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Salary: $6,416.00 - $8,433.00
Posted: 05/08/2014

Job Description:

The Department of State Hospitals is currently accepting applications for a permanent full-time, permanent Systems Software Specialist III (Supervisory) position. The position is located in Sacramento.


Under the direction of the Chief of IT Application Services and Support Section (Applications), the Systems Software Specialist III Supervisor (SSS III Sup) will supervise two IT Application units: Enterprise Applications Services & Web Technology and Mainframe Services. The SSS III Sup will be responsible for ensuring efficient day-to-day operations and implementing the strategic vision of the Department of State Hospitals (DSH). The SSS III Sup will establish organizational objectives and prioritize resources among competing objectives. Duties include scheduling assignments to meet customer program goals, coaching staff to obtain maximum efficiency, promote teamwork and foster good communication between customers.

Job Functions: Supervises and manages the workload for a staff of fourteen (14) information technology professionals. Determines assignments and workload, develops and monitors technology costs, prepares required documentation, establishes unit priorities, workloads and ensures that policies and procedures are developed and followed by all unit staff. The SSS III Sup must have the ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a fast-paced environment. The SSS III Sup will provide leadership, direction, mentoring and supervision of fourteen (14) information technology professionals. Partnership with Network, Infrastructure and the Project Management Office (PMO), and lead the Enterprise Applications Architecture workgroup and coordinate communication with the Desktop, Server, Network and Storage workgroups.


Five or more years leading a team of IT professionals specializing in applications. Ability to identify, evaluate and react quickly to problems. Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with others at all levels of the organization and within the State IT community. Supervisory skills; strong leadership and analytical skills; excellent oral presentation and written communication skills at all levels, including staff, management, stakeholder, customer and executive levels; ability to work as a team leader, as a team member or independently; and the ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects.


To be considered for this Job Opportunity, applications must have permanent civil service status, be reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or have reinstatement eligibility. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form (STD 678), with an original signature. Please clearly indicate the position number and the basis of eligibility in line item 12 (explanation) of the STD 678. Appointment is subject to SROA and State surplus policies. Surplus applications, please attach a copy of your surplus letter to the State Application. Applications will be screened based on a pre-defined selection criteria and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

PLEASE NOTE: Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant shall be notified and may be removed from the eligibility list.

If you are applying for more than one recruitment, a separate application is required for each recruitment for which you would like to be considered.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 461 - 120 - 1559 - 001
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Technology Services Division
1600 9th Street, Room 130
Sacramento, CA 95814
Gina Gonzales

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