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DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
DISTUNGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for the planning and administration of information systems development from concept to completed programs. Administrative supervision is exercised over a number of subordinate personnel. Programs and policies are developed independently and are reviewed through periodic reports, conferences and the production of desired results. An employee in this class directs system development activities, including systems analysis, systems design and programming. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Plan and participate in management education in systems and data processing concepts.
Analyze resources utilization and initiate programs for improvement.
Identify potential areas of improvement achievable through new and improved systems.
Review requests for additional data processing services and identify impact on current and planned resources.
Evaluate new software technology and assess applicability to requirements of the organization.
Supervise the performance of system analysis and design functions.
Estimate personnel requirements, cost, and time for systems projects.
Establish general schedules and priorities for systems development projects and support services.
Review and approve proposed systems solutions.
Review systems development outputs; take action as necessary.
Perform resource planning and scheduling for systems personnel.
Develop, implement, and enforce procedural standards for performing tasks of systems analysis and design.
Evaluate performance of systems personnel.
Plan and direct acquisition, training, and development of systems personnel.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of computer processing systems, principles and methods of application.
Thorough knowledge of business and administrative methods and systems as applicable to the data processing field.
Good knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of modern office management.
Ability to evaluate, plan and apply data procedures and methods in diversified government activities.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials and agencies.
Ability to plan and supervise the work of a staff of technical subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.
Ability to express oneís ideas clearly and concisely and to prepare comprehensive and detailed written and oral reports.
Promotional: Two (2) years of permanent competitive class status as a Programmer Analyst.
Open Competitive: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelorís degree, and five (5) years of administrative level work experience, or its part time equivalent, three (3) years of which must have been in programming and systems analysis.
Date Revised: June 2013