Interim Executive Director for Information & Technology – 19-20(39)a

POSITIONS: Interim Executive Director for Information & Technology

POST DATE: July 12, 2019
POST END DATE: August 12,, 2019

START DATE September 1, 2019

DESCRIPTION
Monticello Central School District is seeking an Interim Executive Director for Information & Technology to fill a vacancy from September 1, 2019, through June 30 2020(tentatively).

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. NYS School District Administrator certification/School District Leader Certification
2. Educational Technology certification preferred
3. Five years successful district administrative experience

JOB GOAL
The Executive Director of Information and Technology will oversee the development, implementation, and use of technology throughout the Monticello Central School District, working closely with district staff to assess and address user and instructional practice needs.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Network/Systems
1. Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, CPUs, operating systems, telephones, software applications, and peripherals.
2. Provides expertise and support during systems upgrades, installations, conversions and file maintenance.
3. Oversee systems development, enhancement, and the integration of new systems with existing systems.
4. Manages servers, security solutions, network hardware and equipment.

Telecommunications
5. Manages telecommunications infrastructure and development plans, projects, policies and procedures.
6. Oversees the E-Rate process, ongoing documentation, and implementation of projects.

Professional Development
7. Works with district staff to develop strategies and plans to enhance client services, improved user effectiveness, and foster innovation.
8. Manages IT staff, including hiring, training, evaluation, guidance, discipline and discharge.
9. Develops the IT staff to meet the changing needs of users, educators and offices.
10. Keeps current with the latest technologies and determine what new technology solutions and implementations will meet school and district system requirements.

Data Security
11. Oversees procedures to ensure the protection of enterprise technology assets and the integrity, security, and privacy of information.

Infrastructure/Planning/Processes
12. Develops standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols and guidance to IT staff and to end-users.
13. Ensures the creation and maintenance of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades as per Board policy.
14. Oversees provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services. 

15. Manages financial aspects of the IT Division, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget review and accruing grants.
16. Develops and implements of all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision per NY State Regulations.
17. Negotiates and administers vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements.
18. Leads the ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of the district’s instructional technology program including the research of emerging technologies.

Infrastructure/Planning/Processes cont.
19. Develops standards for acquisition and maintenance of equipment and network.
20. Provides leadership and direction in technology and innovation.
21. Assumes responsibility for the implementation and evaluation of state and federal mandates/statutes for digital initiatives.
22. Promotes and facilitates innovative ideas as they relate to technology and digital content.
23. Provides strategic direction in the areas of policy, planning, and standards for information technology, assessment, and accountability related functions.

Instruction
24. Guides, coordinates and provides support services related to instructional technology use and innovation, and the design, creation, and online delivery of instructional digital content/media.
25. Supervises the daily operations and staff for instructional technology uses and innovation, and digital media services.
26. Explores, evaluates, and enables existing and emerging digital content/media, instructional technologies, and their application.
27. Coordinates equipment, facilities, technologies, and services with instructional needs.
28. Monitors feedback from faculty, students, and staff to continuously improve digital media services, instructional technology uses and innovation, and corresponding delivery methods.
29. Participates in the development and administration of the budget associated with digital media services and instructional technology; forecasts and recommends additional funds needed for expenditures.
30. Oversees the research of new technologies related to teaching and learning and work with faculty and IT professionals to develop plans to introduce these findings.
31. Directs the evaluation of various technology solutions to identify strengths, weaknesses, and potential benefits to the district. Conducts product evaluations for new software and upgrades to existing software. Reviews potential hosted solutions and provide recommendations.
32. Monitors the developments of instructional software, including multimedia and assesses the adequacy of district’s learning technology resources.

Other
33. Participate and attend relevant conferences.
34. Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent.

HOW TO APPLY: www.olasjobs.org

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 12, 2019
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis

CONTACT: Personnel Department ATTN: Rhonda Jeter
Monticello Central School District
237 Forestburgh Rd.
Monticello, NY 12701
Tel. 845-794-7700 Fax 845-794-7718