What does a Director of It do?
The role of an IT director can vary greatly depending on the organization. IT directors may be responsible for overseeing the technical infrastructure within an organization, leading a team of IT staff, determining business requirements for IT systems, managing the design and implementation of IT infrastructure, and eliminating security risks. In some cases, they also oversee the organization's help desk.
Typically, IT directors have a Bachelor's degree in computer or information science, or in a related field. Some IT directors also have a graduate degree, such as an MS in information systems or an MBA. IT directors commonly have many years of experience managing IT teams. IT directors must have excellent decision-making, analytical, and leadership skills.
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