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JOB TITLE: Director, Information Technology - Information Systems
CLASS CODE: 000008

JOB SUMMARY

Direct and control the Information Systems unit within Information Technology.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead and manage the human resources of the unit including personnel functions (recruiting, hiring, training, career planning, staff development and training, evaluation, discipline, etc.), cultivating team management and productivity.

Encourage innovation and improved delivery of information systems services, including: systems development/design, systems implementation, systems enhancements/upgrades, database services and contract programming services.

Develop and implement unit's long range and short term service plans. Coordinate planning with other Information Technology (IT) service units and assist with IT-wide planning efforts.

Prepare and manage unit budget including resource deployment and revenue generation, monitor expenditures and revenue, and manage projects including staffing and scheduling.

Develop and promote Information Systems' relationship with its customers and other IT service units. Maintain service levels and customer satisfaction.

Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND SKILLS

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

EXPERIENCE

Seven years information systems related experience with a minimum of 5 years in leadership managing technical positions in the field.  Higher education experience preferred.