Contra Costa County, CA is seeking an Information Systems Division Director – Enterprise Systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical foundation and demonstrable experience in an information technology management role, preferably in a government setting. The Division Director will have an executive presence; strong leadership and communication skills (particularly the ability to translate technology issues to various audiences of non-experts); and the ability to build effective, collaborative teams. This person should have a commitment to continuous learning through continued industry training. The County is looking for a technology partner who can champion the vision of the Department of Information Technology, who is adaptable to rapid and changing demands, and is a catalyst who drives innovation. As a leader in the department, the Division Director will make equity, diversity, and inclusion a priority in the hiring, training, and long-term development of the division’s staff.
Strong administrative skills, such as budget preparation, as well as management skills like developing organizational strategy or policies, conflict management, and experience giving public presentations, are desirable.