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Information Technology Director

Municipal/State Openings

Information Technology Director

New London, CT

Posting Date: June 19, 2018
Closing Date: Until filled

Town Overview back to top

The city of New London, Connecticut is seeking an experienced, accomplished individual with the critical knowledge and skills needed to become its next Information Technology Director.

Founded in 1646 New London has celebrated over 350 years of history and proudly looks forward to its future. Visitors enjoy its unique shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, relaxing on the beach or simply soaking up the maritime atmosphere as they tour its historic streets lined with 18th and 19th century buildings.

Concentrated within a relatively compact area of approximately 6 square miles with a population of slightly more than 25,000 residents the city contains an extraordinary variety of attractions for a city of its size. Within New London’s borders one can find one of the country’s leading liberal arts colleges, a nationally recognized arts museum, a concentration of National Register of Historic Places and Districts, one of the finest deep water harbors on the eastern seaboard, the region’s major performing arts center and one of the finest recreational beaches on Long Island Sound.

Position Overview back to top

Under the general direction of the Mayor, the Information Technology Director is responsible for the planning, budgeting, implementation and management of all information systems, voice communication systems and technology on a City-wide basis, and serves as IT and communication liaison with the Board of Education. He/she is responsible for analyzing current systems, determining the City’s needs and plans, designing and implementing new systems, hardware, and software as required, as well as coordinating voice communication systems and information technology among all departments, assuring appropriate service and systems operability, and assuring the safety and integrity of City data and information systems through security and access management.

Qualifications back to top

Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of information technology operations, systems and hardware, including the IBM AS/400 computer in a network environment, file servers, Microsoft Windows, OS/400 client/server hardware and software, and LAN/WAN network planning, design, operations, administration and troubleshooting. Thorough knowledge of voice communications systems in a municipal environment is essential, plus considerable knowledge of financial systems including municipal financial systems, (GIS), database design and operation, document imaging systems, workflow automation, and a working knowledge of Police and Fire dispatch and communications systems.

How to Apply back to top

New London has retained CCM Executive Search to fill this position. All inquiries and applications will be kept confidential until an appropriate time in the selection process. The position will be open until filled; however, resumes will start to be reviewed as they are received. To be considered, send your resume and salary requirements to mcses@ccm-ct.org. For more information, please click here.  For complete job description, click here.