The City of Tucson is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced Information Technology Director/Chief Information Officer. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/Assistant City Manager, the IT Director/CIO will be responsible for giving oversight and direction to IT and City leaders on strategy, standards, and opportunity for shared services and economies of scale. The IT Director/CIO oversees a staff of 96 full-time employees which provide geographic information systems, network and public safety services; project management and technical services; telecommunications systems; and service desk operations. The FY 2019 technology budget is approximately $22.6 million in addition to capital project budgets of $35 million over the next five years.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of progressively responsible and effective IT management in multiple disciplines. A Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or similar program and six years management experience, or higher-level education and experience equivalent to twelve years in the disciplines listed above, including five years at the program management or administrator level is preferred. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary with an excellent executive benefit package.