Associate Director of Information Technology

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Associate / Assistant Director
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

Reports to: Director of Educational Technology

Responsibilities: The Associate Director of Information Technology is the second member of the technology team and is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the School’s information technology. The Associate Director will interface with faculty, staff, students and occasionally parents. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, is able to multitask, and communicates clearly both in writing and verbally.

The Associate Director assumes the following responsibilities:

● Installs, manages, and maintains Local Area Network, including routers, hubs, switches, wireless, etc.
● Makes recommendations and implements network infrastructure changes.
● Provides routine maintenance of physical hosts and virtual servers, including updates, software upgrades, etc.
● Handles all network operation system changes, updates, and maintenance.
● Maintains the connection to the Internet, routing, DNS, IP configurations etc.
● Analyzes products and make recommendations on use of new products and services.
● Ensures proper backups of all systems are completed daily.
● Provides routine maintenance of desktops, laptops, and iPads, including updates, software upgrades, imaging, and hardware replacement.
● Installs and maintains additional technologies including, printers, copiers, phones, scanners, and other peripherals used by employees and students.
● Provides technical assistance for faculty and staff and clearly communicates expected resolutions.
● Creates templates for computer imaging and deployment.
● Manages fleet of iPads, including Apple Configurator or similar apps.
● Provides technical assistance and advice to students working in the technology classrooms and troubleshoots problems as they occur.
● Implements long-range technology plan for the School in conjunction with the Director of Technology.
● Participates in annual budget setting.
● Provide professional development for faculty and staff in a range of technologies and applications.
● Broadcasts, films, records and/or provides audio visual support for school events (such as grade level performances, sporting events, assemblies et cetera) when requested.
● Stays current on new trends in technology including the areas of operating systems (including mobile), office applications, image and video editing, etc.
● Interfaces with technology consultants.
● Participates as a member of the faculty in faculty meetings and events.
● Participates as a member of the school’s web content team.
● Performs other departmental duties as required

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

● Ability to provide leadership and strategic direction with regard to enterprise-wide technical standards and concepts.
● Ability to interface with a variety of constituents in developing and implementing a strategic vision for administrative and educational computing.
● Ability to analyze existing network infrastructure, in an effort to apply best practices and implement possible IT migration strategies as needed.
● Ability to identify potential areas where existing technology policies and procedures require change or where new ones need to be developed in order to adhere to future technology standards and concepts..


● B.S. or B.A. degree in computer science or equivalent field experience; graduate degree in equivalent field is highly desirable.
● Minimum of 5 years in a school computing environment, including experience in systems deployment and network infrastructure.
● Strong communication skills in order to express technical concepts across a broad constituency, both verbally and in writing.
● Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively as part of a team and across a variety of educational disciplines.
● Constantly be looking for new and emerging technologies and be willing and able to present them to administration.
● High level of comfortability with change.
● Must be generous of time, thought, and energy.
● Have a strong understanding of technology as a tool for teaching and learning
● A high level of energy, patience, and empathy.

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