Chief Information & Innovation Officer – Wake County

Wake County
January 27, 2021
Raliegh, NC
First Name
Wake County
Last Name
Wake County
Phone Number
Wake County
Closing Date
February 24, 2021 11:59 PM


Wake County, North Carolina is seeking its next Chief Information and Innovation Officer (CIIO) which is equivalent to a Deputy Manager role. Effective acquisition, management, and communication of information are critical for Wake County to fulfill its potential and realize its aspirations. We are not looking for a traditional CIO, CTO, CMO, or PIO. The next CIIO is someone with unique skills and talents whose portfolio surrounds information activities including strategy, security, delivery, and evaluation. The successful candidate will lead efforts in the application of innovation using best practices and technology to achieve the Board of Commissioners’ goals for Wake County by serving as a catalyst to ensure success through process.


The hiring range is $170,000 to $190,000. Final salary will be based on experience and combined with a generous benefits package. The county offers outstanding benefits.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in public administration management. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Progressive experience within one or more of the portfolio departments. Experience with Lean Process Improvement or a similar strategic process improvement model is highly desirable along with a proven track record in succession planning, accountability at all levels, and technology innovation in service delivery. Ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible and innovative experience in public administration.


To apply, please visit To apply, please visit Application review begins February 25, 2021. Finalists will participate in virtual interviews and skill assessments on April 8-9, 2021. This requires about 3-4 hours of time, not including preparation. Interviews with the Leadership team will follow at a subsequent time. Applicants are encouraged to hold these dates should they be invited to participate. All inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. Developmental Associates, LLC is managing the recruitment and selection process for this position.