Director of Technology

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

Start Date: May 1, 2022

Reports to: Head of School and TBD

Brief Description: The Director of Technology will support the overall technology presence as it relates to end-user support, infrastructure, and administration including the management of day-to-day operations. The Director of Technology provides guidance to staff while supporting the management of operational activities to achieve the department’s and school’s long and short-range goals and educational/business objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar discipline or 5+ years experience in a similar position at a school

  • Previous experience working in an independent school

  • Working knowledge and experience with school information management systems such as Blackbaud, Veracross, Ravenna, Magnus Health, Canvas, School Pass

  • Proficiency with MacOS, Windows, iOS, Android, Device Management systems like JAMF or Addigy

  • Demonstrated understanding of information technology security principles and best practices

  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with school faculty, staff, administrators

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in written and oral format 


Technology Support

  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of all school technology (computers, servers, printers, projectors, photocopiers, communications systems (including VOIP telephone, fax, and paging systems), walkie-talkies, digital signage, ID Card System (including faculty/student check-in/out systems, prox card entry systems, and visitor management system). 

  • Maintain network, help desk, hardware, and software services

  • Assist staff offices with systems such as Veracross, Blackbaud, Google Suite, Canvas, and Ravenna

  • Oversee budget for technology capital and operating expenses

  • Oversee technical support to faculty, staff, and students on all technology-related issues in a timely manner

  • Collaborate with Technology Integrator and Assistant Head of School to provide professional development training for faculty and staff

  • Collaborate with the Assistant Head of School and Technology Integrator to support educational technology-related initiatives, integration, and implementation and provide leadership in the areas of hardware and software acquisition.

  • Provides audio/visual support to the community


  • Manage internal computer and phone network (including wireless network) ensuring stability and uptime

  • Ensure security of school data with backup procedures including off-site backup

  • Maintain a current inventory of all hardware and software

  • Collaborate with the Director of Facilities to manage contracts and relationships with service and support vendors (internet service providers, managed copy services, telecommunications vendors, etc.)

Brooklyn Heights Montessori School has an institutional commitment to the principles of diversity, social justice and equity. In that spirit, BHMS does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, national or ethnic origin, ancestry or any other characteristic

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