Summary

Individual | Coordinator | District Wide | Available: 07/01/2024

Description

Position Title:  Technology Coordinator

Start Date:  July 1, 2024 (flexible start date)

Position Summary: The Technology Coordinator will provide leadership in planning and managing district information systems consistently to provide relevant, efficient information systems and support for all students and staff.  The Technology Coordinator will supervise the technology staff in a manner consistent with established policies. This position will serve as the primary District resource in areas related to technology and work closely with District Administration to align the technology plan with the School District’s strategic plan.

Essential Job Functions (but not limited to):

  • Under the direction of the Director of Teaching and Learning and in coordination with school district administrators, actively engage in the needs assessment, visioning, design, acquisition, and implementation in the areas of instructional technology plan 
  • Supervise, evaluate, and provide work direction to staff within the technology department
  • Under the direction of the Director of Teaching and Learning, evaluate and update the District’s Technology Plan
  • Keep abreast of current developments and innovations in technology through various resources including attending related conferences, seminars, networking, and meetings
  • Provide leadership in guiding the use of technology to further the District’s strategic plan and building goals
  • In collaboration with the Director of Teaching and Learning and Director of Finance, direct the allocation of existing human and financial resources to ensure the successful implementation of the District’s Technology Plan
  • Ensure that all District Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) remain operational and effective, including connectivity to the internet
  • Manage major vendor outsource technology service relationships
  • Develop policies, procedures, and standards regarding technology use
  • Oversee the management and security of district information systems
  • Examine and analyze existing school and department operations/problems and facilitate the development of solutions using information systems technology
  • Perform other duties as assigned to accomplish the objectives and goals of the school district strategic plan

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

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 of the job.

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in information or technology management or equivalent work  experience
  • 1-2 years experience participating in or providing guidance,  leadership, and oversight in an educational setting 
  • Demonstrated skill and understanding of the coordination and interoperability of instructional, district-wide services and technical support needs of technology in the school district
  • Demonstrated skill in database management
  • Familiarity with the OneRoster standard
  • High-level working knowledge of both PC and Apple devices and application software
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and improve computer networks
  • Supervisory experience with strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in effectively managing human and financial resources/department budgets
  • Working knowledge of and experience with a variety of hardware and software applications, networks, and operating systems
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others

Physical Requirements:  
Sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms on a regular basis, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50+lbs

Mahtomedi Public Schools will not discriminate against individuals based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age or sexual orientation.