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  • Gulfport, MS 39502
  • Phone:: 228-865-4162

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Information Technology Director

Harrison Co Board • Gulfport, MS

Posted 24 days ago

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Government - Civil Service
Information Technology
Relocation - No


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Job Description

Information Technology Director Job Title: Information Technology Director Department: Information Technology Reports to: County Administrator Last Revision Date: 7/21/2017 FLSA: Exempt This job description should not he interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and minimum qualifications of this job. The incumbent(s) may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign job related responsibilities and tasks to this job at any time. Certain functions are understood to be essential; these include, but are not limited to: attendance, getting along with others, working a full shift, and dealing with and working under stress. Any essential function of this class will be evaluated as necessary. Should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the essential function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible. SUMMARY Under the direction of the Harrison County Administrator, the IT Director is responsible for defining, planning and implementing IT infrastructure, applications, and delivery. The IT Director is to ensure excellent technical support with a high degree of customer satisfaction and timeliness is provided for Harrison County. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES - Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity. - Manage backup, security and user help systems. - Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures. - Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery. - Work with elected officials, users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and manage the purchase, protection, licensing, maintenance, and replacement of systems and hardware devices (i.e., computers, printers, servers, routers, hubs, etc.), software systems, databases, and electronic documents. - Stay abreast of advances in technology. - Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems. - Provide users with technical support for computer problems. - Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions. - Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - Must have 7-10 years of IT experience in a leadership role, with government experience preferred. - Must have experience in management of computing environments where Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Delta AS/400, JEMS Court systems, GIS, and Document Imaging are extensively used. - A B.S. in Computer Science or related field is preferred. - Combination of education and experience will be considered. - Must possess a valid Mississippi Driver's License and maintain licensure for duration of employment. WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires extensive work using a computer. SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $70,000 Annually Applications and the entire job description for this position are available in the Harrison County Personnel Office and on line at Applications will be accepted Thursday, July 27, 2017, through 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, by hand-delivery or by mail to the Harrison County HR / Personnel Office, Harrison County Courthouse, 1801 - 23rd Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501, or by fax: 228-865-4162. If you have any questions, please contact the Harrison County HR / Personnel Office at 228-865-4194. E.O.E and A.D.A.

Source - Sun Herald

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