County of San Mateo


San Mateo County

$61.74 - $77.17/Hour


The County of San Mateo's Information Services Department seeks a qualified Division Manager of Administration and Finance. Under general direction of the Office of the CIO, the Division Manager will manage 10-20 staff and be responsible for ISD administrative services, finances, budget, accounts payable, service charges, monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports, procurement, contract management, coordination of legal reviews and tracking of ISD performance metrics. This Division Manager will also be responsible for the ISD human resources functions, coordination of all labor and employee relations activities, department-wide staff training plans and tracking, recruitments and vacancy management, the ISD employee performance management system, and the ISD Performance Portal. Additionally, the individual will plan, develop and implement goals, policies and priorities for the assigned area that align with department priorities; direct assigned staff; and provide highly responsible, complex administrative support to the Office of the CIO and their management staff.


The ideal candidate for the position will possess:

  • 5-10 years of financial experience as well as experience working at a senior-level in a technology related field providing support to end-users and working as a team with other senior managers to provide excellent customer service and meet or exceed operational metrics.
  • A keen interest in working with the Office of the CIO to build a strong department through pro-active actions, great communication and a positive attitude towards change.
  • Excitement about working with internal and external partners
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


A typical way to qualify is three years of professional-level experience in information systems which has included one year of administrative or managerial experience. Experience should include a substantial combination of online applications, data communications, computer operations, operating systems, voice communications and services, and large communications systems. Qualified candidates should have knowledge of information systems, technology and practices as they relate to large, complex data, voice and multimedia networks; distributed servers and multiple technologies; and multi-vendor equipment and software environments. Also, must have good management, supervisory, training, staff selection/evaluation and interpersonal skills. Requires the ability to understand and communicate information about complex systems to individuals with varying levels of expertise; develop, administer and interpret policies, guidelines and procedures related to the assigned Division; understand and work effectively in a complex organization with multiple and overlapping authorities; and determine the direction of technology and make appropriate technological choices.


Final Filing Date:  May30, 2017


To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit Applications are only accepted online.  EOE


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