What We Do:
The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) strives to impact the lives of all Coloradans to create a safer, happier and healthier state. We work to empower the State of Colorado with flexible technology that will drive sustainable and intelligent business decisions. We envision a future where the end-user experience shapes design, and data analytics transform how state government serves its residents.
At OIT, we recognize that "how" we deliver is as important as "what" we deliver. Our core values define our character, and each employee is expected to embody these values in all the work we do:
SERVICE: Serving the people of Colorado
Intentionally and generously serving others for a better Colorado.
INTEGRITY: Demonstrating credibility and sincerity in our work
Inspiring confidence and trust in the Governor's Office of Information Technology through our personal conduct.
TEAMWORK: Collaboratively working together at OIT and across the state
Working cooperatively with others and engaging in constructive dialogue to overcome difficult challenges
RESPECT: Appreciating and acknowledging the role, diversity, and contribution of those with whom we work.
Consistently conducting ourselves in a way that shows regard and thoughtfulness to others.
COURAGE: Pushing boundaries to foster positive change
Proactively and positively pursuing the transformations necessary to address tough issues and drive innovation.
Why We Want You:
We want your expertise, positive energy, drive to succeed and love of this great state as we work to elevate the expectations Coloradans have of their government.
What You'll Get From Us:
At OIT you will find an opportunity to contribute meaningful work to support and serve Colorado residents. It's your chance to combine your love of technology with public service. Plus, you'll have great benefits, motivated team members, and opportunities for flexible work hours and advancement.
Check out this video to see why our employees love working for the Governor's Office of Information Technology:
- Description of Job
***For the purposes of minimum qualification and comparative analysis, ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewed. Therefore, it is paramount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on the application itself. Applications left blank or marked "SEE RESUME" will not be considered.***
**This posting may be used to fill multiple positions and will remain open or be re-opened as needed until an adequate pool of qualified applicants is obtained. Positions may be filled using this posting before the posting actually closes**
The Colorado Broadband Office leads a statewide effort to expand broadband coverage and quality for all Coloradoans. Access to affordable and reliable broadband service is critical to advancing Colorado's economic growth and competitiveness. High-speed broadband service can create new jobs and attract new industries, expand markets for new and existing businesses, enable better access educational opportunities and resources, facilitate delivery of healthcare services, and support public safety. The Broadband Development Program organizes, educates, and coordinates stakeholder groups to support planning, policy development, and broadband deployment. The objective is to ensure all Coloradoans have access to reliable, cost-effective broadband internet. The program is tasked with the coordination of broadband programs across all state agencies and facilitate broadband development through public private partnerships.
Primary Job Duties:
- State interagency leadership & coordination– Develops & executes cross-agency plans to leverage state funding and & assets to significantly expand broadband access to the state.
- Leadership & support of local broadband deployment efforts– Works directly with local communities (municipal, county, councils of government) to develop broadband implementation plans
- Education & advocacy– Supports the Executive Director as an additional spokesperson to local communities to educate on the benefits of broadband; advocate & encourage participation in state and federal grand & loan programs
- Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
- 7-10 years telecommunications and/or broadband industry experience
- Bachelors degree required; Masters degree preferred
- Ability to develop new and creative financing models
- Experience in policy development and the state legislative process
- Working knowledge of federal broadband investment programs
- Ability to lead diverse groups of stakeholders (municipal, county, state, federal, and tribal communities)
- Exceptional interpersonal, public relations, oratory, and presentation skills
- Supplemental Information
***The Governors Office of Information Technology does NOT offer sponsored Visa's for employment purposes.***
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Rory Geisler by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
- Conditions of employment: A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted as part of the selection process, and/or other department-specific screens as required. Felony convictions or conviction of crimes of moral turpitude or conviction of misdemeanors related to job duties may disqualify you from being considered for this position.
- Some details to be aware of: Former employees of the State of Colorado who have not left in good standing will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
- Comparative Analysis Process: is the selection process used to identify the applicant that fits the job the best from a qualified applicant pool. Applications and applicants are compared to others in the pool to identify a top group. Applicants will be notified of their status in the pool via email.
- Driver's License: Incumbent must possess a valid, state-issued drivers' license, as periodic travel to various locations in the Denver Metro Area may be required.
- Travel– Will require travel to locations throughout the State on a regular basis