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Position Announcement: Director of Information Systems (Wesleyan School; Norcross, GA)
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Jason T. Ramsden; CTO @ Ravenscroft School (Raleigh, NC - USA)
Wesleyan SchoolDirector of Information Systems
The Director of Information Systems oversees the use of technology, campus-wide. The person serving in this position should be a strategic thinker with a technology degree or the equivalent experience in the educational technology field, a wide knowledge of networks, systems, data bases and software. He or she should have a collaborative attitude toward decision-making and a strong grounding in the Christian faith. This is a twelve month position reporting directly to the Headmaster.
± Provides vision and oversight for all campus-wide technology
Ø Stays abreast of new technologies
Ø Consults and coordinates with division principals the ongoing implementation of technology
Ø Reviews all requests for purchasing of new hardware and software
Ø Works with director of development, business administrator and division principals to seek funding for technology projects
Ø Collaborates with the instructional technologist to determine if proposed resources are consistent with current technology
Ø Coordinates with business office and admissions to maintain databases and transition information to the academic areas
Ø Manages the ongoing relationship between business, administration and academic databases
Ø Oversees the maintenance and updates of all campus-wide software and networks systems
Ø Conducts feasibility and implementation plans for all new hardware and software advances
± Manages and supervises technology staff
Ø Collaborates with the instructional technologist in academic endeavors
Ø Oversees the supervision of the Help Desk
Ø Manages the self-maintenance program for the tablet program
Ø Prioritizes requests and projects, managing their completions
Ø Monitors the progress on projects
Ø Establishes and maintains the computer repair records as well as ticket request items
Ø Directs repairs and troubleshooting
Ø Oversees installation of new equipment
Ø Encourages professional development of all IT staff members
Ø Conducts periodic team meetings
Ø Hires and evaluates personnel
± Chairs the Technology Committee
Ø Sets agenda for all meetings
Ø Writes, implements, maintains, and updates a three year Technology plan
· Determines and prioritizes technology needs for all divisions
· Determines a rotational strategy for purchasing and re-using equipment
± Oversees Technology and AV Equipment
Ø Maintains an inventory of all technology resources
Ø Approves purchases
Ø Coordinates the upgrading, patching, and licensing of all software on campus
± Maintains the IT budget
± Manages technology purchasing and installation for all building/construction projects
Proven leadership; well-developed people management and communication skills; ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and motivate staff; demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies; a wide knowledge of hardware and networking; ability to learn and analyze new technologies.
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