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Northwest Justice Project Seeks IT Director
November 30, 2020 | Alison Pagan

The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm with a mission of Combatting Injustice • Strengthening Communities • Protecting Human Dignity. NJP secures justice for people in or near poverty through high quality legal advocacy that promotes the long term well-being of low-income individuals, families and communities through legal representation, community partnerships, education, and other advocacy.  NJP seeks applications from qualified candidates committed to serving our mission by directing the vision, development, implementation, and use of technology throughout NJP as the Information Technology Director.

Northwest Justice Project’s Information Technology Director is responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of NJP’s information technology systems and unified telecommunication systems in addition to the overall management and supervision of NJP’s technology department.
The IT Director is a member of the Senior Management team, reporting to the Deputy Director, and will work in close collaboration with the Executive Director, Director of Advocacy, Director of Finance, and Operations and Human Resources Directors.

The IT Director will direct the vision, development, implementation, and use of technology throughout the firm, working closely with Senior Management to understand and address user and law practice needs.  Areas of responsibility encompass the full range of information systems and telecommunications activities, including determining user requirements, recommending practical solutions, and leading continual project-wide efforts to improve NJP’s strategic use of technology and enhance client services.  The goal is to create a highly efficient and collaborative department that practices a strong customer service philosophy and is respected and trusted by the user community, and is a resource to the broader legal aid community.

The IT Director makes IT hiring recommendations, hires staff, and provides ongoing coaching and support to IT staff; takes corrective action to address any performance issues; and, in consultation with the Senior Managing Attorney, Deputy Director, Director of Human Resources Director, and other Senior Management as appropriate under the circumstances, recommends and implements disciplinary decisions, including termination of employment. The IT Director has final authority over the work assignments and performance IT staff.

For more information, including how to apply, click here.