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Data Systems Manager

Job Purpose
The Data & Systems Manager ensures the integrity of organizational information by managing all functions of those systems which support the acquisition of food, friends, and funds and distribution of food to partners and clients.  This role is responsible for systems integrity, as well as data accuracy, analysis, and reporting.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Be accountable, yet foster collaboration. Provide feedback with compassion and accept feedback with courage. Creatively problem-solve and innovate. Commit to the success of all team members.

• Analyze data needs and system options to recommend strategic path forward
• Ability to navigate database software
• Manage the infrastructure to support all information and data needs
• Maintain all database systems
• Point person for all data queries and information extraction with respective systems
• Extrapolate and analyze data and trends to support management decision making
• Project based work relating to data in support of all functions of the organization, ensuring that the initiative with the greatest benefit/risk will be worked on first.
• Work with trained volunteers to assist with job responsibilities
• Establish and maintain standard operating procedures and appropriate internal control safeguards which are relevant to these work responsibilities
• Ensure appropriate security measures are in place to protect client, partner and Food Bank data
• Other duties as assigned

Critical Working Relationships
The Database & Systems Manager serves a broad role across the entire organization and will work in a collaborative manner with vendors and all teammates to achieve information systems and data integrity goals which support meeting FBOI strategic objectives, completion of important projects, and fulfillment of the organization’s mission.

This position will not initially supervise, but it is anticipated that a data team will be built over time and this role will manage that team.


• Commitment to Food Bank of Iowa’s vision, mission and values
• Possess professional maturity, good judgment, integrity and honesty
• Strategic thinker with a vision of the future of data management
• College degree preferred in MIS or Computer Science
• Two years management experience preferred
• Five plus years database management experience and other IT experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and database management
• Working knowledge of multiple IT platforms and experience with vendor systems.
• Heightened sense of curiosity and interest in organizing data
• Attention to detail and desire for accuracy is critical
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
• Must work well in a collaborative environment
• Self-directed, highly motivated, independent worker

This is a full time position. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Steve Laudick, Vice President of Business and Finance at slaudick@foodbankiowa.org. Please, no phone calls.