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Chief Technology Officer

Category: Management
Description:
THE CITY OF ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA, OPERATING UNDER A COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT, SEEKS AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY/ CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CTO) TO PROVIDE TECHNOLOGY VISION AND LEADERSHIP TO BOTH INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS. THIS IS A NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION TO HIGHLIGHT AND EXPAND THE CITY’S TECHNOLOGY ASSETS. THE CTO MUST BE A VISIONARY AND STRATEGIC THINKER WHO IS OUTSTANDING AT PROJECT MANAGEMENT, INNOVATION ADVOCACY, PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION AS WELL AS IN PROVIDING LEADERSHIP AND OVERSIGHT TO CARRY OUT THE TECHNOLOGY GOALS OF THE ORGANIZATION. POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: REPORTING TO THE CITY MANAGER, THE CTO WILL SUPERVISE THE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT WITH A $7M BUDGET AND A CENTRALIZED STAFF OF 24 FTE. THE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT OVERSEES ALL CITY COMPUTER, TELEPHONE AND DATA NETWORK SYSTEMS, AND ASSISTS WITH THE PREPARATION AND MANAGEMENT OF CITY DATABASE PROGRAMS. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: DAY-TO-DAY OPERATION OF CITY COMPUTERS INCLUDING REPAIRS FOR OPTIMAL USE, SERVER NETWORK AND SOFTWARE MANAGEMENT SUPPORT,TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE AND PROCUREMENT,STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY PLANNING,TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGEMENT,AND, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT,E-911 ADDRESSING AND CAD SUPPORT. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT CAN BE FOUND AT HTTPS://WWW.ROCKYMOUNTNC.GOV/DEPARTMENTS___SERVICES/FINANCE/TECHNOLOGY_SERVICES. QUALIFICATIONS: AS THE CTO, THE CANDIDATE’S WORK HISTORY MUST INCLUDE WELL-ROUNDED EXPERIENCE IN IT. A MINIMUM OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN A RELATED FIELD AND 10 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE IN THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ARENA, AT LEAST 5 YEARS MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC EXPERIENCE IN THIS FIELD OR MBA/MS IN RELATED FIELD WITH 8 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE, 4 OF WHICH MUST BE MANAGERIAL AND STRATEGIC (PREFERRED LEVEL). PMP CERTIFICATION AND/OR CERTIFIED GOVERNMENT CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (CGCIO) DESIGNATION IS PREFERRED ALONG WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE BUT NOT REQUIRED. SALARY AND BENEFITS:. THE HIRING RANGE IS $108,253 TO $135,317 ANNUALLY AND STARTING SALARY WILL BE NEGOTIATED DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS. STARTING SALARY WILL DEPEND ON EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS. THE CITY PROVIDES AN EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE. VISIT HTTPS://WWW.ROCKYMOUNTNC.GOV/DEPARTMENTS___SERVICES/HUMAN_RESOURCES/EMPLOYEE_BENEFITS/ TO LEARN MORE. THERE IS A RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT TO LIVE WITHIN THE CORPORATE CITY LIMITS OF ROCKY MOUNT WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF APPOINTMENT TO THE POSITION. TO CONFIDENTIALLY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE GO TO HTTP://WWW.DEVELOPMENTALASSOCIATES.COM AND CLICK ON THE CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER – ROCKY MOUNT LINK ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE HOME PAGE. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENTAL ASSOCIATES APPLICATION PORTAL, NOT THE CITY’S APPLICATION SITE. PLEASE NOTE THAT IT IS NOT SUFFICIENT TO SUBMIT ONLY A RESUME. APPLICATION REVIEW BEGINS SEPTEMBER 22, 2019. SEMI-FINALISTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN ON-SITE INTERVIEWS AND SKIL
Employer: City of Rocky Mount
Expires: 9/23/2019
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