Information Technology Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Description Yolo County, a place where YOU belong! The average person spends one third of their life at work. Why not spend that time in an environment where you are seen for who you are, celebrated for the diversity you bring, and valued for your potential to contribute to an innovative and dynamic workforce? Yolo County is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and equitable workplace which supports and values our diverse community. Come join us! This is where YOU belong. The County of Yolo is recruiting on behalf of the Innovation and Technology Services (ITS) department to fill one regular, full-time position in the at-will class of Information Technology Manager. The selected candidate will be an experienced and skilled individual who will lead the department's team overseeing the County's Enterprise Applications and Development Division. The selected candidate will provide oversight of day-to-day operations; guide highly technical specialties including core application services that ITS provides across Yolo County; recognize system deficiencies; implement effective solutions; communicate; enforce ITS standards and best practices; manage technical resources within budget and project schedule; and consistently deliver high-quality services to ITS customers. The ideal candidate will cultivate a collaborative and inclusive culture that fosters best of breed solutions with a focus on problem solving to deliver quality products and services. Offer clarity, guidance, sound judgement, and discretion to positively influence staff in achieving successful outcomes. A team player that embraces change and is passionate about delivering on commitments and remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices. The ideal candidate will be adept in leading a team that specializes in supporting and developing enterprise applications, using technology to facilitate business process improvement, website support and development, and database and system integrations. Competitive candidates with IT supervisory leadership experience in a county government agency or a comparable governmental agency are highly preferred. Definition Under general direction, leads teams of professionals bringing technological changes to the County. Distinguishing Characteristics The Information Technology Manager is responsible for leading Information Technology staff in the configuration, installation, operation, and maintenance of the most complex systems. Responsibilities of this class include guiding, coordinating and mobilizing resources to accomplish outcomes. The Information Technology Manager provides strategic direction to staff and clients into the technological future. Information Technology assignments include, but are not limited to, the planning, design, and implementation of Local and Wide Area Networks, development of database models, development and implementation of websites, and the management of software and hardware development cycles including planning, design, analysis, coding, testing, conversion and implementation. Interested applicants should submit an online County of Yolo Employment Application, resume, a completed supplemental questionnaire, and verification of education/certification. For important and detailed information regarding the application and selection process for this recruitment, please see the APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS section of this job announcement below. Essential Functions The following duties are typical of those performed in this class; however, the incumbent may also perform other related duties. * Oversees the selection, training, supervision and evaluation of staff. * Manages the software and hardware development cycles through planning, analysis, design, coding, testing, conversion and implementation. * Directs and trains staff in the latest object-oriented software engineering techniques for rapid applications development, highly reusable applications code and high quality products. * Directs and trains staff to use advanced techniques to build flexibility that will address a constantly changing environment and new and emerging Internet technology. * Uses the full range of project management tools and techniques such as work plans, Gantt Charts, Network schedules, status reporting and other project management tools. * Documents systems configuration and change control procedures. * Performs software and hardware evaluations. * Performs business and technical needs analysis to determine the scope of software/hardware products to evaluate. * Provides consultation services to county departments and community organizations. * Prepares budget and solicits input. * Identifies and prioritizes program needs and recommends resource allocations. * Integrates, installs, configures, and upgrades applications software. * Provides orientation and training for members of advisory committees. * Develops programmatic aspects of contracts and participates in contract negotiations and administration. * This position may also require the performance of different essential or marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift. Employment Standards Education:Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelors Degree; AND Experience: Five years of experience managing the most complex systems and programming projects; OR two years of additional experience may be substituted for the required education. Certification: Some positions may require certification as a Certified Network Administrator or Certified Network Engineer. Knowledge of: computer systems configuration and design; information systems technologies and capabilities and operation of multitasking operations systems and tools; statistical methods; project administration principles and techniques; information Technology Strategic Planning, Feasibility Study Reports, and Business Process Reengineering; management tools and techniques such as work plans, Gantt Charts, Network Schedules and status reporting. Ability to: install and maintain systems support software and hardware; provide technical guidance and expertise to County staff; provide computer systems training relating to systems software and hardware installation, implementation and maintenance; analyze and evaluate software statistical data and components; determine functional requirements and specifications of hardware and software systems; review technical merit and feasibility of computer systems; research and prepare recommendations relating to improvements, modifications, functional requirements and specifications, and equipment procurement; identify, analyze and evaluate problems and concerns relating to performance and operation of computer systems software; develop, recommend, and implement solutions for problems and concerns relating to