Vice President of IT
GPO Federal Credit Union is seeking an innovative and collaborative Vice President of Information Technology to join their team. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Finance and IT, this position will be responsible for overseeing the growth, innovation, and long-term technology strategies of the credit union’s IT department. The ideal candidate will provide general management and support to the technology team, coordinate technology needs with outsourced vendors for efficacy and cost effectiveness, assist the EVP in researching, planning, and implementing new technologies to improve member access and staff efficiency. This position also contributes to the development of the credit union’s strategic plan and supports corresponding initiatives, supervising and directing daily operations of the IT department by ensuring the security of the credit union’s data and systems. Excellent communication and leadership skills are a must. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required, with 10 years of IT experience in a financial institution preferred.
GPO Federal Credit Union began in 1931 when postal employees in Utica needed a place to bank, with one employee walking the floors of the Federal Building in Utica as a volunteer asking fellow employees to join. In 1984, to better reflect the changing membership, the credit union’s name was changed to GPO, an acronym for Government, Postal and Occupational. Today, GPO is a Community Chartered Credit Union with nine branches, over 37,000 members, and assets over $497 million. At GPO, people qualify for membership by living, working, attending school, or worshiping in Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, or Otsego counties, or by volunteering within the field of membership. Immediate family or households, organizations, corporations, businesses, or other legal entities are eligible for membership. To learn more visit https://www.gpofcu.com/
New Hartford, NY is a village located in Oneida County, inside the Town of New Hartford, near the border of Utica. Since the Seneca Turnpike opened in the year 1800, it has been the center of commerce for the greater Mohawk Valley. New Hartford is considered one of the best places to live in New York. It offers residents a unique suburban feel with lots of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks to enjoy. New Hartford is a community that places great value on education, with a traditional college preparatory program and dedicated faculty as hallmarks of the schools.
An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.
You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Jasmine Morehead, Assistant Vice President at (800) 367-0433, extension 126 or [email protected].