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Director of IT

Company: Jobleads
Location: California
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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The Director of IT will work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.Essential Functions:1. Formulate and deploy long-term strategic plans for acquiring and enabling efficient and cost-effective information processing and communication technologies2. Maintains responsibility for administrative functions, to include supervisory responsibility for staff and consultants and for the preparation and administration of the operating budget and related reports;3. Develops, in conjunction with the Executive Director, comprehensive long and short-range strategies designed to achieve County and departmental goals and objectives.4. Leads MetCom in information technology advancements, including periodic upgrades to various software programs, telephone systems, etc.5. Identifies to secure network operations, be vigilant for cyber security needs and prevention efforts;6. Provides oversight for technical projects, applications, webpage, intranet, GIS collaborative efforts, including mapping and CitiWorks, SCADA and other technology priorities identified.7. Manage IT department operational and strategic planning, including business requirements, project planning and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources8. Where necessary, re-engineer applications support to ensure it aligns with business processes, tactical planning, and strategic vision9. Leads the technology efforts for records management in accordance with local and State Archivist laws, regulations, policies and procedures.10. Increases professional knowledge through attending workshops and conferences, participating in professional associations and activities, and reading professional and local publications;11. Formulates and enforces technology and operational policies and procedures.12. Administers data information systems, associated networking and telecommunication equipment. Is accountable for the effective operation of the information system and its interface with associated networks and databases;13. Responsible for equipment maintenance and automation fixed asset system. Participates in vendor negotiations as assigned.14. Coordinates all system/network training.15. Define and communicate project milestones, service level agreements, and resource allocation to the Director, Department Heads, support staff, and end users16. Develop and review the budget for the IT Department and ensure it complies with stated goals, guidelines and objectives17. Review performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements18. Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure and IT systems19. Develop bid and purchasing requirements for all hardware and software upgrades, reviews submitted bids for compliance with stated requirements and recommends the appropriate awards20. Authorize and oversee the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, and support of all hardware and software based on department needs21. Direct research on potential technology solutions and implementations in support of new initiatives, opportunities and procurement efforts22. Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services23. Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision24. Participate in negotiation and administration of vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements25. Manage IT staffing, including supervision, scheduling, development, and evaluation26. Performs other duties as assignedRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Ability to gain advanced knowledge of St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission policies and procedures;2. Ability to act as a representative of St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission to the public, public officials, elected officials and media;3. Ability to effectively deliver presentations to groups of various sizes and in a variety of venues;4. Strong leadership skills5. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills6. Ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products7. Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language8. Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail9. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment10. Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment11. Superior understanding of the Commission's goals and objectives12. Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems13. Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through day-to-day management14. In depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT15. Knowledge of electronic resources, including the internet, social media interface, intranet, and data base information retrieval;Education and Experience: 1. B.S. degree in the field of computer science or information systems 2. Master's Degree in advanced professional certification preferred;3. Five or more years of experience managing and/or directing an IT operation4. Proven experience in IT infrastructure strategic planning and development, project management, and policy development. Physical and Environmental Conditions: Work requires lifting and moving computer equipment.Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting or training rooms, residences, or commercial vehicles e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, and/or avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations and traffic signals.The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.The Metropolitan Commission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law. Contact Information Website: ... Company Description: The St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) is a quasi-governmental agency that provides water and sewer services for residents and businesses in St. Mary's County, Maryland. MetCom has a customer base of over 17,000 and exceeds $20 million in annual revenues. MetCom is located in historic St. Mary's County, the birthplace of Maryland. St. Mary's County is situated on a peninsula in Southern Maryland with over 500 miles of shoreline on the Patuxent River, Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay. Home to Patuxent River Naval Air Station, St. Mary's College and great seafood, the area is a true destination for raising a family, building a career or simply enjoying the pleasures of outdoor life. The County's location allows for easy access to major metropolitan areas, while offering residents a high quality of life and affordable lifestyles. The Metropolitan Commission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law. 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