RBC MINISTRIES JOB POSTING
Job Title: Vice President, Information Services (CIO)
Workteam: Information Services
Job Code: Exempt, fulltime all benefits
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Global Ministry Services, the Vice
President of Information Services is responsible for developing and executing a
clearly defined IS strategy in a manner that supports RBC Ministries Mission,
Vision, Ethos and Values, provides robust IT and process solutions to meet the
internal needs of the ministry, and provides a responsive platform for
increasing engagement with external constituents. The VP of Information Services
will work closely with the product leadership teams (Ministry Efforts), Ministry
Operations, Finance, and Ministry Services to support the ministry and mission
of RBC Ministries, and Discovery House Publishers. This position requires both
leadership and facilitation skills, and the ability to collaborate with a
diversified global team of leaders is essential for success. The VP of
Information Services has direct responsibility for IS staff in various locations
around the world, and cultural intelligence is a requirement.
1. Lead IS strategic and operational planning to achieve the ministry
goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing initiatives, and coordinating the
evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across
the ministry. The ministry goals for IS are developed in collaboration with
Content Developers, Operations, Finance, and support teams.
2. Develop and maintain appropriate IS organizational structure and
resources to support the ministry, recognizing the varying geographical
locations, time-zones, and needs of ministry leaders and constituents.
3. Maintain knowledge of developments in the area of technology,
strategies and systems and hardware to assure that these may be incorporated
into future systems of the ministry. Ensure there is active involvement of
subject matter experts within the ministry to stay informed about trends, etc.
4. Advise, counsel and educate executives and management on the potential
impact/opportunities afforded by new developments.
5. Direct the development and execution of a ministry-wide IS disaster
recovery and business continuity plan.
6. Work with information stakeholders in the ministry to institutionalize
data quality management.
7. Develop, track, manage and control the IS annual operating and capital
8. Ensure IS operations adhere to applicable laws and regulations.
Study or Knowledge and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, and management experience in a similar
At least six years of Information Services experience (two years of computer
programming with an additional two years of project management and another two
years of Systems Analysis with database design).
Extensive knowledge of all major computer-related technologies.
Good working knowledge of publishing, broadcast, financial, order-entry, and
distribution technologies and processes. Excellent verbal and written
communication skills, and proven project management skills.
To apply: go to jobs.rbc.org to complete an online application and submit a
resume. Thank you!