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King County Housing Authority – Executive Vice President of Information Technology/Chief Technology Officer

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This position offers a competitive salary range of $174,548.00 to $270,549.00 with a midpoint of $222,548.00.
Full Job Description: 

King County Housing Authority (“KCHA”) seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking technology professional with strong experience who can lead the Agency's IT function while leveraging technology to serve KCHA staff, residents, and the greater King County community. Being both skilled and outcome driven will be key for the ideal candidate's ability to serve our community and support our employees.


This leader will be accountable for planning, directing, and overseeing the Information Technology (IT) Department, serving as a member of the executive leadership team, shaping policy, procedures, and developing the strategic vision and priorities for the Agency's information technology and telecommunications operation. The EVP will provide leadership for all aspects of the IT Department and ensure that IT goals align with KCHA's strategic plan.


The Executive Vice President (EVP) will be the Agency's first dedicated executive technology leader and will report to KCHA’s President/CEO as a member of the executive leadership team.



Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, or related field, and extensive experience in the management of information technology or related areas of responsibility of those years in a middle- to upper-level management capacity. An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



  • Guides the Agency’s IT staff to develop and maintain a technical strategic plan which ensures the IT Department and Agency are working toward the same vision, mission, goals, and objectives.
  • Fosters a cooperative, team-oriented working relationship between IT staff and all IT customers (i.e., business users, community members, contractors, suppliers).
  • Assesses new systems and technologies; identifies potential areas where existing systems require change, or where new or revised standards need to be developed and implemented.
  • Writes, recommends, and implements policies and procedures pertaining to KCHA technology.
  • Ensures that IT Department staff initiatives align with the goals of each Agency Department; establishes measurements and monitors IT performance.
  • Develops and maintains a business disaster recovery plan for business and IT functional units and ensures security for information and the data center. Identifies and analyzes training needs of IT staff based on the Agency’s technology strategy and projected growth.
  • Assists Resident Services and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Departments with key objectives of Digital Inclusion programming; carries out research and provides recommendations of Digital Inclusion efforts throughout the Agency.
  • Leads the IT staff; assigns projects and tracks progress; establishes priorities for department in coordination with Vice President; provides feedback and analysis on prospective strategies.
  • Keeps abreast of housing industry, technology industry, user needs, and community trends.
  • Ensures protection of the Agency’s resources through strong cyber-security measures.
  • Represents the IT Department to other Agency departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; explains and interprets departmental programs, policies, and activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Compensation and Benefits:

This position offers a competitive salary range of $174,548.00 to $270,549.00 with a midpoint of $222,548.00.

A comprehensive benefits package (https://www.kcha.org/employment/benefits) for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits. 


About KCHA:

King County Housing Authority (KCHA), the largest affordable housing provider in the Pacific Northwest, seeks to provide innovative, effective, and equitable housing solutions so that all people and communities can prosper. The Agency, founded in 1939, operates as an independent municipal corporation, providing rental housing and assistance to more than 55,000 people in over 23,000 households. Serving 37 cities (not including Seattle and Renton) and the unincorporated areas of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. County, the Agency’s geographic scope of operations spans 2,000 square miles. KCHA’s service area includes 1.2 million of the county’s 2.26 million residents and is home to the majority of its low-income households. KCHA covers operating costs with rents from tenants and federal funding. With a 2023 annual consolidated budget of $504 million, and 500 full-time employees, KCHA is led by the President/CEO under the direction of a Board of five volunteer Commissioners (including one KCHA program participant) appointed by the King County Executive and confirmed by the King County Council. A cabinet of eight senior leaders comprised of the core management and leadership team.


(See the full position brochure on our website -https://hciadvisorygroup.com/opportunities/)

While this position is open until filled, interested candidates should apply by October 31, 2023, to ensure consideration.  

To Apply: 

(See the full position brochure on our website -https://hciadvisorygroup.com/opportunities/)

Date Posted: 
Monday, October 2, 2023
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Posting Expiration Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2023
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