The City of Costa Mesa is recruiting for a highly motivated professional to serve as the next Information Technology (IT) Manager. Reporting to the IT Director, the IT Manager is a newly funded position that oversees a staff of 15 employees in the Information Technology Department. As the Division Head, the IT Manager provides day-to-day management and supervision for the City of Costa Mesa’s technology and efforts including computer applications; networks; technology; and operation, control, and support of all computerized hardware and software. The IT Manager must understand the principles and practices of public information technology administration including the principles and operation of microcomputers, network systems, and hardware and software applications as well as techniques of programming and program documentation.
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in programming, systems analysis operations, management information systems planning, development and database administration, and computer networks, including 2 years supervisory experience. Prior experience with human resources and integrated financial and data management systems, and other software and hardware systems used in local government operations is desirable.
The annual salary for this position is up to $158,916 DOQ. The City offers an attractive benefits package, including CalPERS retirement.