• Texas Health and Human Services
  • $183,455.00 -183,455.00/year*
  • Fort Morgan , CO
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 17637 Co Rd M


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Agency: Health & Human Services Comm Department: Chief I.T. Oprtns Job Title: Director of IT Infrastructure Posting Number: 416019 Full Time/Part Time : Full Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Job Location: 4900 N LAMAR BLVD City: AUSTIN Contact: AccessHR Service Center Telephone: 888-###-#### Salary Range: $8,469.16 - $13,866.66 Salary Group: B30 Shift: Days (First) Travel: 10% Closing Date: Job Description: The Health and Human Services (HHS) Chief of Information Technology Infrastructure is selected by and accountable to the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Deputy Executive Commissioner for Information Technology (IT) and Chief Information Officer (DEC/CIO). This position is responsible for delivery of all IT infrastructure services and operations across the HHS System. This position leads and directs the management of the following IT divisions: - Customer Service & Support - Provides help desk support, desk-side and regional support, and seat management support functions to the HHS agencies and certain other private entities. - Data Center Services - Manages core IT infrastructure services and assets through outsourcing contracts in support of the HHS System. - System Services - Provides system-wide global IT services and supports, such as local and wide area networks, telecommunications, identity and access management, and messaging and collaboration. Works with the HHS Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Project Management Office (PMO) to build an organizational culture of continuous improvement, establish priorities and performance measurement tools for determining progress in meeting goals; coordinate and evaluate program activities; administer information resource projects; formulate and monitor service level agreements; implement IT standards and policies; coordinate work with other HHS System IT directors and staff; administer information resources for the System in compliance with Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Information Resources Act, and other applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and HHS System and agency policies and directives. The CITO supervises and develops staff. The position works with minimal supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job Functions: Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Oversees IT projects; directs managers and staff to ensure that projects are implemented in accordance with applicable federal and state law and HHS System and agency IT policies; oversees large outsourced IT contracts; provides direction, guidance, and assistance in meeting business needs of HHS System program areas; establishes goals and objectives that support overall strategies; plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals; directs the scope of work, evaluation criteria, deliverables, performance measures, schedules, and milestones for agency projects; assures HHS System and agency IT policies, standards, and procedures are followed; establishes, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates supplemental policies, standards, and procedures that are integrated and consistent with HHS and agency IT policy and applicable laws; reviews guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations, and monitors compliance; directs information collecting and reporting to entities such as the HHS System and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR); manages expenditures to assure allocated budget is not exceeded and in accordance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures; reviews and approves management, productivity, and financial reports and studies; reviews budgets and provides final approval, assures that the selection, supervision, development, and work environment of employees and contractors is in accordance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures; ensures compliance with federal and state law and HHS System and agency policies regarding information resources and sensitive, private and confidential information; and coordinates agency information technology audits as well as responses to legislative inquiries or requests. Plans and manages IT initiatives; identifies information resources issues that need to be addressed; reviews results of special investigations, internal audits, research studies, forecasts, and modeling exercises to provide direction and guidance; directs the development of plans that include stakeholder perspectives and consideration of cost and benefits, architecture standards and capacity, impacts on other data and systems, and alternate approaches and technologies with the goal of meeting customer requirements to the greatest extent possible; implements plans in accordance with federal, state, HHS System and agency standards and guidelines; develops goals and objectives consistent with the HHS System and agency strategic plans; communicates decisions and instructions to executive management, data owners, and end users to minimize disruption to business operations; works in coordination with the HHS System IT directors and other HHS agency IRMs to identify and resolve issues. Provides leadership, guidance and assistance to HHS IT staff; develops and implements program technology evaluation activities; oversees, plans, assigns, and supervises the work of staff to ensure successful progress towards goals and completion of projects; assesses employee performance and provides feedback and development opportunities to enhance employee performance. Negotiates the development and management of service level agreements and IT contracts; establishes and manages the service level agreements between the System and other state agencies or third party vendors. Coordinates reports on service level performance information to