$64,881 - $103,809 yearly
Town of HIllsborough Hillsborough, NC, USA
Oct 14, 2019Full time
About the Position The Town of Hillsborough is seeking to fill the newly created position of information technology manager. The IT manager will oversee information technology operations for the town (transitioning from a outside contractor). The person selected for this position will have the opportunity to define and implement a strategic plan for town-wide IT infrastructure, security, and training. Job Duties Plans, organizes, and oversees the town's information systems, including main computer system and main network administration, database management systems, access control systems, and telecommunications, including VOIP. Duties including contractor and project management. Leads IT strategic planning functions; participates in setting direction for technology implementations; reviews and evaluates new technology; participates in planning for future needs. Develops, maintains and updates the town's IT policies to reflect current technology and practices and provides training, as needed. Stays current on evolving technology as well as needs of the organization. Recommends and implements upgrades, as needed. Develops policies and procedures to protect the confidentiality, integrity and accessibility of the town's digital information. Prepares and manages IT budget; provides pricing and equipment recommendations to all departments. Negotiates contracts for equipment purchase and leases, phone services, cellular services, alarm service, etc. Performs business justification and risk management functions for all technology purchases. Reviews specifications and vendor selection for all technology purchases. Serves as the administrator for FCC radio licensing, tower registrations, and cable TV contract. Provides technical assistance to other departments. Performs related duties as required. Position Qualifications Education and Experience: Requires a bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or related field and four years of experience in information systems management; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Local government IT experience is preferred. Licensure, Certification, and Specialized Training: Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO) certification preferred Supplemental Information Hiring salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate's qualifications. A competitive benefits package is provided. Applicants whose education and experience most closely match the qualifications and desired attributes for the position will be scheduled for interviews and other aspects of the selection process. There may be multiple stages involved in the selection process. A background check of the finalists for the position will be conducted, to include a pre-employment drug screen, reference checks with previous employers, criminal history review, confirmation of education and military history, site visits to the applicant's place of employment, and other reasonable checks. The Town of Hillsborough is an equal opportunity employer.