Deputy Chief Information Officer - Justice Services
Deputy Chief Information Officer - Justice Services
The County of Ventura Information Technology Services Department (ITSD) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Deputy Chief Information Officer - Justice Services.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity and what we have to offer, please click on this link (DCIO-Justice Services) to be taken directly to the brochure.
Benefits information associated with this position may be found in the Benefits tab and in the brochure.
The Deputy Chief Information Officer is an At-Will classification that is exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance.
PAYROLL TITLE: Deputy Chief Information Officer
Opening Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Closing Date: Continuous
FIRST REVIEW: The first review of resumes is anticipated to be the week of March 13, 2023, to determine if the stated requirements are met. All relevant work experience, training, and education need to be included to determine eligibility. A review will be on a bi-weekly basis thereafter.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Oversees $50-million project of upgrading the Ventura County's Integrated Justice System (VCIJS).
- Directs operations and activities of the Justice Services division, implementing improvements and corrective actions as required.
- Develops, maintains, and articulates tactical and strategic plans for the Justice Services division.
- Manages the performance of the employees within the Justice Services division using contemporary managerial and leadership techniques.
- Prepares budget and controls expenditures for the Justice Services division and IT services departmental budget.
- Develops rate structures for departmental services.
- Develops and maintains relationships with County department and agency leadership and measures customer satisfaction.
- Recommends IT Services sourcing and vendor management strategies and participates in negotiations for software and hardware purchases and other equipment, supplies, and services.
- Identifies and measures key performance indicators.
- Works both independently and cooperatively with internal and external customers.
- Supports IT Services business plan through continuous process improvement activities.
- May be assigned to act on behalf of the CIO and/or ACIO in that person's absence.
These are entrance requirements to the recruitment process and assure neither continuance in the process nor invitation to an interview.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, or other closely related field AND eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in information systems management which includes a variety of IT disciplines to include include accountability for strategic and fiscal planning.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Significant experience maintaining effective working relationships and communication with IT professionals, as well as customers and stakeholders.
- Five (5) or more years of experience with:
- Managing business application technology teams and concurrent technology projects, including the complete upgrade life-cycle, and overseeing new technology implementations;
- Developing, supervising, and sustaining teams capable or supporting assigned customers, applications, and/or platforms, and diagnosing and resolving technical problems.
- Experience with one (1) or more of the following areas of concentration:
- Law Enforcement Systems
- Probation Systems
- District Attorney's Systems
- Superior Courts Systems
- Extensive experience managing large IT projects; PMP Certification or equivalent.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California driver's license.
- Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the resume and cover letter.
The following are highly desirable:
- Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university;
- Graduate level degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related study discipline;
- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate; and,
- Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) 4.0 Certificate.
To APPLY for this exceptional career opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter that illustrates all of the following:
- Your experience managing technology teams and concurrent IT projects with various customers and/or stakeholders (such as executive level/C-Suite and/or elected officials).
- Your experience developing, supervising, and sustaining teams capable of supporting assigned customers, applications and/or platforms, diagnosing and resolving technical problems.
- Your experience with at least one (1) of the following:
- Law Enforcement Systems, Probation Systems, District Attorney's Systems, and/or Superior Courts Systems.
- Please share the size of the criminal justice department(s), your role(s), and the business processes modified, and other business impacts made.
- Your experience with managing large, high-visibility, multi-year projects.
- Please share details related to the project(s) such as the business goals, final cost, number of staff, your role, and the duration of the project(s).
- Submit an online application at www.ventura.org/jobs and attach your current resume and cover letter; or
- Email your current resume and cover letter to Shannon.Antunez@ventura.org.
The first review of resumes is anticipated to be the week of March 13, 2023, to determine if the stated requirements are met. All relevant work experience, training, and education need to be included to determine eligibility. A review will be on a bi-weekly basis thereafter.
SELECTION PANEL INTERVIEWS:
Following a evaluation of the resumes, the most qualified candidates will be invited to a panel interview. The top candidates, as determined by the panel, will then be invited to a second/final interview. The interviews may be consolidated into one process or expanded into multiple interview contingent upon the size and quality of the candidate pool.
A thorough pre-employment, post-offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information, and driving record is required for this position.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The County of Ventura is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.