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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Sheriff
Job Title: Sheriff Enterprise Application Manager
Salary: $65738.40 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Plans, performs and directs concurrent technology tasks, projects, and related activities for Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office.  Coordinates the work of technical/professional teams responsible for the definition, design, development, and implementation of technology solutions and small to large technology related projects in diverse functional areas of one or more Divisions within the Sheriff’s Office.   Incumbent must have a complete understanding of the Sheriff’s Office functions, goals, and work processes, as well as train and communicate how to use the software across the organization.  Must possess knowledge of application management, infrastructure, information systems, project management concepts, networking, and document process flows. Will operate with greater independence, less direct supervision, and should be aware of and ensure that the Sheriff’s Office and County policies are followed during the course of their daily work.  Should possess management skills to effectively lead staff and have the ability to be a mentor. Maintains direct responsibility for projects from the time requests for services are received until the needed support is delivered.  Interacts with Federal, State and Local agencies by exchanging data and researching new products.

 

Essential Job Functions:

Manage projects assigned

  • Project is clearly defined with goals, objectives, and requirements.                      
  • Project task schedule developed and kept current on all projects.                  
  • Regular effective and productive communication is maintained.                       
  • Engaged with stakeholders and active in process.
  • Project Go-Live timelines are met.
  • Coordinates the process from start to end. The basic function of a Project Manager is to coordinate and control the process from start to finish. This includes specific functions to perform regular progress checks, to coordinate requirements, and to monitor quality.

Assesses business process requirements

Analyzes the structure and flow of the business and provide application solutions.
Is aware of the latest software developments and how they can be applied to make the business more efficient and successful.
Develops Quality Assurance test plans and conduct testing on all software and upgrades.
Develops Training plans for any software deployments.
Develops and maintains application documentation such as training materials, FAQ s, etc.
Ensures application and its use by clients and complies with County policies and laws of the land.
Ability to represent Division of Information, Technology and Support Services in professional presentations and purchasing meetings.

Manages and/or coordinates system hardware and application software implementation and upgrades

Ensures 100% of all centrally-managed third-party applications will be patched within a reasonable time following a security patch release, pending successful regression testing, in order to safeguard the organization’s information.
Leads a team of IT specialists, clients and vendors responsible for implementing, deploying or upgrading application software.
Works with clients and guides them through the QA Testing process.
Ensures servers are ready before implementing new systems and carefully monitors the rolling-out processes.
Uses critical thinking to prevent any unforeseen circumstances/failures.
Maintains a test environment and tests new releases before they are put into production.

 

Competencies:

Time Management:  Shows ability to plan, schedule, direct work of self and others.  Balances task requirements and individual abilities; organizes materials to accomplish tasks; sets high standards and well-defined, realistic goals for one’s self.  Displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision and is motivated to achieve.

Analytical Thinking:  Works systematically and logically to resolve problems, identify causation and anticipate unexpected results.  Manages issues by drawing on own experience and knowledge and calls on other resources as necessary.

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Customer Focus/Client Orientation:  Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including DITTS staff); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous  improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Collaboration/Relationship Building:  Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries. Builds constructive working relationships with clients/customers, other work units, community organizations and others to meet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively when working with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educational backgrounds.


Job Standards:

Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements:  Any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, will be accepted.

Years of Experience:  Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in systems, application design, project management or computer programming, including supervisory responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Educational Requirements:    Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in computer technology, accounting, engineering, business or public administration, or a related field preferred.

 

Physical Requirements of the Position:

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

 

Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location of work:  538 N Main

The employee is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

 

*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status.  Per Civil Service Policy 1.05-Nepotism, no person shall be appointed, promoted, transferred, or otherwise employed in, any position in the Sheriff Civil Service when, as a result, he or she would supervise, have assignment with, or receive supervision from a member of his or her immediate family.  Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities.  If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov.  Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number.  This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance.  Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com.  You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. 



Vacancy Number: 20000622

Open Date: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/29/2019 11:59:59 PM