Assistant Director of IT/Chesapeake Connects Administrator

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City of Chesapeake
Chesapeake, VA, United States

Phone: 757-382-6492
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Assistant Director of IT/Chesapeake Connects Administrator


Chesapeake, VA 


$100,000-$115,000; Depending on Qualifications and Experience.

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Are you a high-energy and results-focused professional with an entrepreneurial spirit? Are you interested in serving your community as the first business and operations manager for Chesapeake Connects, the City’s next generation fiber and wireless network? Chesapeake Connects is a 170-mile fiber network that will begin construction in Summer 2022. The Chesapeake Connects Administrator will lead a team of six and will oversee and coordinate activities of the “Chesapeake Connects” network within the Department of Information Technology.
The ideal candidate has strong understanding and belief in the potential of municipally supported and run networks to champion a long-term vision for a local fiber network. The right candidate will have a mixture of technical acumen to guide the day-to-day operations of the network, and long-term strategic thinking to drive a vision for Chesapeake Connects. The desired candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit required to create a network that drives economic development and value for the municipality.
The role will include driving the long-term vision of the fiber network, overseeing day to day operations, and creating and executing a roadmap to successfully provide network access for the municipality as well as simultaneously driving and supporting local economic development.