Director of Education & Informational Technology

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Instructional Technology
  • Information Technology

Salary: $101,651 to $124,689

1. Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework or extensive experience in Technology, Educational Technology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or a related field.
2. Demonstrated expertise in using technology in an educational setting.
3. Demonstrated record of strategic planning, budget management, integration of technology and staff development.
• Various forms of educational software, administrative software, current hardware and infrastructure, including technology development.
• Principles and practices of organization, administration, and personnel management including supervision, training and performance evaluation.
• Effective staff development practices and techniques.
• Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
• Curriculum applicable to educational technology.
• General school district policies, rules, and regulations.
• Knowledge of complex systems design, analysis and systems operation.
• Network design, installation, and operations.
• IP Telephony systems 
• Disaster recovery
• Demonstrate a current level of expertise in technology.
• Plan, organize, and coordinate a major program.
• Work with instructional staff to develop technology solutions to meet their curriculum needs.
• Work with district support staff to develop technology solutions to meet their administrative needs.
• Develop and implement the District’s Technology Master Plan.
• Provide staff development opportunities concerning technology for classified, certificated, and managerial staff. Assists in the planning and conduct of training related to technology and instructional technology.
• Acts as a resource concerning grant opportunities in the area of technology. 
• Initiate and maintain liaisons with business resources to enhance the District’s Technology Master Plan.
• Evaluate technology equipment and software for instructional and/or administrative use.
• Coordinate the preparation and administration of a program budget.
• Exercise leadership through the use of organizational, supervisory, and interpersonal skills.
• Assist in selection, supervision, training and evaluation of assigned staff.
• Analyze problems; identify alternate solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
• Design, implement, and manage Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN).
• Design, implement, and manage complex systems.  
• Effectively analyze and interpret data, apply and communicate applicable federal, state and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations. 
• Prepare and present oral and written reports and findings to a diverse audience; effectively represent the school district to the community
• Establish and maintain cooperative professional working relationships in the performance of position responsibilities.
Assistant Superintendent, Business Services and Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
To direct and coordinate the development and implementation of district technology needs, including a technology master plan. This includes the planning, development, implementation, management and maintenance of all applications, infrastructure, security, networks, technology training and communications as well as comprehensive support for the teaching and learning activities of the staff and students. Provide technical assistance in the use of technology to district-level and school site administrators, teachers, and staff and provide leadership in integrating technology into district curriculum and support services.
1. Provide leadership and direction for district wide technology.
2. Working with staff, develop and implement a district-wide technology master plan.
3. Develop and implement an in-service program in technology for certificated and classified staff.
4. Advise the district on developments in technology and maintain leadership in this field.
5. Assist in the analysis and review of administrative technology project requests and make policy and procedural recommendations.
6. Working with end users, direct the review and selection of hardware and software; consult with staff on  future hardware selections to ensure maximum compatibility of new hardware with existing district technology resources and maintenance of new hardware with existing district technology resources and maintenance coordination.
7. Work with County, State and Federal education and related organizations to integrate technology into district, including participation in the “E-RATE” program.
8. Develop and maintain systems for improving articulation between elementary, secondary, post-secondary levels in educational technology.
9. Represent the district at technology councils, committees, and boards.
10. Coordinate the technology budget in accordance with established guidelines.
11. Assist in ensuring district-wide compliance with various licensing and copyright requirements.
12. Assist in selection, supervision, training and evaluation of assigned staff.
13. Perform related duties as assigned.
14. Lead the day-to-day technical support and the continual improvement of customer service for users of technology in schools and District Office, and develop and implement strategies and programs to raise the capabilities of end-to-users to benefit from technology. Maintain confidentiality of all personnel matters; some duties may involve access to confidential information concerning employer-employee relations. 
15. Responsible for the administration of the San Gabriel Unified School District’s wide area network (WAN) and local area network (LAN) systems. Manages all networking software issues and maintenance. Maintains local area networks at each school site, the District’s wide area network, their integration and connectivity to each LAN and any outside Internet connection.
16. Manage and maintain IP Telephony systems – Call Manager, Unity, and Informacast.
This list of essential functions and responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.
The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions:
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
• Seeing to view a computer monitor.
• Lifting moderately heavy objects weighing up to 30 lbs.
• Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching.
• Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.