Director of Information Technology

Description of Work

Career Banded: Contributing

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in collaboration with our partners, protects the health and safety of all North Carolinians and provides essential human services.

Longleaf Neuro Medical Treatment Center (LNMTC) is a certified Medicare and Medicaid facility nursing home that provides a continuum of care to both adults with severe and persistent mental illness that also have long-term medical conditions requiring residential, medical and nursing care, and to adults with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or other related dementia.

Positions in this banded class perform highly technical and analytical work in serving as a specialist for networking, enterprise network planning, high-level troubleshooting, security, network system administration and/or networking products and services. Work includes the enterprise design, review of internal and external infrastructure requirements, technology evaluation, testing and developing guidelines for implementation. Specialists may consult with clients and/or vendors to determine future enterprise network systems requirements, their costs, feasibility, design additions, solutions to complex network operating problems and the design of network security systems. Positions may be responsible for developing requests for proposals (RFPs) and contracts for services. Work may require serving as a subject matter expert on the network and associated services including serving as a resource/mentor to analysts in network problem solving and design. This includes determining needs and researching new technologies, additions and improvements. Positions may serve as a technical specialist in network management systems or telecommunications networks (data, voice, video, voice-over IP, etc.), network architecture, network systems administration, network services and converged network services. Positions may serve as supervisors or team leaders within their work units.

Normal working hours are 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri 7:30am – 4:00pm.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

  • Knowledge of complex technical networking systems.
  • Ability to evaluate, design and maintain complex technical systems.
  • Ability to consult and advise on data security requirements.
  • Sufficient knowledge of technology and resources available to resolve network operating problems referred by analysts or clients.
  • Ability to organize and follow complex and/or detailed technical procedures.
  • Ability to identify needs or shortfalls and participate in organizational planning and improvement.
  • Ability to manage projects of medium to high complexity and develop project plan, manage milestones and drive project forward.
  • Ability to consult on issues and requests from clients that require the implementation or creation of a custom solution.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information systems, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Electronics or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of progressive networking related experience such as network design, analysis or network management; Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited university and four years of progressive networking experience; or an Associate’s degree in Electronics or Networking Technology and four years of progressive networking related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience Journey level requires an additional one year of experience. Advanced level requires an additional two years of experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

If you meet the knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies listed in this job posting, please follow instructions to apply on-line at The State Job Application for Employment must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.

Please complete your application in full.  Candidates are qualified based upon the information submitted on the State Job Application. Any information omitted from the application, but included in an attachment WILL NOT be considered as qualifying experience. Work history and education (as applicable to qualify for the position) must be included on the application – “See Resume or See Attachment” will not be accepted, nor is a text or attached resume accepted in lieu of a completed application.

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) selects applicants for employment based on job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or political influence.

Applicants claiming Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.

All positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-employment drug testing and criminal record background checks.

The use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campus.

Thank you for applying for employment with Longleaf Neuro Medical Treatment Center in Wilson, North Carolina. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.  Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627.

For questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact:
Parker Whitley, Recruiter
4761 Ward Blvd.
Wilson, NC 27893
Telephone 252-399-2108

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