Business Technology Manager
The City of Aspen is Hiring for a Business Technology Manager.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
The deadline for the first review of applications is November 5, 2020 @ 5:00pm. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.
The application must be filled out completely; stating "see resume" anywhere in the application, is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. A cover letter is required.
HIRING RANGE: $69,534.40 - $79,643.20 Salary Offer Dependent on Qualifications
Who We Are:
Aspen’s unique character and history give this resort destination a distinctive small-town feel for the biggest little city in the West. With 6,700 year-round residents, Aspen’s population grows to well over 25,000 in peak seasons with second homeowners, seasonal work force and visitors. Known for more than its world class skiing, Aspen has become a year-round destination for outdoor adventures along with a vibrant cultural and arts scene. The City of Aspen government is a diverse and dynamic organization, with over 300 employees dedicated to public service, thriving on a culture of teamwork, innovation and building a better tomorrow.
Surrounded by rugged mountain and wilderness areas, Aspen is in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Roaring Fork Valley is also home to Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs, all served by the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA). RFTA is the largest rural transit system in the United States, and a highly acclaimed public transit system. Aspen is approximately 205 miles southwest of Denver and 130 miles east of Grand Junction. The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport serves the city, and Denver International Airport is about four hours away.
The City of Aspen's mission is to engage with positive civil dialogue, provide the highest quality innovative and efficient municipal services, steward the natural environment, and support a healthy, sustainable community for the benefit of future generations and with respect for the work of our predecessors.
About the Parks and Recreation Department:
The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for over 2,100 acres of parks, trails, and open space. This includes the award-winning John Denver Sanctuary, the beloved Wagner Park in the heart of downtown, Cozy Point Ranch, Sky Mountain Park and the state-of-the-art Skate Park to name a few. The city offers locals and visitors 30 parks and playgrounds, 22 miles of pedestrian/bicycle trails and over 90 kilometers of Nordic ski trails for them to enjoy. With our stewardship of these areas we bring a strong commitment to protecting our environment through healthy forest practices and conservation. We want generations of locals and visitors to enjoy all that Aspen has to offer.
In addition, Our Events Department produces special events that are not only beneficial to event participants but provides vitality to our community, instilling a sense of pride and excellence in the City’s uniqueness, and in its dedication for maintaining the joy and beauty that is Aspen. This department manages the Special Event permitting process and calendar for the City of Aspen to help outside organizations permit special events within the city limits with safety and the environment of utmost importance and keep a balanced calendar of events.
The Business Technology Manager oversees the business technology solutions and systems for the Parks and Recreation Department. They manage departmental IT support, training, along with website and network administration across Parks and Recreation Systems in accordance with the organization’s values and mission statement. This position also provides direct supervision of the IT Support Technician.
The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills with a strong desire to innovate and support the tech business needs of Parks and Recreation. Forward thinking, communicative, problem solvers that exhibit highly developed technical abilities are encouraged to apply. A broad skillset in system management, IT network infrastructure, and knowledge of current technological trends are needed to successfully execute job functions.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field.
Experience: Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in computer and network technologies, computer applications, along with system and database administration. One year of supervisory experience required.
Technical Knowledge: Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
Licenses & Certifications: Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License or be able to obtain one within 30 days of start date.
Preferred Candidate: Proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL) preferred. Certifications complementary to the diverse job functions of this role are desirable.
NOTE: This position requires a Criminal Background Check upon hire. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
NOTE: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required abilities, knowledge and skills as determined by the City of Aspen may be substituted for the requirements above.
The City of Aspen offers a competitive benefits package including:
The City of Aspen is an equal opportunity employer