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1 weeks ago

Deputy Chief Information Officer (Public Safety Technology)

City of Austin
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Job Description

Position Information

Posting Title
Deputy Chief Information Officer (Public Safety Technology)

Job Requisition Number

Position Number

Job Type

Division Name
Public Safety Enterprise Svcs

Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, plus five (5) years of related experience, including three (3) years of experience which were in a management capacity.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

Notes to Applicants
To view the detailed Recruitment Profile for this position, please click here.

To view the City of Austin recruitment video, please click here.

Working with the City of Austin provides a number of health and welfare benefits such as low-cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click HERE for more information.

Regarding Your Application:
  • A detailed and complete Employment Application is required. A Résumé and Cover Letter are required.
  • Verification of employment history dates on resume should match online Employment Application.
  • Employment history dates must include month and year.
  • This position requires a CJIS Criminal Background Investigation (CBI).
  • To ensure consideration, candidates should apply by June 2, 2024. To apply, candidates must complete this online application. Interested candidates should apply early in the process for optimum consideration.

Note: Information submitted for consideration may be made available to the public in compliance with the Texas Open Records Act.

Pay Range
$181,000 to $191,000 annually

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday
  • Hours may vary depending upon business needs.
Teleworking is not an option for this position.

Job Close Date

Type of Posting

Communications & Tech Mgmt


Grant Funded or Pooled Position
Not Applicable


5010 Old Manor Road Austin, TX 78723

Preferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate for this position should possess excellent interpersonal skills with a solid ability to apply social, racial, and equity lenses in order to establish relationships with City staff and the community. The ideal candidate will be an exceptional leader with a proven track record of providing impactful changes to an organization’s ability to become more adaptable and resilient. Prior management experience in a large, robust city or organization is highly preferred. Advanced written and verbal communication skills are imperative for this position.
The following core competencies are important for this role:
  • Experience with Criminal Justice Information Systems – Ability to keep the organization compliant (at local, state, and federal levels) regarding standards for data security and encryption.
  • Experience with First Responder Support – Proven track record of working with police, fire, and emergency medical services while understanding the nuances of the first responder’s IT support needs.
  • Application Support – Ability to provide a broad range of IT support for end users.
  • Strong Negotiation Skills – Ability to manage relationships with other governmental agencies and drive solutions between partners.
  • Security Practices Expertise – Familiarity with security practices and frameworks, including NIST.
  • Communicates Effectively with an Equity Mindset – Ability to manage diversity, understand inclusion, work with diverse communities and populations to build constructive and effective relationships, and convey and receive information.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in the planning, development, and implementation of City-wide IT strategies.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, manages, and directs the day-to-day operations of the assigned Communications & Technology Management (CTM) business technology unit.
  • Oversees the preparation of the departmental business plan and budget.
  • Directs programs to monitor, evaluate, and improve customer service delivery.
  • Leads the planning, development, and implementation of City-wide IT policies.
  • Leads continuous improvement of operations, decreases turnaround times, streamlines work processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service.
  • Represents the Chief Information Officer at meetings as requested.
  • Translates strategic direction into tactical projects and programs to produce the desired outcome.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
Responsible for the full range of supervisory activities including selection, training, evaluation, counseling, and recommendation for dismissal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws, ordinances, and policies.

  • Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles.

  • Knowledge of budgeting methods and systems.

  • Knowledge of various hardware and software applications.

  • Skill in oral and written communications.

  • Skill in conflict resolution and problem solving.

  • Skill in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting applicable research data.

  • Ability to effectively plan for and use of technical and staff resources.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, and objectives.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to evaluate operational performance and implement changes.

Criminal Background Investigation
This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s AIDS, AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within
the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

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