Chief Information Officer

County of San Joaquin



Salary: $157,414 – $191,339 Annually, DOQ/DOE


San Joaquin County seeks an innovative and dynamic Chief Information Officer (CIO) to lead an award-winning team of technology professionals focused on improving the way local government services are delivered to both County employees and residents.  San Joaquin County is one of America’s top 10 digital counties; the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the Center for Digital Government recognized the County in both 2017 and 2018 for its innovation, strategy, and collaboration.  The CIO provides leadership and counsel on all major technology investments, working collaboratively with executive and elected leadership of the County to ensure the delivery of high-quality technology services and systems. Successful candidates will have experience leading the business of information technology in a large complex organization and be a transformative leader and business partner with exceptional interpersonal, customer service, and verbal communication skills.


This is an at-will, executive leadership position that is one of four department heads that report to the County Administrator. The CIO oversees the operations of the Information Systems Division: communications, innovation team, project management office, voter registration and election services, IT security and infrastructure, application and desktop support and direct departmental support for several County departments, including San Joaquin General Hospital. Additionally, this position drives the adoption and integration of technologies to improve the quality and efficiency of services throughout the County.  The CIO directs policy and strategic direction while managing approximately a budget of $33 million, 127 employees, and eight direct reports.

Employment Standards

In addition to the above ideal candidate competencies, successful candidates will have:

  • Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Computer Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; AND
  • Considerable years of experience in an administrative or senior management role, which included managing large-scale, complex information systems, responsibility for development, management and utilization of all types of IT resources, and oversight of complex, advanced information technology projects.



The salary range for this position is $157,414 – $191,339 annually DOQ/DOE. In addition to base salary, the County offers a Cafeteria Plan in the annual amount of $24,023.


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HOW TO APPLY:    This position is open until filled; apply by December 24, 2018 for first consideration

Apply At:

  • Questions: Call Jennifer Goodman at (209) 953-7325, or email at
  • Save the Date: Interviews will take place on January 14 and 15 (all candidates advancing to interviews will need to be available for both days).