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Children's Hunger Fund

IT Applications Coordinator

Children's Hunger Fund
Pacoima, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/16/2010
Categories: Internet/E-Commerce - IT
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
IT Applications Coordinator
Location: Pacoima, CA

Children's Hunger Fund (CHF) is an evangelical Christian non-profit organization founded in 1991. The mission of CHF is to alleviate the suffering of children by equipping God's Church to communicate the Gospel through effective compassion ministry.

The IT Applications Coordinator manages IT services related to applications. The position reports directly to the IT Director and works closely with the IT Service Desk Assistant. The position is located at Headquarters in Pacoima, CA. The position is full-time, exempt, and includes benefits. Salary depends on experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Application development
• Application training and support
• Database administration
• Recommend and maintain standardized software for desktops and laptops
• Resolve service desk issues such as bug reports and feature requests
• Report monthly on projects

Other Duties & Responsibilities
• Work closely with 3rd party vendors and consultants related to applications development and deployment
• Meet with departments to maintain and support application portfolios

Supervisory Responsibilities
• Does not currently have supervisory responsibilities

• At least one of the following
• Four-year degree in computer science and two years of IT-related experience
• Two-year degree in another field and four years of software development experience
• At least two years of IT experience working for a non-profit organization (helpful, not required)
• Experience developing with PHP or other web-based programming language
• Certifications may be beneficial but not necessary

• Strong programming and scripting skills
• Model-View-Controller (MVC) design and development
• Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP) development; Ruby on Rails experience is a plus
• Familiarity with Microsoft IIS and SQL Server
• Proficiency with computer systems and software applications is expected

• Microsoft Windows 7
• Microsoft Office 2007 Professional
• Internet Explorer 8 (this position may also require Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Opera)
• Eclipse IDE w/ PHP and Aptana (Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 may also be available)
• Joomla 1.5 (and potentially other open-source content management systems)
• Windows SharePoint Services 3 (for intranet development and use)
• Microsoft IIS and Microsoft SQL Server (2008 or later)
• Linux, Apache, and MySQL
• Ruby
• MySQL Workbench
• PuTTY (SSH client)

Physical Demands
• Prolonged periods of computer use

• Personal computer
• Phone

Work Environment
• Normal office environment

Interested Parties refer to our Employment Opportunities on our Website Please Email from our site your Cover Letter and resume using this link Children's Hunger Fund (paste them in the message box) or Fax them to 818-899-9552 with a cover page indicating the position you are interested in applying for. If you submit your information through our website, we will send you an email confirming we received it. No phone calls regarding employment please.

If you meet the qualifications for an open position, we will contact you to begin the application process. However, due to the number of inquiries and submissions we receive for employment, we are unable to respond to follow up requests. Please understand that we greatly appreciate your interest in working at CHF and we are truly grateful for your support. We pray that God would bless you in your endeavor to find work in which you can serve Him and bring glory to His name.