Information Technology Director

Employment Status



Open until filled


Ames, IA


Seeking: proven technology leader, looking for a purpose driven career 

YSS, one of Iowa’s largest and most respected youth serving nonprofit organizations is seeking a technology rock star who’s looking to create impact on the lives of more than 20,000 youth and families each year.

YSS, headquartered in Ames, IA with community based centers in Des Moines, Marshalltown, Boone, Nevada, Webster City and Mason City, is looking for a proven individual to embrace and steward our core value of innovation.  This leader will leverage technology as a differentiator in our delivery of services as our next IT Director.

The successful candidate will have a unique skillset that includes:

  • proven leadership & results focused – excited for a new challenge and focused on growing and building things
  • a systems thinker with deep technical insights related to both infrastructure and software
  • the ability to turn business needs into technology solutions
  • is collaborative, and skilled at working with people from different departments, and different backgrounds
  • a great communicator
  • wants to create real IMPACT and transform the lives of kids across the state of Iowa


A full job description is available within the application process.



A Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting, or a business related field is required.

Five years of experience maintaining and supporting an MIS structure within a local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) environment utilizing Microsoft Network Operating Systems is required.

•           Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
•           Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
•           Strong Project Management skills
•           Experience in controlling information technology budget
•           Excellent organizational and leadership skills
•           Outstanding communication abilities


For more information, please contact Belinda Meis at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE