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Applications Open: Director IT

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Applications are now invited from suitably experienced and qualified members of VATPAC for the position of Director IT.

Responsible to:
VATPAC Director of Division

Direct Reports:
Deputy Director IT


  • Attends periodic VATPAC Board meetings and produces quarterly reports on IT issues within the division
  • Maintains the VATPAC website, forums, FSD and voice server and other services
  • Establish and monitor the effectiveness of data protection strategies and minimise, as far as is practical, risks to loss or theft of data
  • Develop and manage IT projects to improve the effectiveness of IT services or data safety
  • Manage IT projects requested by the Board
  • Manage the cost of IT services to ensure that they remain within budget
  • Assist in monitoring the effectiveness of other portfolios
  • Actively participate in the management of the division
  • Considers and raises complaints, ideas and proposals to the Board in order to consistently improve the effectiveness of VATPAC
  • Maintain an online presence of 5-10 hours per month on the VATSIM network

Position Holder Attributes:

  • Active participation in the greater VATPAC community for the last 12 months
  • Be a member of good standing in VATSIM
  • Be able to work well with other board members and the VATPAC community as a whole.
  • Be able to work well within a voluntary organisation
  • Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
  • Have ability to manage Linux-based servers and have working knowledge of commonly used languages including HTML, PHP, CSS and Javascript
  • Have ability to manage projects, including time and resources

Application Process

Members interested in being considered for the role should apply by outlining their experience and suitability, addressing each of the essential criteria listed above.

Applications should be sent via email to director [at]


The Board will establish an appointment committee to consider the applications and recommend on the most suitable candidates.

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I have just sent out an email to each of the applicants. If you applied but did not receive an email, please contact me immediately via forum private message.

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