FYI, read below if cannot use forward to someone that might can. Subject: FW: Senate Director of Information Technology ------------------------------------------- From: Office of Legislative Services Human Resources[SMTP:OLSHRS@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2010 4:35:20 PM To: !ALL JOINT; !ALL SENATE; !HSE All House; !PUBLIC COUNSEL; AG Auditor General Staff; All OPPAGA Subject: Senate Director of Information Technology Auto forwarded by a Rule The Florida Legislature The Florida Senate Job Title: Director of Information Technology General Summary: The Florida Senate is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the senior level policy advisor on information technology (IT) issues related to the internal needs of the organization. The Director of IT will advise the Senate President, or professional staff authorized by the President, and will plan, organize, and coordinate information technology services provided to the Florida Senate by a shared legislative data center. Duties will include strategic planning, contract and project management, and procurement oversight. Responsibilities: This position is responsible for: * Providing advice and counsel to the Senate President, or other professional staff authorized by the President, regarding IT services and needs for the Florida Senate. * Working collaboratively with the Florida House of Representatives and joint legislative offices to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Florida Legislature's shared IT resources. * Coordinating services provided for the Florida Senate by the Office of Legislative Information Technology Services (OLITS). * Establishing, facilitating, and participating in IT management and governance structures and processes. * Coordinating the development of uniform IT tools for Senate offices and policies and procedures for deviations from such standards. Examples Of Work Performed: Serve as senior IT professional staff person for the Florida Senate. * Develop or enhance the Senate information technology strategy. * Direct Senate information technology services, including planning and delivery of major IT projects, operations, and support. * Provide contract and project management services for IT projects for the Florida Senate. * Develop or coordinate the development of appropriate needs assessment tools and performance measurements. * Review written and oral communications including, but not limited to, IT procurements and IT contracts. * Consult with Senate committees, joint legislative offices, and all Senate local and district offices to gather information and determine requirements for Senate IT systems. * Recommend and oversee delivery of new information technologies within the Florida Senate. * Develop plans and strategies for IT replacement and upgrade needs. * Review and recommend Senate and legislative IT budgets. * Ensure data integrity and system security in an open government environment. * Ensure necessary disaster recovery procedures by recommending and implementing appropriate policies and procedures. * Respond to inquiries from Senators and Senate staff. * Provide counsel and technical guidance to Senate committees and offices as necessary. This position may require work in excess of 40 hours per week. Minimal travel may be required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: * Knowledge of the concepts and theories of information technology and information systems. * Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems design. * Ability to plan, organize, and manage IT project and program activities, as well as evaluate results and recommend alternative strategies. * Ability to think logically, solve problems and work independently. * Knowledge of the principles and practices of management and collaboration. * Ability to coordinate customer satisfaction activities in a shared IT resource environment. * Ability to manage, coordinate and perform cost-analysis studies. * Ability to manage and evaluate IT feasibility studies. * Ability to conduct short-range and long-range IT policy planning. * Ability to communicate technical information effectively to other technical or management professionals or non-technical audiences, both verbally and in writing. * Ability to coordinate and participate in the development of IT project plans and IT contracts for complex IT initiatives. * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. * Ability to understand and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures as well as affect change in policies and procedures as needed. Minimum Qualifications: * A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, business or public administration, or relevant field, and ten years of progressively responsible information systems experience. * Progressively responsible information systems experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education. * Any combination of progressively responsible information systems experience and postsecondary training in disciplines as described above totaling fourteen years. Salary: $60,972 - $152,436 Annual salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Legislature offers a competitive benefits package to all professional staff. Application Deadline: Open until filled. Submission of Application: Send a completed job application and a detailed resume to: Office of Legislative Services Human Resources Office 111 West Madison Street, Room 701 Tallahassee, FL 32399-1400 Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine <http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Welcome/index.cfm?CFID=10738930&CFTOKEN=92578161 > or by calling (850) 488-6803. Accommodation for Disability: If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803. Check out the TABI resource web page at http://acorange.home.comcast.net/TABI and please make suggestions for new material. if you'd like to unsubscribe you can do so through the freelists.org web interface, or by sending an email to the address tabi-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject.