The Information Systems Coordination Specialist is responsible for coordinating the development of automated computer systems and defining user needs. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Coordinates the development and implementation of systems and programs, gathers data from users, reviews system changes, policies, and procedures to define system needs, and prepares and analyzes test data and on-line programs. Supervises a small professional and administrative support staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, making work assignments, training, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Performs technical analysis of software, hardware, and network systems to evaluate network services and technology in support of current and future development of the network. Performs analyses and diagnostics to isolate the source of network, hardware and software malfunctions. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of the application of systems analysis and programming in automated information systems. Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of information systems hardware and software. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to analyze information system problems or errors and devise corrective measures. Ability to supervise a subordinate professional and administrative support staff. Ability to write moderately complex applications to fulfill requirements or select appropriate off-the-shelf software and modify to suit agency or institution needs. Ability to plan and direct the work of others.
Experience with technology used in agricultural and natural resource activities.
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