Information Technology Director – Manhattan Beach, CA

Client: City of Manhattan Beach, California
Position: Information Technology Director
Closing Date: December 30, 2019
(this recruitment may close at any time)

Additional Information: 


The City of Manhattan Beach is offering an outstanding career opportunity for a progressive and strategic leader to serve as Information Technology Director. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to build strong working relationships with other departments and actively contribute as a member of the City’s executive management team. The top candidate will also have experience negotiating and overseeing contracts for IT services, acquisition of software and hardware, mobile applications, and transitioning out legacy systems. Additionally, the ideal candidate must possess strong fiscal management skills along with the demonstrated ability to incorporate right sized technology solutions in an environment of budget constraints. Requires a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of increasingly responsible experience in the administration of information technology systems, which includes analysis, implementation and programming; such experience must include 3 years in a management capacity. Specific experience with cyber security and/or public agencies (including public safety services) is an added plus. A Master’s degree and/or related IT certifications are highly desirable.

Annual salary range for this position is $159,780 to $208,236 based upon the qualifications plus an excellent benefits package, including CalPERS retirement.

Candidates are encouraged to apply early in the process. Ralph Andersen & Associates will conduct preliminary interviews as applications are received, with a first review date of December 2, 2019. Resumes may be accepted until Monday, December 30, 2019; however, this recruitment may close at any time. Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to Confidential inquires welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.