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IDOC - IT Manager IV

Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/10
Posting End Date: 2024/07/24
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Professional
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Boise, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 43.46
Maximum Salary: 52.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date. 


The Idaho Department of Correction is currently recruiting for an IT Manager IV. This position will manage an IT department and the Evaluation & Compliance team; both with a range of service areas. They will also serve as the primary liaison between IDOC and the statewide Information Technology Services (ITS).

NOTE: This is an onsite position and you will be required to work out of IDOC's Central Office in Boise, Idaho.


  • Prioritize and negotiate agency IT projects in collaboration with IDOC leadership to support the agency’s mission. 
  • Communicate IDOC priorities to ITS to ensure adequate support for projects. 
  • Ensure availability of modern technologies to allow for improved efficiency throughout the department. 
  • Position IT to enhance strategic investments for IDOC. 
  • Ensure rollout of IT initiatives including change management approaches to prepare staff for impending changes to work practices. 
  • Proactively identify agency IT and data needs and propose solutions to IDOC leadership. 
  • Provide expertise and support around the enhancement of broadband to facilities around the state, rollout of an air-gapped system for incarcerated persons, and full migration to cloud-based products. 
  • Partner with ITS to leverage enterprise-level solutions for IDOC when applicable. 
  • Supervision of staff; including other managers. 
  • Support and direct multi-year migration project of central client data system to a new customized, off-the-shelf tool. 
  • Participate in both the Idaho Technology Authority (ITA) and IT Leadership Council (ITLC). 
  • Direst the integration of technology solutions across multiple units. 
  • Direct, develop, and present to management various analysis and solutions. 
  • Develop and manage current and future budget plans for the areas managed, including prioritizing expenditures. 
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and IT equipment and services. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of current industry trends, products, and services in information systems, processing equipment, and software. Typically gained by at least five years of progressively responsible experience and/or education in the information technology (IT) field within the last ten years. 
  • Experience managing a professional information technology staff through subordinate supervisors. Typically gained by at least three years of managing a professional information technology staff through subordinate supervisors. 
  • Experience developing and controlling an operating budget. Typically gained by at least one year work experience developing and controlling an operating budget. 
  • Experience developing and implementing IT policies and procedures. Typically gained by at least two years of experience developing and implementing IT policies and procedures. This experience should have impacted a large program and/or multiple programs.
  • Experience advising top-level management regarding major IT matters. Typically gained by five years of experience advising top-level management regarding major IT matters. This will include identifying when an issue needs to be escalated, appropriate audience to notify and method of communication.
  • Experience developing short-and long-range plans and assessing training needs. Typically gained by at least two years of experience in short and long-range planning including developing and implementing policies and procedures. Experience should have included identifying current and future needs, analyzing and forecasting trends and identifying solutions. 


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.