Job of DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – Sheriff of Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPEN POSITION

The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position described below. As a condition of employment, employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program. A complete and detailed job description for this position is available at the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Office.

POSITION TITLE: DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

HOURS: Full time.

BASE SALARY: Starting salary: $87,741 to $140,267. Bi-weekly pay period. Annual Education Incentive: Associates $996, Bachelor’s $2,004, Master’s $2,496. 1% above base up to 10% for previous experience.

BENEFITS: Florida State Retirement, annual leave – 8 hrs/mo, employer contributes health-living and dental. Deferred compensation and flexible spending plans, tuition reimbursement, 11 paid holidays, 8 hours of quarterly special event leave and up to 8 hours of quarterly sick leave incentive.

DESCRIPTION: The Chief Information Officer (CIO), also known as the Chief Information Technology Officer, provides the Sheriff with support to unify leadership and vision in the strategic direction, implementation and management of the sheriff’s information technology (IT) office and budget. The CIO advises the sheriff on all computer-related programs and issues. The CIO is also responsible for operating a highly complex and dynamic networked infrastructure and applications, providing comprehensive IT services to all Sheriff’s staff, and ensuring business continuity.

The work is carried out under the general direction of the Chief of Staff. Performance is assessed through observation, results achieved, oral/written reports and appropriate employee performance appraisals. Must exercise independent judgment and demonstrate strong business acumen and strong technical knowledge to achieve program objectives.

REQUIREMENTS: To submit an application:

• Current and valid Florida driver’s license

• FCIC/NCIC/LASO certifications within six (6) months

• Four (4) or more years of experience maintaining a large desktop/lab computer and/or network environment,

    including two (2) or more years with supervisory and administrative responsibilities

• Bachelor’s degree required

o Degree preferred in: Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Data

    Processing, Business Administration, Public Administration, Personnel Management, or other related

    field

• Sitting/standing for long periods of time

• Be of good character, have no conviction for a crime or misdemeanor involving morality

    character, perjury or false statements

• No tattoos representing violence, gang affiliation, substances or illegal activities

SELECTION: The most qualified candidates will be called for an interview. The selected candidate must pass the requirements of pre-employment investigation, polygraph test, physical examination, drug screening and psychological evaluation.

DEADLINES: Open until filled

Submit your application online through our website: www.acso.us

CONTACT INFORMATION

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Human Resources Office

2621 SE Hawthorne Road

Gainesville, Florida 32641

Office: (352)367-4040

Fax: (352)374-1803

Website: www.acso.us

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