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Chief Information Officer Job Description

Job series:  Chief Information Officer
FLSA status: Excluded
Job code: R44010
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 5/11/2004.

Directs the Integrated Information Services Division of the State Court Administrator's Office.
Supervises lead project personnel, programmers, system analysts, technical support staff, technical trainers, and other support staff as necessary on projects or plans; reviews and approves / disapproves project plans; prioritizes projects; personally oversees high profile projects.
Provides administrative and technical direction to the data processing operation of the State Court Administrator’s Office.
Develops and implements the long range information systems plan for the State Court Administrator that is consistent with the state’s strategic data processing plan and long range plans of state government.
Confers with other division directors, judges, Chief Probation Officers and District Administrators to define the boundaries and priorities of all projects.
Initiates and coordinates communication with users on initial projects, and as needed for all additional project requests.
Develops annual statewide IIS budget and justification for personnel staffing, contract services, operating expenses, equipment needs, travel and capital expenditures; monitors budget appropriations through review and subsequent approval / rejection of all expenditures.
Reviews and maintains all equipment contracts; reviews reports of computer and peripheral equipment production, malfunction and maintenance to aid in decision making; conducts meetings with vendors of supplies and equipment to resolve problems and order supplies and equipment.
Represents IIS on inter-governmental projects; communicates with management personnel of other state agencies to keep them abreast of data processing or communications initiatives.
Reviews budget performance objectives and forecasts year end costs. Reallocates funds to meet judicial requirements.
Responsible for recruitment, selection and termination of division employees. 
Establishes expectations and provides employee performance feedback on an on-going and annual basis. Assists subordinates in establishing goals. Evaluates subordinates' goal achievement through conferences or informal meetings. Makes decisions regarding subordinate's employment probationary/trial period.
Provides orientation and on-going training, mentoring and coaching to existing subordinates. Makes provisions for subordinates to attend outside training. May provide cross-training and interdepartmental training.
Assigns duties and responsibilities to staff; develops and establishes procedures for operating and maintaining required administrative systems.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Manages multiple operations or programs. Plans, provides broad direction, establishes standards, and evaluates operations for diverse programs. Has significant latitude in personnel decisions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in judicial, public, or business administration; information systems management; computer science; or related field. Six years of professional, administrative, supervisory, or management experience is required. Advanced degree preferred. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
This position is subject to many interruptions and may be required to handle multiple calls and inquiries at once. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Initiates, designs, develops, and implements contemporary business practices and management practices for the Colorado Judicial Branch.
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