City of Dallas, Texas

Chief Information Officer
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application deadline: Open until filled.

First resume review: Friday, February 7, 2020.

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) has full oversight and management for all departmental services and activities, including IT governance, digital and system security, business area relationships, project management, applications development and support, technology operations, communication systems (telephony, radio, and data networks), and IT business and financials; and recommends and administers policies and procedures. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the CIO will provide direction and leadership to the Information & Technology Services Department, which is composed of five (5) divisions: Business Technology Services, Business Management Services, Architecture, Innovation, and Information Management Services, IT Security and Compliance Services, and Technology Infrastructure Services, a staff of 252 employees, and a budget of more than $108 million in operating and $8.9 million in capital funds.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned, experienced, highly competent information technology professional who has an outstanding track record of accomplishments with mid to large size organizations. The successful CIO will be an exceptional communicator and active listener for developing and managing a business-like approach to providing services. This leader will demonstrate a commitment to both excellent customer service and employee engagement, strong fiscal management skills, the ability to incorporate leading-edge technology solutions in a growing community and organization, and ongoing networking to stay abreast of industry trends and innovative solutions to rapidly changing information technology needs.

Candidates shall possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or directly related field, from an accredited college or university. Masterís degree preferred. At least 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of information systems, including 6 years of administrative or supervisory responsibility, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Public sector experience is highly desirable, but not required.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, resume, and six work-related references (two peers, two supervisors and two subordinates). Candidates selected for a screening interview will be requested to submit a writing sample for review. To review more information on the position visit:

For additional information contact:

Kylie Wilson
CPS HR Consulting

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The City of Dallas is an equal opportunity employer.