Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP)
Government and National Lab
Computer Science: Computer Systems, Computer Science: Information Technology, Computer Science: Networking and Communications
4 Year Degree
RITA (Regional Income Tax Agency) invites your interest in the position of Chief Information Officer (CIO). RITA is a municipal taxation and collection agency currently serving over 300 member municipalities located throughout the State of Ohio (more than 50% of Ohio's cities and villages). The Agency's administrative headquarters is located in Brecksville within the Cleveland Metropolitan area and is represented by regional offices located in the Cities of Worthington, Youngstown, Cleveland Heights and Mentor.
RITA is seeking an accomplished information technology professional to provide leadership to the information services department of this high performing statewide municipal tax agency. The CIO directs the day-to-day functions of RITA's Information Services Department and is responsible for the systems development, information processing, computer operations, networking and communications functions of the agency. Reporting to RITA's Executive Director, the CIO will administer a 2019 operating budget of over $9 million. The position directly supervises and evaluates the work of the Manager for IT Operations/Security, the Manager for IS Development, and 31 department employees and contractors. In addition to planning and directing the business operations of the department, the CIO coordinates with other departments of the agency in support of RITA's business strategy to ensure business and information services alignment and achievement of goals. Please view a comprehensive brochure at: www.mercergroupinc.com
The successful candidate will bring a strong set of executive management skills in information services, technology and operations to the position, with at least seven (7) years of management experience within a comparable public or private sector organization. Previous information management experience in tax administration/collection or municipal finance is considered a plus. A four year degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology or a closely related field is required and a graduate degree is preferred. Current certification and/or training in information systems or computer programming is also preferred
Additional Salary Information: A salary and compensation study is currently underway.
Internal Number: RITA CIO
About Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA)
The Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) administers the income tax laws on behalf of over 300 of Ohio's cities and villages (representing approximately 50% of the State). With a workforce of approximately 174 FTE's, RITA's fiduciary responsibility is to collect and distribute income taxes for its member municipalities and serves over 1.2 million taxpayer accounts. Separate and apart from income tax administration, RITA also offers a range of optional municipal services, including financial software maintenance and support, through its Municipal Services Department. The new Chief Information Officer will lead the information services and technology operations functions (IT) of the Agency and will administer a 2019 operating budget of over $9 million. RITA's administrative headquarters is located in Brecksville, Ohio within the Cleveland Metropolitan Area. RITA is a member of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.
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