Director of Information Technology and Security – Carson, CA

Carson, CA

Client: City of Carson, California
Position: Director of Information Technology and Security
Closing Date: Appointment Made

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The City of Carson, California is conducting a search for a Director of Information Technology and Security. This at-will position reports to Assistant City Manager and is a key member of the City Manager’s Executive Leadership Team. The Director of IT and Security is directly responsible for the City’s strategic use of technology, managing the Information Technology and Security Department, including the information technology and GIS operations for all City departments to improve processes and enhance citizen services. The Department has 12 full-time city staff and an operating budget is approximately $3.06 million. The current structure of the Information Technology and Security Department consists of the following operating sections: Network Operations Section, Business System Application Section, and GIS Section. The Director is responsible for the overall management and planning of information technology services, including technology acquisition and implementation, business systems analysis, and developing and fostering a culture of innovation and citizen engagement through technology.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in IT, System/Software Engineering, or a related field. Additionally, a minimum of 6 years of work experience performing IT functions within a public agency, including at least 3 years in a supervisory/management role is required. The work experience required for this position must include previous experience drafting IT policy and procedures.

The salary range for this position is $176,633 to $225,097. In addition, the City offers an attractive benefits package.