Job Opportunity

Chief Information Officer
San Mateo County

Date Posted:

January 20, 2022


$217,692 – $272,064 annually


The County of San Mateo currently has a leadership opportunity for a Chief Information Officer. Headquartered in the heart of the San Mateo County Government Center in downtown Redwood City, the Information Services Department supports all County departments in leveraging technology to best serve the residents of San Mateo County. The Department has 135 full-time equivalent positions and plans to spend $40 million in Fiscal Year 2021-2022.

Reporting to the County Manager, the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Director of Information Services plans, organizes, directs and reviews the functions and activities of the Information Services Department including applications development, enhancement and maintenance, IT security and data communications support; establishes, monitors, evaluates and revises department goals, objectives, policies and procedures; coordinates assigned activities with other County departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the County Manager and the Board of Supervisors.


Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is: Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in information sciences, business or public administration, or related discipline. Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible experience performing duties related or equivalent to information services management in a large, complex agency including two years of experience in a senior level administrative or management position. Please view our online brochure for a detailed description of this position and instructions on how to apply:

How to Apply:

To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website by clicking here or visit the County jobs portal page at

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