The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform administrative and operational duties in overseeing all Information Technology (IT), Telecommunications, and Radio operations of the city and county related departments. The Chief Information and Technology Officer (CITO) is the Mayor’s office and County Commission’s designee on all IT, Telecommunications, and Radio related matters and serves as a liaison to other city and county departments, outside government agencies, and the community.The essential functions include: analyzing city and county organizational services, processes, performance outcomes, and workflow structures; overseeing daily operations of the city and county of Montgomery’s IT, Telecommunications, and Radio services; supervising management level -related staff; managing special projects, events, and programs as assigned by the Mayor’s office and County Commission; receiving and handling complaints related to these areas; developing short and long range plans; managing the budgetary operations and conducting administrative duties of the city and county for these departments. The CITO shall be supervised by the Montgomery County Commission. The CITO shall also coordinate his/her activities through the Chief of Staff/Deputy Mayor with the City of Montgomery.
Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems or a closely related field and ten (10) years of experience directing or managing the operations of an Information Technology Department in a networked environment, including supervisory experience, systems analysis and design, computer programming and computer operations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.