POSTED: 09/19/19


Plans, organizes, prioritizes, coordinates, assigns, and evaluates the work of assigned staff. Works closely with management and other professional staff within the County. Responsible for management activities including planning, budgeting, policy development, and implementation of departmental and county objectives. Assists in developing a budget based on the County's needs, monitor expenditures and recommend adjustments as needed. Evaluates staffing needs and requirements. Provides input into the evaluation of new technical proposals to determine their appropriateness, adherence to existing policy and the impact on existing infrastructure. Assist departments in developing technical RFPs and bid specifications. Manages technical staff in the installation, implementation, and maintenance of county computer equipment. Reviews projects assuring completeness and meeting of expectations. Performs project management, prepares and presents oral and written reports, presentations,and recommendations following research and evaluation. Assist in maintaining inventory of computer hardware. Provide technical consulting services to departments regarding the use of county computers and networks to satisfy business needs. Establishes and maintains support and maintenance contracts on computer systems. Assigns and reviews work using the county's helpdesk tracking system. Perform and manage computer system upgrades. Install, support and maintain software on Windows, Linux and IBM i operating systems. Develop and maintain technology security procedures. Write, test and document computer systems and their operations. Research and keep current on new technology. Research, develop, recommend and support integration of database systems with other platforms such as Imaging Systems, GIS, Web, and Office365. Manages facilities security technology position, equipment, and policies.


Full Time, Exempt, Benefitted

Working hours: 

Primarily 8:00 am - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and five years computer systems technical support experience on Windows Server platform, or the equivalent combination of education and experience; Must have significant experience in Windows Server, Networking, Information Technology Operations, Databases, Systems Design, Logic Structures, Application Administration, PC Workstations and Integration of Technology Platforms.

Preferred qualifications: Personnel supervision experience; working knowledge of server administration, database systems, end-user application support, development/production environments, computer networks, user security, file servers, backup and recovery, email systems. Exposure and/or experience with VMware, IBM i, MS SQL Server, MS Active Directory, Apache, Tomcat, IIS, FTP, Linux, and ESRI software are also a plus; Excellent written and oral communication, organizational and analytical skills, ability to multi-task and customer service skills are essential.

Starting Salary Range: 

Commensurate with experience

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer