Director of Technology
Clintondale Schools is actively seeking to fill the position of Director of Technology.
- Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate for this position (Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Systems Management, Educational Technology or other equivalent disciplines), preferred.
- Minimum five years progressively responsible experience in the development, installation and maintenance of information systems.
- Strong understanding and experience setting up, configuring, and managing network components. Not limited to managed switches, manage of multiple plans on the network, manage an enterprise wireless network with multiple AP’s, manage network operating systems.
- Strong understanding and experience working with MS Active Directory, group policies, security groups, and network logon scripting.
- Setup and operational knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Server. Linux server and Mac OS X experience/knowledge advantageous.
- Excellent troubleshooting skills - ability to narrow down the cause of an issue and determine a solution.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate with and work well with all levels within an organization specifically working effectively within the culture and processes used in educational organizations.
- Highly organized with strong project management skills, and drive to meet organizational and departmental objectives; ability to manage projects on interrelated time lines.
- Knowledge of classroom technology including SmartBoards, document cameras, sound systems, projectors, cameras, etc. a strong plus.
- Knowledge of student data systems (i.e. PowerSchool, Unified Classroom), a strong plus.
- Basic understanding of HTML and website development and maintenance required within a Google for Education Domain.
- Proven ability to negotiate and work with vendors and consultants.
- Proven ability to work effective with parent, community and staff on various organization-wide, and Technology Advisory Committees.
- Experience supervising staff.
- Attends various events (e.g. meetings, conferences, training sessions, district information sessions, Board Meetings, administrator events ) for the purpose of communicating and/or gathering information required to perform the functions of the job.
- Authorizes permissions and individual access to technology applications or services for the purpose of ensuring proper access to technology systems by staff, students, parents and others consistent with district operating guidelines and regulations.
- Maintains technology equipment and systems (e.g. servers, telephone systems, intercoms, alarms, surveillance cameras, software applications, network) for the purpose of ensuring that systems are functioning properly and effectively in support of district administrative and educational operations.
- Prepares a wide variety of documents, reports and materials (e.g. reports, policy and procedure documents, emails, memos, correspondence, budget, specifications, plans and drawings, analysis and test results, and cost estimates) for the purpose of providing necessary information to support district operations, including reporting internally and externally to the state or federal agencies, and other entities as required by district, state and/or federal regulations.
- Researches outside funding opportunities and grants for the purpose of providing additional funding to enhance technology within the district.
- Supports the implementation of operational and educational technology initiatives (e.g. new systems, educational programs, hardware) for the purpose of assisting with delivery and implementation of initiatives, providing support and assistance to others, providing oversight of projects and/or training and providing information to others to ensure successful implementation.
- Meet with the Board of Education Technology Committee on an as-needed basis. Minimum once a semester.
- Develop three to five year Technology Strategic Plan.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
Occasional prolonged and irregular hours; frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing and pulling; occasional lifting up to 50 pounds; prolonged use of computer and repetitive hand motions; work on-call and after hours.
Commensurate with experience and competitive benefit package.
If you are interested in applying for this position, submit a letter of interest, application, resume and any letters of recommendation to:
Clintondale Community Schools
Human Resources Office
35100 Little Mack
Clinton Township, Michigan 48035
In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, and Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act of 1977, it is the policy of Clintondale Community Schools that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, military status, national origin or ancestry, sex (including sexual orientation), disability, age (except as authorized by law), height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to, discrimination during any program, activity, service or in employment. If you have any questions or need to contact someone about discrimination of any kind in the school district, contact the Superintendent at 35100 Little Mack, Clinton Township, Michigan 48035.