Chief Technology Officer

October 2, 2017

GPB seeks an entrepreneurial and innovative minded individual with the technical expertise to lead our information technology, TV/FM broadcast engineering, and Network Operations departments. This individual will have a fundamental understanding of the technology and infrastructure necessary to support the operations of a multi-faceted media company (TV, Radio, Digital), have a strong understanding of the role technology plays in today's media business model and be able to effectively leverage technology for greater organizational impact. 

The successful candidate will develop organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning while establishing the technical standards, priorities, and business development needs of GPB Media. The CTO will work to partner with the Senior Leadership and President/CEO of GPB to understand organizational technology needs both current and future to further benefit the organization.

Key Functions: 

*Oversees and provides support for the GPB technology departments including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, and Network Operations.

*Responsible for staff management/direction, budget preparation/oversight, administrative support, staff training/development, facility/transmitter maintenance, etc.

*Develops organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning,

*Establishes technical standards and priorities, and business development related to technology.

*Works with Senior Leadership and CEO to understand organizational technology needs (current and future).

*Advises as to how technology solutions or capabilities can be leveraged to create opportunities and further benefit the organization. 

*Ensures that GPB’s technical capabilities are innovative and solution oriented, creating a flexible and agile environment.

Candidate Qualifications: 

*BS/BA degree required.

*Min. seven years relevant experience with proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities.  Experience with both Radio and Television technology is necessary with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing digital presence.

*Creative and visionary thinker with the ability to translate ideas into action and understand and express the business impact of emerging technologies.

*Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team to support organizational goals.

*Demonstrated experience effectively managing complex projects, large budgets, setting and accomplishing goals while managing dynamic priorities.

*Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes.

*Ability to explain highly complex technical projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical colleagues.

*Strong leadership, supervisory, management and interpersonal skills.

*Excellent written and oral communication skills.

*Ability to foster a motivated mindset / attitude among staff with the ability to drive both strategic and tactical efforts as necessary. 

We Offer:

Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, visual, life and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and Opportunities for training and professional development.

To Apply:  Upload resume, references and applicant form at: www.gpb.org/jobs.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Deadline: Open Until Filled.

GPB Media is an EOE.

 

 

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