The Michigan Pharmacists Association seeks an experienced Information Technology Manager. The position is a full-time, exempt position which reports directly to the Chief Operations Officer (COO). The Information Technology Manager is responsible for the integrity of the Association’s database including data entry; creating automated workflows, developing queries and sorts for other staff members; monitoring, maintenance, configuration and upgrade of the Association’s client relationship management (CRM) system and implementing strategies to improve CRM performance. The Information Technology Manager participates in hardware and software procurement, implementations, installations and tests software upgrades and patches, monitors database performance trends to identify anomalies or errors, serves as internal point of contact for external vendors, as well as for staff when technology problems occur to resolve issues and perform miscellaneous duties as assigned by COO.
Registration, certification, and or licensure required: Driver’s License
EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology (or closely related field) from an accredited college or university and/or at least one year’s experience in similar position.
Prior experience in a related position is required. Proven proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Proficiency with computers, technology system management and database utilization.
Desired Skills and/or Qualities
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills combined with strong technical skills. Must be able to work well under pressure, pay attention to detail and take initiative when needed. Must be able to work independently as well as be a supportive team member. Organizational and mathematical skills a must including budget development experience. Must have proficient written and verbal communication skills.
This position works a minimum of a 37-hour work week, except for the weeks prior to and during the MPA Annual Convention & Exposition. The Information Technology Manager is expected to work additional hours if needed to complete responsibilities. The Information Technology Manager is expected to attend the Convention each year and perform all duties and responsibilities as assigned for these days.
May require use of personal vehicle. May require heavy lifting as it relates to job function. Must pass a drug test before hire. Background check required.
About Michigan Pharmacists Association
The Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is a 501(c)6 organization representing the profession of pharmacy in Michigan for more than 137 years. MPA membership consists of more than 2,000 pharmacists, student pharmacists, technicians, and associate members. MPA employs a staff of nearly 20 association management professionals and pharmacists and maintains an annual budget of more than $2M. MPA strives to provide members with the tools, resources and support needed to advance the profession of pharmacy and provide quality healthcare.