Director of Technology

Job Level
All positions
Job Category
Senior position, Director
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

About the Employer

Welcome to the Wasco Union High School District! Thank you for your interest in joining the WUHSD family. We are proud to be a district with talented staff, excellent growth opportunities, an outstanding support system, amazing students, and an invigorating mission. The Wasco Union High School District's mission is to ensure a learning community dedicated to students learning, maintaining a culture of collaboration, and focusing on our students graduating with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values essential to becoming responsible and productive members of a diverse democratic society. Wasco Union High School District serves others by supporting our employees, being responsive to the needs of our students, and modeling integrity and respect alike. We enhance our role by partnering with our community, county, and other educational institutions to provide outreach, support, and specialized services with entities such as The City of Wasco, Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield College, The Wonderful College Prep Academy, and many others. We strive to improve the lives of students, their families, and our educational community through our service, leadership, and advocacy. We are seeking talented individuals who support our vision of "Believing in Educational Excellence for All.”

Job Summary

Wasco Union High School District is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Technology. The position is full time, eight hours per day, twelve months per year, and five days per week. Excellent Health and Welfare Benefits: Health, dental, vision, prescription and life insurance is provided by the District for full-time employees and their family.

Requirements / Qualifications

Under the direction of the Superintendent or designee, the Director of Technology oversees the planning, staffing, and ongoing operations of the Technology Department. Areas of responsibility include the purchase and maintenance of all technology, peripherals, and network equipment as well as software. Works closely with the Chief Business Official to develop and prepare the annual preliminary budget for the Technology Department. Exemplification of pride in responsibilities and duties. Maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work and the ability to meet the public and present a positive image of the school district

Required Qualifications:

  • Education and experience equivalent to an Associate degree in computer science, management information systems or a related field and four years of increasingly responsible experience managing complex local areas and wide area networking using routing and bridging

  • High school graduate or the equivalent

  • Experience with formalized systems analysis techniques, project management, and information systems implementation

  • Working knowledge of network operating systems and network management tools; audio visual

  • Skilled in supervising others; coordinating and facilitating complex technological undertakings; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others • Ability to continuously update personal knowledge of various information technologies

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Master’s Degree

  • Technology Field Certification(s)

  • Project Management Certification(s)

How to Apply

Comments and Other Information

Interested applicants may apply on, or visit the district’s website at www.wascohsd. A completed application packet must include the following:

  • Classified Application Resume

  • Letter of Interest Three current letters of recommendation High School Diploma

  • Copy Degree/Transcripts - Copy