Director of Technology

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

The Director of Technology will implement technology solutions that support and improve school performance.

The Director will provide technology vision and strategic leadership in the development and implementation of the school­wide technology program.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide strategic leadership and general oversight for the IT department staff.

  • Develop and execute a school­wide instructional technology plan, focusing on the integration of technology into the instructional curriculum and programs.

  • Provide leadership and day to day management for Technology Integrators and IT faculty.

  • Conduct needs assessments to recommend new instructional technology products, skills and capabilities and develop value cases.

  • In partnership with the Senior Leadership team (Chief Financial Officer, Division Directors, etc.) establish and monitor operating and capital budgets for instructional technology implementation, information technology systems, networks, and platforms.

  • Work as the lead Network Administrator to...

  • Develop and implement the school’s short and long term technology plans and support, including action plans and annual budgets

  • Develop technology operating and capital budgets, allocates resources and determines appropriate project schedules

  • Develop and implement school­wide technology infrastructure and software strategies and direction (Michael has this plan all laid out in a slideshow. He also has a printed out version in the Tech Office)

  • Oversee the use of technology throughout the school and plan support for effective implementation of curriculum through the use of technology.

  • In coordination with the Division Heads, Departmental Chairs, and Human Resources, develop and implement a professional development plan for faculty and staff relative to the integration of technology and curriculum.

  • Serve as a source of information on trends, research, applications and effective practices in the field of instructional technology in schools.

  • Formulate technology departmental policies and procedures; recommend new or revised standards and protocols that are consistent with the vision, mission and strategic plan.

  • Administer the 1:1 program with the divisional technology integrators

  • Guide the all­school Technology Committee focused on technology use policy and vision development.

  • Participate in strategic leadership and academic council meetings.

  • Follow up with Vendors regarding the Security System, Electrical System, Network, and Boiler Room.

  • Schedule 1 on 1 with Faculty/Staff for new hire computer setups or replacement Computer Setups

  • Manage and Maintain Progress Reports Process and System

  • Travel between both Lower School and Middle School Campuses for IT Support

  • Manage Tech Budget and Purchase Requests Needed for Lower and Middle School

  • Manage and Support Classroom Equipment such as replacing Projectors or Troubleshooting Audio issues.

  • Managing and Maintaining The Google Infrastructure for AVS which includes Google Accounts, E-mail, and E-mail lists.

Required: Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred
Preferred: Experience working in a school, non-profit, or community setting

Alta Vista School is a dynamic Independent School in San Francisco. Faculty, administrators, and families alike share the belief that experiential, hands-on activities provide optimal opportunities to engage students in meaningful learning. AVS is committed to STEAM education, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Social-Emotional Learning . With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, Alta Vista educators benefit from small class sizes and are intentional in their instruction.
Alta Vista is committed to being a safe and welcoming place for all families, students, and faculty. The Alta Vista School does not discriminate against employees on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status or disability.

Compensation: Competitive salary based on experience!

How to Apply

Please send a single document (pdf) with your letter of interest, resume, and three references to