This is a professional position that manages the information technology (IT) business with a very large number of IT resources (typically 50 plus employees) and/or multiple and highly complex IT functions. Or, has accountability for managing the most complex IT functions in the central IT office that have a statewide impact. Positions at this level are impacted by the size and complexity of the IT function(s) managed and budget size. Interacts with business partners and external vendors at the highest level. Coordinates project priorities and determines best utilization of resources to increase customer satisfaction. Responsible for assisting the Chief Information Officer (CIO) with strategic planning and direction.
In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Skill in budget development forecasting IT needs. Skill in overseeing multiple disciplines. Ability to plan strategically and long-term.
Bachelor’s degree and 10-12 years of IT experience in multiple functions and IT leadership roles. (Substitutions may be allowed.)