PURPOSE OF POSITION
Direct, manage, and evaluate the information and technology services of the District in order to obtain maximum educational and administrative benefits from technologies and fulfill the educational mission of the District; and perform related duties as assigned.
The Director of IS&T receives general direction from the Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services. The Director exercises direct supervision over assigned personnel including Network Specialists, Computer Technicians, Student Database Specialists, Administrative Assistant, and other assigned staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Lead organizational change in area of technology and innovation designed to prepare students for college and careers; collaborate to provide training and technical support to staff to maximize effective use of technology for this purpose. E
Plan, organize, lead, oversee and evaluate the work activities of assigned personnel; establish and maintain priorities, timelines and expectations with department personnel; provide professional development to IST staff in order to prepare them to respond to changing regulations, technology and practices in the field. E
Develop, implement, and evaluate long-range goals for the application of computers and technologies in the District's instructional programs and administrative offices; monitor progress toward goal attainment; participate in the establishment of District priorities. E
Interact with administrators, teachers, and classified staff and others, as appropriate; provide technical information and guidance in the selection of standardized technology to support the instructional programs of the District. E
Facilitate meetings with other Administrators to resolve complex IST related problems, purchase of equipment, software or uses of web resources; evaluate solutions, purchases, and implementation of technologies against established District objectives, priorities, standards and resources. E
Provide leadership and support by recommending actions to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of all District operations through the use of technology; lead technical discussions to inform and prepare District for student safety and effective systems in the context of the District’s educational mission. E
Provide leadership and support in database analysis functions; coordinate the submission of District data as required by the State of California and the Federal Government. E
Prepare and administer department and technology-related budgets; ensure District compliance with legal requirements for software and subscription licensing. E
Attend conferences, subscribe to professional literature or participate in other activities in order to stay current on emerging technologies and collaborate with others to support the educational mission of the District.