ASIS International is the leading professional membership organization for the security management profession worldwide. It has a $27M budget with a team of 90 staff and headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Founded in 1955, ASIS serves almost 35,000 security professional members in more than 125 countries. Its members represent the private and public sectors in virtually every industry. ASIS advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public.
ASIS seeks candidates for the position of Chief Digital Strategy Officer (CDSO) who will serve as an executive leader within the corporate headquarters in support of the ASIS mission and strategic objectives.
As an executive leader, this person will oversee all activities related to the development, implementation, evaluation and improvement of digital and technology offerings across ASIS. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CDSO will provide leadership, direction and oversight for all functions related to Infrastructure & Security, Business Systems & Analytics, and Digital Operations ensuring the goals of each of these departments are aligned with and advance the ASIS strategic plan and organization priorities. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the position will advise the CEO, the Board of Directors, and other senior staff on important technology matters. The position will lead and manage a total of 7 staff, with three direct reports.
Key responsibilities will include oversight for ASIS’s online digital experience for commerce and content; overseeing the strategy for developing digital products and services that position ASIS as the leader in the field, and working with marketing to ensure that the marketing strategy is aligned to drive traffic, convert sales and increase revenue. Collaborates with department and volunteer leaders to translate ASIS’s educational and engagement missions into digital offerings that support the security profession. Partners with the CEO, Executive Leadership Team and staff to development and implement a culture of exceptional member/customer service around technology and digital offerings.
The ideal candidate earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field and has at least 10 years of related experience, including at least 5 years in a senior level role. Strong preference for candidates who have experience serving as a member of a senior management team with association or nonprofit organizations; leading strategic, digital transformation efforts, and who thrive in a collaborative environment.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual with demonstrated experience developing and implementing organization-wide digital strategies. Must have highly developed interpersonal skills, an affinity for networking, and demonstrated high level of confidence and poise with a strong service orientation; expertise in negotiation techniques and fiscal management; ability to anticipate, identify, analyze, and capitalize on growth opportunities.
Strong desire for candidates with experience providing direct oversight of Association Management Systems, Web Content Management Systems, Infrastructure, and ancillary support systems. Preference will be given to applicants with direct experience with EpiServer, HigherLogic, netFORUM, Office 365 and other products in use at ASIS.
ASIS offers a very strong compensation package with an excellent set of employee benefit offerings including a rich health insurance plan, and generous 401(k) and paid time-off programs. EOE/M/F/D/V
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About ASIS International
ASIS International, founded in 1955, is the preeminent organization for security management professionals, with 35,000+ members worldwide. By providing members, business, government, and the public with access to a full range of programs, information, and services, ASIS International leads the way for advanced and improved security performance. Located across from the King Street Metro.