Deputy Director of Information Technology – City of Harrisburg

Deadline: Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Position Summary

The City of Harrisburg is seeking a highly motivated individual to fulfill the responsibilities of Deputy Director of Information Technology in the Department of Administration, Bureau of Information Technology.  The Deputy Director of Information Technology is responsible for assisting the Director of Information Technology in the planning, organizing and directing of all IT functions for the City of Harrisburg. This includes helping to manage a technical staff of approximately six (6) IT professionals, as well as a number of vendors. The position also serves as the Network Administrator of the Harrisburg Police Bureau to maintain infrastructure and systems key to maintaining the communications network. The position reports directly to the Director of Information Technology or the Mayor’s designee.


Applicants must possess any combination of education and training equivalent to possession of an associate degree in computer science or other related areas; such education should be at a level which demonstrates the ability to perform duties comparable to those listed herein. Possession of a Network Administration Certificate is preferred.  Five to seven years of experience in all areas of local and wide area networks management and administration including system configuration, setup, troubleshooting, planning, designing, implementation and user support; experience installing and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and later technologies; experience installing and supporting virtual servers in a VMware environment; experience installing and supporting Cisco servers, switches, routers and firewalls; HPE Nimble storage; VoIP; Website design and maintenance using WordPress; and experience supporting telecommunications.  Possession of valid PA Driver’s License, Class C, or equivalent required.

Compensation & Benefits

The City of Harrisburg offers an annual salary range of $74,000 to $86,000 (commensurate with experience and qualifications). This full-time position also includes an excellent benefits package: defined pension plan, paid holidays, paid time off (vacation, sick and personal time) and health care benefits (medical, dental, prescription and vision).

How to Apply

The City intends to fill this position as soon as possible. It will remain open until filled.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, your resume, three employment references and salary history to:

City of Harrisburg, Bureau of Human Resources
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. City Government Center
10 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: (717) 255-6475 (electronic submission preferred)
The City of Harrisburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Wanda R.D. Williams, Mayor