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The City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) is one of the nation’s premier, independent
municipal oversight bodies with statutory responsibility to identify and prevent misconduct, waste, and
inefficiency in City operations. OIG is seeking a Deputy Inspector General for Information Technology and Analytics (DIG–ITA) with extensive, executive–level experience in mission–driven data analysis and in developing and governing information systems and technology.
Under direction of the Inspector General, the DIG–ITA develops, implements, and supervises data analysis
strategies and manages and maintains OIG’s information technology (IT). Reporting to the DIG–ITA are three teams, each supervised by a Chief analyst. Among them, the teams are responsible for delivering two core support functions: information technology management and data analytics. Information technology management includes development and maintenance to ensure the accuracy, reliability, and comprehensiveness of OIG’s technology platform to include its hardware, software, communications network, databases, applications, security and help desk. Data analysis entails use of city data and tools to perform mission–based data analyses and to create and manage OIG’s interactive data dashboards on its Information Portal. The following are specific and essential responsibilities and duties of the DIG–ITA:
• Manages day to day operations of the ITA section, including:
o Directing technical staff engaged in meeting information technology and data analytics
needs of OIG’s sections.
o Ensuring sustainable, high–quality and secure data center operations that support
department mandates and initiatives.
o Overseeing the collection, storage, management, quality, and protection of data.
o Participating in the hiring and termination of section employees.
o Ensuring timely evaluation and development of section’s technical professionals.
o Performing related duties as required.
• Strategic development of priorities and procedures for OIG’s Information Technology and Analytics
• Coordinates and liaises with other City departments in areas including access to data, Citywide IT
standards, data governance, cyber security, and network infrastructure.
• Develops, implements, and manages data analytics strategies in accordance with best practices.
• Oversees large–scale projects including by managing timelines, communicating with management
and end–users, and providing technical assistance.
• Working with OIG’s Legal section, ensures compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations
as applicable to data privacy and security.
• Develops and manages the ITA section budget.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: Candidates for this position should possess:
1. Substantial demonstrated experience managing, developing, directing, and carrying out
information technology and data analytics projects.
2. Superior analytical skills and executive leadership qualities to manage and motivate a highly skilled
and diverse staff.
3. Knowledge of applications development, big data solutions, and information security tools
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences,
Information Technology/Systems or a directly related field, plus seven years of experience in data
processing systems design, implementation and management of which five years are in a supervisory role
related to the responsibilities of the position, or an equivalent combination of education, training and
• Experience in data management, leadership, and information technology systems and tools.
• An advanced degree in computer science, information technology, data analytics, or mathematics.
• Experience in a public sector investigative or law enforcement organization.
• Local government experience is favorable.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Project management skills.
• Excellent writing, research, and editing skills.
• Ability to organize, prioritize, monitor, and execute projects, and control deadlines.
• Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
• Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and
ANNUAL SALARY: Commensurate with experience up to $139,620
Employee Vaccination Requirement: City of Chicago employees must, as a condition of employment,
be fully vaccinated against COVID–19 effective October 15, 2021. This Policy applies to all City employees.
If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an
exemption in accordance with applicable City processes. For more information on the vaccine policy please visit: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr/supp_info/city–of–chicago–employee–vaccination–
WE VALUE DIVERSITY
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an equal opportunity employer. OIG is an inclusive organization that hires and develops all its staff of all levels regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, age, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.OIG strives to create the kind of workplace where a socially diverse mix of people can thrive professionally. We pride ourselves in meeting our legal charge to promote economy, effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity in government. Through the hard work of our passionate and innovative team, OIG aims to serve every community with equity, respect, and dignity. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy to participate in the application process, please contact the OIG’s Supervisor of Personnel Administration Keyla Vazquez at email@example.com. Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in
the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon
hire. The City of Chicago does not participate in E–Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System). In
addition, employment at the Office of Inspector General is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal
To apply for this job please visit www.igchicago.org.