This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Office of the Chief Information Officer.
The Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is recruiting to hire a Legislative Liaison. This individual will report to the OCIO and serve under the direction of the Chief Information Officer. The OCIO Legislative Liaison will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Represent the OCIO and the position of the Chief Information Officer before the general assembly including facilitating communication with members, appearing before committees, creating and drafting reports, tracking legislation, and performing other duties on behalf of the Chief Information Officer with respect to legislative coordination.
Serve as the Administrative Rules Coordinator for the Office of the Chief Information Officer to include developing, drafting, publishing, and managing all aspects of the administrative rules process in Iowa for the OCIO.
Perform the duties and responsibilities of public information officer for the OCIO including coordinating all aspects of OCIO's communication plan, responding to open records requests, drafting and reviewing responses to media inquiries, and generally ensuring OCIO provides all appropriate and necessary communication as an agency of the State of Iowa.
Serve as a policy advisor for the OCIO by providing information, consultative services, and policy development/execution support as needed. Participating in the development of legislative initiatives, developing legislative proposals, coordinating special programs and projects.
Serve as a state and federal liaison for the OCIO to ensure appropriate and timely responses to inquiries from statewide elected officials, other branches of government, and federal agencies.
Serve as a member of the OCIO Leadership Team.
These duties include:
Compliance with OCIO financial, business, and pricing exercises.
Understanding and executing on IT strategic initiatives
Serving on various boards and IT governance committees at the direction of the Chief Information Officer
Providing routine status updates to OCIO leadership
Providing input to strategic planning activities; and supporting other routine needs of the Office as a member of the OCIO leadership team.
The successful candidate will be required to successfully pass a criminal history check.
Schedule - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday-Friday, some travel and additional hours may be required. Minimum Qualification Requirements
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university and the equivalent of five years of full-time professional level experience such as program administration, development, management or operations;
substitution of experience of the caliber and scope indicated above for the required undergraduate college education on the basis one year of qualifying experience is equivalent to one year of undergraduate education;
graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program may substitute for one year of education or one year of experience;
substitution of twenty-four hours of graduate level course work in a special program curriculum such as Social Work, Law, Education, Engineering, or Public or Business Administration for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years;
employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes the equivalent of twelve months of full-time experience as an Executive Officer 2 or two years as an Executive Officer 1 or comparable management level positions shall be considered as qualified.
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State Of Iowa