Director of Technology/Networking

Glassboro Public Schools | Glassboro, NJ

  

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CountyGloucester
Posted Date 11/18/2021
Expiration Date12/18/2021
Description

Glassboro Public Schools is currently seeking a Director of Technology/Networking Administrator. This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following duties:

TITLE: Director of Technology of Networking/Administrator

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Prefer degree in computer engineering, computer sciences, related field, or equivalent years of experience. Minimum of four (4) to six (6) years managerial/supervisory experience of technology service organization. Extensive work experience and knowledge in information technology administration including network administration and operation, management, and integration of PC- based technology including evaluation, selection, and acquisition of hardware, software, and network options. Must have demonstrated experience in work processing, spreadsheet, and database management software. Must have demonstrated experience in hardware and software troubleshooting, designing and information technology system, particularly LAN and WAN management and design experience. Contract and vendor negotiations, budget preparation and expenditure tracking experience. Experience in the development of implementation of training programs. Microsoft Network Certification is highly desirable; other network certification is desirable. Experience in the field of education and grant writing preferred. Evidence of good moral character as determined by reference checks, fingerprint review and observations. Such alternative qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable. Consistent attendance.


REPORTS TO: Superintendent


JOB GOAL/MAJOR FUNCTIONS:


The Director of Technology is the primary administrator for the district’s computer systems. Ensures that all computer hardware and software is in the operational condition, including all networks and stand-alone systems; Coordinates training for instructional and administrative staff; recommends improvements and modifications to the Superintendent and the Board of Education; develops and maintains policies for consideration of the Superintendent and the Board relative to the use of computer systems; and, represents the district with regard to technology matters at meetings and conferences. Supervises Technology department staff.

  1. Develop a strategic plan to support the various student and staff requirements throughout the district and to ensure that the district’s technology is continually updated to reflect changing demands of the district and changes in the field.
  2. Manage the Network and stand-alone computer environments of the district.
  3. Oversee the maintenance of the district hardware and software to ensure that district-wide educational business requirements are fulfilled.
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  5. Design and implement network additions to include wiring, networked workstations, and account management.
  6. Evaluate, select, and supervise use of new hardware and software products and services to meet the academic and business needs of staff and students.
  7. Complete a comprehensive audit of all existing district hardware, software and network materials and maintain a current detailed inventory.
  8. Review all software for compatibility with district equipment/network.
  9. Establish comprehensive standards and procedures for hardware/software acquisition, maintenance of network and desktop environments, and departmental operation.
  10. Negotiate with vendors for the acquisition of all HW/SW, ensuring that the HW/SW standard is not compromised and that costs are within budget.
  11. Develop and implement disaster recovery plans.
  12. Ensure that hardware/software maintenance agreements and license agreements are current.
  13. Develop and deliver training programs to professional and administrative staff, especially in the area of integrating technology into all curricular areas.
  14. Serve as the District advocate for technology, deliver seminars and workshops, and work with other districts to ensure that technology is valued and current.
  15. Develop and monitor budgets for technology-based product and service.
  16. Ensure that high standards of professional excellence are maintained by the technical staff by providing supervision and leadership. This may require hands-on maintenance services from time to time to meet district needs.
  17. Serve as technical liaison between staff/students and IT department staff.
  18. Ensure security of district’s IT infrastructure, hardware, and software.
  19. Provide or plan for training of staff and ongoing support in staff’s utilization of information technology.
  20. Ensure that the Technology Department and all users comply with all legal and district usage requirements.
  21. Develop an annual budget for submission to the Board of Education.
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  23. Supervise technology staff assigned to the Technology Department.
  24. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Legal and Human Resources.


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This is a twelve (12) month work year, benefits, salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


EVALUATION:

Performance in this position will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

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GPSD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, immigration status, association with a group with one or more actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. The Title IX Coordinator's contact information rpreston@gpsd.us, 856-652-2700, or by mail, 560 Bowe Blvd, Glassboro, NJ 08028. It is the policy of GPSD to maintain a drug-free workplace. If needed, individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request accommodation.

County
Gloucester

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