Chief Information Officer

  • City of College Station
  • College Station, TX, USA
  • Jun 23, 2021
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Job Description

Technology Architect. Security. Connectivity. Innovation. Integration.  Networking.

All these words are essential functions of Information Technology, and areas of expertise for a CIO.  The City of College Station is seeking an experienced and dynamic leader for our IT team of professionals as we engage with 14 departments, a community of over 125,000 and an ever-changing landscape of new technology.

Serving as the principal technology architect and strategist for the City of College Station and the Information Technology Department , the Chief Information Officer (CIO) executes responsibilities to include but not limited to, providing innovative vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives and strategies in alignment with the mission of the organization; collaborating the integration of technology in the provision of City services with City Council,  City Management, department leaders and front line personnel in alignment with business plan objectives; directing and managing city-wide information technology/systems and telecommunication activities; and serving as a member of the City’s Management Team, working collaboratively with City Management and other department leaders on strategies and policies to accomplish the City's mission, strategic plan and other Council priorities.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, or related field; and seven (7) years of experience, including five (5) years leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

Qualified, interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and letter of interest answering the following questions:

  1. Please provide your insights as to the future of technology as it relates to a City environment.

  2. Please share how your experience can influence the success of this role into the future.

  3. Please provide how you lead and manage a team of technology professionals?

First review of candidates will be July 21, 2021.