Pam Stafford

 
IS Department
Title: IS Coordinator/Dept Head
Phone: 765-648-6050
Pam Stafford


Pam Stafford has been employed with the City of Anderson since 1980. Beginning as a computer operator in the Data Processing Department, she has also worked as an accounts payable clerk and a payroll clerk. Pam has completed extensive training in VAX / VMS Systems Management and Operations, Microsoft Server Administration and Systems Management , Cisco Router Introduction and Advanced Configuration, Microsoft Exchange Administration, Networking , SQL Server Admin, ESRI ArcSDE Administration, and various software applications.

As information services coordinator, Pam leads computer operations projects in City Hall plus coordinates with Utility IS staff at remote locations.

Pam has lived most of her life in the Anderson area. She is the proud mother of three children and seven grandchildren. Actively involved in her local church, she teaches girls, grades 6 through 12, serves as assistant music director and pianist, plus volunteers in the Madison County Chaplaincy program.

Responsibilities:
  • Supervises and directs division personnel, including interviewing applicants, making hiring recommendations, planning / making work assignments, providing training and corrective instruction, evaluating performance, and maintaining discipline. May direct other information system areas.
  • Recommends appropriate staffing level and skill requirements for the department as needed.
  • Oversees operation and maintenance of existing information systems at the highest level of efficiency and reliability, including establishing technical priorities, standards and procedures, responding to complaints, diagnosing problems, implementing solutions, and recommending timely system changes to meet city needs.
  • Administers division budget, including authorizing payroll and other expenditures, ensuring cost-effective operations, and preparing annual budget proposal.
  • Develops long-range plans for city information system needs in delivering optimum services to the public, conforming with department and city goals and industry changes, and ensuring sufficient system capacity. Assists other departments in determining information system needs and requirements.
  • Maintains current knowledge of developments in computer technology, software, and hardware for consideration in improving city systems.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
 

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