Coordinator of Information Systems

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
  • Information Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Network / Systems


Montclair Kimberley Academy, an innovative PK – 12 independent day school with a strong national reputation and a recognized 1:1 laptop program, seeks a full-time, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and innovative individual to help it manage, guide, and integrate its varied data systems in an integrated and efficient manner. The ideal candidate will possess a mix of data systems skills, knowledge, vision, and interpersonal skills. They will have broad experience working in data systems in schools or similar environments and possess excellent communication skills.


  • Lead and coordinate the efforts of data stewards, subject matter experts, department leaders, the IT department, contractors, and vendors to achieve the school’s goals for data

  • Plan and coordinate data integrations and migrations between systems

  • Maintain data security

  • Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to user needs

  • Respond to and resolve database problems and issues from the field level to systems integration

  • Develop routines for end-users to facilitate best practices of data use

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science or data management preferred but equivalent experience also accepted

  • Experience managing or leading data strategy for an organization

  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices

  • Practical knowledge of extract, transform, and load (ETL) strategies for data integration

  • Project management experience

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws

Personal Attributes: 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong technical documentation skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required

  • Ability to present ideas in userfriendly language

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


Please email a letter of interest and resume to William Stites -