Department Information Systems ManagerCounty Of Sonoma
Department Information Systems Manager
$8,002 - $9,727/Monthly
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally this would include:
Education: The equivalent to graduation from a four-year college with major coursework in business analysis, project management, management information systems, computer science, statistics, or closely related field; and
Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience planning, developing and administering multiple, complex, information technology systems and applications, including one year of supervisory or lead responsibility for defining, planning and implementing automated information systems
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment, to perform the essential job functions of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of: IT policy and planning concepts, methods, and practices; customer service protocols; capabilities and limitations of various computer systems, including mainframe and personal computer based systems, LANs and WANs; the principles of information systems analysis and design especially related to multi-platform and networked applications; information system security technologies; general principles of office automation; various operating systems and related software used in operating departments; current and emerging technology principles, principles and techniques of project management.
Working knowledge of: Principles of computer programming in languages required to support the applications and systems utilized in the operating department; principles of data retrieval and reporting; requirements and methods of procurement, contract negotiation and preparation; cost benefit analysis methods; principles and practices of personnel management, employee supervision, and training.
Ability to: Develop strategic information technology plans; plan, organize, prioritize and delegate work; respond to changing needs and balance competing priorities; develop cost estimates and manage project costs; apply goals and objectives in responding to user requests related to the support, maintenance, and/or upgrade of computer information systems; train and develop staff; establish staff performance standards and evaluate performance; analyze information, develop alternative solutions, project consequences and implement solutions; establish metrics and associated systems performance measurement tools; formulate and modify policies and procedures; remain knowledgeable on the current technologies available; prepare and present reports, proposals, and other information; establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, other information systems staff, other agencies, and vendors or contractors; understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, ordinances and legislation related to operations; communicate effectively orally and in writing.