San Bernardino County
Chief Information Officer
Annual salary range: $162,697 to $221,748
The County offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Application deadline: Monday, October 28, 2019
Located in the heart of Southern California, San Bernardino County is home to over two million residents. We thrive on the diversity of our communities, where families enjoy affordable housing, excellent K-12 schools and easy access to community resources such as hospitals, libraries, parks and airports. The County offers a variety of “live, work, play” lifestyle options, short commutes, a safe, clean and healthy environment, access to a variety of retail and entertainment choices, and cultural and educational enrichment opportunities through museums, theater and local universities such as California State University San Bernardino, University of Redlands, and California Baptist University. Our natural geography, with snowcapped mountains, flowering deserts, crystal lakes and pristine valleys, and ideal Southern California climate allow our residents to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, and skiing year-round. Adjacent to Los Angeles and Orange Counties, we are but a short drive away from Southern California’s premier beaches, resort destinations, and major metropolitan centers. As an employer, the County of San Bernardino strives to provide its employees work life balance, where in addition to excellent career opportunities, a supportive work environment, and lucrative compensation and benefits, they are able to enjoy all our County has to offer.
The Chief Information Officer reports to the Deputy Executive Officer for Support Services and serves as the primary resource and advisor on the latest information systems technology to all County departments and as its department head, provides direction to the Information Services Department (ISD). Additionally, this position develops and maintains a strategic plan that embodies County-wide and departmental needs, emerging technologies, and available resources with responsibility to review departmental IT plans to ensure conformity to adopted strategies.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative, strategic leader and administrator with demonstrated and verifiable experience in understanding the complexities of a large organization’s technology infrastructure needs, developing and managing a multi-million-dollar budget, and effectively managing an IT organization of approximately 370 employees. In addition, this candidate must be a results-oriented manager and problem solver, able to effectively implement data analysis and data sharing techniques and provide technology recommendations to standardize County-wide protocols; have the ability to emphasize and provide excellent customer service throughout the organization. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to build solid relationships with County leadership, partnering agencies, and other key stakeholders. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to staff and leadership development, building interdepartmental relations, and creating a culture where employees will thrive in an environment of process improvement and honest, open communication. A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information technology, business/public administration, or a closely related field AND a minimum of five years of current high-level management experience in a comprehensive IT department is required. A Master's Degree is highly desired.
To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of five work-related references, as well as the size of staff and budget you have managed. Resume should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as relevant work experience. Please apply directly at: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=554
For additional information contact:
CPS HR Consulting
To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
San Bernardino County website: www.sbcounty.gov
San Bernardino County is an equal opportunity employer.