Associate Director of IT

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


Stone Ridge is seeking an Associate Director of IT to begin work as soon as possible. 

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, a member of the international Network of Sacred Heart Schools, is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, Grades 1-12, with a co-educational Early Childhood Program, Pre-Kindergarten, and Kindergarten in Bethesda, Maryland. With over 750 students, and rooted in the Goals of Sacred Heart education, Stone Ridge inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

The Associate Director is responsible for: 

  • managing the day-to-day operations of the school's technology infrastructure, including cloud systems, software, classroom equipment, client end-points, servers, network devices, storage systems, and other related equipment.
  • overseeing IT workflow, policy, documentation, and inventory management.
  • managing annual school technology processes, including the annual training and workflows of the one-to-one program.
  • managing department operations including budget management and reporting, procurement, and Help Desk operations. 
  • developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure the security, integrity, and reliability of the school's technology systems and data.
  • working with the Director of Technology & Innovation to develop and execute a comprehensive technology plan that aligns with the school's strategic goals and objectives.
  • communicating projects, programs, and strategic initiatives to stakeholders and build community awareness of department resources and impacts
  • participating in the budgeting and forecasting process for the school's technology infrastructure and support services.
  • managing technology projects and programs from conception to completion, including planning, resource allocation, and timeline management.
  • staying up-to-date on emerging technologies and trends in education technology, and making recommendations to the Director of IT on how the school can leverage these technologies to enhance the learning experience for students and faculty.
  • managing and overseeing the school's help desk and support staff to ensure timely and effective resolution of technology-related issues.
  • supporting the professional growth of IT Staff in alignment with the mission of the department and the school.
  • developing and maintaining relationships with vendors and technology partners to ensure that the school is getting the best possible service and support.

This is a 12-month position

Stone Ridge is looking for an educator who is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and who has experience or interest in teaching in independent, Catholic schools, public, or charter schools. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Interested candidates should complete the application online, As part of the online application, please upload a resume, list of references, and cover letter addressed to Ms. Courtney Perna, Human Resources Manager, all in PDF format.



Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field 
  • 5+ years of experience in IT operations
  • Experience managing complex technology infrastructure and support services 
  • Strong knowledge of networking, server, storage and security technologies
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students and parents

Valued but not required skills and experience:  

  • Experience in a technology leadership role, preferably in a school or educational setting.
  • Experience with project management in an educational setting
  • Experience with managing a MacOS/iOS educational environment, including JAMF administration