Vice President of Human Resources

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Rhode Island Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation is the largest and most comprehensive funder of nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island and raises an average of $35-40 million per year from generous and visionary donors. Since 1916, the Foundation has aligned its fundraising, grantmaking, and civic leadership efforts to address Rhode Island’s most pressing issues and the needs of diverse communities. The Foundation is a dynamic, fast-paced workplace. Its dedicated employees are committed to creating positive change in Rhode Island.

The Foundation is currently seeking a Technology and Data Steward, to support all IT efforts at our One Union Station location and within the cloud infrastructures of the Foundation. This position is not fully remote.

The Technology and Data Steward participates in organizational governance activities, has a solid understanding of the data needs of the business, and is a key implementer, and enforcer of data policies, processes, procedures, and standards. The position ensures the integrity of data across all systems. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential to successfully filling the requirements of this job.

This position is an integral part of the Technology and Operations department and is tasked with working closely with the Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of Operations, and under the supervision of the Technology Solutions Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in the field of IT/Computer Science, Information Management, and/or two to three years of work experience. In addition, familiarity with database concepts, proficiency in queries and report writing, previous exposure to cloud data integration and management, experience at document writing for systems, a strong understanding of data entry best practices, and proven analytical and problem-solving abilities are necessary. Candidates should also have experience with Microsoft 365 deployments and Microsoft Power BI, or other business intelligence tools. Specific knowledge of Foundant products is a plus.

The ideal candidate should be a strong team player who is customer-focused, dependable, proactive, adaptable in a fast-paced work environment, and who is detail-oriented, timely, and organized. Appreciation of the value of community service, education, philanthropy, and donors’ values and interests are also important qualifiers for the position.

The ideal candidate must have a positive attitude and commitment to the Foundation’s mission, vision, and to equity for all.

The candidate also must have strong verbal and written communications skills, and approach working as part of a team in a collaborative manner.

The Rhode Island Foundation encourages a diverse work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive salary.

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