IT Director

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Posted On: Thursday, 19th October 2023
Category: Management
Department: Administration
Shift: Week Days
Location: Danville
705 Main Street, Danville, Virginia 24541
Job Type:
40 Hours per Week
Education: 4 Year Degree
Duration: Permanant

Job Description:


Provide leadership and management to the Information Technology (IT) department in its charge to provide, operate, and maintain computing and telecommunication facilities, equipment, and services that meet the needs of all departments of PATHS. Responsible for all aspects of information technology management and control, including supervision of information technology employees; recommendations for technical changes; and development of guidelines, standards and procedures.  Works as part of a care team that practices evidenced based medicine in a Patient Centered Medical Home model of care.

Education and/or experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer or related field.
  • Five years management/leadership experience in a healthcare environment preferred

Preferred Skills:

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Provide leadership, vision, and management to the IT department.
  • Oversee the revision of the IT Strategic Plan on an annual basis ensuring its coherence with the overall strategic plan.
  • Work with administration, faculty, and staff to assess and respond to IT needs.
  • Hold regular departmental meetings to review strategic goals and initiatives.
  • Supervise the ongoing operations of the PATHS IT helpdesk providing quality and timely support to PATHS employees concerning hardware and software needs.
  • Provide day-to-day supervision, conduct performance appraisals, and delegate work assignments for IT personnel.
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, and providing appropriate training for IT support staff.
  • Serve on planning and policy-making committees.
  • Establish PATHS’ infrastructure to support and guide divisions and departments in computing and information technology efforts.
  • Ensure that PATHS stays current and competitive with respect to IT infrastructure & Services.
  • Oversee the development, design, and implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer systems and software packages.
  • Assess new computing technologies and the feasibility of system enhancements to determine potential value for the PATHS organization.
  • Supervise the ordering, inventorying, and disposition of hardware and software.
  • Serve as primary contact with outside vendors in aspect to computers, alarms and telephone.
  • Maintain the integrity and continual operation of the PATHS’ network.
  • Maintain security and privacy of the information systems, communication lines, and equipment.
  • Develop, review, and certify all back-up and disaster recovery procedures and plans.
  • Oversee IT related aspects of all PATHS’ construction and renovation projects.
  • Attend weekly Leadership Team meetings.
  • Update and maintain PATHS Disaster Recovery Plan, IT Contingency Plan, Security Incident Response Plan, and other relevant functions to maintain ongoing and secure HIT performance.
  • Serve as Security Officer for HIPAA.
  • Other duties as required.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement

PATHS’provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.