The City of San Juan improves the quality of life for all by providing affordable, consistently reliable, quality services so that its citizens can realize their full potential.
SALARY: Will commensurate with experience.
Responsible for overall planning, organizing, strategy, and execution of all IT functions for the City of San Juan. This includes directing all IT operations to meet departmental and user requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing infrastructure, applications, and development of new technical solutions. The IT Director oversees technical projects in alignment with organizational goals and directs the effective delivery of networks, development, and disaster recovery systems and processes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Microsoft Windows Environments, Internet Information Server and other applications. Experience with Microsoft windows configuration, installation, maintenance, support and troubleshooting of TCP/IP, networks supporting VOIP telephony, microcomputers and other systems; system development, complex project management, knowledge of CISCO network hardware, wireless networks, Virtualization, client/server technology and Internet/intranets.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned office with limited hazard to health or body; be exposed to some degree of physical exertion involving long hours on the computer; with some possible lifting of equipment. May have some unusual working hours (evenings and weekends); may involve occasional travel. Will work with IT staff, and will demonstrate an ability to resolve conflicts as well as instill and promote team spirit.
Master’s Degree in Information Technology/Networking or any other related field from an accredited college or university with a minimum of four (4) years of experience in IT coordination/management and/or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The position requires a broad range of skills, from technical knowledge to understanding modern organizational practices. Technical expertise along with leadership and communication skills, plus a background in business management is essential. Management skills – leadership, time management, sound judgment, initiative, flexibility, and detail orientation are required. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the City Manager, other Directors, Commissioners, and the general public is required. Must have excellent grammar, writing and organizational skills. Finally, an ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions is crucial.