Director of Information Technology

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

Technical Support
• Provides trouble-shooting information and technical assistance to faculty, staff and students for all technology equipment (computers, printers, scanners, projection devices) and software supported by the school setting up, querying and maintaining computer and email accounts; assisting with network connections; downloading, licensing and configuring software; and diagnosing and repairing technology equipment.
• Ensures that all users have access to the information they need when they need it by installing/upgrading servers; maintaining server health and tuning when necessary; using storage properly; performing backup and recovery duties; managing users and security; establishing and enforcing standards; and scheduling events. This includes controlling assignment of internet access; and monitoring internet usage and instructional and administrative network usage.

Ongoing Operations
• Designs, implements and administers technology requirement program for teachers; provides system training for new teachers/staff or teachers/staff moving into new roles requiring utilization of new hardware/software.
• Ensures the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, hardware, software and related assets by applying safeguards (both technical and administrative) to minimize vulnerabilities and negate potential threats. Develops, tests, and documents a disaster recovery plan for critical database applications.
• Assists with design and maintenance of high school "intranet" and with content management.

• Assesses technology needs and develops technology plans in cooperation with assistant principals and technology committee; prepares budget to implement school technology plan; selects and purchases technology equipment in cooperation with department chairs.
• Provides strategic advice on how to integrate technology into the curriculum and how to use technology to more effectively and efficiently "deliver" knowledge.
• Manages the IT operating and capital budgets

• A degree in computer science
• A degree and 24 credit hours in content area to be taught or Information Processing Technology (IPT) endorsement or Successful completion of appropriate state certification exam
• 12 credit hours in education courses or a valid, appropriate state certificate