NATURE OF WORK
This is administrative professional and technical work managing the automation systems program of a department or office.
Work involves determining, directing and participating in the overall design, development and implementation of an agency-wide automation program strategic plan. Duties include supervising professional and technical staff, and providing high-level direction on the integration of new technologies with existing application systems. Work is reviewed by an administrative superior through conferences and evaluation of program achievements.
Develops and manages the overall automation program strategic plan for an agency to improve and enhance the provision of services.
Reviews, develops and enforces information system standards, policies and procedures within approved county regulations.
Provides technical leadership and direction in ensuring the successful integration of new methods and technologies with existing application systems.
Manages the daily operations of an agency's information systems group; supervises systems analysts, programmers and/or related technical staff.
Prepares and reviews requirements and cost-benefits, analyses and information system budgets; oversees vendor selection and contract negotiations.
Maintains liaison with the Office of Information Technology.
Attends meetings and conferences; represents the agency on information system matters.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and methodology of systems analysis.
Thorough knowledge of automated systems capabilities and programming techniques.
Considerable knowledge of the current trends and developments in field of information system technology.
Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to analyze work systems and processes, and organize their components into logical systems.
Ability to plan, coordinate and direct the work of subordinates.
Ability to express ideas effectively.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in computer science, business administration or related field; thorough supervisory experience in planning and managing automation system programs; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: All Departments
Class Spec Estab./Revised: E5/94