Information Technology and Systems Director - #135193

Hawaii State Judiciary

Date: 6 days ago
City: Honolulu, HI
Salary: $10,211 - $14,721 per month
Contract type: Full time
Position Specific Description Recruitment No. 23-233TY, Information Technology and Systems Director, EM-08 ($10,211 to $14,721 monthly)*, Honolulu

  • The starting salary may be at a rate between the minimum and maximum salary range listed above, based on qualifications.

Note: First consideration may be given to applications received by September 25, 2023. Summary of Duties

Under the broad and general direction of the Administrative Director of the Courts, this position plans, directs, coordinates, and administers the Judiciary-wide information technology and telecommunications, database management, computer operations and programming, systems software and infrastructure, system control and securities, risk management and evaluation assessment processes related to information technology and related services, functions, activities, and operations; serves on the Senior Management Team, and serves as liaison with public and private organizations and agencies pertaining to the scope of responsibility.

Minimum Qualification Requirements


Applicants must meet one of the requirements specified in A or B below:

A. Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Science, or a closely related field.

B. Excess work experience of the types and quality described in the Specialized, Supervisory or Administrative Experience sections below may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.


Except for the substitutions provided for in this specification, applicants must have had progressively responsible experience of the kind and quality and amounts shown below.

Specialized Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in managing large-scale information technology system analysis and development functions that included business management applications requiring an understanding of management principles, practices and processes.

The work performed must have regularly encompassed working on difficult and complex situations and problems and provide advisory services to management in either the area of complex enterprise database applications with public facing services; or in a combination of the following information technology areas: local and wide area networks; voice and video communication systems; server clusters with network storage; data centers and associated infrastructure; centralized desktop management and related peripherals; commercial off-the-shelf software and IT security; and the continuity of operations (COOP) with these areas.

The above experiences must have included work which involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or determine and recommend appropriate courses of action. Such experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing, apply problem solving methods and techniques, identify alternatives, use judgement in determining appropriate alternatives, and prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.

Preferred/Desired qualifications: In addition to possessing the quantity and quality of professional Specialized experience described above, the applicant's experience will have been gained within the past ten (10) years.

Supervisory Experience: Two (2) years of experience supervising professional information technology or computer sciences work which included: 1) planning and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult and complex problem areas; 4) timing and scheduling their work; 5) training and developing new employees; and 6) disciplining them when necessary.

Administrative Experience: Two (2) years of administrative experience which included leadership and responsibility for program direction, goals, improving business processes and effectively managing a workforce of technical and administrative staff; providing overall technical guidance and leadership; program evaluation and analysis; development, justification and management of budget and expenditures. Such experience must have involved policy formulation and implementation.

The Specialized Experience, Supervisory Experience and Administrative Experience cannot be gained concurrently.


1) Partial completion of a master's degree program in computer science, management information science, information technology, or a closely related field from an accredited four (4) year college or university may be substituted on a month-for-month basis up to a maximum of one (1) year for the required Specialized Experience.

2) Possession of a master's degree in computer science, management information science, information technology, or a closely related field from an accredited four (4) year college or university may be substituted for one and one-half (1 ½) years of Specialized Experience.

3) Possession of a Ph.D. degree in computer science, management information science, information technology, or a closely related field from an accredited four (4) college or university may be substituted for two and one-half (2 ½) years of Specialized Experience.

4) Excess supervisory and/or administrative experience of the types and quality described above may be substituted for Specialized Experience on a year-for-year basis.

5) Excess administrative experience of the type described above may be substituted for Supervisory Experience on a year-for-year basis.

Supplemental Information

Any additional information may be attached to your online application, submitted by email to [email protected], or mailed to the following address: Hawai`i State Judiciary, Human Resources Department, 426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813.

Education: If you are using education as a substitution for experience, you must submit a copy of your transcript(s) or diploma(s) at the time of application. If you are selected for a position, we will request an official transcript (not a copy) at a later date. The official transcript must indicate completion of the training and/or the awarding of the appropriate degree.

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Civil service employees are eligible for a range of benefits, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • 13 paid holidays each year, and 14 during election years
  • 21 vacation leave days per year
  • 21 sick leave days per year
  • Reasonable time off with pay for jury or witness duty, death in the family, for certain military duty, and for donating to the Blood Bank
  • Employer contribution to premiums for enrollment in the state sponsored medical, drug, vision, and adult dental plans
  • Free life insurance policy for employees and retirees
  • Deferred compensation retirement savings plan
  • State retirement plan for eligible employees


The above benefits are subject to modification or termination due to changes in statutes, collective bargaining provisions, and/or policies, etc. This summary does not constitute a legal document or contract. Benefits may vary by type of employment and employment conditions.

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