Director of Applications, Integrations, and Data Architecture

Bloomington, IN, United States

Indiana University Foundation

Learn about the IU Foundation and be part of our mission to support Indiana University

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Company Description

Are you a high-performer who wants to contribute to a mission-driven and values-based organization? If you are motivated by doing impactful work and making a difference in people’s lives, then the Indiana University Foundation (IUF) is the place for you. At the IUF, we believe in making the dream of higher education attainable, providing support for life-changing research, and preparing the next generation of leaders.

As a trailblazer among our peers, we provide fundraising leadership and endowment stewardship to support needs and initiatives across all of Indiana University’s campuses. As part of our team, you will help make IU donor’s dreams last forever.

At the IUF we work hard, celebrate achievements, and foster an environment where everyone’s contributions matter. We are nimble and innovative, and we want you to bring your ideas and energy to join forces with some of the best talent in our industry.

In addition to being part of a meaningful mission as an IUF employee, you’ll find there are many ways to connect and collaborate. Our diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives ensure that our colleagues are celebrated for who they are and have a voice. Our FUNdation (see what we did there?) Committee helps us connect and unwind with food truck lunches, holiday gatherings, costume contests, free snacks, IU spirit-wear Fridays, and spontaneous gestures that surprise and delight. Our Wellness Committee ensures that the health and well-being of our employees is top of mind, offering yoga, a lunchtime walking group, meditation breaks, the Headspace app, and topical workshops. We encourage community leadership and service and make space for our staff to pursue their passions. Our total rewards philosophy ensures that we support employees financially, emotionally, and in their career growth. If the IUF sounds like a fit for you, we invite you to join us today.

Job Description

The IU Foundation is seeking a dedicated IT leader to serve as Director of Applications, Integrations, and Data Architecture. 

This position leads three teams responsible for the development and integration of organizational applications, reporting environments, data warehouses, and processes, to further advancement and alumni relations efforts of Indiana University (IU), Indiana Alumni Association (IUAA), and Indiana University Foundation (IUF).  This position ensures cohesive strategies for applications, integrations, and data/reporting infrastructure align with the overall technology and organizational strategies of IUF and IUAA.

The ideal candidate for the role will be an experienced IT people leader, with strong leadership and collaboration skills. This team requires a high level of customer service, and regularly owns communications with stakeholders, ensuring timely updates, transparent processes, and a shared understanding of technology. The ideal candidate has great experience with performance management and goal setting, proven success with building and growing emerging leaders within the organization, and sets clear goals and expectations that align with the goals, mission, and values of the organization. 


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a technical-related field
  • Minimum 5 years in management
    • Preference for individuals with strong technology management experience and experience working with Agile teams
  • Combinations of experience and education will be considered

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong supervisory experience with emphasis on mentoring, coaching, and team building
  • Awareness of industry trends in application development, application integration, application architecture, business intelligence, data warehousing, data processing, artificial intelligence, and enterprise architecture
  • Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on negotiation, conflict resolution, and change management
  • Demonstrated success in building an environment of trust, collaboration, and open honest communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Strong organizational skills including experience with matrix/collaborative management
  • Strong follow-through skills
  • Ability to multitask and set personal and team priorities
  • Demonstrated analytical ability for problem-solving
  • Ability to handle stress and work in an environment with competing priorities from multiple organizations

Candidates must reside in, or be willing to relocate to, Indiana. This role can be on-site or hybrid-remote (quarterly in-person team meetings required).

We are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this position.

Additional Information

A cover letter highlighting your interest in the organization, and your skills and experiences related to the position is recommended for your application to be considered. 

The IUF is committed to providing a safe, respectful, and professional work environment that is free of Discrimination and Harassment. The IUF will not tolerate any form of Discrimination or Harassment based on the Individual’s race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by law.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Agile Architecture Business Intelligence Data Warehousing Research

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Startup environment Wellness Yoga

Region: North America
Country: United States
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