Director of Information Technology – Township of Moon

Deadline: July 18, 2024

Position Summary

The Township of Moon is accepting applications for the full-time position of Director of Information Technology.  This position works under the broad guidance and direction of the Township Manager and Assistant Township Manager.  The Director of Information Technology oversees and performs complex technical, administrative, and professional work in support of the Township’s networks and applications, including the Police Department networks, applications and systems. As a member of the management team, the Director of Information Technology works closely with all Directors as a resource to help identify and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing hardware and software specifications for purchasing, preparing systems documentation, ensuring employee training, and working with outside consultants and vendors.

This individual will be required to possess a thorough working knowledge of networks, systems, desktops, and programming principles including Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, and Client/Server Systems; a thorough working knowledge of, and specific experience in, IT strategic planning; knowledge of CODY Records Management System, Motorola in-car camera and body worn camera systems, TRACHS/MACH administration MiCollab IP telephone systems and police radio systems; ability to effectively interpret technological issues, provide technical advice, guidance and direction to individuals and groups, supervisors, and peers, and offer good business solutions in a collaborative environment; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with employees of the Township, vendors, and outside agencies; and, considerable knowledge of systems analysis and design to include the administration of computer applications and various software packages used on mainframe, mini, and PC equipment.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information science, business management or a closely related field from an accredited four-year college or university; a minimum five (5) years’ experience in network applications and hardware, Microsoft personal computer operating software, Office Suites, SQL and servers and general computer technology for an enterprise environment, to include police department operations; and, five (5) years’ management experience of a progressively responsible nature overseeing a department of diverse staff with multiple skill levels. Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) preferred but not required.  The Township takes into consideration any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates are to submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Township Employment Application to the Township of Moon, 1000 Beaver Grade Road, Moon Township, PA 15108. Attention: Marla Marcinko, Assistant Township Manager. Applications may also be submitted electronically to: mmarcinko@moontwp.us and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications and complete job description can be obtained on the Township’s website www.moontwp.com