Director of Educational Technology and Libraries/Upper School Educational Technology Specialist

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
Director, Specialist / Associate
  • Curriculum / Program
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Library
  • Instructional Technology

Landon School, an independent day school for boys in grades 3–12 in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a Director of Educational Technology and Libraries/Upper School Educational Technology Specialist to oversee, coordinate and lead the Educational Technology staff and divisional librarians in implementing aspects of the school’s Strategic Plan. This is a regular, full-time, 10-month position that reports to the Assistant Headmaster.


Responsibilities of Director of Educational Technology and Libraries


  • Partner with all members of the academic community to design, implement, and evaluate a strategic vision for the continued use and integration of educational technology and information and media literacy across grades 3–12.
  • Coordinate and support efforts of Upper, Middle, and Lower School educational technology specialists and librarians.
  • Collaborate with librarians, educational technology specialists, and associated staff in implementing an integrated approach to educational technology and information and media literacy.
  • Communicate clearly with all constituencies about the goals of Landon’s academic technology and information and media literacy program and set expectations for the proper use of all technology on and off campus.
  • Collaborate with technology infrastructure staff to set goals, expectations, and desired outcomes in areas of joint concern.
  • In conjunction with the Assistant Headmaster, prepare and oversee the management of the budget for Educational Technology and Libraries.
  • Design effective and relevant professional development opportunities for all faculty in partnership with Department Chairs, Division Heads, and Assistant Headmaster.

Responsibilities of Upper School Educational Technology Specialist


  • Develop a deep understanding of the academic goals of the Upper School and each academic department to provide all Upper School faculty with inspiration, support, and direction as they incorporate academic technology and media literacy in their classes.
  • Partner closely with the Upper School librarian to create dynamic programming around information and media literacy for numerous constituencies (academic classes, Form Level meetings, etc...)
  • Be the main resource for all Upper School faculty in setting up class pages and managing their online gradebook.
  • Serve as a resource for introducing faculty to new educational approaches and software/hardware that enhances learning outcomes.
  • Be an innovative presence in the Upper School through leading change and innovation efforts in a sustainable manner that make all faculty feel supported and challenged.



  • Landon operates on the teacher-coach-mentor model, so the most desirable candidates will be able to contribute to the life of the school through teaching a class, coaching a sport, and/or serving as an advisor.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, with a master’s degree preferred
  • Experience leading and supporting faculty in an independent school setting
  • A track record of collaboration and strong interpersonal relationships with colleagues
  • Proficient, organized, detail-oriented, and capable manager of people, program, and budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others, including students and faculty from a variety of backgrounds
  • A commitment to modeling a growth mindset and an ability to encourage and promote a growth mindset with colleagues
  • Professional demeanor and presentation
  • Personal traits to include:
    • Proactive, optimistic, and positive attitude
    • Energetic, creative, and upbeat presence
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Sense of humor, ability to smile, and balanced perspective
    • High emotional intelligence and cultural competency
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure
    • Confident but humble
  • Able and willing to work a flexible full-time schedule, including evenings and weekends


How to Apply


Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of at least three professional references to Charles Franklin, Assistant Headmaster, at (No telephone inquiries please.)