Contra Costa County

Information Systems Division Director – Technical Services

Location:
Martinez, California
Salary:
$121,637 - $147,851
Filing Deadline:
August 2, 2021
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Andrew Nelson
Senior Executive Recruiter
CPS HR Consulting
916-471-3329
anelson@cpshr.us

Contra Costa County, CA is seeking an Information Systems Division Director – Technical Services.  The ideal candidate will have a strong technical foundation and demonstrable experience in an information technology management role, preferably in a government setting. This person should have practical business acumen with the ability to balance the technical requirements needed for robust enterprise applications, while at the same time providing a nimble framework which County departments may use to achieve their operational objectives. The Division Director will have an executive presence, excellent communication skills (particularly the ability to translate technology issues to various audiences of nonexperts) and build effective teams. The ideal candidate will: be agile in their approach to solving problems and firm in their application of solutions and policies; can influence change without leveraging authority; and clearly report outcomes using organizational metrics and benchmarks. As a leader in the department, the IS Manager will make equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority in the hiring, training, and long-term development of the division’s staff. The Division Director should have at least two years of senior management and administrative experience in a medium to large organization for enterprise and business systems. This could include technical services like networking, WAN, helpdesk, data center operations, desktop support, database management and servers or ERP systems (like PeopleSoft), GIS, legacy systems (Mainframe), and customer-specific information systems. An individual with experience in government is preferred.

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