IT Manager

Website Crook County

(Review February 23, 2024)

Compensation for this position will be reviewed by County Court.


The IT Manager is a key leadership role within the Information Technology department of Crook County.

Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer, the IT Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations of the IT infrastructure, ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of technology. services to various departments within the county.

Essential Job Functions

1. Strategic Planning:

• Collaborate with the CIO in developing and implementing IT strategies aligned with the overall goals and objectives of the county.

• Provide input into the development of IT policies, procedures, and standards.

2. Team Leadership:

• Lead and manage a team of System Administrators and HelpDesk staff.

• Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment.

• Conduct performance reviews and provide professional development opportunities for team members.

3. Infrastructure Management:

• Oversee the maintenance and optimization of the IT infrastructure, including servers, networks, and systems.

• Ensure the security and integrity of data, applications, and systems.

4. Project Management:

• Manage IT projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.

• Coordinate with various departments to understand their technology needs and implement solutions accordingly.

5. Vendor Management:

• Collaborate with vendors to procure hardware, software, and services.

• Evaluate vendor performance and negotiate contracts to ensure cost-effectiveness.

6. User Support and HelpDesk:

• Oversee the HelpDesk function, ensuring timely resolution of user issues and inquiries.

• Establish and maintain effective communication channels with end-users.

7. Policy Compliance:

• Ensure compliance with IT policies, standards, and regulations.

• Implement security measures to safeguard sensitive information.

8. Budget Oversight:

• Collaborate with the CIO in the development and management of the IT budget.

• Monitor expenditures and recommend cost-saving measures.


• Proven experience in IT management, with a focus on local government operations.

• Strong leadership and team management skills.

• Excellent project management and organizational abilities.

• In-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure, systems, and security.

• Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

• Familiarity with relevant regulations and compliance standards.

Supervisory Responsibility

• Systems Administrator, User Support Techs

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

• Onsite – Full Time M-F.


• Occasional travel may be required.

Required Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology, Computer Science, or related field.

Additional Eligibility Requirements

• Able to complete a thorough employment and/or criminal history check.

• Able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test (not required for all positions).

• Final candidates will be required to provide official proof of college degree and certified transcripts (not required for all positions).

Safety Sensitive Requirements

• This position is not considered to be a safety sensitive position.

AAP/EEO Statement

• This position is ‘at-will’, and either Crook County or the employee may terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause.

• Crook County is an equal opportunity employer

Other Duties

• Please note this job description 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.

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