Director of Information Technology

Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA)   Carrboro, NC   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on January 13, 2023
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Come join our awesome team full of great people.

OWASA is seeking an individual to lead our Information Technology (IT) department. The Director of IT
oversees the information and operations technology (IT/OT), provides direction and leadership to five
team members. This position develops strategy as it relates to infrastructure (computer and information
systems, cybersecurity, communication systems, and supervisory control and data acquisition systems)
and manages departmental annual budget. Position consults with stakeholders to identify business and
technology needs to optimize the use of technology. The Director of IT serves as part of the senior-
leadership team and reports to the Executive Director.
Candidates should have at least seven years’ experience modeling leadership behaviors and overseeing
an information and operations technology program with a bachelor’s degree in relatable field of study. 
Position requires a driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina. ​
The ideal candidate should possess outstanding communication skills and have a demonstrated ability to
lead, mentor and coach staff. Must be able to set clearly defined goals, evaluate progress, and change
course as necessary to fulfill the mission and goals of the organization while ensuring that safe work
practices are followed. Must be a trusted steward of the environment, our natural resources and the
organization’s financial resources. Must be community minded, innovative in the approach to
completing our mission. A service-oriented attitude, responsiveness, professionalism, and a passion to
foster a diverse and inclusive work environment are necessary.
Team members are our most important resource. Pay and Benefits include:
 Salary Range is $97,454 - $150,076
 Membership in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System (pension plan)
 Employer 457 Deferred Compensation contribution (no match required)
 Retirement Health Savings account
 Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Dependent Life, Long-term Disability
 Vacation, Sick, Personal, Bereavement and Parental Leave; 12 Paid Holidays
 Educational Reimbursement
 Cell Phone Stipend
 Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education
 Much, much more!
OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability,
creativity, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Visit to apply for this excellent
opportunity. This recruitment will close on February 6, 2023.
OWASA provides competitive pay and benefits in a safe, rewarding work environment. 

We would love to meet you!