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801 Crawford Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704-3822
Phone: (757) 393-8626
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Jobline: (757) 398-0682
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Title:
DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Department:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Location:
COMPUTER SERVICES
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Original Advertised Date:
01/17/13
Job Description:
A progressive city government, along the beautiful Elizabeth River, is seeking an innovative, dynamic and forward thinking leader in the role of Director of Information Technology to serve a population of nearly 96,000 citizens and 2,500 employees. As Director of Information Technology, the candidate will serve under the general direction of the City Manager and is responsible for providing high level managerial leadership, as well as leading and coordinating the total information technology activities of the City. This position provides oversight of all operations of the Information Technology Department, to include telecommunications, computer services and GIS. Work involves working with City officials to determine and assist in the realization of their respective automation goals; determining City automation requirements and goals; advising City on effective and efficient systems; defining automation goals which best serve the City’s computer needs; and planning and working to realization of such goals. In addition, meets with City officials on systems requests; defines and interprets customer requests; determines feasibility and establishes a time table for completion or acquisition to fulfill request; and directs and supervises employees in activities related to all systems work.
Education/Experience:
Requires an excellent communicator, effective decision maker, strategic thinker, and the ability to effect change and provide direction in information technology planning, development, and implementation, and must have demonstrated leadership abilities; a Bachelor's degree in computer science or management information systems, and 6 to 9 years of progressively responsible experience in computer system operation.
Special Req:
Salary:
$ Negotiable
Full Time / Part Time:
Full-Time
Job Code / Department #:
14515 / 19010
Apply At:
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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