Level I Technology

Job | Posted 10 days ago
Position Areas
Business Education


Level 1 Technology Position: Technology Support Specialist 

Under general supervision, assists in the deployment, support, and implementation of hardware, software, and other technologies; works with McKenzie County Public School District 1 (MCSD1) staff to resolve technology issues, and effectively use technology resources. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Supports, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs hardware, software, peripherals, mobile digital devices, and other technologies for MCSD1 Technology Department; performs work within scope of authority and training, and according to MCSD1 policies and procedures; duties may vary according to job assignment and skill level. 

  • Installs, configures, and updates computer systems and technology equipment; provides technical support and training for users. 

  • Provides technical support for MCSD1 system users; diagnoses problems, identifies and isolates errors, and implements technical solutions to solve problems. 

  • Responds to client/user inquiries and requests for support services. 

  • Maintains, updates, and troubleshoots problems on network systems and servers. 

  • Works with MCSD1 staff to effectively use technology resources, resolve technology issues, integrate technology systems and equipment, and improve the use of technology resources. 

  • Provides implementation and integration support for a wide variety of technology resources. 

  • Facilitates and coordinates maintenance and repair projects. 

  • Documents all changes to technology systems. 

  • Maintains inventory of equipment, technical information, and technology resources. 

  • Researches technology products and integration strategies, and develops recommendations. 

  • Supports the relationship between the McKenzie County Public School District 1 and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with clients, visitors, and District staff; maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, client records, and District information; follows compliance rules governing child abuse; performs related duties as required or assigned. 


Education, Training and Experience Guidelines 

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field preferred but not required. Three years of experience in technology support in a multiple network systems environment; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Experience with educational technology is desirable. 

Knowledge of: 

  • MCSD1 organization, operations, policies, and procedures. 

  • State and federal regulations governing technology functions in an educational environment, 

  • Software applications and operating systems used at MCSD1, including Microsoft OS and MacOS. 

  • Principles and practices of technology management, system development, and systems integration in a government/educational environment. 

  • Principles and practices of network administration, access and security standards, troubleshooting techniques, and internet technical knowledgebase services. 

  • Principles and protocols for the management of MCSD1 electronic information, including system access policies and data security protocols. 

  • Principles of record keeping, records management, and inventory control. 

  • Safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards, and safety precautions in work sites. 

Skill in: 

  • Analyzing technology integration issues, evaluating alternatives, and developing recommendations. 

  • Solving technical problems involving integrated operating systems and hardware platforms. 

  • Responding professionally, effectively, and efficiently to customer service requests. 

  • Enforcing and maintaining technology security protocols and standards. 

  • Training staff in the use of technology. 

  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines. 

  • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects, and demands. 

  • Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software. 

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers. 

  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing. 


A valid North Dakota State Driver’s License may be required. 


Work is performed in standard office and around MCSD1 facilities; full manual dexterity and visual acuity are required to work in confined spaces and use precision tools and equipment; requires vision capacity to perform fine calibrations and differentiate between colored wires.


  • Retirement: McKenzie County Public School District #1 contintributes 8% to non-certified staff's retirement. 
  • Insurance: With a comprehensive insurance plan, we utilize Blue Cross Blue Shield's NDPHIT for health insurance and Blue Cross Blue Shield for Vision and Dental Insurance offerings. Single without dependent Contract Staff can enjoy their health insurance being 100% paid for by the School District!

$20/hour based on experience

Posted By

McKenzie County 1 School District

100 3RD St NE , Watford City, ND 58854

At the following locations

MCPSD#1 District Office

100 3rd St. NE , Watford City, ND 58854