DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for effective utilization of information systems, staff and instructional technology to increase effectiveness of the educational program and support systems of the District. Responsibilities include development, implementation and management of educational technology and information systems in a school district, including ongoing configuration, maintenance, operation, disaster recovery planning, protection, security, diagnosis, troubleshooting and resolution of system problems. The incumbent is responsible for daily operations of all school administration and student information systems, including student registration, staff attendance, computer-based instruction, and any related systems and/or software applications, as well as management of configuration, maintenance and repair of all computer related equipment, accurate data integration across all District systems, coordination of training and support services for system users. Work is performed under general supervision of a higher level school technology administrator, requiring the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out details of the work. Direct supervision is exercised over subordinate clerical and technical support staff. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of computer hardware and software and data management systems and operations; good knowledge of sound financial and business administrative, budgeting, purchasing and cost containment practices and procedures in a public agency; good knowledge of procedures used in compiling, tabulating and verifying statistical data; knowledge of New York State assessments, school administration/student information systems and related software applications; good technical aptitude and ability stay current with changes in technology; ability to manipulate data to produce reports, tables, charts, etc.; ability to plan and direct the work of others; ability to develop, understand and follow complex oral and written instructions; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR APPOINTMENT IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS: In accordance with the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) legislation, Chapter 180 of the Laws of 2000, and by the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, candidates for appointment in school districts must obtain clearance for employment from the State Education Department prior to employment based upon a fingerprint and criminal history background check.