Geographic Information Systems Manager

General summary

This is a managerial position accountable for integrating GIS technology in agencies, improving services and operations, and applying business solutions. Approves the creation and modification of standards and procedures. Responsible for project oversight, coordination of system architecture development for GIS infrastructure, GIS application portfolio management, and issue resolution. Responsible for assisting the Chief Information Officer (CIO) with strategic planning and direction.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in designing, overseeing, and managing projects. Skill in organizing and managing multiple tasks and/or projects. Skill in communicating with technical experts, clients, vendors, and staff.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, 9 or more years of experience in GIS. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade