San Joaquin County - Human Services Agency
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Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
The Position
The San Joaquin County Human Services Agency is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic professional who desires an exciting career opportunity as a Department Information Systems Manager.

The chosen candidate will work under the direction of the Human Services Agency Administration and is the first level in the Department Information Systems management series. Job duties will include management responsibility for information technology operations and activities within the Human Services Agency. They would also provide expertise and direction in technical areas such as systems and applications development and maintenance, data processing, local and wide area network development and administration, office automation, website development and maintenance, and associated technical services support.

The Department
The Human Services Agency employees approximately 1,400 individuals and has an annual 2022-2023 operating budget of $485M. The Agency determines eligibility for and delivers human services in accordance with state and federal regulations through five operating bureaus: Administration, Adult & Community Services, Income Maintenance, Children Services, and Employment & Youth Services. The Human Services Agency offers opportunities for a life of self-reliance and fulfillment through comprehensive and integrated programs designed to assist their clientele to break the cycle of dependency and poverty.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of operations, services, and activities of a comprehensive information technology programs including systems and application development, data processing, network systems and website development.

Typical Duties
  • Assumes management responsibility for information technology services and activities within the department, technical areas of responsibility may include systems and applications development and maintenance, data processing, local and wide area network development and administration, office automation, website development and maintenance, and associated technical service support.
  • Participates in the planning, development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for department information technology systems and programs; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of information systems and operation methods and procedures; reviews, investigates, evaluates and selects new technologies for current and future business needs including computer systems equipment, hardware and software; recommends, within County and department policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, develops, motivates and evaluates assigned staff, provides or coordinates staff training

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, information systems, mathematics, business administration or a related filed.

Experience: Fives years of increasingly responsible, professional analytical information systems experience including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Substitution #1: Possession of an approved information systems technology certificate, or completion of an approved information systems training course may substitute for all or part of the above required education. A list of approved certificates and/or courses shall be maintained within the Human Resources Department.

Substitution #2: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the above required education on a year-for-year basis to maximum of two years.

Compensation and Benefits

Approximate Annual Base Salary: $108,169—$131,480

In addition to the base salary, the County offers an excellent benefits plan which includes a county contribution to health insurance, dental and vision insurance plans. Other benefits also offered by the County include:
 1% employer contribution to the County’s 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (valued from $1,080 to $1,314 annually)
 1937 Retirement Act - reciprocity with CALPERS
 125 Flex Spending Benefits Plan
 12 days sick leave annually - unlimited accumulation
 10 days of vacation leave (15 days after 3 years, 20 days after 10 years, and 23 days after 20 years)
 14 paid holidays per year
 10 days of administrative leave per fiscal year

Note: Final appointment will be conditional upon passing a background check and a pre-employment drug screen.
Application and Selection
The competitive process includes submittal of a completed San Joaquin County Employment application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete application package. If a formal exam process is utilized, qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an oral examination interview which may include a practical exercise. The top-scoring candidates will be referred to the department for a hiring interview. To apply, submit a completed application and supplemental questionnaire on or before the final filing date.

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By mail or in person:  
San Joaquin County Human Resources
44 N. San Joaquin Street Suite 330
Stockton, CA 95202                                  
Office hours:               
Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; excluding holidays.
Phone:  (209) 468-3370 
Job Line:
For current employment opportunities please call our 24-hour job line at (209) 468-3377. 
When a final filing date is indicated, applications must be filed with the Human Resources Division before 5:00 p.m. or postmarked by the final filing date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Applications sent through county inter-office mail, which are not received by the final filing date, will not be accepted. (The County assumes no responsibility for mailed applications which are not received by the Human Resources Division).  
San Joaquin County Substance Abuse Policy: San Joaquin County has adopted a Substance Abuse Policy in compliance with the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. This policy is enforced by all San Joaquin County Departments and applies to all San Joaquin County employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to www.sjgov.org/department/hr/eeo.