Associate IT Director - Website Development

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Dept- Marketing 

REQ #2564216


Job Title: Associate IT Director - Website Development 

The Associate IT Director of Website Development is a member of the Digital Marketing team within the corporate Department of Marketing and Communications. The Associate IT Director is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the operations of all Mount Sinai Health System external-facing marketing websites. Plan, develop, troubleshoot, enhance and maintain systems, procedures and applications for operating efficiency. Manage staff for optimum performance.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manages a team of software developers to analyze, design, code and support software solutions including; existing content management systems, web applications, mobile applications and digital products in support of Mount Sinai’s overall digital strategy.
  • Is responsible for all aspects of web, mobile and digital application design, system architecture and software development.
  • Partner with Health System stakeholders to understand current product and technology limitations, recommend viable alternatives and deliver solutions that ensure business needs are met
  • Lead the analysis, coding and operational support of critical web, mobile and digital applications working with internal and external technology partners
  • Define and enforce proper software development process, operational procedures and coding standards
  • Lead the maintenance, operational support and daily administration of critical production servers and customer facing applications
  • Manages information technology staff by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage development of end user requirements, system design, project plans, staffing requirements and milestones for system enhancements and development.
  • Maintains effectiveness and efficiency by delivering and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Manage development of enhancement and develop specifications for programming by internal/external resources.
  • Manage all aspects of system(s) maintenance including: software upgrades, database maintenance, end user support, trouble shooting, auditing systems and problem solving.
  • Maintains areas of responsibility’s effectiveness and efficiency by reporting to upper management any performance concerns, defining problems or challenges and unique solutions to problems.  Participates in short and long term plans.
  • Ensures that staff adheres to compliance requirements of the department and/or organization and directs confirmation of this compliance be maintained in the employees files.
  • Performs other related duties


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, computer science or related field.
  • 8 years in the information technology field or its equivalent.
  • 8+ years’ experience with object-oriented analysis, design and modern development frameworks 
  • 8+ years’ experience with standard software development toolsets: standard development process –including Agile, source code control, branching, tagging, packaging and software releases 
  • 5+ years’ experience managing staff
  • 5+ years’ experience with enterprise Content Management Systems including Vignette or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience with server tier technologies such as Spring/Hibernate/Struts hosted on proven application servers including WebLogic, JBoss and Tomcat
  • 5+ years’ experience with presentation tier technologies using web frameworks and rich client technologies
  • Experience with JIRA and Atlassian technologies
  • Experience with LAMP technologies including Wordpress, a plus
  • Strong hands on web software development, system administration, application support, database and reporting skills.
  • Strong judgment and leadership skills. The ability to drive decisions through consensus, superior ideas, teamwork and effective conflict resolution.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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