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Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic, transformational leader to join our team as the Senior Director of Corporate IT Service Desk. The ideal candidate will possess a blend of operational and automation skills, dedicated to driving high-quality customer service and elevating our Service Desk operations. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about:

  • Empowering self-service solutions-Enhancing user independence through intuitive self-service options.

  • Proactive and predictive support-Anticipating user needs and preventing issues before they arise.

  • Omni-channel experience-Providing seamless support across multiple communication channels.

  • AI and automation integration-Leveraging technology to streamline processes and improve efficiency.

  • Cultivating a stellar support team- Building and developing a team of top-notch support professionals.

  • Mastering shift-left with repeated issue analysis-identifying patterns and addressing root causes to reduce recurring issues.

  • Integrating Self-Healing and ITSM Flow- Implementing solutions that automatically resolve issues and optimize service management.

Key Responsibilities

Transformational Leadership: Inspire, motivate, and guide the service desk team to achieve their full potential while fostering a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

  • Mentor, manage, and motivate a high-performing team, setting clear priorities to achieve goals and OKRs.

  • Monitor and evaluate team performance, providing feedback and coaching for improvement.

  • Ensure service level targets are met and address all service-level complaints.

  • Apply creative thinking to drive automation goals and align with technology strategy.

  • Be an exemplary leader, embodying the organization's culture, vision, mission, and goals.

  • Build strong relationships with leaders and stakeholders to command their attention.

  • Orchestrate effective communication and employee engagement initiatives.

Proactiveness: Anticipate potential issues and implement preventive measures.

  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the service desk, aligned with organizational goals.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Proactively manage internal organization initiatives from ideation to execution.

Innovation: Continuously seek new ways to improve operations and enhance customer experience.

  • Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies.

  •  Support the adoption of new technologies and tools.

  •  Ensure information security and risk management are embedded within the culture.

  •  Direct the secure operation and maintenance of corporate computing and networking infrastructure.

  •  Provide subject matter expertise and manage external and internal collaboration projects.

  •  Ensure change management best practices are followed for organizational initiatives.

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications
• 12+ years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 9 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6 years of work experience with a PhD, OR 15+ years of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications
• 15 or more years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 12 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, or MD), PhD with 9+ years of experience
• Proven experience as a Service Desk Director or similar leadership role.
• Hands-on experience with service desk operations.
• Customer-service oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Team leadership skills and a Bachelors degree in computer science, information technology, or related field.
• At least 10 years of experience in service desk management or IT service delivery.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to quickly master new systems and processes.
• Natural collaborator with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
• Relevant and consistent leadership behaviors in team management, customer communications, and interactions with peers, senior leadership, and potential clients.
• Strong knowledge of ITIL framework and service desk tools. Certification in IT service management, project management, or quality management is preferred.
• Experience with ServiceNow ITSM Tool.
• Proven track record of driving change and transformation in network operations.
• Experience in leading enterprise technology and cultural transformation programs.
• Experience working with highly effective teams through major technology transitions.
• Demonstrated understanding of tools and technologies and metrics-driven management.
• Strong conviction to drive things to closure with a high sense of ownership, low ego, and a proactive, solution-oriented attitude.
• Excellent attention to detail, analytical thinking, and independent judgment.
• Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to communicate technical and business issues effectively.
• Strong experience in providing exceptional customer service and supporting business continuity planning.
• Maintain and support the planning for Business Continuity.

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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Sr. Director (IT Service Desk)
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