Academic Technology Specialist

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
Specialist / Associate
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology

Roland Park Country School, a K-12 girls’ school with a co-ed pre-school is seeking an Academic Technology Specialist to begin immediately.  Primary responsibilities include supporting K -12 teachers in integrating technology into the classroom, evaluating and presenting new educational tools and apps and designing and delivering technology-related professional development.  Important qualities include collaboration, flexibility, strong communication and organization skills and the ability to problem-solve creatively. This position reports to the Assistant Head of School for Academics and meets and collaborates regularly with the EdTech Committee.


The Academic Technology Specialist will…

  • Lead and collaborate with faculty and members of the EdTech committee to integrate educational technology into the classroom for in-person, hybrid and virtual learning.

  • Evaluate new technologies, initiatives and trends to discover innovative ways to enhance instruction.

  • Work with department chairs, teachers and their students to develop technology objectives for their departments.

  • Assist teachers in using technology to help solve social justice issues.

  • Design, coordinate, and deliver professional development related to new teaching or learning technologies through self-paced lessons, presentations, and workshops in all 3 divisions.

  • Troubleshoot questions and problems related to the use of teaching and learning tools.

  • Obtain and update technology licenses.

  • Oversee and distribute login information and resets.

  • Work in collaboration with the IT department to manage the learning management system.

  • Possess strong communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues.


  • B.A. degree or equivalent – Master’s degree desirable

  • Prior experience working with students in a school

  • High proficiency in GSuite and Microsoft products and prior experience working with Blackbaud (or equivalent) LMS

  • Experience with multiple platforms including Windows 10, MAC OSX and iOS, and Chrome

  • RPCS seeks candidates who will contribute to and are committed to diversity and multicultural educational practices. Demonstrated ability working in a diverse community is essential.

Candidates should support the School Mission, Core Values, and Code of Ethics. RPCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or disability in its employment policies and other school-administered programs. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply by completing the employment application and submitting a resume and cover letter:  Send direct inquiries to the Dean of Faculty, Sara Rollfinke: