Academic Technology Coordinator

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

Summary Description: This position has two areas of responsibility. The first is as a regular member of the technology staff providing direct support to students, faculty and staff with an emphasis on classroom technology. The second is providing training to faculty and students in the use of classroom technology.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of three years of related experience including knowledge of Windows OS (XP-8), Mac OS (10.6-10.8), and iOS (6-8). The knowledge of Google Apps, Microsoft Office and iLife applications is a plus. Prior work experience in schools preferred.

Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to plan, test, implement, and troubleshoot hardware & system software in order to accurately diagnose cause of computer problems and coordinate solutions;
• Ability to collaborate with other team members to provide effective technical support;
• Ability to interact with all school constituencies with tact, composure, and professionalism;
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
• Ability to articulate technical information to users with less technical background;
• Ability to support the School’s mission and values as a school founded in the Episcopal tradition irrespective of own religious orientation;
• Flexibility with the special needs associated with an academic environment and schedule.

Essential Functions and Specific Duties:
• Provide direct one-on-one technical training and support to faculty, students and office staff;
• Meet directly with faculty, department chairs, and administrators to discuss needs and formulate viable solutions relative to use of technology;
• Collaborate with Sr. Director of Educational Technology to plan and implement school-wide initiatives for academic technology, including research for future initiatives including the School’s ongoing iPad program;
• Maintain inventory and functionality of computer equipment at various campus lab locations and mobile carts;
• Troubleshoot computer hardware and software, and repair or replace as needed;
• Develop short training sessions for faculty to help with integration of technology into their curriculum;
• Provide direct instruction to students or demonstrate technology for faculty use as requested;
• Analyze existing procedures and develop improvements for optimum use of technologies with an emphasis on the classroom;
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
• Uphold the School’s Fundamental Standard, as stated in The Bishop’s School Faculty, Staff and Administration Handbook: “Each employee must act in a manner that sets the highest example for the students of the School.” Accordingly, you are expected to maintain integrity, honor, responsible citizenship and respect for