Information Technology (IT) Manager

Essential Credit Union

Baton Rouge, LA


Position Description

Are We the Place For You?
Originally chartered in 1972 by a group of employees at Dow Chemical, Essential Credit Union ($335M, Baton Rouge, LA) was created with the purpose of providing outstanding financial services at the lowest possible cost.

At Essential, our members know their money is safe and sound. Serving over 40,000 members, we are expanding our locations to serve our growing membership that extends to include nine parishes in the Greater Baton Rouge community.

Essential CU is committed to the betterment of the community and the members we serve. Our team of more than 100 employees is aligned in service and dedicated to the belief that supporting our community is an investment worth making. We are especially committed to lending in under-resourced communities, offering financial education and low-interest rate loans that increase economic potential and help build wealth.

Is This the Career For You?
Essential CU is looking for its next Information Technology (IT) Manager. The IT Manager is responsible for managing and maintaining all networks, servers, operating systems, and communication links for the credit union. The IT Manager will direct the efforts of the Information Technology staff, overseeing the operation of the IT department and supervising IT department personnel.

Security is a critically important function at Essential CU. The IT Manager should be well-versed in all aspects of security and be able to ensure the security of Essential’s computer data and account information. As part of a collaborative workforce, the IT Manager will coordinate with management to establish and implement operating system goals and objectives.

The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator that embraces the challenge of playing an important role in enabling the success of the organization.

Help Us Get to Know You
We look forward to learning about you and invite you to submit a cover letter that conveys why you stand out – from your empowering leadership style to your IT acumen. Include a resume or link to your LinkedIn profile that displays 5+ years of information technology experience and any supervisory/management experience. Please share any certifications that have prepared you for this role. A degree in Computer Science or related field is required. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will also be considered. The ideal candidate will also have experience working at a bank/credit union.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline
May. 31, 2023