The Riverside County Information Technology Department (RCIT) is currently recruiting for an Assistant Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Health and Human Systems.
The Assistant CIO position reports to and receives overall policy guidance from the CIO and under the administrative direction, will manage and direct the Health and Human Systems Technology Service Bureau of the RCIT Department with a working title of Assistant CIO – Health and Human Systems. The incumbent has the daily responsibility for managing, through subordinate managers the management of client relations to ensure that service objective expectations are developed and attained, and other business systems per the direction of the CIO; participates in CIO strategic and organizational planning processes, and may act as the CIO in his/her absence.
This class has been designated At-Will by the Board of Supervisors, in accordance with the provisions provided under Article 6, Section 601E (2) of the County Management Resolution and serves at the pleasure of the Chief Information Officer.
This class has been deemed eligible for the Executive Performance Recognition Plan as set forth under Article 3, Section 311(B) of the County Management Resolution.
~ If you are interested, please review the recruiting guidelines below. ~
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Plans, coordinates, and directs the operations of the RCIT Technology Services Bureau.
- Supervises employees involved in administration of the systems and services of the RCIT Technology Services Bureau.
- Develops and implements strategic and operational plans to provide application services, hardware systems, and resource requirements.
- Ensures RCIT support division compliance with security standards and policies, systems backup and recovery, including business continuity.
- Implements operational plans to provide information technology application services to support the County's/department's business goals.
- Oversees the development of a County Enterprise Systems Architecture for the specialty area, and works with the CIO to develop the County Enterprise Technology Architecture.
- Assists with tracking State and federal legislation, which may influence County information systems policies and procedures.
- Identifies new and emerging technologies for use in County government; determine appropriate times for pilot projects and direct implementation as necessary to test concepts, set or modify standards and architectures, and establish plans for future implementation.
- Serves as a member of the RCIT Executive Team; participate in strategic, operational, and organizational planning processes; identify operational and organizational problems and formulate and implement solutions; set specific goals and measure results.
- Reviews Form 11 requests for technology purchases for all County departments to ensure consistency with Countywide adopted technology standards, directions, and architectures in accordance with Board of Supervisor's Policy H-11, Acquisition and Management of Information Systems, Technology and Services.
- Prepares a variety of written and oral reports; make presentations to the Board of Supervisors and others.
- Participates in the department budget and rate development process for billable services and equipment to promote the use of technology Countywide.
- Creates and fosters partnerships with County department/agency executives to deliver and improve services.
- Chairs and/or serves on committees as directed by the CIO.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably with major course work in computer science, information systems, public/business administration, or a closely related field.
Experience: Five years of experience in a comparable management position, which includes responsibility for the oversight of Health and Human Systems (Health or Human Services Applications) This experience must include a minimum of three years of responsible supervision of professional and management staff.
Knowledge of: Information technology and system architectures; technology standards and their benefits; principles underlying, and methods of determining, total cost of ownership; current technology marketplace; principles and practices of general, financial and personnel management.
Ability to: Manage a large and complex technology business and enterprise system; manage and track a variety of concurrent complex technology projects to ensure timely and cost-effective completion; keep current with trends in the industry and be able to apply them at the County when practical; recognize problems, generate and evaluate alternative solutions, and devise effective courses of action; analyze and make improvements in department policies and practices; provide strong organizational leadership; work effectively as a team player, promoting collaboration and innovation; speak and write effectively; make effective, professional presentations; present a professional and positive demeanor; approach change and challenges positively and constructively; and prepare, monitor, and review division/department budgets.
County of Riverside - 21 months ago