Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) has established itself as a progressive, values-driven agency, with an international reputation for its leading-edge water recycling program, water use efficiency practices, water banking, urban water treatment, and energy storage.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Finance and Administration, the Director of Information Services ensures the efficient and secure operation of IRWD’s complex computer systems, servers, enterprise network infrastructure, other communications systems, and the cybersecurity environment to maintain and protect the security and integrity of the District’s data and infrastructure. This individual leads a team of 17, including three direct reports; manages an annual operating and capital budget of approximately $10M and provides excellent service to internal and external customers.
Essential job duties include:
IRWD’s Director of Information Services performs a role that is vitally important to the District’s success and security. The ideal candidate is an information systems expert with extensive management and cybersecurity experience who provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers. This person has practical knowledge of Tier 1 ERP and CRM systems, is a strategic thinker, and stays up-to-date with advancements in technology and issues in the IS realm. Although this individual reports to work during normal daytime hours, they are available around-the-clock to respond to emergency situations.
The best qualified candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and will be effective in building trust and gaining the cooperation of others through discussion and persuasion. They will demonstrate leadership to District employees by setting an example of dedicated, professional, ethical, safety-conscious, high-performance work in a customer service oriented environment. Finally, this person will thrive in a progressive, supportive environment where hard-working people and creative ideas are highly valued.
Education, Certifications & Experience:
Requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or a related field AND ten (10) years of experience in cybersecurity, application, network infrastructure, and user support management. Five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity is required.
Salary: $135,315 - $202,308 per year, DOQ, plus an excellent benefits package.
Apply immediately at www.alliancerc.com. Resume review will be on-going and interviews will be scheduled as soon as a sufficient number of well-qualified candidates has been identified. For questions and inquiries, contact Cindy Krebs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (562) 901-0769.