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202104001 DIRECTOR DATA PROCESSING POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Lenora Murphy

I.T. Department

 

NATURE OF WORK:
 
Plans, organizes and directs the activities and staff of the Apache County Information Technology Department.  Responsible for application development; system software acquisition, installation and maintenance; network connectivity, security and administration; ensures quality, functionality, connectivity, and compatibility in computer hardware and software in support of the County’s long-range plans.  Typically reports to the county manager.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:
 
·         Determines the goals, objectives, and operational priorities of the Information Technology Department

·         Plans, directs, and coordinates the selection, purchase, installation, maintenance, and repair of desktop, server, and network systems for all County departments

·         Recruits, manages, evaluates, and disciplines Information Technology Department employees

·         Ensures that technology is integrated into Apache County functions in the most efficient, effective manner possible.

·         Develops and administers the capital and operational budgets for Information Technology

·         Provides technical support to all County Departments.

·         Provides technical interfaces for the exchange of information with outside agencies

·         Evaluates new technologies for possible integration into County functions

·         Oversees the bidding process, contractor selection, and contract compliance

·         Creates, evaluates, and revises policies and procedures

·         Represents the department and the County with outside agencies, other departments, and the public

·         Promotes and maintains a productive work environment, with effective communication and participatory decision making.

·         Makes presentations to the Board of Supervisors

·         Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Through Knowledge of:
·         Management practices associated with Information Systems design, selection, operation and maintenance

·         The application of current data management technologies within an organization/business setting.

·         Laws, regulations and directives that apply to public sector data management

·         Principles and practices of positive supervision

·         Governmental budgetary practices, including purchasing, contract management, and project cost analysis

Ability to:
·         Analyze complex data management problems and develop appropriate solutions;

·         Plan, initiate, and manage projects from beginning to end, with minimal direction;

·         Effectively carry out difficult and complex assignments requiring considerable independent judgment and initiative with a minimum of supervision;

·         Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety;

·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, appointed department directors, staff, other agencies, and the general public;

·         Follow written and oral instructions;

·         Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

 

EDUCATION:
 
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent of 5 years’ experience in computer science.

Needs valid Arizona Driver’s License.

 (Position is in the classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

This position pays $34.34 per hour

ALL POSITIONS MUST HAVE AN APACHE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION.

To obtain an application, please click HERE

Please click “Apply for Job” to send a completed application.

To apply for this job email your details to employment@co.apache.az.us