Director of Technology

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



Under the direction of the Superintendent, coordinates, supervises and reviews the development and operations of the District's Information Technology operations (District's web site, E-mail system, Student System, telephone system, etc.); train, supervise and evaluate assigned personnel; provide leadership in the development of information management and educational technology for all departments and schools in the District; conduct research, analysis, and development of new systems and procedures.


  • Supervise information technology staff.

  • Apply for and administer E-rate.

  • Enforce and maintain currency of acceptable use policy.

  • Confer with administrators and staff of departments and schools regarding the analysis, development and installation of systems and procedures.

  • Manage electronic student information records.

  • Collaborate on grant development.

  • Plan and coordinate the District's LAN/WAN configuration and operation including designing, managing and troubleshooting.

  • Assign, direct and coordinate the work of technology staff.

  • Recommend the formulation, configuration, design and operation of electronic data processing technology, equipment and hardware/software to meet District operating needs.

  • Resolve and/or coordinate the resolution of technical problems associated with the operation of electronic data processing and technology equipment.

  • Maintain the operational integrity of the District's computer networking system.

  • Design solutions for educational applications of techno1ogy.

  • Consult and advise staff regarding the feasibility of electronic technologies and functions to specific operations.

  • Consult and work with vendors and contractors.

  • Monitor software licensing, installation, revisions and updates.

  • Maintain required documents and program records.

  • Monitor and supervise others with basic data entry, file transfers and telecommunications and hardware and software troubleshooting.

  • Coordinate training in hardware and software applications, equipment and maintenance.

  • Monitor software development vendors in the design, parameters and elements of specific systems to meet varied District needs.

  • Chairs the District's technology committee and serves as a resource on information technology and operations to other committees and groups.

  • Prepare, manage, and maintain the department's budget.

  • Responsible for telephone system specifications and makes recommendations on configuration regarding future needs.

  • Attend meetings, conferences, and workshops.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Systems analysis methods and procedures.

  • Systems programming and development.

  • Technology hardware, software and maintenance.

  • Various technologies, including, but not limited to multiple operating systems, computer networks including but not limited to LAN/WAN and multimedia applications.

  • Principles of supervision and training.

  • District organization, operations, policies and equipment.

  • Oral and written communication skills.

  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.


Develop and maintain information systems.

  • Coordinate staff development programs for site and District personnel.

  • Develop procedures for adoption and implementation of technology applications.

  • Train, supervise and evaluate personnel.

  • Manage the collection and organization of data.

  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with others.

  • Maintain records and prepare reports.

  • Meet schedules and timelines.

  • Plan and organize work for current and future needs.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Work confidentially with discretion.



A bachelor's degree in a field related to information technology is required. A master's degree in a field related to information technology is desirable.


Five years of increasingly responsible technology experience including the development, installation and maintenance of data processing systems including LAN/WAN networks and educational and administrative applications of technology