Director, Information Technology - FEPAV Posted Feb 17
County of Santa Clara , San Jose, CA
Director, Information Technology – FEPAV
$171,799 - $220,456 Annually DOE

The Director of Information Technology is an executive management position that reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for creating a technology vision and providing overall leadership for the development and implementation of integrated, department-wide business technology solutions. This position will be responsible to analyze trends in technology, assess the impact of emerging technology on the environment, provide solutions to address technology and business issues, manage people and financial resources while ensuring the development of high quality technology solutions to Information Technology (IT) staff across an entire division or multiple departments or manages highly complex work that includes County-wide integration, coordination and decisions resulting in enterprise impact on service delivery and consumption.

Specifically, the director will lead teams that support the FEPAV Departments (Finance, Employee Services Agency, Procurement, Assessor and Valley Health Plan) and coordinate with respective internal IT staff where they exist. These departments are the business owners for enterprise applications with broad and substantial County impact such as SAP, PeopleSoft, and Ariba. The expectation of this role is to find the most efficient and effective approach to working with the FEPAV customers on technology use for their agency's business needs, developing solutions to respond to changing customer demand, implementing new and emerging technologies, and representing agency needs in development and execution of the enterprise IT strategy. This position will set high expectations, responsive service level agreements, and realistic metrics that will deliver excellent customer service on a consistent basis. As a leader of managers and individual contributors, the director shall be a practitioner of servant leadership, able to coach and mentor others by setting example and being ambitious for the success of others and the county. This position may represent the CIO in many capacities, including meetings and conferences with other departments and agencies.

Typically, the required knowledge and abilities are acquired through a possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or Business Administration, or other related field and ten (10) to fifteen (15) years recent IT and business work experience in a large, multi-service public or private-sector organization, five (5) years of which must be in a senior level management position.

Special Qualifications including specialized knowledge, abilities, education, experience, license or certification may be established for individual positions.

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This recruitment is continuous and may close when a sufficient number of qualified applicants have applied. It may also be extended or closed as early as 10 days after issue date. Therefore, it is critical to submit your application as soon as possible.

If you have any questions please contact Patricia Carrillo, Executive Services at (408)-299-5897

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