This position is accountable for the Division’s technology resources comprising of information systems, telecommunications, networks, instructional technology, and multimedia distribution systems. Included in this duty are business and systems analysis, network design and administration, enterprise systems management, systems operations, end-user support, and hardware maintenance.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the activities of enterprise systems programmer/DBAs, systems engineers, coordinator for technology services, supervisor for instructional technology, customer support technicians, computer and network repair technicians.
- Evaluates present systems procedures in information systems, and initiates or recommends changes.
- Performs systems and requirements analysis, to determine feasibility and most cost-effective design.
- Develops policies and procedures for the technology functions.
- Directs the Division’s Enterprise Information Systems, Local and Wide Area Networks.
- Oversees network design, engineering, support, and maintenance.
- Performs or coordinates administrative and instructional technology staff development.
- Prepares the technology specification for schools technology comprising of end-user devices, cabling, data networks, telecommunications, PA systems, multimedia distribution and management.
- Coordinates the installation of technology infrastructure during building constructions or renovations.
- Responsible for the development of the Division’s Information Services and Technology budget.
- Responsible for the divisions Educational Technology Plan development, updates, and submission to VA DOE.
- Assists other division departments as needed with specialized technology systems.
- Serves as the Division’s administrative and instructional systems primary advisor.
- Models the WJCC Strategic Plan Values: Individualism, Integrity, Innovation, Accountability and Collaboration.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)
- Possession of bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, management information systems, or related field.
- Ten years of experience in progressive positions as programmer, systems analyst, system/network engineer, including supervision and management in technology, information systems, and telecommunications. Five years of experience directing a technology department with a staff of five or more technical specialists in a large multi-server networked environment.
- Thorough knowledge of systems design, application requirement, system integration, operating systems, networks, and hardware maintenance.
- Specific experience and knowledge of the most current end-user devices, operating systems and networked-server systems, telephony, cabling infrastructure, and media distribution systems.
- Must have the initiative and motivation to work independently or as a team member.
- Ability to supervise the work of assigned staff, including their training, and performance evaluation.
- Ability to evaluate present and future hardware and software requirements, and prepare short and long range plans in response to changing requirements.
- Ability to prepare the Technology annual budget, and assist in preparation of technology Capital Improvement Projects for the entire Division.
- Ability to direct and support daily operations of the division technology resources and network.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
Directs the activities of the Senior Network Engineer, Lead Technology Support, Supervisor for Instructional Technology, Coordinator for Technology Services, and the Lead Enterprise Systems Programmer/DBA. Coordinates the work of contractor personnel as required.
This position reports to the Deputy Superintendent.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Unpredictable workload, frequent interruptions and deadlines.