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CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Chatham County Schools (learn more)

Pittsboro, NC (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3252467
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: March 26, 2020

Job Description

JOB TITLE: CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

 

Pay Grade:

Administrator Contract 

Reports To:

Superintendent or Designee

Work Week Schedule:

Monday-Friday, evenings and weekends as necessary

Work Hours:

Regular business hours (minimum five-day with evenings and weekends as necessary), 40-hour week

Number of Months Per Year:

12

NATURE OF WORK

 

Under limited supervision, the Chief Technology Officer will be directly responsible for the development, implementation and operation of technology systems that support the delivery of instruction and the efficient management of central services and support functions. 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

 

Master’s degree in an appropriate area related to position and/or relevant work experience. Preference will be given to applicants with successful management/administrative experience in PK-12 education and/or those designated as a Certified Education Chief Technology Officer (CE-CTO).

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Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, experience, and abilities will be considered.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Provide visionary leadership for all aspects of technology.

  2. Direct and support district practices, policies, and programs related to the use of technology through the entire life-cycle including planning, implementation, maintenance, and training.

  3. Work collaboratively with instructional staff to identify resources needed to implement technology into district adopted curriculum areas.

  4. Cultivate development of systems to support district assessment and evaluation functions as they relate to improving student achievement.

  5. Maintain up-to-date data management systems to ensure accurate reporting of student data.

  6. Develop and direct the Technology Division in such a way that efficient, secure computer systems, computing services, and voice and data communications services are provided for all district schools and departments.

  7. Cultivate a currently trained staff that can respond to the district’s information systems and telephone needs with current technology and systems design.

  8. Provide vision and direction for the design, analysis, implementation, and management of district telecommunications, data, and network systems including but not limited to local and wide area networks telecommunications networks, security, program, and system design.

  9. Maintain compliance with E-rate statutes and procedures.

  10. Oversee all federal, state, and local funds that support technology, demonstrating sound financial stewardship.

  11. Provide leadership in the planning, development, maintenance, and implementation of the district-wide technology plan.

  12. Support  training and professional development related to the use of technology in the classroom as well as the integration of new systems and tools.

  13. Ensure the district technology requirements are represented in facility and instructional planning.

  14. Assist with long-range strategies planning including the development of system-wide budget, policies and procedures.

  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM STANDARDS REQUIRED TO PERFORM RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Physical Requirements:  Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including computers, typewriters, copiers, facsimile machines, etc.  Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work.  Light Work usually requires walking or standing to a significant degree. However, if the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Data Conception:  Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural or composite characteristics (whether similar or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.

Interpersonal Communication:  Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information.  Includes giving instructions, assignments or directions to subordinates or assistants.

Language Ability:  Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, ordinances, forms, charts, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, reports, budgets, personnel records, requests for proposals, forms, studies, etc., using prescribed formats and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style.  Requires the ability to speak before groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence.

Intelligence:  Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions.  Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of technical or professional languages.

Numerical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages.

Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination:  Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.

Manual Dexterity:  Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment.  Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

Color Discrimination:  Does not require the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament:  Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.  Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.

Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words.  Hearing: perceiving nature of sounds by ear.) Must be able to communicate via telephone.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  1. Thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices of technology administration

  2. Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations governing technology administration

  3. Thorough knowledge of the district’s organization and operational policies and procedures

  4. Thorough knowledge of ethical guidelines applicable to the position as outlined by professional standards and/or federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations

  5. Thorough knowledge of technology and management principles, practices and techniques as they relate to the administration of manpower resources and planning, position management, staff development and training, policy development and administration, employee relations, and related personnel and management functions and services

  6. Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization and administration

  7. Thorough knowledge of administrative, managerial and supervisory practices and techniques involved in directing technology management programs and services

  8. Ability to use common office machines, include popular computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs

  9. Ability to provide leadership and to supervise the planning, development and establishment of new, modified and/or improved technology programs, services and activities

  10. Ability to organize and supervise effective technology programs and services and to promote technology management practices as a part of the total management process

  11. Ability to effectively express ideas orally and in writing

  12. Ability to make oral presentations before large groups of people

  13. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignment

  14. Performs other related work as required

 

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to perform this job.


 
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category: Administrator > Technology
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Contact Information

    • Janice Frazier
    • 369 West Street
    • Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312

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