Information Technology Governance Manager

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $132,334.08 - $200,298.24 Annually USD

Job Description

Payroll Title: Senior Information Technology Consultant, CIO
Exam Number: M2564C
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity
Filing Dates: Applications will be accepted starting December 13, 2019 at 8:00 A.M.

The first review of applications will take place on December 30, 2019.

This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP): This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP and regulations.

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Who We Are
The County of Los Angeles is the largest employer in Southern California with over 112,000 employees across 36 departments and an operating budget of $36 billion. The County provides vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

What We Do
With a population of over 10 million residents, we serve the needs of 88 municipalities that lie within our boundaries. We are governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected on a nonpartisan basis to serve four-year, staggered terms as our executive and legislative authorities. The County's real estate portfolio consists of approximately 5,000 buildings, and a Capital Program of approximately $6 billion.

The Opportunity
The Chief Executive Office is seeking an experienced IT Governance Manager to be responsible for managing countywide IT governance and strategic alignment for the Chief Information Office.
Essential Job Functions

Position Responsibilities
  • Administers Countywide strategic IT investment governance programs by working with and supporting the County's IT governance bodies comprised of representatives from all county agencies and external partners in order to provide advice to internal/external stakeholders on strategies, investments, and policy direction for countywide IT.
  • Ensures adherence to the appropriate governance bodies' functions and processes by enforcing the procedures and the directions of the governance bodies in order for the governance bodies to fulfill their charters.
  • Acts as the single point of contact for all appropriate stakeholders by receiving and reviewing all required content presentations and materials for the governance bodies' meetings in order to ensure documents are high quality and to facilitate timely and informed decision making.
  • Oversees the management of the county's technology project portfolio, including the processes, methodology, and metrics for technology projects and investments by continuously reviewing and assessing the portfolio for completeness and goal attainment to ensure successful project delivery and transparency of technology investments.
  • Serves as the primary resource for the IT governance bodies and the CIO by reviewing and reporting the status and performance of initiatives within the portfolio and other governance priorities to ensure strategic alignment and successful project delivery.
  • Manages the entire life cycle of investments and initiatives in the IT Fund and IT Legacy Modernization Fund by performing financial analyses, forecasting, and reporting to support the CIO and CEO strategic goals and to ensure proper financial management of the funds.


Requirements to Qualify
Option I: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, or Business Administration or Public Administration, or closely related field*, with twelve technology-related units -AND- three years of experience within the last five (5) years that demonstrate increasing levels of responsibilities managing IT governance** in a large, multi-service public or private sector organization.***

Option II: Three years of experience within the last five years at the level of Information Technology Consultant, CIO****, Information Technology Specialist, ISD *****, or Information Technology Specialist I****** that demonstrate increasing levels of responsibilities managing IT governance** in a Large, multi-service public or private sector organization.***

Out-of-class experience will not be considered for this examination.

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

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Special Requirement Information
*Closely related fields include Computer Engineering; Computer Information Systems; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Information Systems; Management Information Systems; and Mathematics with Computer Science. Any degree that is not specifically listed will be reviewed by an IT subject matter expert(s) to determine whether the degree qualifies. Please note, transcript is required to verify 12 technology-related units for Option I.

**IT Governance is defined as: Demonstrated experience in providing oversight of the budgets, forecasts, and expenditures; utilizing governance frameworks, tools, processes and methodologies; and aligning IT systems, processes, methods, and architectures with IT Governance to assist an organization align IT services and initiatives to business strategies and goals.

***Large, multi-service public or private sector organization is defined as: an agency of at least 300 employees, 50 MM annual revenue or budget, and either multiple governmental programs and services or multiple lines of business.

****Experience at the level of Information Technology Consultant, CIO in the County of Los Angeles acts primarily as either Information Technology technical or business analyst consultant to the Chief Information Officer and Information Systems division managers in County Departments.

*****Experience at the level of Information Technology Specialist, ISD in the County of Los Angeles acts as a consultant in a technical and specialized field of information technology.

******Experience at the level of Information Technology Specialist I in the County of Los Angeles acts as a consultant, technical expert, systems architect, or a project manager in a departmental Information Technology organization.

Additional Information

Our Assessment Process
Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, we will evaluate your fitness for this opportunity using three assessments:

Part I: A multiple choice test weighted at 30% measuring Verbal Ability, Achievement, Confidence and Optimism, Independence, Influence, Reliability, and Professional Potential.


Transfer of Scores
Applicants that have taken the identical test part for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their responses for the identical test part automatically transferred to this examination.

This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months.

Part II: A Structured Interview weighted at 50% measuring IT Financial Management; IT Governance; Oral Communication; Knowledge of IT Governance Frameworks and Processes.

Part III: Oral Presentation weighted at 20% measuring IT Governance; Ability to Make Oral Presentations; Knowledge of IT Governance Frameworks and Processes.

Any or all of these parts may be administered on the same or different days.

Only those candidates that achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in Part I, will have Part II and III scored.

Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on all parts in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

Test Preparation
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.

An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. Additional practice tests are available at

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.


Fair Chance Initiative
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

Application and Filing Information
Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Important: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Minimum requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.

Social Security Number: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

Computer and internet access at public libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

No sharing of User ID and Password: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

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Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
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Department Contact Name: Heidi Kim
Department Contact Phone: (213) 738-2009
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Exam Number: M2564C

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