Posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017 2:53 AM
The State of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer About State of Nevada The presence of Nevada's earliest inhabitants, beginning about 12,400 years ago, is marked by many petroglyphs and archaeological sites. Baskets, decoys, and ingenious traps are evidence of the resourcefulness of these early people in a harsh and arid environment. European explorers traveled through Nevada in the early 19th century, but it was not until 1851 that the first settlements were established. An Act of Congress created the Territory of Nevada on March 2, 1861. James W. Nye of New York was appointed Nevada's first Territorial Governor by President Abraham Lincoln later that year. On October 31, 1864, President Lincoln proclaimed Nevada's admission to the Union as the 36th state. The State's first elected Governor, Henry Blasdel, took office on December 5, 1864. Today, Nevada is the nation's seventh largest state in land area. Several hundred mountain ranges cross its landscape, many with elevations over 10,000 feet. In contrast, the State's lowest point (along the Colorado River) is only 470 feet above sea level. From majestic mountains to desert valleys, nature has endowed Nevada with diverse and unique ecosystems. The Nevada Legislature has honored the State's natural resources and cultural heritage with a variety of State designations described below. Employer Profile for the position of Deputy Director of Administration/Chief Information Officer for the State of Nevada. This is an open competitive recruitment, open to all qualified persons. This is an unclassified position that is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Director of Administration. Designation as CIO for State of Nevada is at the pleasure of the Governor. Department RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Administration is a diverse organization that is comprised of 12 unique divisions: Administrative Services, State Public Works, Hearings and Appeals, Fleet Services, Risk Management, Purchasing, Human Resource Management, Nevada State Library and Archives and Public Records, Enterprise IT Services, Grants Office, Deferred Compensation and Victims of Crime Program. Most of the Department's programs are designed to provide services to other state agencies while some programs also serve the public. The Department represents a shared services model for state government. The Department's mission is to serve Nevadans and help our customers by providing efficient and effective solutions., The Chief Information Officer is the highest IT leadership position in State of Nevada government. The CIO should able to establish ownership of the establishment and execution of a statewide technology strategy and ensure it aligns with the strategic objectives outlined by the executive branch, Office of the Governor. The CIO should bring a seasoned perspective and vision around areas such as: digital transformation, shared services, IT consolidation, vendor strategic sourcing, process-reengineering, and service development. Most critically, the State CIO should be a consummate influence, able to articulate technology vision and plans to a non- technical audience made up of Department Directors, staff and legislators. The State CIO can capably articulate and evangelize "the business of IT". POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: * Set the mission and vision of the IT organization to foster business-oriented culture and mindset, which will include setting the objectives, and defining regulations, policies, standards and guidelines * Lead the development of the IT strategy and roadmap, ensuring its integration with the State's strategic planning process * Acts as a trusted advisor, and builds and maintains relationships with other Department Directors, Deputy Directors, and the State's civil service IT staff and ensures the needs of a very diverse portfolio of departments are having their needs met in a cost effective way, minimizing duplication and overlap in spending and technology functions across the State, focusing on shared solutions. * Maintain current on new technologies and platforms and provides direction on what emerging technologies to be assimilated, integrated and introduced within the State to ensure IT capabilities respond to the needs of the enterprise's digital business strategy. Provides strategic direction in to State departments' innovation efforts * Provides strategic direction and oversight for the design, development, operation and support of IT systems and programs that fulfill the needs of the State, including enterprise architecture management, application management, security and risk management, and infrastructure and operations support management. * Develops and controls annual operating and capital expenditure budget for IT to ensure it is consistent with overall strategic objectives of the enterprise and is within plan. Develops State-level IT budget for the legislature, and is able to represent the state's IT vision and plan in front of legislative budget committees * Directs the development of IT sourcing strategy and provides executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management. * Works with HR and the IT leadership team to develop a strategy for developing IT capabilities and skills within the State. * Supervise the Administrator of the Enterprise IT Services Division and the Office of State Chief Information Security Officer of the Office of Cyber Security * Oversee the Enterprise IT Services Division, in particular the enterprise wide services, and promote those services among executive branch agencies * Form committees to establish standards and determine criterial for evaluation of policies * Advise agencies on state IT standards, IT procurements, and the use of shared IT services * Administer the Technology Investment Request process to provide review, approval and oversight of Executive Branch IT projects through the IT Strategic Planning Committee * Demonstrated knowledge of business and management principles successfully executed in the areas of leadership, fiscal management, problem solving and resource allocation. * Demonstrated knowledge of legacy information technology, modern technology solutions, project management, and an ability to advance a modernization agenda. * Established competence in written and verbal communications, as this position may be responsible for presentations to legislative bodies, agency leaders, industry representatives and department personnel. This position may also serve as a member of various committees. * Proven history of effectively managing available resources in problem-solving, consensus-building and collaborative efforts to achieve organizational goals * Proven people skills in working with diverse employee and stakeholder groups to advance strategic goals and fostering organizational excellence in the realm of information technology for the State of Nevada MINIMUM REQUIREMENT * Fifteen or more years of experience in IT and business/industry. * Five to seven years of leadership responsibilities. * Preferably five or more years of experience in related, industry-leading, large, cross- functional teams and/or enterprise wide programs, influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders effectively across the organization and within complex contexts. * Demonstrated experience in IT strategic planning, organization design and development. * Preferably proven experience or demonstrated capability in leading IT transformational initiatives in complex and dynamic environments by taking advantage of digital opportunities to innovate business models and enable the digitalization of the business. Annual Salary: Up to $124,181.00.* *Salary reflects retirement (PERS) contributions by both the employee and the employer. An employer paid contribution plan is also available with a reduced gross salary. Benefits: The State of Nevada offers an excellent benefit package that includes a retirement system, paid health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance; 11 paid holidays; and paid sick and annual leave. Other employee paid benefits such as a deferred compensation plan are also available. LOCATION/TRAVEL: The position will be based in Carson City. Periodic in-state travel is required. STATE OF NEVADA 515 E. Musser Street, Room 300 | Carson City, NV 89701 Phone: (775) 684-0299 | www.admin.nv.gov | Fax: (775) 684-0298, Kathleen Kirkland Agency HR Services 400 W. King Street, Suite 406 Carson City, NV 89703 Fax - 775-687-1150 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Resumes should include a detailed description of educational achievement and employment history including the name and address of employers, scope of responsibility, reason for leaving, and professional references.
• Location: Carson City, Reno
• Post ID: 38985587 reno