Information Technology Manager | City of Highland Park

Posted on Oct 19, 2020 and will remain open until filled.

Title:  Information Technology Manager

Department: Finance

Hiring Range:  $96,600.00 - $120,700.00 depending on qualifications

Closing Date: Open until filled

Description of Primary Purpose

The Information Technology (IT) Manager is responsible for:

  • Management of day-to-day IT Division operations, including management of the technology infrastructure, enterprise applications, and data, ensuring availability and security meet the City-wide requirements;
  • Development and leadership of IT vision, strategy, objectives, policies, and procedures;
  • Development and leadership of a cybersecurity strategy;
  • Coordinating with Department Leaders for the information needs of all City Departments to ensure consistency with the City’s objectives and the City’s IT strategic plan;
  • Partnering with all Departments to identify business processes and practices where technology solutions can be implemented to reduce costs, improve productivity, and better serve residents and personnel, while remaining current with technology trends to identify areas that are in need of improvement;
  • Understanding Departmental needs and translating needs into technology solutions;
  • Supervision, coaching, and development of the Division’s personnel;
  • Supervision of the City’s contractual IT staff;
  • Development and management of the Division’s annual budget and 10-year capital improvement plan;
  • Interacting with and managing the City’s technology vendors ensuring services and products are delivered, as expected;
  • Working with Legal to review vendor contracts, making recommendations, as needed, ensuring services and products are delivered, as required; and
  • Supporting Department staff regarding Department management of the communications systems for cablecasting or live streaming of City Council or other public meetings.

Education: Knowledge, skills, and abilities acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience. Completion of a Master’s degree in Business, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related field preferred but not required.

Experience: Ten (10) years of progressively responsible Information Technology experience with at least three (3) years of supervisory experience preferred.

City of Highland Park


1707 St. Johns Ave.
Highland ParkIL  60035
United States

How to apply

Additional information, full description, and application available at:

City of Highland Park
Information Technology Manager
Highland Park, IL

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