Department/DivisionAdministrative Services / Information Systems
Supervision Received FromHuman Resources Director
Plans, organizes, leads and manages the information technology activites of the agency. Responsible for providing advanced, senior-level leadership and developing the agency’s short and long range technology plan.
The CIO is responsible for the establishment and execution of the agency-wide information systems and technology strategy, and ensures its alignment with the agency’s business strategy and goals. Performs senior leadership and professional level work in implementing and evaluating information systems projects and developing and implementing information systems policies and procedures. The CIO reports to the Director of Finance and Administration and supervises support staff. As a senior level manager, is responsible and accountable for the information technology functions.
- Supervisory principles and practices;
- Applicable Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations;
- Budgeting principles and practices;
- Technological trends;
- Computers and applicable software applications and operating systems;
- Project management principles;
- Network architecture principles and practices;
- Telephony and communications principles and practices.
- Voice and data communications, firewalls, networking, remote access, MS Exchange, and backups.
- Monitoring, evaluating, coach and leading subordinate staff;
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Evaluating technological trends;
- Developing and monitoring technology services;
- Developing and implementing work plans;
- Developing and monitoring budgets;
- Communicating technical information to a non-technical audience;
- Defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions;
- Writing reports and business correspondence;
- Managing projects;
- Handling multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously in both every day and crisis environments;
- Maintaining strict confidentiality of sensitive files, data, and materials accessed, discussed or observed in the workplace;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, vendors, and the general public sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Washington Driver’s License.
Must submit to criminal background check the results of which must meet hiring criteria of the role.
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field and five years of progressively responsible information systems and network administration including two years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.