Deputy Chief Information Officer

Court Technology
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This is a senior supervisory technology position that reports to the Court Chief Information Officer (“CCIO”). This position will contribute to managing the day to day operations of nearly 20 court technology staff, as well as working with County departments on collaborative projects. Additionally, this position will serve as project lead/project manager for major initiatives. Assisting the CCIO with strategic planning, budgeting and personnel development are also key responsibilities. The Deputy Chief Information Officer work is evaluated based on quality of results obtained, conferences, customer feedback and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, management information systems, business management or administration or closely related filed. Minimum 2 years supervisory experience and 5 years project management experience; preference shown for PMP and/or ITIL certifications.

Essential Duties

  • Project management
  • Coordination of the development and maintenance of project/service documentation
  • Staff supervision
  • Participate in research, development and implementation of enterprise IT projects
  • Participate in budget planning
  • Participate in strategic planning
  • Meet with vendors, research (and direct research) of new technologies and business solutions
  • Develops project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and makes work assignments to meet project or program objectives
  • Coordinates work activities by scheduling staff assignments, setting work priorities, and directing the work of assigned employees, (including contractual) in the development of new information technology systems and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Maintaining an awareness of emerging technologies and project management techniques

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of:
    • System development lifecycle used for the development of new systems and enhancements to existing information systems;
    • Project management principles, concepts and practices.
    • Advanced principles of data communications and information systems hardware and software.
  • The ability to:
    • Resolve conflicting high-priority requirements.
    • Lead/work in a team environment involving matrix organizations;
    • Communicate both verbal and written effectively and effectively, build consensus, facilitate working sessions, and negotiate solutions and alternatives.
    • Gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions
    • Conduct training and informational sessions to judicial staff and partners.
    • Maintain favorable public relations and perform problem/issue resolution


  • Use of court-issued personal protective equipment optional
  • Social distancing guidelines encouraged

How to Apply:

Interested parties should electronically send the completed application package to: Trial Court Administrator Barbara Dawicke at

  • Each completed package shall include the following:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • State of Florida application form, available at this LINK.


Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on any of the protected classes.

If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in the interviewing process once selected, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact, Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Palm Beach County Courthouse, 205 North Dixie Highway West Palm Beach, Florida 33401; telephone number (561) 355-4380 at least 7 days before your scheduled either in-person or telephonic interview; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call “711.”