performance of computer systems software and to recognize the ramification of such decisions; make decisions from a variety of alternatives; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; work under deadlines and within time-sensitive parameters; and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Background Requirements Incumbents in this class may have access to Federal Tax Information and are subject to confidentiality and safeguarding requirements of Internal Revenue Code 6103(p)(4). As such, an individual selected for this position is subject to a thorough background investigation as stipulated in Section 5.1.1 of Internal Revenue Service Publication 1075, which includes the following: * Review of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint results; * Check of local law enforcement agencies where the subject has lived, worked and/or attended school within the last five (5) years and, if applicable, of the appropriate agency for any identified arrests; and * Verification of an employee's eligibility to work in the United States. Background investigations are conducted upon hire and every ten (10) years of employment thereafter. License Positions in this classification require incumbents to possess and maintain a valid California driver's license, Class C or higher, to carry out job related duties. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical or mental disability may request a reasonable accommodation. Application & Selection Process It is highly recommended that you print this job bulletin for future reference. Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the closing date. Application information must be current, concise, and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may include a resume with your application; however, it will not substitute for the information requested on the application. In addition to a completed application, applicants are required to submit verification of education/certification and a completed supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Additional documents may be submitted to the Yolo County Human Resources Office in any one or more of the following ways: * As an attachment to the online application * By e-mail to * By fax to (530) 666-8049 * By hand-delivery to 625 Court Street, Room 101, Woodland, CA 95695. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All required documents must be received by the Human Resources Office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Human Resources is not responsible for the untimely delivery of materials sent via U.S./specialized mail, or County interoffice mail. Selection Procedure The following is a tentative schedule of events that will occur as part of the selection process. The selection process steps may change with or without notice. * Week of 11/29/21: Screen for Minimum Qualifications * Week of 12/6/21: Screening for Best Qualified * Department Selection Interviews * Background Investigation * Conditional Job Offer, pending: * Medical Examination (Drug & Alcohol Screening) * Proof of Vaccination or Exemption Screening for Best Qualified The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification. If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely. Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question. If you have no experience, write 'no experience' for the appropriate question. Based upon responses to the supplemental questionnaire, the applicant's education, training, and experience will be evaluated to determine those applicants that are best qualified. Verification of Education Acceptable forms of educational documentation are official or unofficial transcripts that list the student's name, institution name, field of study and date the degree was awarded. For recent graduates who have not received proof of their degree yet, a letter from the registrar's office stating that all requirements for graduation have been met and listing the field of study will be sufficient proof of graduation. Pleasedo notsend originals; copies of the required documents are acceptable. Any submitted documents will not be returned. All foreign transcripts or diplomas must be in English. If the institution does not provide these documents in English, the applicant will need to provide a translation which has been done by a professional agency. The County of Yolo will accept education as equivalent to U.S. accreditation from Institutions that are listed as members of the International Association of Universities. Applicants who possess a degree or completed coursework that is not from an accredited college or university, must submit one of the following: 1. A written statement from a U.S. accredited university or college that states that the applicant is qualified for entrance to a program of graduate studies for which a degree in a related field is required. 2. An evaluation of the applicant's degree and coursework equivalency by a private organization that provides foreign credential evaluation services. The evaluation must include a comparison of comparable U.S. courses for content, credit and grade. Note:Foreign language documents must include a precise word-for-word English translation of all foreign language documents. It is the responsibility of each applicant to prove to the satisfaction of the County that the applicant meets the specific requirements listed on the job announcement for each specific examination. The following is a list of private organizations that provide foreign credential evaluation services. Fees range from $50 to $400 per document; processing times vary from 5-20 business days. For further information, please contact the organization(s). The County of Yolo does not endorse these business entities; this list has been developed for informational purposes only. EDUCATIONAL RECORDS EVALUATION SERVICE 601 University Ave., Suite 127 Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 921-0790 FOREIGN EDUCATION DOCUMENT SERVICE P.O. Box 151739 San Diego, CA 92175 (619) 265-5810 CENTER FOR APPLIED RESEARCH, EVALUATION & EDUCATION, INC. P.O. Box 18358 Anaheim, CA 92817 (714) 237-9272 GLOBAL SERVICES ASSOCIATES, INC. 409 North Pacific Coast Highway, # 393 Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (310) 828-5709 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION CREDENTIALS EVALUATION SERVICE P.O. Box 3665 Culver City, CA 90231-3665 (310) 258-9451 Contact Information For questions about the position or about employment with the County, please contact Human Resources by e-mail at or by phone at (530) 666-8055. Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the County of Yolo to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call the County of Yolo Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8055 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.

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