Director of Information TechnologyPosition Title: Director of Information Technology
Posted: July 19, 2021
Company: City of Richmond, Indiana
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Industry: Information Technology,Government
In order to be considered for this position a City of Richmond application must also be completed. Applications can be picked up in person at the Richmond City Building in the Human Resources Department or accessed through our website, https://www.richmondindiana.gov/opportunities
Job Type: Full Time
Provide managerial leadership for the IT Department, ensuring successful completion of assigned duties, high levels of performance, development of new solutions, and access to appropriate training and feedback. Recommends to City Administration increases/decreases in staff, interviewing and hiring candidates for job openings, orienting new staff, establishing specific work goals, review position responsibilities and salaries, evaluating performance, maintaining discipline and providing corrective action as warranted.
Oversee all operations of the IT Department, including computer services, software installation, configuration, updating and licensing, telecommunications and networking, end-user help-desk support, documentation of IT processes, electronic security, backups and disaster recovery preparedness, equipment inventory, labeling and tracking, management of electronic mail systems, management of tools and services related to the City website, department budgeting/accounting/paperwork, etc.
Strategic planning and development of information technology solutions to support, meet and enhance the City of Richmond's needs and objectives. Initially this may include revamping the City's backup strategy, disaster recovery plans, monitoring/alerting strategy, IT security procedures, documentation processes, hardware and software replacement lifecycle plans, employee training structure, and plans to coordinate IT functions across all City departments and functions.
Support end users through information technology implementation, service and maintenance that enable and enhance their ability to perform essential job functions.
Maintain confidentiality of records and information that may be accessed in the course of maintaining / repairing work stations in all departments within the City of Richmond.
Forecast costs, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs as required and related to all aspects of information technology throughout the approximately thirty (30) city government owned facilities.
Design, plan and supervise IT related projects which include, but are not limited to, placement and/or need for servers, phone systems, desktop and peripheral equipment including audio/visual needs. Management of projects shall include the vision, planning, policy development and coordinating of staff employees and contractual workers to implement projects.
Promote growth and development of subordinate employees through established competencies enrichment, training, guidance and counseling.
Prepare annual department budget consisting of project management, new / replacement hardware, IT projects, maintenance agreements, and staff salary projections.
Occasionally responds to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
Other duties as assigned.
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Advanced
How To Apply: www.richmondindiana.gov/opportunities
$53,151.30 - $61,443.00 annually plus benefits
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