The Clark County Information System department reports to the Clark County Board of Commissioners and is dedicated to the well being of the infrastructure as a whole. The IS Director sets as the Technical Advisor to the Clark County Data Board. It has overall responsibility for the development, management, operation, security, and maintenance of the wide area network (WAN) and enterprise local area network (LAN). Information Systems will develop, maintain, and publish documentation on the network configuration and topology for its constituents use. Some of our main responsibilities are:
- Provide a robust Network (Wide/Metropolitan/Campus Area Network) of sufficient capacity that will link and provide transport for local area networks and operational networks for all County constituencies to each other and external networks.
- Implementation, administration, maintenance and oversight of common technology systems including all network components, LAN servers and e-mail.
- Asset management of the county’s technology portfolio.
- Configuration management and version control of common hardware and software products.
- Development and publication of procedures for requesting Information Systems services, originating and pursuing departmental technology initiatives and problem reporting and resolution.
- Leadership in researching emerging technologies and defining the standards and requirements for their deployment within the county.
- Establishment of purchasing contracts with external vendors for standard hardware, software and network equipment, cabling, troubleshooting support and other common technology services.
- Coordination of hardware and software maintenance contracts to cover the standard county products. This shall include installation, configuration and setup.
- Coordination and development of training needs on standard hardware and software products. Contracting for external providers and scheduling of periodic classes on these products.
- Advise and counsel user departments in the development of technology RFPs and their subsequent evaluation. Ensure that county architecture and infrastructure standards are incorporated within the RFPs and that responses are in compliance with them.
- Adopt standards for network connectivity, security and management.
- E-mail and website administration.
- Telecommunications services for all Elected Official offices, to include VOIP, land line, cellular and inmate.