Information Systems Director

San Joaquin County

Approximate Annual Base Salary: $160,562- $195,156*
*salary is currently under review
In addition to the base salary, the County offers a Cafeteria Plan in the annual amount of $24,023 which is considered the employer’s benefit contribution and may be used to purchase medical, dental, and vision coverage. Depending on the health plan selected, premiums not paid by the Cafeteria Plan allowance will be the employee’s responsibility through a pre-tax deduction. Unused monies are paid as additional salary. Additional benefits: 5% employer contribution to 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, vacation cash-out up to 15 days annually, 125 Flex Benefits Plan, 1937 Retirement Act Plan, 12 days sick leave annually, 15 days vacation leave annually, 14 paid holidays per year, 10 days administrative leave per year.

About the Position
San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced and innovative information systems professional to serve as the County’s Information Systems Director/Chief Information Officer. The Information Systems Director provides leadership for the County on all matters involving County information technology, including communications systems, and directs the activities of the Information Systems Division as well as the Registrar of Voters Division. Technology has become an essential part of every aspect of County Governance and the Information Systems Director will advise County leadership on the overall direction, strategy, policy, and allocation of information technology resources.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal Information Systems Director candidate should demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills and possess expert knowledge of all the latest information systems technology trends. Especially key is experience in and understanding of the complex and intricate nature of government technology and infrastructure needs. An ideal candidate will also possess experience developing and managing a large departmental budget. A Master’s Degree and seven years of administrative or management experience in an information technology environment is desirable.

Desirable Qualifications
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in computer science, public or business administration, or a closely related field.

Experience: Seven years of administrative or management work experience in a full-service information technology environment with at least five years with responsibility for development, management, and utilization of all types of information technology resources.

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