JOB: Chief Information Officer, City of Buffalo, NY

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    Steve Cottle

    The City of Buffalo is seeking a well-qualified candidate to fill the position of Chief Information Officer.

    Following is a list of duties and job requirements:

    • Salary is set at: $106,090.00/annualized
    • Plus a comprehensive benefits package.
    • Residency is required within the City of Buffalo city limits. Candidates currently residing outside the City of Buffalo, NY limits may be considered, however, proof of City of Buffalo residency is required within 90 days of appointment.
    • No relocation is provided for this position.

    The Chief Information Officer of management information systems shall provide technology vision and leadership for developing and implementing information technology (IT) initiatives that improve cost effectiveness, governmental service quality, and business development. The Chief Information Officer shall provide leadership in planning and implementing enterprise information systems to support government operations and achieve more cost beneficial enterprise-wide IT operations. The Chief Information Officer provides strategic and tactical planning, development, evaluation, and coordination of the information and technology systems for the City of Buffalo. This position is designed to ensure the continuous delivery and operation of integrated administrative and governmental information systems. The Chief Information Officer is responsible for the management of multiple information and communications systems and projects, including administrative transactions, voice, data, imaging, and office automation.

    The Chief Information Officer is responsible for coordination, facilitation, and consultation with City of Buffalo staff on information systems, communications, and management systems initiatives. The Chief Information Officer shall ensure that the City is current with the information systems standards set by the State of New York, and other governmental and regulatory entities, as appropriate.

    The Chief Information Officer serves and participates proactively with other members of the City’s senior management team in developing and executing strategic plans to optimize the use of information technology in support of City government objectives. The Chief Information Officer also participates in policy and decision-making at the senior management level regarding resource allocation and future direction and control of proposed information systems.

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