Assistant Chief Information Officer

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $142,188.80 - $194,417.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITSIn addition to a competitve salary, these positions offer a generous benefits packagethat includes: County Retirement with reciprocity (e.g.,CalPERS, CalSTRS, and Act 1937); 401K Plan with match up to 8%; Medical, Dental and Vision coverage; FSA with match; Paid vacation, holiday, sick, and administrative leaves; and much more. We also offer a Modified BenefitOption * that allows employees to choose an alternative to the traditional benefits package and provides a wage differential of 4% above the base rate of pay.
(For Benefits Details*: )

The County of San Bernardino is seeking two experienced IT leaders to assist the County's Chief Information Officer (CIO) in administering the operations of the County's Information Services Department (ISD) and in providing leadership, strategy and support for technology needs countywide, while ensuring industry-leading technology solutions, efficiency, cost and operational effectiveness, and customer satisfaction for Countywide IT services.
The Assistant Chief Information Officers (ACIO) will report to the CIO and provide leadership to the department's two functional areas of operations and their corresponding customer relationship management functions. The ACIO for Development and Support will lead divisions providing support in the areas of business solutions development, enterprise data management, desktop support, and the countywide help desk. The ACIO for Infrastructure and Operations will lead divisions responsible for enterprise infrastructure and network operations security, public safety communications, and telecommunication services.

This position is in the Unclassified Service and serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
ForAdditional Informationregarding this position, benefits details, and our Countyfollow the links below:
  • Recruitment Brochure:
  • Information Services Department:
  • County Vision:
  • County and Department Budget:

As the County's primary technology service provider, the Information Services Department (ISD) is entrusted with managing and safeguarding the County's enterprise mission critical systems and infrastructure. The department is tasked with providing technology leadership and vision to departments countywide. The primary goal of all information technology and of our dedicated staff is the direct support of departmental operations in the delivery of each departments' services to the public. By fostering an environment of constant innovation, as envisioned by the Board of Supervisors, and leveraging the latest in IT advancements, ISD empowers our many County departments to confidently and reliably provide a wide variety of services that benefit our residents in a timely and efficient manner. Vital to County operations and citizen engagement is communication. ISD is responsible for ensuring a strong, viable communication infrastructure, spanning voice and data technology, land-based networks, microwave transmission and radio, that not only connects us internally, but connects us to the public. Our communications network provides over 20,124 square miles of connectivity across deserts, mountains and valleys, as well as streamlined access to essential services and information for the citizens of our County.
We are a department of 370 dedicated professional, technical, and support staff operating on an annual budget of approximately $118 million. Some of our recent accomplishments in promoting the County's vision include the development and implementation of the Vision2Succeed ( ) and the Vision4Safety ( ) websites, one-stop resources for promoting safety in our communities and economic growth and success for businesses and individuals. We also designed a mobile data collection survey used in the countywide Homeless Point-in-Time Count to gather and submit data crucial to serving our most vulnerable citizens.

*The initial granting of the across the board salary increase and the medical premium subsidy increase, both scheduled on July 18, 2020, are subject to the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer based on the availability of financial resources. (Click here for Exempt Compensation Plan details.)

Desired Qualifications

Ideal Candidates for both positions will be innovative, strategic leaders and administrators with an in-depth understanding of the complexities inherent to a large organization's technology infrastructure needs. They will have demonstrated and verifiable experience in developing and managing multi-million dollar budgets and effectively leading, developing, and motivating a large and diverse IT and support staff. In addition, these candidates must be results-oriented managers and problem solvers with strong interpersonal and communication skills, plus the ability to build strong relationships with County leadership, partnering agencies, and other key stakeholders to achieve common goals through influence, collaboration, and cooperation. IT management and leadership experience in a public sector environment is desired.

Minimum Qualifications
Qualified Candidates will possess four (4) years of current high-level IT management experience within a large, complex organization which includes comprehensive experience in the following areas:
  • Policy Development and Implementation
  • Business/Strategic Planning
  • Personnel/Staff Management
  • Evaluating and Implementing Technology Solutions
  • Budget Preparation and Analysis
A Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field is strongly desired, however applicants that can show industry experience and competencies that equate to formal education are encouraged to apply.

Key Competencies and Attributes:
  • Champions the mission, culture, and objectives of the organization.
  • Focuses on the big picture and has a vision and the confidence that it can be realized.
  • Leads through example with high energy and enthusiasm; motivates and inspires others.
  • Demonstrates value and respect for all employees, partners, and customers.
  • Fosters an environment where trust, collaboration, and communication prevail and employees can thrive and innovate.
  • Empowers employees, optimizes the talents of the team, and creates opportunities
  • Values the ideas and opinions of others and routinely collects their input as part of the decision-making process.
  • Performs effectively as a team player.

Selection Process

To be considered for this rewarding career opportunity, please submit a detailed resume, cover letter summarizing how the candidate meets the minimum or ideal qualifications , and a list of six work-related references to or apply online at . Résumés should reflect years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as relevant work experience; include the size of staff and budget you have managed.

Apply by June 15, 2020 for priority consideration.We will review and process applications as received.

Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of highly qualified applications are receive. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration, as this recruitment may close at any time.

The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the appointing authority to be considered for an interview.

For information contact Silvia Zayas, Sr. Human Resources Analyst or (909) 387-5575

Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process .

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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