MO Project: Contextual Branding

Information Technology Manager

  • Information Technology Manager
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$60,384.00 – $96,468.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$2,516.00 – $4,019.50
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This is administrative and managerial work in an information technology environment.

Job Duties

Manages information technology functions, personnel, and projects in support of an agency to successfully meet the information technology goals of the State of Missouri.

Confers with supported agency management regarding agency goals; directs feasibility studies, survey activities and studies to determine information technology requirements and recommends solutions; and manages project implementation.

Maintains liaison with other administrative personnel (external and internal) and industry representatives to facilitate information technology initiatives and organizational goals.

Participates in the development of budget recommendations and monitors expenditures according to budget allocations/appropriations; recommends cost saving measures.

Researches information technology trends, operational best practices, and governance/compliance standards; provides recommendations; and directs implementation.

Directs the preparation of project assessment quotation/bid specifications for submission to vendors; reviews vendor proposals; and communicates with vendors regarding hardware and software solutions.

Manages the information technology workflow, establishes production controls, and determines operational priorities.

Oversees or participates in the selection, evaluation, and training of information technology staff.

Serves on and/or chairs policy, technical, personnel, and user group committees.

Exercises independent judgment and decision making in directing information technology functions; receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through reports and evaluation of operational results.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility.  Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted.  These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Two or more years of experience as an Information Technology Supervisor or Information Technology Specialist II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in computer science or computer information technology; and,

Nine or more years of experience in one or more of the following areas: applications development/support, business/systems analysis, communications technologies, network technologies, information technology security, databases, system programming, end user support, and/or web technologies, including four or more years of supervisory responsibility.

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute for one year of the required general experience.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of managerial techniques, administrative practices, and personnel management.

Comprehensive knowledge of information technology principles and practices.

Comprehensive knowledge of continuing developments, trends, and techniques in information technology.

Comprehensive knowledge of project management principles.

Comprehensive knowledge of fiscal management, budgeting, grants, contract management, procurement/bid process, and cost benefit analysis.

Comprehensive knowledge of the agency's functions and their interrelationships.

Ability to manage, develop, supervise, and motivate professional, technical, and related staff.

Ability to provide leadership, manage change, and achieve results.

Ability to manage multiple projects.

Ability to apply and communicate resolution of information technology issues.

Ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the supported agency.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with management, staff, vendors, and the general public.

Ability to communicate effectively.

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