The Director of Broadband Services will direct the activities of the fiber to the premise subsidiary and implementation of the fiber to the home project. The Director Broadband Services will recommend objectives and establish operating procedures to create and maintain financial soundness and profitability while ensuring
Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions
Manages and directs operations and activities of the cooperative’s fiber to the premise subsidiary, to include hiring and managing employees, preparing reports, establishing budgets, comparing and analyzing options, reviewing and executing vendor contracts, maintaining public relations, marketing services, and managing assets.
Researches new and emerging technologies to further goals of the company. Evaluates new business and expansion opportunities and recommends new services to the CEO.
Plans, directs, and oversees all lines of broadband business.
Implements and operates the FTTP network within the financial projections and budget approved by the board of directors. If modifications are required develops budget/plan amendments with financial analysis for CEO and board approval.
Establishes and implements goals within guidelines established by the CEO.
Ensures operations comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
Represents the company with regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, and industry associations.
Promotes and maintains a safe working environment, observes all safety rules, and supports the cooperative’s Mission, Core Values, and Vision in carrying out the responsibilities of the position.
Supports and keeps abreast of bylaws, guidelines, policies/procedures and philosophies of the cooperative to effectively serve and support cooperative members and subsidiary subscribers.
Regularly confers with parent and subsidiary employees to offer assistance as needed. Works closely with parent company personnel to ensure overall success of the subsidiary and parent organization.
Maintains great relations with vendors, contractors, subscribers, customers, and the general public in carrying out the responsibilities of the position. Work with consultants as required ensuring the success of the FTTP deployment and ongoing operations.
Performs other duties as assigned to fulfill the objectives of the company and this position.
Bachelor degree in Business Management or Information Technology related field required. Practical experience in managing or directing a technology related business required. Must demonstrate advanced knowledge of networking technologies. Must have technical knowledge of LAN/WAN; routing, switches, telephony, and security devices – IOS; VoIP; IPTV technologies; and Fiber optic technologies. Strong negotiation skills required. Excellent leadership skills and previous supervisory experience preferred. Must maintain a valid driver’s license.