IT Director Job Description

An IT Director job description template to hire for your Information Technology department.

About the IT Director position

We are looking for an IT Director to control our company's Information Technology functions in our company٫ ensuring that they are effective and functioning within the limits of budget٫ time and specifications. Your duties will include leading a team of IT managers and managing the company’s technology operations and the implementation of new IT systems and policies.

We expect you to be very knowledgeable in IT and computer systems٫ have a solid technical background and be able to manage and motivate people. You also should have solid experience in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that will meet objectives.


IT Director responsibilities are:

  • Control all information technology operations and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Review the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
  • Develop IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Explore the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Participate in purchasing efficient and cost effective technological equipment and softwareŮ« controlling budget and reporting on expenditures
  • Detect needs for upgradesŮ« configurations or new systems and report these issues to upper management
  • Consult and guide IT managers and supervise computer scientistsŮ« technicians and other professionals
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and create cost-efficient contracts


IT Director requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on an IT director or other relevant position
  • Significant experience in analysisŮ« implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Significant experience in controlling information technology budget
  • In-depth knowledge of computer systemsŮ« both hardware and softwareŮ« networks and so on
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • BSc or BA degree in computer scienceŮ« engineering or other relevant area; MSc or MA degree will be a bonus

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