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Director of Information Technology


Director of Information Technology  


Reports to:  FLWG/A6 – Deputy Chief of Staff 

Unit:  SER-FL-001 

Reviewing Official:  A6, Chief of Staff 

Who May Apply: Active members of Florida Wing. If you don’t meet the requirements stated below, you may still apply, and be considered. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and execute an IT strategy aligned with the organization's goals and mission. 

  • Manage and mentor a team of IT professionals, including recruiting, training, and performance evaluation. 

  • Oversee IT systems, networks, and hardware implementation and maintenance. 

  • Ensure the security and integrity of IT infrastructure, including cybersecurity measures. 

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand technology needs and propose solutions. 

  • Manage vendor relationships and procurement of IT equipment and services. 

  • Stay updated with industry trends and best practices to drive continuous improvement. 

  • Prepare and manage the IT budget, making cost-effective decisions to optimize resources. 

  • Provide technical expertise and support for IT-related projects and initiatives. 

CAP Directives: 

CAPR 120-1 
CAPR 120-1 FLWG Supplement 1  
CAPP 227 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Grade of Captain / Technical Sergeant or above. 

  • Technician rating in the Information Technology Officer Specialty Track. 

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and working in a Windows environment. 

  • Very strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail. 

  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills. 

  • A highly professional demeanor, positive outlook, and a can-do attitude. 

  • Reside within the Wing. Infrequent, temporary absences of short duration are permissible. 

  • Experience in IT management and leadership roles. 

  • Understanding of IT systems, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Strong experience in IT management and leadership roles. 

  • Strong understanding of IT systems, infrastructure, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. 

  • Proven experience in strategic planning and project management. 

  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills. 

  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities. 

  • CAP membership or prior experience in a similar volunteer organization is a plus. 

  • Grade of Captain or higher.

  • Completed Level III or above.

Required Documents: Applicants must submit the following documents by the application closing date:

  • Cover Letter.

  • Civil Air Patrol Resume.

  • Professional Resume.

  • Unit Commander’s Endorsement.

Closing Date: 31 October 2023

Applicant screening will be done without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, or disability.

Applicants will be asked for a personal or telephonic interview. Upon notification, a mutually convenient time and place will be arranged. Inquiries concerning specific aspects of the duty position should be directed to the Reviewing Official.

Selection criteria are based on Civil Air Patrol training, experience, and participation, as well as civilian education and experience related to the position.

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