Director of Technology

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

The Cathedral School seeks an experienced Director of Technology to begin work as soon as possible. The Director of technology will oversee all aspects of the School’s technology infrastructure, program, and services. As we are a small school with a small staff, the Director must have a hands-on approach to working with a variety of constituents to develop and implement technology solutions for managing and securing data, innovative learning, and communications. This is a 12-month position that supervises one help desk manager, manages external vendors, and reports to the Head of School. The Director of Technology will collaborate with the Educational Technology Specialist to ensure that the technology program supports curricular needs.


Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain the integrity, reliability, and security of all network components including servers, switches, Wi-Fi, peripherals, and school-wide database systems including but not limited to Blackbaud Financial and Raiser's Edge

  • Ensure technology policies, procedures, and processes in areas such as IT security, network access, purchasing, risk management, disaster recovery and planning processes are in place

  • Supervise, and work collaboratively with, the Cathedral School IT Help Desk manager to ensure high-quality and timely technical support for all school constituents 

  • Collaborate with Division Directors and Department Heads to provide support and guidance with pedagogical initiatives

  • Create and maintain the technology budget, control and monitor department spending, and provide reporting to the CFO

  • Negotiate and process all technology-related vendor agreements including software licensing, copier leasing, internet, telephone, and cable services; review submitted bids for compliance with stated requirements, and make vendor recommendations to the CFO


  • Strong understanding and technical knowledge in areas of IT security, network components, computer operating systems, AV systems, protocols and standards; familiarity with learning management systems

  • Proven supervisory and staff development skills, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community

  • Must enjoy working in a youth-centered academic environment

  • Must be a good team builder and collaborator

  • Flexibility, creativity, and sense of humor

  • Three references from past supervisors or managers that address technical skills and ability to work effectively to build and maintain positive morale

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Peter Maas, Chief Financial and Operating Officer, via email at