Director of Technology

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

Primary Purpose:
Direct and manage the information systems and computer services for the district. Ensure efficient and effective access to information and related technology by all campuses and administrative departments.
Bachelor’s degree
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) w/Exchange Certification
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of computer network, hardware, and software applications
Knowledge of computer applications development and implementation, including G Suite
Ability to manage budget and personnel; coordinate district function; interpret data
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Three (3) years experience in supervision and management of an information systems department for a large organization.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Assist schools and administrative departments to develop and implement plans to address technology needs, including evaluation of hardware and software and management of information relating to attendance, grade reporting, scheduling, demographic data, and budgetary information.

  2. Develop and implement district standards and specifications for hardware and software use.

  3. Develop and implement a districtwide computer networking plan.

  4. Coordinate support between the education service center and district staff, including programming, application support, and end-user support.

  5. Work with other departments and third party representatives to ensure that staff and student accounts sync properly between applications and the Student Information System.

  6. Manage the personnel assignments for assistance with technology and/or audiovisual equipment at after-hours events, and coordinate the proper maintenance and updates needed to audiovisual equipment.

  7. Develop procedures and oversee effective inventory record-keeping for technology equipment, including devices issued to students and staff.

  8. Manage, direct, and assign priorities and personnel to major projects to ensure attainment of district and department goals and objectives.

  9. Facilitate the effective use of instructional technology by providing teacher professional development that is aligned to campus and district priorities.

  10. Communicate and provide assistance to instructional staff regarding updates to applications and software that will impact procedures for daily classroom and office use.

  11. Oversee the installation, maintenance, and repair of all computer hardware and software throughout the district.

  12. Coordinate with other departments to build training and help tools for the use of technology and information management; make presentations or publish documents as needed.

  13. Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan for District technology services, electronic communications, and data recovery.

  14. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of information and technology services and implement changes based on the findings.

  15. Comply with the requirements of federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the area of information management and technology.

  16. Compile, maintain, and file all required physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents.

  17. Administer the information services and technology budget and ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.

  18. Compile budget and cost estimates based upon documented program needs.

  19. Participate in contract negotiations for computer hardware, software, maintenance, and related services.

  20. Coordinate the purchase of all computer hardware, software, and supplies; initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.

  21. Recommend the disposal and replacement of obsolete equipment when necessary.

  22. Develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operations in the information services and technology area.

  23. Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.

  24. Recruit, train, and supervise personnel and make sound recommendations relative to personnel placement, transfer, retention, and dismissal.

  25. Attend professional growth activities to keep abreast of innovations in information management and technology services.

  26. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. 


Applicants for all positions are considered without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminating employment practice. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator, 208 E. Brier St. Burnet, TX 78611; 512-756-2124.