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Job Title: Director, Information Technology Group, Wadsworth Center
Job Number: 2022-5946
Organization: Health Research, Inc.
Posted: 6/14/2022
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Albany,  NY    USA
Compensation: 114606.00
Position Description: The Director of the Information Technology Group, Wadsworth Center will provide overall vision, leadership, and strategic planning in the direction, development, and implementation of all aspects of the information technology (IT) program at the Wadsworth Center (the New York State Department of Health’s public health laboratory). The incumbent will work with key stakeholders to advance the IT needs of the Wadsworth Center, including regular coordination with Wadsworth Center executive leadership, Health Commissioner IT staff, the New York State Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), Wadsworth Center public health program leads, and with staff managing grant-funded projects with substantial IT deliverables. The incumbent will supervise IT staff that support hardware and networking systems, software development (particularly laboratory information systems), IT project management, and desktop support. The incumbent will also direct and oversee IT budgets and expenditures and work directly with Wadsworth Center and Health Department executive staff to coordinate IT investments across the Center.

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Technology, Information Technology, Health Informatics or another applicable math, science, or public health major and seven years of experience in the direction and management of an IT program in a scientific environment; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and nine years of such experience; OR eleven years of such experience. At least five years of experience must have included supervision of staff. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience in the direction and management of an IT program in a scientific environment.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated experience with leadership skills in technology operations, analytics, and software development; experience evaluating and troubleshooting complex problems; experience documenting technical concepts, diagrams, and instructions for a wide variety of individuals; in-depth knowledge of current technology, Windows/Linux environment, network solutions, network security, user endpoints, databases, and software development; budget management experience including managing budgets across multiple funding sources; experience with IT architecture; experience in information security. A master’s degree in Computer Science Technology or Information Technology or Health Informatics or another applicable math, science, or public health major; Project Management Professional Certification and experience with laboratory information management systems or with communicating health information to other states or federal agencies are all pluses.

Organization Description: Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities. HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.

Closing Date: 7/14/2022
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Human Resources,  Director, Information Technology Group, Wadsworth Center
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 280

Menands   NY  12204
United States
Contact Location: 150 Broadway, Suite 280
  Menands   NY  12204
  United States
Contact Phone:  
Contact Fax: 518-205-7150
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): https://careers- or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway - Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-5946 on envelope.

Additional Information: HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including: • Health, dental and vision insurance - Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from; • Flexible benefit accounts - Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit; • Generous paid time off - Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave; • Tuition support - Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities; • Retirement Benefits - HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses; • Employee Assistance Program - Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally; • And so much more!

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