• DIRECTOR OF IT MULTI-PROPERTY

    Location US-MS-Tunica Resorts
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2019 11:07 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-55933
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino Tunica
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

     

     

    Don’t just work. Work Happy.

     

    A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Tunica we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

     

    An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

    Your daily responsibilities include

    • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the property's information and technology functions
    • Participate in the development of the corporation's strategic logics to include plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the perspective of the impact on information and technology
    • Translate the strategic logics and tactical business plans into operational plans and systems structures
    • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning of new strategies and regulatory action as those items impact the technical operating platforms of the property
    • Develop design and implementation strategies to ensure property is kept abreast of technology trends within the industry
    • Develop integration strategies to ensure optimal efficiency of computer systems and programs with existing end users
    • Develop and maintain disaster recovery strategies to ensure business continuance in case of systems failures
    • Insure adequate processing and storage capacity for growing business demands based on customer volumes
    • Continually reassess the competitiveness of all information assets against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets
    • Establish credibility throughout the property with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of information issues
    • Develop appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of all deployed information systems
    • Coordinate the interdepartmental efforts relative to information systems throughout the property
    • Provide technical advice and knowledge to executive team
    • Manage the budget and other financial measures of the Information and Technology Department
    • Regularly reassess systems mix, policies, procedures and personnel to ensure compliance with strategic logics and operational objectives
    • Evaluate of the information and technology department structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) for individuals

     

     

    To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university - preferred.
    • Prior IT experience in a casino is required.
    • Business management, systems management, project management, contract negotiation and administration, operating and capital budgeting skills
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word)
    • Ability to manage employees working in a high-pressure environment towards successful results for the property and company
    • Strong administrative, P/L management, technical, problem solving and negotiation skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required in order to communicate to all levels within the company and vendors
    • Proven expertise in handling user problems and vendor relationships
    • Able to prioritize, direct and monitor multiple tasks and assignments
    • Technical knowledge of the PC environment including hardware, operating system and networking 
    • Ability to analyze problems and apply logical/cost effective solutions
    • Evaluate, recommend and implement proven technologies that apply to business strategies and system needs
    • Strategic planning and tactical deployment of objectives that provide effective and efficient operations and support for the property
    • Three to five years of demonstrated experience in the application of a wide range of systems
    • Minimum three years of project leadership or general management experience; and one year of Penn National Gaming Information Technology management experience
    • Experience with AS/400, RS/6000, connectivity and data communications
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Knowledge of current information technology products
    • Ability to motivate and develop bench strength
    • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces

     

    Something to leave you with

    Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

     

    Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

     

       

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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