Supervisor for Technology

Deadline: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019
District/Organization: 
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools
Position Details: 

Salary: $71,454 - $80,662

 

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Superintendent, directs and administers technology for the District. Responsible for planning, reviewing and selecting, implementing technology for the instructional, administrative and networking needs of the District.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 52 Week Position
 

1.     Plan, organize and manage network activities.

2.     Assist in the development and recommend, implement and maintain administrative information systems, which include data, voice and video.

3.     Assist in the leadership in the continued development of the district’s long range planning of administrative information systems.

4.     Develop and maintain procedures for proper security of administrative passwords and data.

5.     Direct the operation of computer related equipment to assure low-cost operation and effective utilization of personnel and equipment.

6.     Determines and monitors quality standards for information technology.

7.     Estimates for budget purposes, the future personnel and equipment needs of the Information Technology department.

8.     Plans the training required for personnel involved in or affected by introduction of new systems and software.

9.     In conjunction with the Instruction Department, provide the Information Technology strategy and vision for all aspects of information technology in      
        support of teaching, learning and district operations. Working with a cross functional team, develop information technology strategic plans.

10.   Manage and oversee all aspects of Information Technology to ensure that the department is supporting the District; its students, teachers, 
        administrators and staff. Ensure a high quality, transparent and client service oriented Information Technology organization.

11.   Working with the Instruction Department, implement technology services and solutions to support teaching and learning.

12.   Responsible for the delivery of all end user support services.

13.   Responsible for all technology and Information Technology infrastructure resources, maintaining uptime and availability in accordance with the District 
        Service Level Agreement.

14.   Maintain currency regarding Information Technology policies, procedures, trends and legal issues; apply that knowledge in performance of other 
        responsibilities.

15.   Supervise and develop departmental staff; conduct performance and compensation appraisals for all technology staff. Identify training and 
        developmental needs. Develop and motivate Information Technology staff in order to effectively achieve District objectives.

16.   Responsible for data and network security. Implement policies and procedures to ensure security.

17.   Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new technologies through literature, trade journals, membership in professional societies, conferences, etc.

18.   Plans and controls department budget.
 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Technology Support Staff
 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

1.   Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in an Information Technology, Education or Business field. 

2.   Eight to ten years of progressively more responsible work experience in an Information Technology department and educational setting is preferred.

3.   Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with instructional applications, Enterprise Resource Planning solutions and Information Technology 
      infrastructure is required. Prior experience with the use of technology in instruction is required.

4.   Demonstrated excellent communication skills both verbal and written, required. Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of people at different levels 
      with a willingness to communicate openly required.

5.   Demonstrated ability to plan, develop and implement Information Technology goals within a complex organization required. Experience with strategic 
      and tactical planning and problem solving required.

6.   Experience in recruiting, developing and supervising staff required. 
 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS:
 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of administrators and the general public. 
 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions. 
 

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk andlisten. The employee is required to stand; walk; operate a computer; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
 

The demands of extended work days (coverage of building activities and extra-curricular activities, etc.), requires a high level of physical endurance. This job requires the ability to handle and balance multiple demands at the same time.
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

The noise level in this environment is usually very quiet.
 

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. 

 

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION: It is the policy of L'Anse Creuse Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, disability, height, weight or martial status in its programs, services, activities, or employment. Inquiries related to nondiscrimination policies should be directed to: Civil Rights Coordinator, Assistant Superintendent for Personnel, L'Anse Creuse Public Schools Administration, 24076 F.V. Pankow Blvd, Clinton Township.  MI. 48036 (586) 783-6300. Nondiscrimination inquiries related to disability should be directed to: Section 504 Coordinator, Director for Special Education, (586) 783-6300.

 

All applicants must apply using our on-line application system and submit for review on or before the deadline date and time.

Email: 
ishakbe@lc-ps.org
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