Job Title Chief Information Officer
Location Idaho Falls, ID
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description Westmark Credit Union
$680M Assets

Westmark Credit Union is seeking a Chief Information Officer to lead the technological and informational needs of the organization. Reporting to the CEO, the strategic partner role provides clear directions to the team and works collaboratively with the executive team. A mission-based organization, the leader will help deliver technology solutions to the credit union’s membership. The leader will bring a strategic mindset who understands how technology and information support the business objectives. Through a strong focus on strategy and goals, your primary role will include directing and controlling the company’s information systems and technology activities. Your leadership responsibilities will include the company’s systems design, programming, network planning, database management, and computer operations.

The organization operates in a team environment, and the successful candidate will bring an approach that integrates strong interpersonal and team skills that will engage people toward objectives. Creativity, project management, and solid planning and organizing skills are required to evaluate the many options and move them solidly into action. Leadership coaching skills are important to develop and advance the in-house talent to maximize their effectiveness and build the talent for future growth.

Top candidates will be technologically savvy and will use strong communication and management skills to build mutual respect with internal stakeholders. Candidates are required to: have a college degree in computer science or a related field; five years’ executive leadership experience; financial institution experience preferred; and must be bondable. Other degrees, such as business, coupled with relevant experience also is acceptable. Experience in financial services is preferred.

Westmark Credit Union has proudly served its community since 1964 and has its roots as Atomic Workers Credit Union. Westmark (Assets $680M) is based in Idaho Falls, and its charter extends their operations into other Idaho communities including Boise and Twin Falls. Idaho is 60% public lands, and Idaho Falls provides access to endless outdoor activities as it sits along the Snake River less than 100 miles from Grand Teton National Park.

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