Hiring Kit: Information Systems Manager
Information systems managers must have a knowledge of the technology, deep understanding of the importance of reliable data and the skillset to make sure everything runs smoothly as expected.
This hiring kit from TechRepublic Premium provides a workable framework you can use to find the best candidate for your organization.
From the hiring kit:
To oversee the reliable operation of MIS, many organizations employ managers with specific training and experience in the field. The overall importance of a reliable MIS for modern enterprises means the information system manager must have wide-ranging knowledge of the technology, deep understanding of the importance of reliable data and the skillset to make sure everything runs as smoothly as expected.
DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILLSETS
In general, information systems managers are responsible for keeping an organization’s information systems running reliably and efficiently. Their role is not to develop a grand strategy regarding MIS, but to implement strategies in the most effective way possible. The role of information systems manager is a practical, hands-on job, and it requires a practical, hands-on personality.
According to Glassdoor, the salary for an information systems manager in the United States ranges from about $77,000 per year to around $202,000 per year. The average salary is approximately $124,000 per year.
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