Chief Informational Officer

Organization: Prince William County, Virginia
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits.
Close Date: The county is anxious to fill this position. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job Description:

Prince William County (PWC), located 30 miles southwest of Washington, DC, is growing fast and is now the third largest local government in Virginia. Residents enjoy an ideal location near Washington, DC, a growing and diverse population and a healthy local economy. Quality of life features include excellent public schools, world-class colleges and universities and great dining, shopping, recreational and leisure amenities. The County’s cost of living is reasonable for the area.

Prince William County is a politically and financially stable organization. It is a Vision and Values driven organization that works with elected officials and citizens to create a premier community where citizens and businesses grow and succeed together. Key to this success is implementing technology solutions and information resources that support the key business processes of a complex, full-service, and growing government organization.

PWC is seeking qualified applicants for the job of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Under a Deputy County Executive’s direction, the CIO is the County’s top information technology (IT) professional. As such, the CIO is responsible for establishing a vision for the integrated role of information technology, articulating a technology strategy, fostering and managing a countywide IT plan, and integrating, where practical, all centralized and distributed IT activities. IT has 79 employees and is divided into three major divisions: Information System Development-designing, implementing and managing integrated information systems; Infrastructure Management-designing, implementing and maintaining the County's voice and data networks; and Geographic Information Systems-designing, implementing, and maintaining geographic applications and current land information systems.

Requirements include any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field combined with at least five years of progressively responsible, executive level, information technology experience. Management and supervisory experience is required as is experience in developing, implementing, and managing a solution driven information technology program in a large and complex organization similar to Prince William County.

Must be able to inspire both technical and professional employees to meet their job goals in support of the agency, County and community strategic goals. Must enjoy working with people to achieve the agency's mission and must have a proven track record of building teamwork and communication both within and outside the agency. Disaster recovery planning expertise is highly desirable.

Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits.

Prince William County is anxious to fill this position. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Please send cover letter and current resume with salary without delay to:

Robert E. Slavin, President
3040 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite A-1
Norcross, Georgia 30071
Phone: (770) 449-4656
Fax: (770) 416-0848

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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