Do you have a strong passion to change the world? If so, this may be your opportunity. The State of North Dakota’s purpose is to Empower People, Improve Lives, and Inspire Success. North Dakota’s Information Technology organization asks itself “How might we deliver world class technology and service?” North Dakota Information Technology (NDIT) is seeking a candidate that has the same passion to Empower People, Improve Lives, Inspire Success, and deliver world class communications through the Public Information Officer position. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who enjoys working with people in a collaborative environment, who can learn quickly in a rapidly changing technology landscape, and who embodies the core values that we follow as public servants for the State of ND: Gratitude, Humility, Curiosity, and Courage. 

Work involves activities associated with managing multiple staff responsible for the development of major software applications for state agencies and to address situations or problems with automated solutions.? Work also includes serving as a trusted business partner by coordinating customer activities pertaining to application development projects.  Positions assigned this classification perform under the broad policy guidance and direction of the Applications Director, located in the NDIT Data Division.
Duties and Tasks  

•Coordinate major application  development projects by  providing leadership in the determination of staffing requirements and assigning resources accordingly.
•Establish and maintain customer relations by evaluating customer satisfaction, assuring that service levels meet customers’ expectations, addressing software development billing issues, and responding to issues and concerns.  
•Research issues encountered in the application development area; collaborate with other divisions of NDIT  to resolve problems and coordinate or develop alternative problem resolutions; determine appropriate resolutions or make recommendations involving problems of broader issues.  
•Provide evaluation and input to the development and maintenance of NDIT’s  policies and standards affecting users.  
•Research, establish, evaluate, and revise application  development processes and methodologies; provide for updates and upgrades of development tools and training materials.  
•Interview and select staff members; manage assigned staff by planning, developing and implementing work standards, coaching and mentoring, evaluate and rate employee performance, implementing and monitoring performance management measures, and initiating and carrying out disciplinary measures as required.  
•Ensure effective utilization of assigned resources; provide budgeting data; participate in NDIT’s strategic planning process; and perform related administrative duties.  
Application Procedures  

•Please make sure that your resume includes information to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as posted.  Your work history will not be given credit if North Dakota Information Technology cannot determine that you meet the minimum qualifications.

•All application material must be received on or before the closing date by 11:59 pm and must include the following documents: 


•Cover Letter

•North Dakota Information Technology does not offer or provide sponsorships. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For more information or if you need an accommodation, please contact: Darla Van Vleet, North Dakota Information Technology: Email: phone: (701) 328-1004, fax: (701) 328-3000 or TTY: 1-800-366-6888 or local at (701) 328-3190

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Equal Employment Opportunity  

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.


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Minimum qualifications

Minimum Qualifications  

Requires a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems, computer science, or a closely related field, and five years of progressively responsible work experience that included employee supervision.  Additional work experience may substitute for up to two years of the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.