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Chief Information Officer

Company name
Atlanta Housing Authority

Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Clevel, Executive, It, Manager, 100k

Posted on
Dec 24,2018

Valid Through
Apr 08,2019

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: Information Technology

Position Title

: Chief Information Officer

Reports To

:President & CEO

FLSA Status

: Exempt

Direct Reports

: 5-10

Position Summary:

Directs and coordinates information/business systems, technology, and telecommunications planning and functions, including all phases of system design, programming, installation and operations. Also, directs all aspects of the organization’s voice and data communication networks. Reviews and evaluates project feasibility studies based on management’s requirements and priorities, and implements the installation and operation of information systems and equipment. Develops plans to ensure that the organization’s long-term telecommunications needs are identified and met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Formulate and recommend policies, objectives, budgets, plans procedures and schedules for the department; develop, recommend, implement and monitor uniform programs; conduct quality control audits and evaluate work standards and performance levels ensuring uniformity, effectiveness and appropriate staffing levels.

Identify technology and information management needs within the organization; analyze, evaluate, and implement best-value technology solutions. Ensure the information and technology needs of the organization as expressed in its strategic visions are supported consistently. Stay abreast of new technology and applications and their potential for improving the business processes of the organization. Additional duties include: Develop and implement short- and long-range strategic plans;

Develop and implement performance measurement systems for technology and telecommunications applications;

Maintain quality assurance and oversight of systems;

Ensure data, systems, and communications security;

Manage integration of systems, maintenance of legacy systems, and all technology change initiatives.

Identify the skills sets needed and develop those skills sets in departmental personnel. Participate in hiring and promoting subordinate employees; train subordinates; assign, direct and review their work.

May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Proven experience as CIO or similar managerial role

Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure

Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation

Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations

Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities

A strong strategic and business mindset

Excellent organizational and leadership skills

Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

Experience in using performance metrics to quantify/benchmark IT performance.

Experience in the implementation of e-Business, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer/Client Relationship Management (CRM), Six Sigma and Information Technology Infrastructure solutions, is preferred.

Must have in-depth knowledge in current IT technologies, progressive project management, innovative service delivery, budget management skills, and a track record of excellent verbal and written communication with multiple constituencies is essential. Analytical ability and extreme organizational skills are required.

Education and Experience:

A bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Computer Sciences, Engineering or Engineering Mathematics or related degree is required, with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in designing and integrating systems solutions for medium to large organizations is required.

Working Conditions:

Generally works in office environment. May include sitting or standing for long periods of time. Must be able to work in a deadline-focused and pressure-driven environment. Lifting not usually to exceed 10-20 pounds. May be required to have valid State of Georgia driver’s license and be fully insurable for the purpose of obtaining clearance on company “Authorized Driver’s List.” Additional hours may be required to meet workload demands.

Company info

Atlanta Housing Authority
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Company Profile
Atlanta Housing Authority is organized under Georgia law to develop, acquire, lease and operate affordable housing for low-income families. Today, AHA is the largest housing agency in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation, serving approximately 50,000 people.