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Assistant Division Director (2023-019)

NJ Office of Information Technology
Trenton, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

TITLE: Assistant Division Director

FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Director of Telecommunications

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience


If you previously applied to posting #2022-165, there is no need to apply to this posting.


The Office of Information Technology (OIT) currently offers a hybrid work schedule, and this position may qualify for up to 2 days of remote work outside of OIT buildings. This program does not supersede the "New Jersey First Act", which requires newly hired OIT employees to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey.


DESCRIPTION OF THE SPECIFIC POSITION: Directs all aspects of the Telecommunications unit including VOIP, Legacy Voice Services, Circuit Provisioning, Landline, Network Provisioning, Wireless, Contracts and Billing. Responsible for setting vision and execution of that vision as it relates to telecommunications within the Executive Branch of the State of New Jersey.


DEFINITION: Under direction of a division director or deputy director, or other higher level supervisory official, directs the staff and activities of an operational unit responsible for providing either general administrative or fiscal management activities, program policy and planning services, or varied social, medical, assistance, health care, and other services to a specific client population; does other related work.




EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.


EXPERIENCE: Six (6) years of experience in a public or private organization managing teams supporting telecommunications or Network services demonstrating Operational, Managerial, Budget & Planning activities, three (3) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.


LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.



AUTHORIZATION TO WORK: U.S. Citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S. according to Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.


Note on Degree Information: You must provide a transcript(s) or evaluation of your degree(s). Foreign degree evaluation must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service and include your course - by – course evaluation. Candidates will NOT be considered for the position if they fail to provide all requested documents upon initial submittal or fail to follow instructions when submitting electronically.


Current State employees: Any appointments made that involve movement may result in a forfeiture of rights to any promotional lists in their former unit.


RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS: In accordance with the New Jersey First Act, N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), effective September 1, 2011 all employees must reside in the State of New Jersey unless exempted under the law. If you do not live in New Jersey, you have one year after you begin employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey. Employees who fail to meet the residency requirements or obtain an exemption will be removed from employment.


OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING: Applicants must meet the job specification on file at the Civil Service Commission. To view the Civil Service Commission’s Job Specification, please visit:


As a condition of employment with NJOIT a background inquiry will be conducted.


Please visit the following URL for the NJ Application for Employment:


Electronic Filing: Applicants are encouraged to file electronically. Forward your NJ Application for Employment, resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation to recruiter4@ Include the posting number in the subject line.


Alternate Filing: If unable to file electronically, applicants may forward your NJ Application for Employment, resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript OR foreign degree evaluation (including posting #2023-019) to:


Heather Pursell, Manager, Human Resources

Office of Information Technology

300 Riverview Plaza, 4th Floor

P.O. Box 212

Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0212

Company Description
The New Jersey Office of Information Technology (NJOIT) is the exclusive government provider of IT services for New Jersey’s Executive Branch. Originally formed as the Office of Telecommunications and Information Services (OTIS) under Governor Thomas H. Kean via Executive Order, the 2007 Office of Information Technology Reorganization Act established NJOIT in its present-day form. Composed of over 500 civil servants specializing in application development and hosting, network engineering, database administration, security operations, and other technology disciplines, our services power the business operations of dozens of agencies in Trenton and throughout the State. NJOIT's governance model ensures statewide compliance with policies and standards, from security to procurement.

NJOIT's commitment is to our client agencies and the citizens they serve. We deliver technologies that enable higher levels of productivity through interoperable collaboration and more efficient processes from automation and machine learning. NJOIT’s portfolio of services and our governance posture is designed to yield leaner budgets by pooling our purchasing power and eliminating redundant systems. Above all, in an age of digital threats, we aim to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our information systems while safeguarding the privacy of our citizens and their data.

NJ Office of Information Technology


200 Riverview Plaza

Trenton, NJ