Director of Information Technology

Job Level
Senior position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
Currey Ingram Academy, a 1:1 technology school with approximately 325 students and 140 staff, is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Technology with an immediate start date. The Director of Information Technology reports to the Assistant Head of School for Finance & Advancement and is responsible for installing, maintaining and supporting all technology systems at the school. The Director of Information Technology is required to work with the Libraries & Educational Technology Director to ensure all teachers and students have access to appropriate educational technology resources.  The Director of Information Technology is also responsible for ensuring that all school administrators and business officers have access to efficient and modern information systems. Please see more detailed information below. If you are interested in applying for this position, we invite you to complete the online application linked to this page.
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field and/or five years experience working in a similar capacity; experience in academic setting a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent planning skills and attention to detail, initiative, and interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Preference given to candidates with Apple's VPP and DEP program experience
  • Preference given to candidates with Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT) credentials
Duties & Responsibilities
Systems Administration  Install, maintain and upgrade the school’s computer networking infrastructure including but not limited to the following components:
  • Internet access and networking infrastructure
  • Internet filters
  • Network security and backup
  • Wireless networking components
  • Email and collaboration suite
  • File servers
  • SIS and LMS databases
  • Business Office and Admissions databases
  • Printers scanners and copiers
  • Laptops, iPads, and desktop computers
  • Interactive whiteboards and other classroom technology
  • Train, supervise and support IT staff to ensure all school systems are operational and efficient.
  • Support facilities management to maintain and upgrade security, access control, HVAC, and telephone system as needed.
  • Research, procure competing bids, contract, coordinate, and supervise hardware and software vendors.
  • Work with the Assistant Head of School for Finance & Advancement and the Libraries & Educational Technology Director to refine the technology budget and to prioritize future system investments.
  • Negotiate leases or contracts for laptops, copiers, Internet and VOIP service.
Professional Development and Faculty Training:
    •    Ensure that all Faculty and Staff members are able to use the schools information systems.
    •    Provide technology orientation training for all new faculty and staff.

Technology Education:

  • Develop administrative policies regarding student use of computers and work with Division Heads to effectively enforce student policies.
  • Work with the Libraries & Educational Technology Director to build and document the computer science/programming curriculum.