Technology Director

Blaine County School District No. 61 South Central / Twin Falls Technology Not Applicable Full Time Posted 17D ago

About this job

TITLE: Director of Technology
PAY GRADE: Administrator Salary Schedule
FLSA: Exempt
SUPERVISOR: Assistant Superintendent
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 260 Days Per Year

SUMMARY:
The Technology Director is responsible for planning and implementing processes, technology, and professional development and strengthening the integration of technology within the teaching and learning environment. The position works closely with the Assistant Superintendent to identify, develop, and deploy technology solutions aligned with instruction, curriculum, and assessment. The Directory of Technology leads a team in the research, identification, evaluation, and implementation of new and emerging technologies and innovations designed to improve access and use of technology by all students and staff. The position oversees and evaluates Technology Department staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master's degree preferred. Effective skills in communication, both verbally and written, required. Possesses expert competency with current technologies and the ability to understand and embrace technological advancements. Minimum of 5 years' experience within a K-12 education management system. Experience in leading and supporting the work of a team. Ability to work flexible hours as the position necessitates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list of essential duties is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)
* Leads the research, development, evaluation, and implementation of the integration of technology into the educational environments of the organization.
* In collaboration with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, district administration, school principals and teachers, identifies new and innovative instructional methodologies and associated support technologies.
* Provides collaborative leadership in the evaluation, selection, implementation, and assessment of these methodologies.
* Leads and oversees the development of technology solutions to support curriculum development and adoption.
* Designs and implements evaluative measures for the effectiveness of technology as a support to District priorities.
* Supervises, mentors, and evaluates department staff.
* Designs and oversees effective staff technology professional development for certified and classified staff, including leading professional development training as necessary.
* Manages fiscal resources and vendor contracts/relationships.
* Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
* Other job related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Expert knowledge of current principles and practices of instructional computing technology and their application in an education environment. Knowledge of existing and emerging State and national resources; federal, state laws, codes, regulations, and requirements related to Information Technology. Knowledge of current best practices in training techniques, including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group, and individual teaching techniques. Expert leadership skills and demonstrated ability to create and lead strong, cohesive teams. Possesses strong organizational skills with proven ability to manage time and multiple priorities with attention to detail. Ability to work in a collaborative, professional, and friendly manner with all stakeholders, including staff, administration, trustees, and parents. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, in one-on-one and group settings to staff and the general public. Ability to read and interpret documents and instructions, furnished in a variety of formats, including, but not limited to, District policies and procedures, safety rules and regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to perform duties with an awareness of all District policy and procedures, Board of Education policies, and applicable laws. Ability to meet deadlines with severe time constraints.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 35% sitting, 30% walking, and 35% standing. While most duties are performed indoors, the employee may be required to perform duties outdoors in various types of weather, including inclement weather with temperatures at or below freezing for extended periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee frequently interacts with students and staff.

Education required

Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master's degree preferred.

Experience required

Minimum of 5 years' experience within a K-12 education management system.

Benefits

$95,659.20 - $115,567.40https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B54aJaydvXEZN2tiUzYzLXF6T0k

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Blaine County School District No. 61 is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.