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    Chief Technology Officer

    The Missouri Bar, a statewide non-profit legal organization, seeks a Chief Technology Officer to lead the development and implementation of IT initiatives. This key management position is responsible for the organization's IT policies, aligning IT strategies with the organization's business strategies, and overseeing IT budgeting and staff.

    The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of IT, the ability to learn and apply new concepts and the ability to manage numerous complex tasks simultaneously.


    • Strong business orientation with broad experience in managing IT or related activities
    • Demonstrated ability to use IT to solve business issues while also managing costs and risks
    • Ability to identify and evaluate new technological developments and gauge their appropriateness for the organization
    • Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of nontechnical internal clients
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage central IT resources and applications as well as coordinate departmental resources and initiatives
    • Ability to conceptualize, launch, and deliver multiple IT projects on time and within budget
    • Ability to mesh well with the existing management team by being a good listener, a team builder, and an articulate advocate for the IT vision
    • Ability to successfully manage all aspects of technology, including infrastructure support, security, software development, telecommunications, system maintenance, and web services
    • Superb leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to function in a collaborative and collegial environment
    • Sensitivity to others
    • High levels of integrity and intelligence
    • Excellent judgment
    • Ability to think conceptually, strategically, and pragmatically
    • Ability to generate trust and build alliances with coworkers

    This position plans, organizes, and directs the technical activities of The Missouri Bar; is responsible for the development of the organization's overall information systems strategy; coordinates organization-wide information systems planning and ensures that mid-to-long-term plans are prioritized and consistent with resource constraints; oversees the development of new automated systems and programs, as well as the modification and enhancement of existing systems to meet user needs; coordinates the organization's acquisition of new and replacement software and hardware; and manages customer support for enterprise applications, personal computers, networks, and telecommunication equipment.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Oversee the operations of organization-wide computer systems
    • Ensure security for the organization's systems and data
    • Establish and maintain written policies and procedures for the acquisition, development, and implementation of new systems and the modification of existing systems
    • Establish organization-wide standards for hardware, software, and local area networks
    • Evaluate off-the-shelf software for personal computers and Software-as-a-Service and make recommendations to ensure compatibility and effectiveness
    • Provide technical assistance to organization staff members
    • Oversee vendors performing specialized technical tasks
    • Ensure that software development projects are delivered on schedule and within budget and that they meet organizational and technical requirements
    • Ensure that information systems and associated processes support operational requirements
    • Review requests for hardware and software and make recommendations, as appropriate, on alternative system options
    • Manage web services
    • Promote The Missouri Bar's mission through the deployment of appropriate solutions and innovation
    • Supervise IT staff and maintain appropriate and qualified skill mix
    • Ensure applications development for enterprise initiatives and overall coordination for all departments
    • Ensure IT infrastructure and architecture (e.g., computers and networks) are running and that ongoing investments are made​
    • Determine make-or-buy decisions relative to outsourcing versus in-house provisioning of IT services and skills
    • Establish strategic relationships with key IT suppliers, consultants, and colleague organizations
    • Provide enabling technologies that make it easier for clients and other constituents to engage with The Missouri Bar's services as well as do more with less
    • Identify users' training requirements and provision appropriate training to ensure productive use of existing and new systems
    • Ensure that IT initiatives have clear business goals and success metrics that align with The Missouri Bar's IT strategic plan
    • Prioritize IT capital investment
    • Ensure adherence to IT standards and policies
    • Ensure the protection of IT assets and the integrity, security, and privacy of information entrusted to or maintained by the department
    • Other duties as assigned

    Five years IT management or similar supervisory experience and bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration with a focus on MIS, or a closely related field required. Master's degree, nonprofit or association sector experience, and experience with CRM, AMS, ERP or other enterprise management software a plus.

    Position located in Jefferson City. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Apply by sending cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Position will be advertised until filled. Preference given to applications received by Nov. 18, 2016. EOE 

    Legal and Community Services Coordinator

    The Missouri Bar seeks a Legal and Community Services Coordinator to carry out a wide range of public information, public service and pro bono projects to assist and serve Missouri citizens. This position will coordinate volunteer lawyers as well as serve as public liaison on behalf of membership to connect clients in need of legal representation with lawyers participating in the Lawyer Search program and as an information source to the public regarding pro bono programs, services and other resources.

    The ideal candidate will be highly organized, able to manage multiple priorities, coordinate volunteers and offer exceptional customer service.


    • Experience in a wide range of administrative tasks 
    • Volunteer coordination  
    • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment 
    • Ability to maintain confidences and confidential information 
    • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities, anticipate needs, assess situations, and recommend solutions 
    • Must be courteous and provide excellent customer service 
    • Able to interact with staff at all levels, members of the bar and the public in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining adaptable, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • Strong decision-making and adaptability 
    • Pays attention to detail 
    • Demonstrated interest in public service and knowledge of a broad range of resources to assist the public
    • Proficient with Windows-based computer systems including MS Office and Excel, online databases and Content Management Systems including familiarity with html
    • Online registration platforms
    • Minimum three years related experience, preferably in legal, social or public services, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
    • Bachelor’s degree required

     Primary Responsibilities  

    • Serve as ambassador to the public by coordinating a wide range of public information, public service and pro bono projects to assist and serve Missouri citizens, including but not limited to Find a Lawyer, Mini Law Schools for the Public, veterans’ clinics and
    • Assist with development and operation of disaster-assistance programs
    • Recruit and organize volunteer lawyers and speakers
    • Manage multiple lecture series, projects and programs simultaneously
    • Manage substantial numbers of inquiries in an online database
    • Review and respond in a timely manner to inquiries received via telephone, email, online forms, or mail with various prepared responses based on the situation
    • Track and report on program activities and results
    • Routinely craft and send service or program updates via e-newsletters
    • Make referrals to other agencies and organizations when appropriate
    • Keep current on pertinent and related issues
    • Other duties as assigned

    Position located in Jefferson City. Occasional travel within the state. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to  The position will remain posted until it is filled. EOE.   


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