Technology: Director


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

About Us

Do you know what harmful contaminants are in your water? How it gets there? What effect it has on your families and environment? Save the Water(tm) (STW(tm)) is the one looking for answers.

STW(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water; and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science.


Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"


To learn more about Save the Water(tm), please visit www.savethewater.org.

Save the Water(tm) is seeking a Technology Director to manage and support the Technology Group to improve the look, usability, functionality and SEO ranking of our website. Join an amazing group of people and expand your skills today!


Directors are expected to put in a minimum of 12 hours per week and be responsive to emails within three (3) calendar days.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee department of an average of 5-15 volunteers and interns, promoting the growth of followers and visitors to the website (SEO) in order to obtain advertising sponsors and donations.

  • Delegate work to the Web Analyst Project Leader, UX Development Project Leader and Webmaster Project Leader.

  • Plan and conduct monthly Technology Group meetings, including sending agenda, taking meeting minutes, and follow up.

  • Communicate monthly (at minimum) to Vice President(s).

  • Communicate to the President and other Directors, as needed.

  • Provide Monthly Report to Vice President(s).

  • Provide Quarterly Objectives for your Group a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to the start of each quarter.

  • Attend Quarterly Operations Meetings.

  • Communicate with HR on open positions, hiring and resignation processes, and other procedures as requested.

  • Interview volunteer candidates and provide training for new volunteers.

  • Provide ongoing coaching and assistance for active volunteers

  • Manage Project Leaders and Volunteers

  • Manage and keep operational documents current, including the SOP manual.

  • Assist in developing procedures & documents for the organization.

  • Complete the PWR audit for the Associate Directors each month



Experience/Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.

  • Requires self-direction, tact, diplomacy and a clear, courteous and professional manner when dealing with the public.

  • Must demonstrate effective oral communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff inside and outside of the department.

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

  • Bachelor degree (or currently enrolled in degree program) or comparable work experience

  • Minimum of one to two years of experience in the Technology sector

  • Must demonstrate knowledge in WordPress


How to Apply:


If interested in this position, please send your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org . We would love to hear from you!


Skills

  • IT Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Website Project Management
  • Organization
  • IT Management

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 12 hours per week
  • Responsive to emails within three (3) calendar days
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