CIO (Chief Information Officer)

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $175,000
Maximum: $195,000
Details: Commensurate with experience




1112 16th Street Northwest
Suite 240
District of Columbia
United States


For 160 years, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has been a cornerstone of the community. We are an innovative fast growing association with a powerful mission to impact communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Every year, we provide opportunities in wellness, aquatics, youth sports, summer camp, child care, and more for over 250,000 people through our branches and program centers. 

We are searching for a visionary leader to be our Chief Information Officer. Join our team to use your experiences, abilities, creativity and energy to increase our capacity to change lives in our communities. 

Nature and scope of the job:

Our ideal candidate will bring vision and leadership to our team, creating a powerful and sustainable technological director for our Association. We are looking for a leader to maintain and improve all technological aspects of the organization. The CIO serves on the President’s Senior Leadership Team and is a key contributor to the overall achievement of the organization’s strategic plan.

Key job functions and responsibilities:

The Chief Information Officer

 Establishes the Association’s technical vision and leads all aspects of the Association’s technological development

 Provides secure and reliable infrastructure for the Association.

 Presides over all IT projects across the Association.

 Directs all employees in IT department to build capacity for technology to support the Y’s mission.

 Ensures that all systems necessary to Association operations and objectives are in place.

 Designs and customizes technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience

 Works in a consultative fashion across the Association as an advisor of technologies to improve efficiency and effectiveness

 Works with Senior Leadership Team to create a Best Place to Work.

 Provides leadership to department in a fashion that supports the Y’s culture, mission and values.

 Manages the day-to-day operations of the information technology department including directing staff, who support administrative computing, networking, user services, telecommunications and other information technology functions.


 Bachelors’ Degree in Information Technology or related field, MA/MS preferred

 10 or more years relevant experience in a senior level IT role

 Analytical and critical thinking skills; must be flexible and able to multi-task

 Strong understanding of IT platforms and emerging technologies

 Experience with Great Plains, SQL, CRM software and Linux Operating Systems

 Experience with Property & Facilities Security Systems, Fitness Equipment, VoIP Telephone Systems, Audio and Video Services.

 Experience with Office 365, Website Development and integration with CRM Database, e.g. Salesforce

 Experience with Enterprise Database Maintenance and Upgrade

 Strong and dynamic management/leadership skills

 High customer service orientation

 Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff.

 Ability to think and act strategically and proactively.

 Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure

 Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation

 Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations

The Y:

With an operating budget of $50 million, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington operates 20 facilities in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and northern Virginia, employs over 1,600 employees and impacts the lives of more than 250,000 youth and adults each year. A leader in innovation, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has made an impact in advancing health and education initiatives and strengthening the communities we serve. Picture your next career move to the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, joining one of the largest associations in the country, where the expectations are high and where you can make a real difference in driving results. If your next career move includes leaving a legacy, then consider your future with the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington!  

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 


In addition to a highly competitive compensation package of $175,000 to $195,000, the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington provides progressive employee benefits, including a 10% employer-funded retirement plan with vesting after two years of service; 403(b) savings plan; high quality and affordable healthcare; free YMCA membership for employee, spouse and dependents; generous paid time off package, numerous professional development opportunities, an exciting and collaborative work environment, and the ability to work with creative, talented and diverse individuals! 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To apply submit your cover letter indicating why you are the best candidate for the position, resume, and salary requirement to: insert “CIO” in the email subject line. Resumes accepted until position is filled. For other YMCA career opportunities visit our website