Multnomah County

Deputy Chief Information Officer

Job description

Are you an established IT leader with a passion for public service? Do you have a proven track record of moving a complex organization forward through technology innovation, staff development and visionary strategic planning?

Multnomah County provides essential services that support our entire community, and we know the technology required to deliver those services is changing as rapidly as the community itself. We are also embracing a long-term hybrid work strategy, which brings exciting opportunities and challenges. We invite you to join Multnomah County IT in the key leadership role of Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) to help us navigate the future of technology at Multnomah County.

The county offers an exceptional benefits package, including employer-funded retirement savings; health and dental insurance at very low cost to full-time employees and their dependents; paid parental leave; wellness programs; a focus on work-life balance; and much more. Find more details on our website (

In this role, you will work closely with our CIO, county leadership, and IT managers and staff to ensure the county’s technology resources are well positioned to provide the highest level of service to our diverse and dynamic community, and to keep our talented IT workforce engaged and developing professionally. As a senior manager, lead technologist and owner of the county’s digital strategy, you will partner with the CIO in planning, managing and directing the Information Technology division, and you will oversee the division’s work, including application services, IT infrastructure, security, project management and data governance. You will work at both a strategic and detailed level to provide daily management of resources and achieve IT goals.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE is an experienced IT leader with the proven ability to oversee a range of technology teams in a complex organization. You build strong relationships with customers and staff, and you inspire others to innovate and adopt the latest technologies. You stay up to date with industry advancements and best practices, and have proven success standardizing tools and methodologies across diverse business lines to reduce the cost of ownership and complexity. You thrive in a collaborative environment focused on continuous organizational improvement and process reinvention, and you’re comfortable leading teams in a sometimes ambiguous environment.

Virtual Q&A Sessions for Candidates: We will be holding two informational sessions for potential candidates to learn more about the county, the department, the position and the application process. Find the complete job announcement on our website for dates and more details.

Find the complete job announcement and apply online. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2022.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Multnomah County

Providing Mult. Co. residents with health and government services.