Director of Information Technology

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


The Director of Information Technology is one of the educational leaders of the school and will champion St. Xavier as a leader in Educational Technology.

The Director of Information Technology is a 12-month position that is a direct report to the Principal of St. Xavier High School. This position will require hours outside of the normal school day.


  • Promotes technology use that will advance the school’s mission

  • Manages, supports and develops all IT personnel, promoting superior customer service and skill growth.

  • Responsible for the school’s technology, including but not limited to hardware, software and infrastructure.

  • Manages the acquisition, maintenance and upgrades of all hardware and software.

  • Manages and supervises all audio-visual needs and requests for the organization.

  • Manages all aspects of network hardware components, including installation, maintenance and upgrades.

  • Manages and supports wireless infrastructure and hardware.

  • Creates and maintains documentation for software, licenses and processes.

  • Implements and maintains the school network, including the security, integrity and preservation of school information.

  • Works with Director of Technology Integration to ensure the educational technology needs of the students and faculty are met.

  • Maintains an accurate inventory of all hardware and software, purchased both by St. Xavier and Auxiliary funding.

  • Leads and manages Help-Desk requests, prioritizing students and faculty. • Manages and sets the technology yearly budget.

  • Supports all technologies used throughout the building while designing and encouraging pilot projects.

  • Coordinates with external vendors to ensure seamless delivery of technology needs and services.

  • Maintains all domain names. • Oversees the creation, maintenance and deployment of all computer images.

  • Punctual submission, maximization and usage of E-Rate reimbursement.

  • Disseminates technology-related education to faculty via bulletins, presentations, etc.

  • Maintains the telephone and voicemail system. • Remains technically competent and engages in relevant professional development.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

The Director of Information Technology shall be a person who has a dynamic personality, is organized, well rounded, engaging, and who facilitates growth and collaboration inside and outside of the classroom. Additionally, the ideal candidate:

  • Is motivated by the school’s mission has evidence of mission-driven leadership in a school setting

  • Possess a strong work-ethic with high ethical standards

  • Has a minimum of five to seven years of relevant professional experience

  • Has relevant supervisory experiences

  • Experience managing wireless networks, preferably Extreme Wireless

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • Has (or is willing to obtain) requisite field certifications

  • Shows demonstrated track record of leadership experience in a school setting


  • Strong leader

  • Engaging and approachable

  • Practicing Catholic preferred

  • Ability to delegate

  • Communicator & collaborator

  • Able to balance a variety of competing priorities

  • Bold & decisive in decision making – able to take risk