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The Partnership for New York City represents the city’s business leadership and its largest private sector employers.

We work with government, labor and the nonprofit sector to promote economic growth and maintain the city’s position as a global center of commerce and innovation. Through the Partnership Fund for New York City, the Partnership contributes directly to projects that create jobs, improve economically distressed communities and stimulate new business creation.

Manager, IT/Network Administrator

The Partnership for New York City represents the city’s business leadership and its largest private sector employers. We work with government, labor and the nonprofit sector to promote economic growth and maintain the city’s position as a global center of commerce and innovation. Through the Partnership Fund for New York City, the Partnership contributes directly to projects that create jobs, improve economically distressed communities and stimulate new business creation.

Summary of Position

The Manager of Information Technology oversees the operation of the Partnership’s entire network, provides software and network support, trains users as needed, troubleshoots problems and anticipates and prevents risks/exposures. This position is the one-person IT support for a 40 employee non-profit organization. Must have experience in a wide range of hardware and applications including Microsoft Windows and Server along with third-party applications and hardware.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor and maintain reliable IT services throughout the organization including installation and minor repairs
  • Manage servers, security solutions, network hardware and equipment
  • Monitor system status and completion of nightly electronic offsite backups
  • Help desk administration including expertise and support during system upgrades, installation, conversions and maintenance
  • Foresee, diagnose and correct hardware, software and end user problems
  • Identify IT training needs and make arrangements to have those needs met
  • Available evenings and weekends as required
  • Work with multiple vendors providing services and support
  • Maintain, update, support and activate the disaster recovery function, providing end user support during implementation
  • Remotely monitor all IT functions, providing 24/7 system/staff support when necessary
  • Maintain, update and support remote access to office desktop computers
  • Develop standard operating procedures, policies and best practices for end users
  • Keep current with latest technology
  • Maintain an awareness/understanding of new products and assesses the appropriateness for the organization’s technology environment
  • Demonstrate expertise in protecting the organization’s data
  • Computer Science degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an IT related field required (supporting complex
    networks including firewalls, switches and virtual images).
  • PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to train users, some previous training experience helpful
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team when necessary
  • Ability to quickly learn other software programs that are currently part of the Partnership’s system or that may be implemented
  • Must be able to install, configure, troubleshoot and maintain all active software applications
  • Familiarity with all hardware and equipment currently in use
  • Excellent judgment & organizational skills, ability to manage changing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with outstanding attention to detail and a strong emphasis on staff support
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent follow-up skills
  • Must be able to establish credibility with users/employees at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and evaluative skills

Other Skills (Including Physical)

  • Hardware: Dell Desktops and Servers, Netgear Switches, Watchguard Firewalls, Wireless Access Points, HP Printers
  • Remote technologies: Microsoft Terminal Server, RDP, IPSEC VPN and Tunnels, VNC,
    Teamviewer, GoToMyPC, LogMeIn
  • Monitoring technologies: Alertra, Paessler, RoomAlert
  • Imaging technologies: Acronis, WinPE
  • Strong emphasis on Disaster Recovery strategies and High Availability concepts
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Microsoft Windows 7/10 platforms
  • Microsoft Office 2013/2016, Office 365
  • Microsoft Cloud Technology Office 365, Azure AD, Azure Services
  • Microsoft Dynamics 2015 (formerly Great Plains) financial accounting systems
  • VMWare ESXi, VMWare vSphere Client, Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Watchguard Firebox Firewall
  • Some experience with Thin Clients and VDI preferable
  • Must be able to move and install computers

The Partnership for New York City, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an excellent benefits package. If you are interested and qualified for this position, please forward your resume to: Josephine Cullen at jcullen@pfnyc.org

Senior Vice President, Life Sciences Innovation

The Senior Vice President of Life Sciences Innovation will spearhead the Partnership Fund for New York City’s involvement with the new $1.0 billion combined New York State and New York City life sciences initiative and all other Partnership Fund life sciences and healthcare initiatives. The Partnership Fund for New York City is a privately-funded, New York City-based venture capital and economic development fund with $120 million under management.

Responsibilities

  • Launch and operate a new New York State statewide commercial life sciences accelerator, which is a key component of a new $1.0 billion combined New York State and New York City life sciences initiative.
  • Lead the Partnership Fund’s life sciences and healthcare initiatives.
  • Build, maintain and leverage the Partnership Fund’s network of experienced business executives to support the accelerator and the Partnership Fund’s portfolio investments.
  • Oversee the NY Digital Health Accelerator in collaboration with the Director of the NY Digital Health Accelerator
  • Main contact for life sciences and healthcare investments. Evaluate and execute investments in participating startup companies, as well as post-program investments in program graduates.
  • Monitor performance of existing portfolio companies and program graduates.
  • Expand the Partnership Fund’s network; perform speaking engagements, meet with sector group members and others.

Qualifications

  • MBA and at least 8-10 years’ work experience in investing/finance post business school (or equivalent experience)
  • Meaningful experience with and understanding of the life sciences industry.
  • Excellent quantitative/analytical and negotiation skills
  • Excellent writing, communication and organizational skills
  • Skillful at building relationships with senior executives. Able to manage relationships with the Partnership Fund’s network, entrepreneurs and staff.
  • Able to effectively collaborate internally and externally. Able to work in a small staff environment and as part of a team. Willing to perform, and where needed assume responsibility for, organizational tasks.
  • Problem-solver
  • Strong leadership skills

Contact

The Partnership for New York City, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer an excellent benefits package. If you are interested and qualified for this position, please forward your resume to: Josephine Cullen at jcullen@pfnyc.org