Director of Technology

The Details

Santa Fe South Schools

Oklahoma City, OK
Posted on:
March 24, 2022
Job Type:
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Technology provides dynamic, responsive, collaborative and forward-thinking vision, leadership and management of technology systems and services to support the mission and goals of the District. This includes the planning, development, implementation, management and maintenance of all applications, infrastructure, security, networks, technology training, as well as comprehensive support for the teaching and learning activities of the staff and students. Evaluates assigned personnel and performs related work as required.

Job Functions

  • Align department goals and work with the District vision and strategic plan.
  • Provide technological services to the schools, school staff and families.
  • Administers all information systems including computer, multi-media, and telecommunications.
  • Advises staff and school board on technology policy.
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of the District technology strategic plan.
  • Leads and implements the District’s E-Rate program.
  • Negotiates with vendors regarding contracts, pricing and implementation.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of systems.
  • Stays current on technology developments.
  • Develops and maintains communications and partnerships with district staff and external organizations and individuals.
  • Develops and administers the Technology budget.
  • Leads the selection of District technology information systems.
  • Supervises and evaluates technology department staff.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a field appropriate for this position (Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Systems Management, Educational Technology or other equivalent disciplines).
  • Experience working for an educational institution, preferably K-12.
  • Minimum 5 years progressively responsible experience in the development, installation and maintenance of information systems.
  • Strong understanding and experience setting up, configuring, and managing network components.
  • Strong understanding and experience working with MS Active Directory, group policies, security groups, and network logon scripting.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills which exhibit a keen ability to narrow down the cause of an issue, determine a solution, and resolve in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with and work well with all levels within an organization specifically working effectively within the culture and processes used in educational organizations.
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills, and drive to meet organizational and departmental objectives; ability to manage projects on interrelated time lines.
  • Knowledge of classroom technology including SmartBoards, clickers, document cameras, sound systems, projectors, cameras, etc. a strong plus.
  • Proven ability to negotiate and work with vendors and consultants.
  • Experience supervising staff.

Applicants can submit their resumes to: lmcfarlin@santafesouth.org or apply online on SchoolSpring.