MERIDIAN COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 223
Position Title: Technology Technician
Reports to: Department Director
Mission Statement of District:
To instruct and assist students to be self-directed learners, collaborative workers, complex thinkers, quality producers and community contributors.
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Evidence of physical fitness and freedom from communicable disease
- Successful completion of criminal background check
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Possess effective oral and written communication skills
- Able to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions
- Able to foster a cooperative work environment
- Able to work with students and adults in a positive manner
- Physically and emotionally able to perform job responsibilities
- Able to attend work regularly and punctually and complete duties in a timely manner
- Of good moral character and possessing temperate, ethical, and industrious habits
- Skilled in the use of office computer equipment, related software applications, and other standard office machines
- Possess effective organizing and coordinating skills
- Able to gather data, compile information, prepare reports and use to improve performance
- Able to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Able to perform multiple concurrent tasks and attend to detail
- Able to set goals and establish methods for achieving these goals
- Skilled in problem solving and resolving issues
- Working knowledge of computer systems and hardware
Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
- Support the District's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
- Prompt arrival and full effort throughout the duration of every shift.
- Report suspected child abuse/neglect cases as required by statute and School Board policy.
- Work cooperatively with other school personnel
- Meet, as required, with students, parents, administrators and/or consultants in order to better job performance.
- Maintain accurate, complete and correct records and maintain confidentiality of same as required by law, School Board policy or District procedures.
- Identify problems and proactively resolve issues.
- Complete tasks in the expected or assigned time frame without need for re-direction from supervisor.
- Model appropriate and desired culture of integrity.
- Close work orders in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
- Track data from work orders to construct better efficiencies and improvement strategies.
- Use networking technologies and network protocols.
- Install, configure and maintain routers, switches, hubs and the server as well as telephone circuit packets, as directed.
- Troubleshoot wide area networking and local area networking and telephone problems.
- Analyze, evaluate and use Microsoft product line and Novell Netware, PC, MAC/Apple desktop operating systems and applications and Mac and PC environments in accordance with District requirements.
- Identify resources to facilitate repairs.
- Supervise repairs by outside vendors as directed.
- Analyze, evaluate and use Internet-related equipment as required.
- Install and maintain telephone equipment as needed.
- Troubleshoot, repair and maintain hardware and software systems in use throughout the District as required.
- Maintain a current inventory of hardware and software utilized by the District.
- Configure and install technology related devices on the network.
- Provide training to others in the technical staff on network related products.
- Display ethical and professional behavior in working with students, parents, school personnel, and outside agencies associated with the school.
- Serve as a role model for students and staff in demonstrating positive attitudes, appropriate attire and grooming, and an effective work ethic.
- Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties in accordance with the law and School Board policies.
- Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by the supervisor, and not otherwise prohibited by law or regulation.
- Participate in building and/or district initiatives.
- Be knowledgeable of and adhere to applicable laws and guidelines, including but not limited to, the Illinois School Code, State Board of Education rules and regulations, School Board policies and procedures, all federal and state laws and rules as they relate to the position, and contractual obligations, where applicable.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described below 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 the job, the employee is regularly required to sit 25-50% of the day; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel 75-100% of the day; talk and hear 25-50% of the day; reach with hands and arms (occasionally above the shoulder) 25-50% of the day; typing/keyboarding 25-50% of the day; stand and walk 50-75% of the day; and bend, squat, kneel, twist/turn/balance 25-50% of the day. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
In the work environment, the employee is regularly exposed to video display and regularly works in typical interior/office environmental conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Term of Employment: At Will
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Evaluation: Annually by Director
The statements in this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work to be performed by (an) individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities related to the position. This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity and School Board policy and procedures. Job functions are subject to modification.