Chief Data Officer Job Posting

Chief Data Officer PA

Chief Data Officer (Information Technology Executive 3)

  • Salary $95,120.00 – $141,399.00 Annually
  • Location Dauphin County, PA
  • Job Type Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time
  • Department Executive Offices

The Chief Data Officer (CDO) reports to the Commonwealth Chief Information Officer (CIO) and supports the administration’s efforts at transforming service delivery by creating value from data. The CDO will seek to eliminate inefficiencies by enabling a digital government experience through enterprise wide governance and utilization of information as an asset via data modeling, data analysis, data quality, and data sharing. The CDO will continue to lead, manage, and expand upon the established open data program within the Commonwealth, while establishing a further data strategy for internal data management that drives data driven decision making.

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The CDO will have frequent interaction with senior business and information technology (IT) executives in the Governor’s Office and agencies under the Governor’s authority. The CDO is a seasoned expert and handles sensitive, political, or visible issues with appropriate care. The CDO has extensive master data management, data policy, and data inventory experience with setting and driving enterprise direction.

The CDO assists the various Commonwealth IT entities and others to continuously improve data strategy. The CDO drives the execution of the data modernization strategy to achieve the objectives identified by current leadership stakeholders and utilizes data science and data analytics practices.

The CDO has broad oversight in establishing, enforcing, and continuously improving enterprise policy regarding data offerings in the Commonwealth.

  • Job Number S-2019-51892
  • Closing 8/2/2019 11:59 PM Eastern
  • Job Code 01723
  • Position Number 00244938
  • Union? Non-Union
  • Bargaining Unit A3
  • Pay Group ST12
  • Bureau/Division Code 1060
  • Bureau/Division Office of Data & Digital Technology
  • Worksite Address 613 North Street
    Room 207
    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Contact Name Aleda Reisinger
  • Contact Phone 717-705-5567
  • Contact Email alreisinge @

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Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.

Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions.

Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to and click on the benefits box.