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Information Technology Manager (Full Time)

Location: Santa Rosa, CA Country: United States of America Rate: up to $59.91/hour ($125,039/year)

The Clerk-Recorder-Assessor and Registrar of Voters Office is seeking a seasoned Information Technology Manager to lead their IT Division.

Starting salary up to $59.91/hour ($125,039/year) plus a cash allowance of approximately $600/month*

The Information Technology Manager manages a team of information systems staff as well as the IT systems and critical day-to-day technical operations for the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor and Registrar of Voters Office.

Additionally, this position is responsible for:

  • Supervising IT staff activities; coordinating and assigning projects; and providing strong leadership, expert advice, and direction
  • Working with executive management to select new software systems, conduct cost benefit analyses, and manage Request for Proposals
  • Overseeing the implementation of new systems, performance testing, and ongoing maintenance (eg, server virtualization, business continuity, staff mobility)
  • Supporting, training, and assisting departmental staff and creating training documentation

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional management skills and the ability to work collaboratively with staff, other department employees, County partners, and outside vendors.

They will also have:

  • Excellent technical skills
  • IT project management experience
  • Thorough knowledge of IT security and database management
  • Experience developing, tracking, and reporting key business metrics and business process improvements
  • Experience supporting systems related to the business operations of the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor and Registrar of Voters Office is highly desirable such as: public record recording/e-recording, property tax, voter registration, and/or document retrieval

County of Sonoma Benefits

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities.

You can also look forward to a competitive total compensation package including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

* Salary is negotiable within the established range. Benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.

The Civil Service title for this classification is Department Information Systems Manager. This recruitment is being conducted to fill one Full time vacancy. This employment list may also be used to fill future full-time, part time, or extra-help vacancies as they occur during the active status of the list.

Application submissions require the supplemental questionnaire be completed.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed.

Normally this would include:

Education: The equivalent to graduation from a four-year college with major coursework in business analysis, project management, management information systems, computer science, statistics, or closely related field; and

Experience: Four years of progressively responsible experience planning, developing and administering multiple, complex, information technology systems and applications, including one year of supervisory or lead responsibility for defining, planning and implementing automated information systems

License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including necessary special endorsements, as required by the State of California to perform the essential job functions of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: IT policy and planning concepts, methods, and practices; customer service protocols; capabilities and limitations of various computer systems, including Mainframe and personal computer based systems, LANs and WANs; the principles of information systems analysis and design especially related to multi-platform and networked applications; information system security technologies; general principles of office automation; various operating systems and related software used in operating departments; current and emerging technology principles, principles and techniques of project management.

Working knowledge of: principles of computer programming in languages required to support the applications and systems utilized in the operating department; principles of data retrieval and reporting; requirements and methods of procurement, contract negotiation and preparation; cost benefit analysis methods; principles and practices of personnel management, employee supervision, and training.

Ability to: develop strategic information technology plans; plan, organize, prioritize and delegate work; respond to changing needs and balance competing priorities; develop cost estimates and manage project costs; apply goals and objectives in responding to user requests related to the support, maintenance, and/or upgrade of computer information systems; train and develop staff; establish staff performance standards and evaluate performance; analyze information, develop alternative solutions, project consequences and implement solutions; establish metrics and associated systems performance measurement tools; formulate and modify policies and procedures; remain knowledgeable on the current technologies available; prepare and present reports, proposals, and other information; establish and maintain effective working relationships with department staff, other information systems staff, other agencies, and vendors or contractors; understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, ordinances and legislation related to operations; communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Selection Procedure & Some Helpful Tips When Applying

  • Your application information and your responses to the supplemental questions are evaluated and taken into consideration throughout the entire selection process.
  • You should list all employers and positions held within the last ten years in the work history section of your application. Be as thorough as possible when responding to the supplemental questions.
  • You may include history beyond ten years if related to the position for which you are applying. If you held multiple positions with one employer, list out each position separately.
  • Failure to follow these instructions may impact your competitiveness in this process or may result in disqualification.


Posted Date: 13 Dec 2019 Reference: JS035109SANTA ROSACA Company: County Of Sonoma Contact: County Of Sonoma