Director of Technology

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

CAIS accredited, PK – 8th grade, French bilingual, East Bay independent school, over 500 students total, seeks a full-time Director of Technology, beginning in July 2016.

The Director of Technology is responsible for the technology infrastructure of the School and reports directly to the Head of School. S/He provides overall strategic direction for all internal information technology including network and computer operations, server, storage, applications, intranet development, security, backup and database systems. In addition, responsibilities include Chairing of the Technology Committee, and providing strategic and visionary leadership in all areas of the use of computer technology.

The Director of Technology needs to be well grounded in the areas of systems administration including backup technologies, server installation and configuration, managing critical data reliability and recovery, MS SQL server, Blackbaud database products, and FilemakerPro. The school uses Windows Server, Apple OSX Server, and Linux open source software. The Director of Technology should also have a good understanding of networking fundamentals and protocols including DNS, DHCP, switching, routing, vlans, and web technologies.

Requirements and necessary skills
•    Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree a plus.
•    A minimum of five years of experience in all of the above key areas.
•    Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, to think and plan strategically and creatively, to meet measurable goals and to manage programs and activities timely and on budget.
•    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; passion for details, ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure both independently and within a multilingual and multicultural team-oriented environment.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of French a plus.

The salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, and a retirement plan. You may visit the school's website at for more information.

Send cover letter, resume, employment application, references, and statement of teaching philosophy to:, Attn: Frederic Canadas. No phone calls, please. You may visit our website at to download the employment application.

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley, California, an independent coeducational day school, provides bilingual education (French and English) from Pre-Kindergarten to eighth grade to over 500 students from as many as 50 different nationalities. Founded in 1977, Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley educates a diverse population of boys and girls, inspiring them to strive for academic excellence and to develop a high sense of personal and social responsibility. Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley offers a challenging and rigorous course of study in both French and English, set in a multicultural environment, and supports each student in the acquisition of skills and the development of character necessary for citizenship in an increasingly complex world.

Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley, as an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in its hiring of employees.

Contact Frederic Canadas