Position ID: 305

Date posted: 07-13-2021 

 Position: Vice President - Information Technology & Analytics - FILLED
 Salary: Negotiable
Dr. Stuart Meyers or Ron Morton

Aurora Mental Health Center



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Vice President - Information Technology & Analytics

Dynamic Community Behavioral Healthcare System – Aurora, Colorado


The Opportunity

A rewarding leadership opportunity awaits the new Vice President of IT & Analytics of a forward looking non-profit behavioral healthcare organization – Aurora Mental Health Center, Inc.

The Vice President of Information Technology & Analytics is responsible for overall strategies to meet the current and future needs for information technology and the analysis of current and historical data to achieve organizational goals and objectives and improve clinical, administrative, and financial outcomes and performance. The Vice President will provide vision, strategic and tactical planning, and leadership for the  development, evaluation, and coordination of communications and information technology systems, including system implementation and support, software development and applications management, and information security infrastructure. Robust descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analyses of clinical and business operations will result from a comprehensive analytics program. The Vice President will lead an information technology and analytics team that aspires to be an agile, contemporary, innovative, and influential partner to the entire organization - where technology is always on, needed information is at their fingertips, all needs are rapidly fulfilled, and operations are continually improving.

Key duties of the Vice President of Information Technology and Analytics include:

  • Senior Leadership Accountabilities: Lead a team of managers or individual contributors. Ensure that managers provide focus and direction to their respective teams. Actively and continuously evaluate, articulate, and model organizational culture through shared assumptions, values, and beliefs. Foster development of leaders and create a culture of accountability. Develop goals, strategic plans, company policies, and make decisions on the direction of the organization. Mobilize and influence external stakeholders and outside resources. Effectively communicate sr. leadership decisions and organizational strategy and plans to managers. Also, share key external updates with team. Set performance indicators.

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct, and evaluate the organization's IT function and performance.

  • Improve organizational effectiveness through development, implementation and maturation of communications and IT initiatives. Leads the business through all efforts that drive business performance and potential by using the existent and new data sources and innovative techniques.

  • Provide strategic planning and evaluative services for data/data systems needed and/or utilized by the organization.

  • Coordinate the integration of data, information, and communications systems and serve as the catalyst for new systems development.

  • Formulate and lead vision and strategy for data analytics, reporting and supporting data environments - working across Technical and Operations.

  • Use advanced data analysis to provide insights and business recommendations to leadership.

The Organization

Aurora Mental Health Center, Inc. ( https://www.aumhc.org ) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to creating healthy and secure communities by providing their clients with the mental health and substance use disorder services that ensure quality, appropriate, and efficient care. Home-based in Aurora, Colorado, with enterprise-wide revenues of $ 50M+ and over 500 employees, AuMHC has positioned itself to be a leader in the region’s response to the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace.  AuMHC serves more than 21,000 adults and children through its primary service corporation, offering 45 unique programs in 15 counseling centers, 10 residential facilities, 14 sites with integrated with primary medical care, in public schools, through county human service departments, in criminal justice settings, in homes and foster homes, and at other community locations.         

Known for its leadership in Colorado’s community mental health system, Aurora Mental Health Center is committed to developing innovative solutions in response to rapidly changing individual and community needs.  Balancing the challenges of serving a growing urban population while attending to the unique needs of its diverse neighborhoods and rural communities has required AuMHC to adapt and change, using emerging and clinical best practices, community collaborations, technology, and management expertise to their maximum advantage. To sustain their success and prepare for the future, AuMHC needs a strong foundation and dynamic, robust financial and operations systems.    

Aurora Mental Health Center is governed by a voluntary citizen Board of Directors with members representing diverse interests from across its multi-county region including schools, social & other human service agencies, healthcare professionals, business leaders and organizations, stakeholders, and a broad cross section of community members.  The Board is focused on AuMHC’ s future as a premier behavioral health services provider.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our “Ideal" candidate will be an information technology and analytics professional with management and leadership experience in healthcare and human service whose work has demonstrated the following experiences, traits, and characteristics:

  • Have a successful track record leading strategic initiatives and building innovative support systems while maintaining a hands-on, roll-up-your sleeves approach to operations.

  • Be a Coach who develops others - providing feedback, instruction, and developmental guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities.

  • Drive Results by translating strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results.

  • Have high emotional intelligence - and a history of establishing and sustaining trusting relationships by accurately perceiving and interpreting one’s own and others’ emotions and behavior in the context of the political environment; leveraging insights to effectively manage one’s own responses and reactions.

  • Be a Systems Thinker who has contributed to setting healthcare business strategy.

  • Be flexible and adaptable in a rapidly changing health care environment; have a track record of being innovative and entrepreneurial.

  • Comfortable partnering with organizational leaders, team members and colleagues in leading organizational change.

  • Experience driving organizational performance through the evolution of healthcare and decision-support technology including the integration of financial, human resource, and clinical reporting systems.

  • Enjoyment of a fast-paced environment that blends entrepreneurial challenges with integrity and accountability is a must.

  • Exceptional relationship-building and communication skills are paramount.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or related field.

  • Preferred: Masters in Business Administration or related degree.

  • Experience setting strategy for an enterprise capability.

  • Direct experience managing and leading teams of IT and Analytics professionals.

  • Proven ability to problem solves across multiple executive priorities.

  • 5 + years of demonstrated results simplifying, automating, and innovating complex processes.

  • 5 + years in an IT leadership role.

Certification, Licensure

Preferred: ITIL and other IT frameworks

Preferred: Project Management Professional (PMP)


Aurora is a diverse, growing city of over 381,000 people and 190,000 jobs. Residents enjoy a comfortable way of life and a wealth of opportunity, including access to quality education, convenient urban living, family friendly neighborhoods and a strong job market.

Long known as the Gateway to the Rockies, this All-America City on the eastern edge of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area boasts spectacular views of the Front Range spanning from Pikes Peak to Longs Peak. Home to the Anschutz Medical Campus and Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora continues to lure some of the top businesses in the nation in industries such as aerospace and defense, bioscience and health care, transportation and logistics, and renewable energy.

Situated on prairie grasslands, rolling hills and the Black Forest’s northern tip, Aurora offers a unique quality of life that blends an old-fashioned sense of community with a range of outdoor and leisure activities. The city spans three counties in the eastern Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area and is the state’s third largest city and the 54th largest in the country.


Join an organization that is emerging as one of the best and contribute your information technology and analytics leadership skills and talent to Aurora Mental Health Center.

 How to

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For more information, please contact:

Dr. Stuart Meyers MBA EdD, President
The Meyers Group: Executive Search Consultants
301-625-5600 X1
  Ronald Morton MPA, Vice President
The Meyers Group: Executive Search Consultants
301-625-5600 X2


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