IT Division

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The Informational Technology (IT) division is responsible for implementing all aspects of technology within the Libertarian Party of Nevada.

IT Division general responsibilities:

  • Website Development & Operations. The IT Division is responsible for all aspects of the development of the Libertarian Party of Nevada's web presence.
  • Data Management. The goal of data management is to aggregate, maintain/update, cleanse and append all databases within the Libertarian Party of Nevada.
  • Modeling. The goal is to start forecasting different trends regarding politics within the Nevada as well as campaign outcomes based on all available information.
  • Mobile Technologies. The IT Division will develop and deploy new mobile technologies.
  • Vendor Integration. Work with service providers we need to ensure that their technologies are integrated with the Libertarian Party of Nevada's technologies.
  • Interface with other Divisions. The IT Division will work with other divisions within the Party.

IT Division Committees:

  • IT Committee. General committee for the IT Division.

 

Positions, Job Descriptions & Requirements


IT Director

Job Description: The IT Director manages and oversees the IT Division. Responsible for planning, development and implementation of all technologies used by the Libertarian Party of Nevada. Directs the efforts of the technologies used by the Party and develops technology strategies.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for establishing and populating all necessary committees as well as recruit and appoint all leaders within the IT division.
  2. Mentor and lead all other members of the IT Division.
  3. Develop, implement, and evaluate an annual IT plan.
  4. Reviews and suggests technologies for the Libertarian Party of Nevada to use.
  5. Ensures all technologies are working properly.

Qualifications

  • Highly collaborative attitude.
  • Previous experience in IT.
  • Previous management/leadership experience, preferably running a multifaceted team of specialized individuals.
  • Sincere commitment to work with all constituent groups including all other staff, board members, and volunteers.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging web trends and technologies.
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial.

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Assistant IT Director

Job Description: Responsible for assisting the IT Director in all aspects of the position.

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Webmaster

Job Description: The Webmaster is responsible for the maintenance, usability and updating of the Libertarian Party of Nevada's official website and other standalone initiatives and campaign websites. The Webmaster will integrate all technologies with the website and integration with social media.

Principle Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Libertarian Party of Nevada official website, www.LPNevada.org.
  2. Build complete, functioning websites, sub-sites (campaign and initiative) and landing pages as needed using Content Management Systems such as Joomla and WordPress.
  3. Design and administer websites using a variety of tools.
  4. Enable ecommerce.
  5. Create/Edit/Enhance web pages and new content on our CMS platform (Joomla)
  6. Identify and implement innovative SEO strategies.
  7. Monitor, analyze and report site traffic (google analytics and other tools).
  8. Maintain our membership database program, CiviCRM (our CRM).
  9. Manage server and site access rights and authorizations.
  10. Recommend courses of action to maintain web access and provide for future growth
  11. Provide input to IT procedures, standards and policies.
  12. Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications.

Qualifications

  • Creation, editing and publishing using web technologies such as; ASP, CSS, XML, HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery and PHP.
  • External web site and open source content management systems (Joomla, WordPress, etc.).
  • Knowledge of database administration, setup and configuration (MS SQL, MySQL).
  • Understanding and implementation of ecommerce and shopping carts.
  • Strong SEO background.
  • Experience with developing for mobile platforms/devices.
  • Experience and familiarity with commonly used design tools (i.e., Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, etc.).
  • Understanding of web hosting setup and management of web hosting platforms.
  • Understanding of usability and user experience.
  • Strong collaboration and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to multi task and manage projects effectively.
  • Sincere commitment to work with all constituent groups including all other staff, board members, and volunteers
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial.

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