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CO-DIRECTOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Technology, FT Employee
Mercy High School, San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
Mercy High School
Job Title: Technology Support /Co-Director IT and Ed Tech
Reports To: Principal and Director of Technology
Contract Duration: 1 Year
FLSA Status: Full-time 12- month
Preparation Date: May 2014 Start Date: As Soon As Possible
Summary: Instructional Technology Support serves the school community by providing support for technological devices, infrastructure and AV equipment. Works with the technology team (data base manager/registrar, director of technology, maintenance director and technology committee). Provides online support, research, tutorials, procedures and application methodology. Assists with website management. Makes recommendations for technical support and service for laptops,
I-pads and other devices. Provides assistance with audio-visual equipment and school’s AV infrastructure. Seeks professional development for all aspects of job responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides support to the Director of Technology
• Is responsible for technology/wireless/servers/ in absence of the Director of Technology.
• Knowledge of systems infrastructure and overall functions.
• Provides tier one support to all faculty and staff with educational technology.
• Troubleshooting for devices, including printers, laptops and IPads. (classroom and building)
• Works with library to organize and distribute IPads classroom sets.
• Assists with any database and web site support as needed.
• Provides research and application information for educational purposes.
• Resource for Smart Board interfacing with AV equipment and IPads.
• Under the supervision of Technology Director, reimages computers as needed.
• Works with maintenance to maintain technology infrastructures.
• Troubleshoots, diagnose and repair software and hardware issues.
• Works with Technology Director in school business with outside vendors.
• Initiates new projects as needed to support the growth of technology in the school.
• Member of the technology committee attends regular meetings.
• Manages the Technological student leadership teams.
• Continues on-going professional development for technological upgrades to school’s system.
• Trains and manages students to work theater booth for rentals. Understands theater booth operations.
• Assist with web page management.
• Performs other duties as assigned by administration
Qualifications and Experience:
• Excellent communications, interpersonal and teamwork skills and knowledge of Mercy charism.
• Ability to lead, manage and mentor a group of professional development staff.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse people and communities. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to be responsive to donors, professional advisors, Board Members, staff, and volunteers.
• Knowledge of a variety of educational areas, including teacher observation, evaluation, student activities, advancement work and overall school leadership.
• Experience within a Mercy school.
• High degree of computer literacy including experienced with various software.
• Experience or exposure to Catholic education at a regional or national level.
• BA Required (associated field)
• Strong commitment and understanding of charism and the mission of Mercy.
• Business/educational Acumen – Understands business/educational implications of decisions.
• Team-oriented – Ability to perform as part of team, involving both internal and external groups.
• Communication skills – Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate with a wide range of audiences.
• Multi-tasking – Ability to be organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to oversee and perform a number of projects and meet multiple deadlines.
• Analytical – Can synthesize complex or diverse information, and collect and research data; designs and presents work flows and procedures.
• Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
• Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
• Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
• Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
• Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Must have advanced computer and database skills. (MS Office, Adobe Products, MAC,-OS, Apple TV etc. )
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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop or, kneel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Additionally, the employee may use ladders, or have to access technological infrastructure in the ceiling. There is an expectation of physical ability to perform this job.
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 the work environment is usually moderate. (175)
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