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Director of Technology Solutions

Posted on February 06, 2019

School: Director of Technology Solutions

Type: full-time

Director of Technology Solutions
Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 is seeking a Director of Technology Solutions
Please apply directly at www.iu29.org for consideration
EOE

Responsibilities and Duties
• Supervise and manage the daily operation of technology, NEPA WAN, and Information Management Services (IMS).
• Serve as the technology liaison for contractors and district employees.
• Research specifications for hardware and software purchases.
• Research, design, and forecast future technology needs.
• Continue to support and promote technology solutions for member districts.
• Procure information and resources for member district teachers and administrators.
• Facilitate and schedule meetings at the IU29 and STC Buildings and provide presentation equipment and materials.
• Continuously vet technology solutions for IU29, STC, and member districts. Organize a technology solutions event to showcase technology with member districts.
• Continuously develop and maintain up-to-date technology in order to provide technical guidance and support to staff, and assist districts and community with up-to-date technology solutions.
• Develop and maintain an annual budget to insure the proper operation of the Technology and IMS Departments.
• Maintain personal contact with the districts through face-to-face meetings and promotional presentations on a regular basis.
• Attend Cabinet Meetings, Director Meetings, and relevant conferences, trainings and PAIU job alike meetings.
• Provide technical support, leadership and technology insight to Intermediate Unit/STC initiatives and statewide projects.
• Plan, oversee, and direct technology policies and security.
• Provide facilitation, consultation, training, and staff development as per the Pennsylvania Department of Education initiatives and directives.
• Supervise, schedule, assign, evaluate and conduct staff meetings for the assigned members of the Technology and IMS Departments.
• Plan, deploy and manage web-based activities, including software integration, next generation planning and technology testing.
• Coordinate the operation Audio/Visual (A/V), computer, video, and satellite data communication equipment for the Intermediate Unit/STC.
• Direct Intermediate Unit/STC initiatives in Online and Hybrid Learning.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director/Assistant Executive Director
• Develop and manage a rolling technology replacement strategy.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, other applicable degrees or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Master’s Degree preferred. Experience in a school setting is desirable, specifically in technology and information systems planning to support goals; technology leadership experience required.

Certification: PDE Certification in Instruction Technology.