District Technology Coordinator, Lee Public Schools

Lee Public Schools seeks a District Technology Coordinator.

Start date of July 1, 2020

Reports to: Superintendent or designee (currently LMHS Principal)
Work Year: 12 months (260 days)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Information Technology, or a related field preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ network administration experience preferred. Previous experience as a computer/systems technician.
  • Educational institutional experience preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a sound understanding and implementation of office procedures and protocol.
  • Must have above-average communication skills and the ability to work well with and lead others, as needed.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds at varying distances up to fifty (50) feet.
  • Must be able to handle stress-related situations in a positive, professional manner.
  • Must be willing to perform essential functions with the knowledge and abilities outlined below.

Basic Function

The District Technology Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the WAN and LAN of each site (Lee Elementary School and Lee Middle and High School) and for the school district as a whole. The Coordinator provides hardware and software support to district staff and students. The Coordinator works with administration to develop and monitor the district’s technology budget.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement needs assessments, evaluations, and long-term plans related to technology initiatives, equipment and software, and industry-standard facilities.
  • Properly maintain all district technology equipment.
  • Provide hardware and software support to students and staff. Identify when to escalate problems to outside vendors.
  • Collaborate with the District Office and school site Administration to promote, implement, develop, and sustain hardware and software standards.
  • Establish and maintain strong and effective working relationships with Instructional Leaders, vendors, and service providers, to increase efficiency and the overall effectiveness of LPS systems.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of current laws, rules, and regulations regarding CIPA guidelines.
  • Working with Administration, set priorities for materials, supplies, and equipment acquisition; assure that all expenditures follow district, state, and federal compliance standards.
  • Facilitate and monitor a comprehensive, district-wide Technology Plan.
  • Maintain up-to-date Technology Department website which provides basic support for students and staff.
  • Maintain up-to-date inventory of technology equipment. Follow district and state requirements for disposal of outdated equipment.
  • Maintain excellent public relations through communications with the general public and district office departments; respond courteously to inquiries, provide information within scope of responsibility, and refer calls as appropriate to school sites, agencies, or personnel.
  • Collaborate with site staff, students, and parents to help promote attendance and student achievement.
  • Maintain a healthy and positive work environment.
  • Model positive personal behavior to promote a positive organizational culture.
  • Maintain and respect confidentiality of student and staff personnel information.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Superintendent or designee.

Supervision and Evaluation

  • The District Technology Coordinator will be supervised and evaluated by the Superintendent.
  • Evaluations will occur annually.

Demonstrated Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • TCP/IP, network security, antivirus and anti-spam techniques.
  • Cisco routers and network devices.
  • Windows Servers and Windows workstations in a Windows domain; Active Directory, and Microsoft SQL.
  • Apple Mac workstations.
  • Aerohive wireless access points, including HiveManager.
  • Server hardware maintenance, upkeep, and setup including virtualization (VMWare).
  • Coordination and implementation of computer and peripheral systems, to include planning, specifications development, purchasing, installation, training, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Record-keeping and report preparation.
  • Google Apps for Education, including the Google Management Console for Chromebook management.
  • General office procedures and protocols, including customer service practices.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to:

Lee Public Schools Superintendent
Attn: B. Bianco
300 Greylock Street
Lee, MA 01238

The Lee Public Schools comply with all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices. The Lee Public Schools does not discriminate based upon race, color, national origin, sex, handicap, gender identity, religion and/or sexual orientation.

2020-0054

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