Director of Information Systems
Leads, guides and communicates technological infrastructure services status to organizational leadership; Integrates systems in accordance with organizational strategic objectives; Develops, implements and reassesses short and long-term information plans; Reviews hardware and software acquisitions and maintenance service contracts to ensure compliance with organizational goals, values and commitments; Identifies and mitigates emergent issues in technology services, operations and tools; Ensures that all information systems and networks operate according to internal standards and applicable standards of regulatory agencies and legal requirements; Understands, interprets and explains technology concepts and solutions to a variety of audiences; Organizes and prioritizes a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; meets critical time deadlines; Establishes, maintains and fosters positive and effective working relationships with public, vendors, contractors and organizational staff; Analyzes existing roadblocks and inefficiencies in providing technology services; strong ability to develop thorough strategies to address technology gaps; Provides network security.: A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or a related field; and five (5) years of professional experience in information systems management; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Significant professional experience and knowledge in a production environment with a majority of the following technologies is expected: Personal computer systems (Windows and Chrome OS), Personal productivity software (i.e. MS Office Suite, G Suite, and similar products and services), Networking technologies (i.e. Ethernet, Wi-Fi / commercial broadband, fiber etc.); Two (2) years of supervisory experience is preferred and expertise in the application of public sector service goals and values in information systems management; Microsoft and/or Cisco certifications; MCSE, MCP a plus; Proven written, verbal and interpersonal skills. SEE www.smythcounty.org for more description requirements. Applications are available on line at www.smythcounty.org under the Human Resources link, and at the Smyth County Administrator’s Office. Please submit completed application with resume to: Smyth County Administrator’s Office, Attention Human Resources, 121 Bagley Circle, Suite 100, Marion, VA 24354 before November 13, 2020.