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Director of Information Technology

  • Kansas Secretary of State
  • Topeka (Full-Time)

Posted: Feb 06, 2024

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Job Description:

The Director of Information Technology is responsible for leading the Secretary of State’s IT Division by developing and implementing a comprehensive IT strategy aligned with the agency’s overall objectives, ensuring efficient resource allocation. This position will manage the IT division staff, and oversee all aspects of technology infrastructure, systems, software development, data, and network security. This position requires a leader with a vision for advancement of technology that will enhance the agency’s productivity and deliver exceptional service to customers. This position works closely with senior leaders and agency executives to align IT systems to their requirements and to ensure efficiency of security and IT capabilities..

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum level of education and experience required to perform the job.

Minimum of five years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs. Employment history must demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility, including experience managing IT staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Any additional skills, experiences, or qualifications that would be beneficial, but aren’t strictly necessary.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs. Employment history must demonstrate increasing levels of responsibility, including experience managing IT staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent work or
  • education-related experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Project management skills: financial/budget management, scheduling, and resource
  • management.
  • Ability to lead and motivate division staff.
  • Must possess a positive attitude.

How to Apply:

Specific instructions for applying, which might include submitting a resume, cover letter, list of references, or completing an online application.

Required Documents to Apply:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Email documents to [email protected]

Contact Information:

Sandy Tompkins Phone:785-296-4580

Email: [email protected]

Salary Range

$ $85,000 to $91,000