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Illinois Employer Manager of IT Applications in Morris, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/11543372 DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Manager of IT Applications is responsible for all information technology applications within Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers\' application portfolio. The Manager\'s role is to plan. coordinate, and supervise all activities related to the design, development, testing, and implementation of software applications in support of the hospital. The Manager of IT Applications is also responsible for maintaining, supporting, and upgrading existing systems and applications based on the priorities set by the Board of Directors, Executive Team, and the CIO.

The key responsibilities of the Manager of IT Applications role include working with other IT leaders, business and clinical analysts, senior database administrators, and developers to build and execute on detailed project plans. As part of the overall responsibility, the Manager of IT Applications consults and coordinates with 3rd party technical support organizations as necessary to deliver on system implementation and support activities.

The Manager of IT Applications to provide leadership for the following: alignment of IT objectives and programs to hospital wide objectives and strategies; maximization of in-house versus outsourced services; establishment of strategic provider partnerships; alignment of IT risk management with organizational risk management (e.g. IT risk management within IT productivity/objectives);optimization and design of hospital-wide processes via IT; defining and adjusting IT standards and technologies; and optimization of costs and services through a mix of internal and external resources.

This role participates in short and long-term systems planning, will be accountable for the delivery of multiple projects at a time, and manages a team of technical professionals.



Bachelor\'s degree, ideally in computer systems design or computer science (or equivalent work experience).

10+ years\' experience in information systems with 5+ years\' experience leading software projects and teams.

Knowledge and experience delivering Healthcare clinical systems is strongly preferred.

Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions.

Advanced knowledge of Software Development Best Practices and SDLC .

Good project management skills and substantial exposure to project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.

Ability to quickly develop an excellent understanding of the organization\'s goals and objectives.

Experience in leading project teams that leverage a combination of in-house and 3rd party technical resources.

Strong leadership and motivational skills.

Strong work ethic and tenacity.

Exceptional communication and negotiation skills; articulate and persuasive.

Experience managing large, complex project teams and applications.


Works effectively with others, possessing tact, discretion and diplomacy.

Exhibits a positive, service-oriented attitude.

Organized and able to handle multiple priorities.

Possesses ability to work under pressure.

Demonstrates leadership and teaching ability.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.