DISTRICT:   Pottsboro
POSTING DATE:   03/01/2012
LOCATION:   District Wide
POSITION:   Technology Coordinator
JOB DESCRIPTION:   Knowledge of computer network, hardware, and software applicationsKnowledge of computer applications development and implementationAbility to manage budget and personnel; coordinate district functionStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsAbility to implement policy and proceduresAbility to interpret dataKnowledge of LAN and WAN network design and installationKnowledge of network hardware and software applications including network servers, printers, and other equipmentAbility to work with multiple operating systems and network protocols (i.e., UNIX, MS-DOS, and MAC-OS)Ability to analyze and resolve computer network problemsStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor’s degree
Microsoft Certifications (MCSA, MCSE) (include if applicable)

1.    Assist schools and administrative departments to develop and implement plans to address technology needs, including evaluation of hardware and software and management of information relating to attendance, grade reporting, scheduling, demographic data, and budgetary information.  2.  Develop and implement district standards and specifications for hardware and software use.  3.    Develop and implement a districtwide computer networking plan.  4.     Coordinate support between the education service center and district staff including programming, application support, and end-user support.  5.    Manage, direct, and assign priorities and personnel to major projects to ensure attainment of district and department goals and objectives.  6.  Oversee the installation, maintenance, and repair of all computer hardware and software throughout the district. 7.   Ensure the timely and accurate reporting of the Public Education Information Management Systems (PEIMS).  8.     Assist with the implementation of staff development in the area of information management and technology; make presentations as needed.  9.   Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan.  10.   Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of information and technology services and implement changes based on the findings.   11.     Identify and resolve network hardware and software problems.  12.    Install and test network hardware, software, and upgrades.  13.  Perform routine preventive maintenance on hardware.  14.   Implement and maintain all system configurations.  15.     Coordinate and monitor system utilization; recommend improvements as needed.   16.     Develop and implement a district-wide security system for all systems; ensure network security by maintaining network, Internet, and E-mail accounts.  17.     Design and implement backup procedures to ensure that backup of all networks and workstations are performed on a regular basis.   18.        Oversee backups and restore district data as needed.  19.     Assist with development and implementation of a disaster recovery plan.   20.     Serve as liaison to software and hardware vendors to maintain appropriate product support.  21.     Maintain network design and configuration documentation.  22.       Provide assistance to end users to identify and correct equipment and software.  23.    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.  24.  Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.   25.   Administer the information services and technology budget and ensure that programs are cost-effective and funds are managed wisely.   26.    Compile budget and cost estimates based upon documented program needs.  27.      Participate in contract negotiations for computer hardware, software, maintenance, and related services.  28.    Coordinate the purchase of all computer hardware, software, and supplies; initiate purchase orders and bids in accordance with budgetary limitations and district policies.  29.      Approve and forward department invoices and purchase orders to accounting department.  30.      Recommend the disposal and replacement of obsolete equipment when necessary.  31.      Prepare, review, and revise job descriptions in the technology department.  32.      Develop training options and improvement plans to ensure exemplary operations in the information services and technology area.  33.  Evaluate job performance of employees to ensure effectiveness.  34.    &

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:   Two (2) or three (3) years supervision, management, or work related experience in information systems and network maintenance.
OTHER INFORMATION:   Work on-call and after hours
APPLY TO:   Pottsboro ISD
Att: Superintendent
P.O. Box 555
Pottsboro, TX 75076
PH: 903-771-0083
FAX: 903-786-9085
SALARY:   District salary schedule, commensurate with experience

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