Director of Technology

Deadline: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017
District/Organization: 
Charlevoix-Emmet ISD
Position Details: 

POSITION:
Director of Technology

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, with graduate course work and/or advanced technical training preferred
  • Minimum of five years related experience in a technical environment.
  • Minimum of three years of proven leadership in managing other staff in an educational and/or technical environment.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervises Media and Technology Services department staff and contractors; and assigns them to identified work tasks appropriate to skill level.
  • Leads the development and directs the implementation of strategic and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems for department services that align with the purpose and plans of the organization.
  • Consults with and serves as, an information source for Char-Em ISD and constituent school districts’ staff on media and instructional technology practices, materials, equipment uses, and acquisitions.
  • Develops, recommends, and oversees the implementation and evaluation of district-wide policies, standards, practices, and security measures to assure the integrity and reliability of computerized information and communications systems.
  • Serves as Director of REMC 2, plans and directs the centralized acquisition, processing, and distribution of instructional materials, media, and related services within Char-Em ISD and to the local districts.
  • Directs or personally conducts specification, negotiations, bidding and related processes for the acquisition, lease, installation, modification, and operation of district information systems projects, equipment, and services.
  • Directs the distribution of work to personnel identified in the IT Support ticket system.
  • Will assist in resolving issues through the customer service management system (currently SchoolDudes).
  • Evaluates staff training and development needs and oversees the development and delivery of learning opportunities and experiences which will enable staff to maintain and enhance technical skills and capacities to serve.
  • Promotes and supports organizational culture by reinforcing Board of Education goals, policies and procedures.
  • Actively facilitates and/or participates in committee, department and administrative meetings and appropriately communicates the information.
  • Performs appropriate human resource functions necessary for hiring, coaching, evaluating, disciplining, and supervising staff in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Develops the budget for Media and Technology Services department expenditures and reviews and controls the expenditure of funds.
  • Represents the District at the state and local levels on matters related to Media and Technology Services.
  • Serves as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies to provide better understanding and sharing of programs, services and resources.
  • Maintains and applies up-to-date knowledge of rules and regulations associated with federal and state programs including: FCC, federal and state reporting mandates for business and student data management systems, federal and state technology funding and sate procurement laws.
  • Keeps informed about all types of information resources, both instructional and management-oriented, in all media formats and remains up-to-date on trends and developments regarding their use.

REPORTS TO:
Assistant Superintendent

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Until Filled

CONTRACT LENGTH: 260 days. 8 hours per day.

COMPENSATION: Salary plus benefits, commensurate with experience.

BEGINNING DATE OF EMPLOYMENT:
July 1, 2017

DIRECT INQUIRIES TO:
www.charemisd.org/aboutus/jobs
Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District
08568 Mercer Boulevard
Charlevoix, MI 49720
231.547.9947

DATE POSTED: May 24, 2017

The Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, sex, height, weight, marital status, or disabling condition in employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any disability which is unrelated to the individual’s ability to do the essential functions and duties of the job or without accommodation. Under state law, a person with a disability condition may not allege a failure to accommodate a disabling condition unless the employer knew or reasonably should have known that an accommodation was needed.

Email: 
fettigj@charemisd.org
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