Technology Information Specialist

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Description

TitleTechnology Information Specialist

ClassificationNon-certified

Primary Function:         

  • Maintain the school and district’s technology infrastructure, its reliability and effective use.  
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate technology infrastructure needs in order to keep the district abreast of current technological trends. 
  • Maintain district equipment
AccountabilitySchool level administrators/District office administrators
 
Qualifications:        

Education/Certification
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Networking, or related field  
  • Microsoft certification (server, desktop, etc)    
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Strong knowledge and experience of current technology infrastructure trends (e.g. virtualization, outsourcing, disaster recovery, etc.)
  • Experience managing mixed operating system (e.g. Google ChromeOS, Windows, Apple OS, iOS, Linux) environments and hardware
  • Experience with office productivity tools (e.g. OpenOffice, GoogleApps, Office 365, etc.)
 Experience
  • A minimum of three years of  experience working in the field of technology
 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Remain current in the field of technology
  • Represent the technology interests in Berwyn North School district 98 at local, state and regional technology meetings
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation of the District Technology Plan
  • Maintain district technology contracts and license agreements relating to district equipment
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual “Appraisal Report” for the Chief School Business Official
  • Maintain accurate records and inventory of all technology equipment
  • Assist with the development of RFP’s for annual E-rate submission
  • Assist staff with minor technology repairs
  • Coordinate the maintenance and service of all district hardware: perform periodic and preventative maintenance, including minor repairs on technology equipment and procure contracted technology support service as needed
  • Assist in the selection, purchase, inventory, distribution and redistribution of technology hardware.  Assist with the technology purchasing system so all hardware/software is compatible with current system
  • Supervise the installation of upgrades on all technology equipment.
In order to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical demands and working conditions required of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to perform duties with an awareness of Illinois State Board of Education mandates, Board of Education policies, and district requirements
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive and effective working relationships with teachers, administrators, support staff, district staff, students, parents and the community
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbally, and in writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines with time constraints
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to prepare reports in various styles and formats
  • Ability to operate office machines and personal computers and other technology related devices and their related software
  • Ability to compute, ratio and percent, and interpret graphs
  • Experience working in an office environment
Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Posted By

Berwyn North School District #98

6633 16th St, Berwyn, IL 60402-1320
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,034 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students

24%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.90

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

18%

State Average: 15%

FTE

400

State Average: 246