Suffolk is experiencing a considerable period of growth. Boasting rural charm with big city excitement, Suffolk is located in the heart of Hampton Roads with easy access to major transportation routes, beaches, and other area attractions. Named one of "America's 100 Best Small Cities" by CNN Money Magazine, Suffolk is the largest city in Virginia with over 430 square miles of land with countless hiking trails, boating waterways, and gorgeous golf courses to keep anyone busy and active. Now is the time to begin your journey in a City poised for growth in the years to come!
We are looking for our next key member of the City Manager's Executive Leadership team who will think strategically, critically, and creatively to present optimal solutions. Must possess deep technical expertise and also be a leader and developer of IT talent for the City of Suffolk with responsibility for leading the IT Department in the areas of development, radio communication, security, infrastructure, technical business analytics, project management and systems support. Collaborates with business leadership teams as a strategic partner to provide in-depth technical expertise in support of business decisions. This position is responsible for driving implementation of best practices for optimizing infrastructure and operation costs and improving system performance. If you would like to be a part of this amazing team, apply now!
Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or a related field and at least 10 years of progressively responsible IT and business/industry work experience to include: architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and operations, with 10 years of leadership/management experience at a senior management level. IT related Certification(s) preferred.
Please visit our website www.suffolkva.us for more information about this growing City and to apply before the closing date of 4/25/2021! EOE
Internal Number: 01874
About City of Suffolk
Suffolk is a vibrant and fiscally strong community leading the region in advancements in education, comprehensive transportation, public safety and diverse economic growth while continuing to preserve its rural heritage and enhancing its neighborhoods and urban centers.The City of Suffolk is experiencing a considerable period of growth in both industry and population. Boasting rural charm with big city industry, Suffolk is located in the heart of Hampton Roads offering easy access to major transportation routes, beaches, and other area attractions. Named one of “America’s 100 Best Small Cities” by CNN Money Magazine, Suffolk is the largest city in Virginia with over 430 square miles of land with countless hiking trails, boating waterways, and gorgeous golf courses to keep anyone busy and active. The City of Suffolk achieved the highly acclaimed and much-lauded AAA rating following upgrades by Standard & Poor and Fitch on the City’s outstanding general obligation bonds (GO) and long term rating. The basis for the ratings upgrades were attributed in part to Suffolk’s strong management and financial policies and the consistent ability to maintain balanced budgets as well as a robust economy. It's a Great Time to be in Suffolk!