The City of Janesville (population 64,415), located in south-central Wisconsin, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Information Technology Director. This full-time, exempt position will perform highly responsible and complex administrative, professional, and technical work developing, installing, and maintaining of the City of Janesville’s Information Technology resources. As a key member of the leadership team, this position is primarily responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and evaluating the technical support activities related to the computer systems within the city organization. This position guides the leveraging of technology to support efficient and effective municipal operations while balancing information/network protection with public access to information and transparency in government. The Information Technology Director will supervise an IT Office staff comprised of five full-time employees and two part-time interns. This position will report directly to the City Manager.
·    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in management information systems, computer science, business administration, or 
    closely related field is required. Master’s degree in one of the above fields is preferred.
·    Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible, professional level experience in information technology management experience, coupled 
    with at least three (3) years of project management, system analysis, or multi-platform system integration experience is required.
·    Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory management experience. Prior experience in a public sector setting, preferably with a municipality or 
    county preferred.
·    Combination of equivalent experience, education, or professional training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to 
    successfully perform the essential functions of the position as determined by the Human Resources Office may be considered in lieu of minimum 
Candidates with experience in Microsoft Windows and Server software, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Visual Studio, Apple IOS, Android, SQL Query language applications, database platforms, and standard development platforms are desired. The successful candidate must pass an FBI criminal background check and fingerprinting, which will be conducted by the Janesville Police Department, and successfully pass a financial background check.
Compensation and Benefits
The starting salary range for this position is $115,000 – $125,000, +/-DOQ/E, with the opportunity to earn up to a 5% merit increase after six (6) months based on job performance. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System (50% City-paid), health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), and life insurance. The city also offers paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, deferred compensation plans, and professional memberships. The city also offers an option to work from home with appropriate approvals. The Wisconsin Retirement System is one of the best retirement systems in the country and participants are vested after five (5) years. Residency in the city limits of Janesville is not required.
How to Apply
Individuals interested in applying can download an application on the City’s website at Candidates should also submit a resume and cover letter with the application. Position will remain Open Until Filled.
The residents of Janesville choose this community not just as a place to live, but as a place to realize life’s opportunities. We strive to sustain a community culture where differences are recognized, understood, and appreciated. As such, the City of Janesville recognizes the importance of developing an environment where diversity is not merely accepted but embraced and celebrated. As public servants, we believe everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. To this end, we will diligently recruit and retain the most talented employees in an environment that fosters maximizing one’s potential. Therefore, we encourage individuals from all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to consider employment with the City of Janesville to serve the residents of “Wisconsin’s Park Place”.
The City of Janesville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Posted: 2022-12-19

Posted: 2022-12-19

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