Director of Technology

MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

POSITION:                                  DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      Assistant Superintendent, Superintendent

 

FLSA/CONTRACT STATUS:     Exempt

 

EMPLOYMENT TERM:              261 Days

 

SALARY:                                    As per Mineral County Salary Schedule and based on experience and education.

 

EVALUATION:                           Performance in this position will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Board Policy 5310 and Mineral County Board of Education Policy.

 

JOB SUMMARY:                       To serve as the lead administrator in assuring that the technology needs and goals for the school system are met.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works with other administrators to plan, purchase, and implement county technology budget;
  • Directs and assists district technology staff for implementation, installation, and repair of county technology assets;
  • Provides support and assistance to others (e.g. staff, administrators, students, vendors, community members, Board members) for the purpose of providing information and direction with technology information, applications, or procedures ensuring an effective work environment;
  • Evaluates emerging hardware/software and their possible applications in Mineral County Schools;
  • Acts as network systems administrator including maintenance and upgrades to networking equipment in LAN/WAN environment;
  • Manages data center and associated network clients;
  • Creates and maintains technology standards, policies, and procedures (i.e. network security, virus protection, email, webpage, user account control, etc.)
  • Acts as point of contact with West Virginia Department of Education technology department;
  • Evaluates effectiveness of current and proposed practices concerning technology use in Mineral County Schools;
  • Reviews, monitors, and facilitates negotiations with vendors and agencies to provide cost effective resources in terms of day-to-day demands and longer term goals and objectives;
  • Maintains technology equipment and systems (e.g. servers, systems, telephone systems, alarms, software applications, network) for the purpose of ensuring that systems are functioning properly and effectively in support of district administrative and educational operations;
  • Participates as a member of the leadership team for the purpose of providing and intaking information in support of operational decisions, particularly where technology issues are being considered;
  • Oversees maintenance of county and school websites;
  • Serves as point of contact between staff and administration regarding technology issues;
  • Assists with yearly e-rate filings;
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 3210; and
  • Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by Superintendent and/or immediate supervisor(s). 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree;

  • Possess or be eligible for Technology Systems Specialist authorization;

  • Experience with implementation issues regarding hardware, software, Internet, online access and local and wide-area networking;

  • Knowledge of Server Operating Systems;

  • Training and experience with technology integration and personnel training;

  • A demonstrated ability to work effectively with people; and

  • Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate. 

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.

 

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described 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 frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 50 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.

 

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. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).

 

 

The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.

 

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