Michigan House of Representatives

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Anderson House Office Building
124 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933

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House of Representatives
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
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Capitol Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
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Ph: 517.373.0135
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Information Systems Director

Office: Information Systems Department

Caucus: Non-Partisan

Description:

General Summary

 

The Director of Information Systems sets the strategic direction for the use of information technology for the House of Representatives.  Develops and implements computer policies, practices and procedures necessary to ensure the security and reliability of all technology systems used by Members and employees of the House of Representatives.  This position manages all aspects of the Information Systems department.

 

This position is a non-partisan, non-civil service appointment to state government.  All employees of the House of Representatives are considered at-will.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develops working relationships with consultants and vendors, as well as negotiating and establishing contracts with outside parties.
  • Co-directs initiatives that cross state agency boundaries.  Responsibilities here encompass successful delivery and implementation of the information technology as well as insuring that the best interests of the House of Representatives are served.
  • Represents the House, as needed, at vendor presentations, legislative committee meetings, and seminars dealing with information technology.
  • Serves as a professional resource person to Members, staff and other sections of the Legislature and state government on information technology issues.
  • Responsible for the security of all House networks and electronic information.  This includes access to the House internal network, internally and externally developed application systems and firewall security for House intranets. The Director’s duties include insuring that all security policies are followed by all Information Systems staff as well as all users.
  • Serves as the House’s Agency Security Administrator.
  • Develops and oversees policies, practices and procedures that relate or require electronic information for the House of Representatives.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the House technology, including network management, web initiatives, customized systems and programming, user support, training, hardware maintenance, centralized printing operations and backup of centralized files.
  • Develops and maintains system disaster recovery plans.
  • Manage routine back-up of key data and security systems.
  • Manage emergency power systems, network and connections.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to build, mentor and inspire a team of I.T. professionals.
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic vision, analytical skills, and a commitment to success and high standards of quality.
  • High levels of professionalism, interpersonal skills, discretion/confidentiality, good judgement and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multi-functional teams to work towards a common goal.
  • Analysis, implementation and evaluation of complex technology solutions including business applications, system software, database management systems, networks, servers, storage and management and security software.
  • I.T. planning and budgeting.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience. The House offers a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Administration with a minimum of five years of progressively responsible, professional and supervisory experience in the field of Management Information Systems.


Deadline: September 25, 2020

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514

Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

The Michigan House of Representatives accepts resumes for employment only for current position vacancies. Information regarding current position vacancies at the Michigan House of Representatives can also be accessed online at www.house.mi.gov. The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government. All employees of the Michigan House of Representatives are considered "at will".

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, disability and other categories protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

E-mail: Human Resources