Taft ISD - Director of Technology

Job Details

Region: 2
School District/Employer: Taft ISD
District Category/Employer: Central Office,
Position: Director,
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Technology
Job Title: Director of Technology
School: Taft ISD
Campus Description: Taft ISD is a school district outside of Corpus Christi with an enrollment of approximately 850 students and 200 employees.
Date Posted: 2/1/2023
Deadline: 2023-03-03
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Technology and Information Management
Analyze complex business needs presented by schools and administrative departments, and develop and implement technical solutions. Explain technology solutions to senior management through presentation and advocacy.
Manage, direct, and assign priorities and personnel to major projects to ensure attainment of district and department goals and objectives.
Develop and implement district standards and specifications for hardware and software use, and computer networking.
Devise, develop, implement, and maintain systems of internal controls, emergency and backup procedures, proper licensing, system upgrades, and disaster recovery plans to ensure integrity of information, security of databases, and internal network access control.
Oversee support between the education service center and district staff, including programming, application support, and end-user support.
Policy, Reports, and Law
Implement the policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the area of information management and technology.
Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents as required.
Participate in the research of and application for technology-related grants or revenue sources.
Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Budget and Inventory
Develop and administer the information technology budget based on documented needs, and ensure that operations are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.
Coordinate the purchase of all computer hardware, software, and supplies; initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.
Personnel Management
Prepare, review, and revise technology department job descriptions.
Select, train, supervise, and evaluate staff, and make recommendations relative to assignment, retention, discipline, and dismissal.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise, evaluate, and recommend the hiring and firing of technology department employees.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals

Posture: Prolonged sitting

Motion: Repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse

Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)

Environment: Work is primarily performed in an office environment with frequent districtwide and occasional statewide travel; occasional prolonged and irregular hours

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress
Qualifications: Qualifications:

Education/Certification: Bachelors degree in computer science or related field

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of computer network, hardware, and software applications

Knowledge of computer applications development and implementation

Ability to manage budget and personnel; coordinate district function; implement policy and procedure

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to interpret data

Experience: 3 years of experience in supervision and management of an information systems department for an organization
Salary Range: $62,496 - $82,845
Benefits: 226 Day Contract
Free $10, 000.00 Life Insurance
Low Cost Health Insurance
Low Cost Supplementary Insurance: Vision, Dental, Disability and Cancer
How To Apply: Go to www.esc2.net under Employment or click on the following link:

Contact Person:

Name: Manuel Lunoff
Email: manuel.lunoff@taftisd.net
Address: 400 College Street
City: Taft
State: TX
Zip: 78390-2702
Phone: (361) 528-2636 x2232
Fax: (361) 528-2223