Director of Information Technology

County of El Dorado

The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) full-time vacancy for the Department of Information Technologies located in Placerville. This position is an at-will Department Head position appointed by the Board of Supervisors and is scheduled for a 5% salary increase in July 2015.

“The Mission of the Information Technologies Department is to deliver creative, cost effective solutions and services in support of the current and future technological needs of the County of El Dorado.”

El Dorado County is seeking a dynamic Information Technology Director with exceptional management, interpersonal, and communication skills to lead its fast paced, evolving department. This at-will executive level position reports to the Board of Supervisors.

The successful candidate for Director of Information Technologies will have the unique and exciting opportunity to continue to build upon the success that this Department is known for and be a critical part of the implementation of the County’s new ERP system. The Information Technologies Department is supported by approximately 43 full-time capable employees with an operating budget of just under $8 million for fiscal year 2014/2015.



• Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, work standards and departmental administrative policies and procedures; directs the preparation and administration of the department's budget.

• Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs, through subordinate supervisors and/or managers, all functions of the Information Technologies Department; develops and manages programs to meet County goals and objectives.

• Works closely with the Board of Supervisors, Chief Administrative Officer, and other County departments in developing programs and implementing projects to solve problems related to information services issues.

• Prepares long and short-range plans regarding organizational structure, budget development, staffing, computer facility requirements, security and equipment requirements and standards.

• Directs the management of information technology infrastructure, architecture, systems, networks, software and resources across multiple platforms and organizations.

• Evaluates automation strategies to meet County department needs.

• Plans, manages, coordinates and effectively controls the acquisition, installation, and maintenance of hardware, software and data communications systems throughout the County.

• Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of programs and services, and determines priorities.

• Monitors developments related to information systems operations, and evaluates their impact on County operations.

• Directs the selection, supervision and work evaluation for departmental staff; provides for their professional training and development.

• Meets and consults with customers and vendors regarding service delivery needs and activities.

• Prepares long and short-range hardware and software plans including systems upgrades.

• Consults with senior management throughout the County regarding information technology issues.

• Represents the County effectively in meetings with others.


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