department management on a regular basis; and negotiates and manages IT contracts. Oversees the development of Biennial Operating Plans (BOPs), Information Resources Strategic Plan (IRSP) and other information resource strategic and operational plans; develops projections to ensure adequate support for the agency's critical business needs; ensures plans are aligned with the State of Texas Information Resources Strategic Plan; assures plans are in accordance with requirements of the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) and the Information Resource Management Act (IRMA). May represents the agency on the State Agency Coordinating Committee (SACC) Information Technology Subcommittee, on the State Data Center Service Advisory Board, and at business meetings, hearings, trials, legislative sessions, conferences, and seminars. Ensures agency information technology disaster recovery and business continuity plans are developed, tested and current. Manages the IT budget; provides input on budget development, staff allocations and recommendations for effective and efficient use of resources. Knowledge Skills Abilities: Knowledge of the responsibilities of IR managers as defined by the Information Resources Management Act (IRMA) and Texas Administrative Code (TAC). Knowledge of the Information Resource (IR) technical environment of the state; IR legislative requirements for both the state and federal governments; HHS programs and policies; and information technology trends. Skill in analyzing complex business environments and policies to develop effective and innovative IT solutions that address needs and meet requirements. Skill in defining customer requirements, securing project approval, establishing plans, managing budgeted resources, and assessing achievement of goals. Skill in effectively supervising staff by providing strong leadership, exercising authority, promoting employee development, and modeling and encouraging effective working relationships with internal staff and staff from other executive and legislative agencies. Skill in directing IT programs including strategic and operational planning; policy, standards, procedures, and tools promulgation; disaster recovery operations; software and hardware acquisitions, licensing, and maintenance; contracts management; project development and rollout; information collection and reporting; business/technology performance metrics; and staff development. Skill in negotiation, decision-making, oral and written communication, and leadership. Ability to direct and organize program activities, to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan, to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to develop and evaluate policies and procedures. Ability to develop and evaluate budget requests and monitor budget expenditures. Ability to evaluate customer service processes and procedures, and resolve customer service issues. Registration or Licensure Requirements: Initial Selection Criteria: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in information technology or a related field. Extensive progressively responsible professional IT experience, which must include experience in managing large scale IT operations. Management experience in a large IT organization. Experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education, with a maximum substitution of four years. Additional Information: MOS Code: Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work. I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-###-####. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.Knowledge of the responsibilities of IR managers as defined by the Information Resources Management Act (IRMA) and Texas Administrative Code (TAC). Knowledge of the Information Resource (IR) technical environment of the state; IR legislative requirements for both the state and federal governments; HHS programs and policies; and information technology trends. Skill in analyzing complex business environments and policies to develop effective and innovative IT solutions that address needs and meet requirements. Skill in defining customer requirements, securing project approval, establishing plans, managing budgeted resources, and assessing achievement of goals. Skill in effectively supervising staff by providing strong leadership, exercising authority, promoting employee development, and modeling and encouraging effective working relationships with internal staff and staff from other executive and legislative agencies. Skill in directing IT programs including strategic and operational planning; policy, standards, procedures, and tools promulgation; disaster recovery operations; software and hardware acquisitions, licensing, and maintenance; contracts management; project development and rollout; information collection and reporting; business/technology performance metrics; and staff development. Skill in negotiation, decision-making, oral and written communication, and leadership. Ability to direct and organize program activities, to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan, to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to develop and evaluate policies and procedures. Ability to develop and evaluate budget requests and monitor budget expenditures. Ability to evaluate customer service processes and procedures, and resolve customer service issues. Registration or Licensure Requirements: Initial Selection Criteria: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in information technology or a related field. Extensive progressively responsible professional IT experience, which must include experience in managing large scale IT operations. Management experience in a large IT organization. Experience and/or education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education, with a maximum substitution of four years.Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-###-####. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.
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