  • Good organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to interact with personnel as well as work independently
  • A+ Certification or equivalent
  • Must have a valid Connecticut Driver’s License

Please send cover letter, references and resume to:  Special Olympics Connecticut, Inc. is an EOE.

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