St. Vincent de Paul CARES
St. Petersburg

This position is responsible for conducting daily operations of the IT department.  Perform day-to-day computer operations, database management, telephone system operations, hardware and software, system development: and research and analyze system problems. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  Employees will be required to perform other job-related duties as required. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at this time)

  • Manage technical resources and staff to assist users and resolve problems with equipment and data.
  • Operate the IT department during day-to-day operations during absences of the Chief of IT.
  • Assist the Chief of IT in planning, support, and budgeting resources for the agency.
  • Manage the helpdesk/support system independently, ensuring customer support focused attitude.
  • Prioritize help desk support based on strategic initiatives conveyed by the Chief of IT.
  • Facilitate customer support processes to include database entry, scheduling, and follow-up within customer SLAs.
  • Generate support system analytical data, recommend changes needed for improvement.
  • Assist with cyber-security tasks to meet organizational needs/requirements.
  • Assess all software on a regular basis, ensure it meets necessary demands and is the currently supported version. Independently research alternative options and report findings to leadership.
  • Develop, generate, and compile reports required by the Chief of IT.
  • Assist the Chief of IT with equipment inventories, maintain database and update equipment baseline, as necessary.
  • Prepare documents, spreadsheets, and databases as necessary for reporting purposes.
  • Back-up databases to media and offsite secure storage as needed and store to protect information from major malfunctions, disaster, or other losses.
  • Research and recommend replacement of equipment and upgraded software as needed.
  • Prepare software/equipment baseline reports.
  • Develop new strategies and IT procedures to increase efficiency, enhance workflow and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Manage the support, training and troubleshooting of office telephone systems and voicemail.
  • Serves as technical “Go-To” for departments regarding information services and hardware needs.
  • Actively participate in the PQI System.
  • Facilitate the analysis of data to continually assess organizational performance.


  • Complies with all applicable training requirements
  • Complies with all company safety, personnel and operational policies and procedures
  • Complies with work schedule to ensure effective operations of Agency programs
  • Contributes positively as a member of a productive and cooperative team
  • Performs other duties as necessary to fulfill the Society of St. Vincent de Paul CARES Mission and Values

Employee Benefits: 

  • 95% Employer paid Employee only coverage (zero ded, $10 co pay plan) 
  • 10k Employer paid Basic Life insurance 
  • 120 hrs PTO accrued biweekly starting at day 1 of employment 
  • 13 Paid Holidays to include Employee’s birthday and Date of Hire 
  • We also have various retention and referral bonuses 
  • 2 weeks paid training to include DEI initiatives 
  • Flexible schedules in most positions 
  • 3% Employer match after 6 months 
  • We also offer Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital, ID Shield, Legal Shield, Additional Life, FSA Medical, and FSA Dependent Care 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.) 

  • Able to speak, write and understand English
  • Proven advanced computer/networking skills are required
  • Must be sensitive to and respect cultural diversity amongst clients, staff, and volunteers and able to work with diverse racial, ethnic, and economic groups
  • Flexible work schedule including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to set appropriate limits, work under deadlines and multi-task
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, self-motivate, and deliver results
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Possess strong work ethics
  • Successfully pass Law Enforcement background screening
  • Valid Florida driver’s license if driving an agency vehicle or a personal vehicle for company business
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Participate in Agency Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) program and Accreditation/Reaccreditation process
  • Mission-driven attitude supplemented with integrity and passion
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards, personally and professionally
  • An elevated level of openness and willingness to receive feedback/suggestions from superiors and others, and to learn new skills to improve job performance
  • Evidence of deep alignment with the Society of St. Vincent de Paul CARES Mission and Values

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.) 

  • Effective organizational and planning skills
  • Must work independently and work beyond a task-oriented employee
  • Information systems management to include data processing, systems design and database administration, network administration
  • Must promote leadership, team building skills, and a strong customer-oriented workplace

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (Pending on position and if prior to hire is approved by Chief Executive Officer, a comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum education qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Minimum of 4 years’ industry experience in the Information Technology field 
  • MSCA or equivalent experience required
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Office 365 
  • Experience in solving complex computer hardware problems
  • Microsoft Azure certification a plus

GENERAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation can be made, if appropriate, to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of job. Working in an office/site requires prolonged sitting at the computer workstation, standing, bending, reaching, lifting up to 40 lbs. and some driving. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, telephones, and other office equipment. It is also required to regularly sit, speak, and listen, the employee is also required to walk, use hands and fingers to type, operate equipment, and maintain records and notes. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

MENTAL DEMANDS: Must handle new and diverse work problems daily. Personal maturity is an important attribute. Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. Must have the ability to listen objectively to people, perceive the real problem and assist in bringing issues to a successful conclusion. Must relate and interact with volunteers, clients, contractors, visitors, and employees at all levels within the Agency.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Environment will occasionally become noisy due to equipment operations and interactions among clients and staff. There may be the possibility of being exposed to communicable disease, exposure to verbal abuse or similar behavior from residents/clients. On an as needed basis, employees may be called upon to work outside of the established work schedule or work odd hours. All information associated with the Agency is confidential.

St. Vincent de Paul CARES is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply directly at https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/All/9f8ebaa3-2887-451a-904e-bbb1e84a658e/SOCIETY-OF-ST-VINCENT-DE-PAUL-SOUTH-PINELLAS/