State of Maryland

IT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR IV (#004493)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $73,541.00-$118,085.00 Yearly


GRADE

23

NATURE OF WORK

An IT Assistant Director I-IV is the supervisory or managerial level of work directing and coordinating two or more areas of information technology activity for an agency or other organization. These work areas include systems analysis and programming, technical support, data base management, quality assurance, networks, information services, technical staff support or computer operations. Employees in this classification directly supervise information technology staff or manage staff through subordinate supervisors or managers.

Employees in these classifications receive managerial supervision from an IT Director or higher-level IT Assistant Director.

Position allocation is determined on the basis of relative job evaluation among similarly functioning positions. The job evaluation factors include: qualifications; nature and purpose of personal contacts; nature of recommendations, commitments, decisions and conclusions; creative thought; responsibility for planning; responsibility for administration; and nature of supervision received.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Directs and coordinates the activities and staff of two or more areas of information technology work including: systems analysis and programming, technical support, data base management, quality assurance, networks, information services, technical staff support or computer operations of an agency or organization in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures;

Meets with upper-level management, vendors, users and other information technology administrators to discuss and resolve computer information systems issues;

Reviews, evaluates and determines feasibility of requests for computer information system services;

Collaborates in the development, testing and implementation of computer information systems and services;

Develops, implements and manages new and revised policies, procedures and standards;

Prioritizes projects, determines staffing requirements, develops work plans and deadlines, monitors the progress of projects and approves completed projects for technical accuracy, completeness and adherence to established policies, procedures and standards;

Supplies information for the departmental information technology master plan and budget;

Prepares statistical and narrative reports of computer information services, activities and special projects;

Develops, implements and manages standards and procedures to ensure data security and integrity and to facilitate disaster recovery;

Prepares requests for proposals for computer information systems hardware, software and services;

Develops, implements and manages training programs for staff;

Reviews journals, catalogues and other technical literature and attends workshops, seminars and trade shows to keep abreast of the latest developments in computer information systems issues;

May review and evaluate bid proposals for computer information systems and services and may make recommendations for the purchase of new computer hardware and software or the enhancement of existing equipment, systems and services;

May contact similar information technology organizations in other agencies or in other states to formulate standards for the authorized exchange of records and information;

Perform other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Revised

Apr 14 2009 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 004493; EST: ; REV: 4/14/2009;

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