Executive Director of Enterprise Shared Services (Agency Only)

Augusta, Maine, United States | Office of Information Technology | Full-time



Office of Information Technology

Public Service Manager III – Executive Director of Enterprise Shared Services (Agency Only)


OPEN:  February 18, 2021

CLOSES:  March 4, 2021



The Executive Director of Enterprise Shared Services provides oversight, leadership, and direction for all application development team, data systems and shared services managed and supported by the Office of Information Technology. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Executive Director supervises the multiple directors that provide direct oversight to the areas within Enterprise Shared Services.

The Executive Director is a leader capable of implementing organizational change, specifically in the areas of improving culture, service, and process. The ED will be involved in directional decisions regarding traditional, in-house service delivery versus newer managed models and ensuring the State of Maine agencies receive maximized quality and value. The ED will work closely with state agencies to ensure their needs are being met and their voice is heard by all of IT. The ED will be responsible for continuous modernization of the ESS portfolio and providing leadership in digital transformation.



A ten-year combination of experience, education, and training in management of operations and service delivery.  Specific qualifications include:

  • Proven ability to manage a large services organization, including ability to plan, prioritize, direct, and evaluate the operations of a complex organization on behalf of its customers.
  • Proven ability to work well with partner organizations.
  • Proven ability to set goals and manage measurable key performance indicators.
  • Proven ability to manage operational budgets effectively, looking always to increase service effectiveness while reducing costs.
  • Proven ability to apply best practices to process-based service delivery and pursue continual improvement.
  • Demonstrated record of staff mentorship and professional development advocacy.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  
  • Proven ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts and build strong effective teams. 
  • Proven ability to work in a matrix style environment.



JOB CLASS CODE: MH36  POSITION: 004200247 PAY GRADE: 36 ($88,212.80-$120,120.00/annually)*

*Includes a 10% recruitment and retention salary adjustment

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 18.91% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%. 

The State of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.