Assistant Information Technology Director

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Associate / Assistant Director
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

JOB SUMMARY: To assist in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Information Technology (IT) department including maintenance of existing systems, development of new systems, hardware maintenance and data processing services; to supervise IT staff; and to provide highly responsible and technical staff assistance to District staff and the department director.

SUPERVISION : Receives general direction from the Director of IT. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: ·Assists in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures related to the IT Department.

·Assists in developing and monitoring the department budget

·Assists in planning and directing the development of new systems, acquisition of additional hardware and maintenance of existing systems and hardware.

·Consults with management and users about services being performed, available, and planned.

·Assists in departmental and system planning.

·Assists in the supervision of daily operations and personnel; establishes and monitors work priorities.

·Develops system and program specifications and criteria.

·Assists in preparing bid specifications for hardware and software.

·Evaluates vendor products and prepares recommendations for purchase.

·Assesses user needs and develops appropriate enhancements.

·Acts on behalf of the director in all departmental respects as directed.

·Performs related duties as assigned. 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION/TRAINING: (These are the minimum experience and education/training standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for examination, as approved on September 28, 1998.) Five (5) years of experience in data processing work, with network connected computer systems, which has included at least one (1) year of lead or supervisory responsibility over employees performing systems analysis, programming, or LAN/WAN duties.A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in computer science, data processing, or a related field.

Licenses/Certificates/Registrations: An appropriate, valid California driver license* and auto liability insurance.

** SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Personal transportation for job-related travel throughout the District.**

*Must be presented/**available upon offer of employment and maintained throughout employment in this classification. Persons appointed to this position are subject to a probationary period of one (1) year, in accordance with Education Code 45301. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Personal transportation for job-related travel throughout the District.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES/REGISTRATIONS (At time of appointment and during employment): An appropriate, valid California driver license and auto liability insurance.

RECRUITMENT TYPE: DUAL CERTIFICATION (Anyone may apply for this position)

ADDITIONAL SALARY INFORMATION: $450.08 to $547.20 per diem (Management Salary Range 63). Positions in this class work 228-days per year. The probationary period for employees in this classification is one (1) year.

APPLICATIONS: Following closing of recruitment, no additional application material or information will be accepted.

BENEFITS: PERS Retirement; Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; Vacation, Holidays and Sick Leave. Benefits based on a 40-hour workweek, 8 hours per day.

THE EXAMINATION: Qualified applicants will be notified of the time and place of the examination.Training and experience evaluation.

WEIGHT: 100%Applicants must achieve a passing score in each part of the examination process in order to be placed on the eligibility list.

Note: The proposed examination parts may be changed at any time following close of recruitment. Candidates will be notified in accordance with Personnel Commission Rules.Only online applications submitted via will be accepted. Computer access available at the Personnel Commission office. This eligibility list will be active for a period of one (1) year. Fingerprinting, drug and tuberculosis testing is required of all successful candidates new to the district. District employees and external applicants must submit the required proof of education with the application by uploading copies of high school diploma, GED certification (or equivalent), transcripts (official or unofficial), or college degree(s). If proof of education is already in your Applicant Master Record, it does not need to be re-submitted. To verify, please log into Applicant Master Record via the following link: If the required proof of education is not attached to the application or not found in the Applicant Master Record, you will be disqualified. All required experience must be clearly indicated in the "Work Experience" section of the application. Resumes will not be considered. Closing Date: June 26, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. PST