NOW HIRING: Wilmington Public Schools Seeks A Director Of Technology & Digital Learning

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington Public Schools has begun advertising for a Director of Technology and Digital Learning.  The posting can be found HERE.  Key highlights of the posting is below:

Job Title: Director of Technology & Digital Learning

Application Deadline: Posted Until Filled

Starting Date: July 1, 2019

Job Description

The Director of Technology & Digital Learning for the Wilmington Public Schools reports to the Superintendent of Schools and is a member of the district’s Senior Leadership Team. The Director serves in the role to plan, lead and implement operational programs and services that support the technological operations of the district including within the areas of instructional and administrative technologies. This includes the broad areas of network resources, computer and audio visual technology and digital learning throughout our classroom and programs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Review, develop and implement the district’ s technology plan and report annually to the MA DESE
2. Supervise the department’s personnel and share joint supervisory responsibilities with building principals/directors over integration specialists
3. Coordinate and provide professional development for administrators, teachers, and staff related to technology integration in educational programs and services
4. Plan and oversee the department’s budgetary planning in order to support the district’s technology plan including the purchase and acquisition of services, hardware and software
5. Manage and oversee the district’s network and infrastructure
6. Supervise and manage the district’s email system, student information systems, website, phone/voicemail, camera and door security systems
7. Supervise and manage the data reporting to the MA DESE (i.e. SIMS, EPIMS, etc.) and the federal government
8. Foster and maintain effective relationships with entities in the private sector and higher education to help support and enhance technology in our schools
9. Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team as well as the district’s instructional leaders to plan, develop and implement appropriate professional development for staff
10. Reestablish and chair the district Technology Committee
11. Collaborate with Student Support Services to implement assistive technology for Special Education students
12. Ensure District compliance with federal and state technology mandates and initiatives as well as state and federal laws (i.e. CIPA, document retention, etc.)
13. Maintain and inventory of software purchases and licenses
14. Monitor network related security issues
15. Lead and implement 1:1 district initiatives
16. Seek grant opportunities to assist in acquiring, maintaining and improving technology district-wide
17. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Superintendent of Schools

Equal Opportunity Employer

Notice of Non-Discrimination
All educational and non-academic programs, activities and employment opportunities at Wilmington Public Schools are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, age and/or disability, and any other class or characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

Licensure: Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) certification as an Instructional Technology Specialist and/or Supervisory licensure preferred (or the ability to become licensed)

Specific Qualifications & Experience:

  • Knowledge of contemporary educational and technology integration trends including 1:1 computing environments
  • Highly organized with a strong ability to set priorities and implement plans
  • Excellent writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in technology, computer science or a related field)
  • Three – five years of experience managing technological infrastructure systems in a large organization including Windows, Google and phone system management
  • Supervisory experience with strong organization, interpersonal and communication skills

Review of applications will begin on April 1st, 2019 with an expected start date of July 1st, 2019. This is a 12-month position.

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

Application Questions

There are no application questions required for this job posting.

Contact Information

Andrea Armstrong, Human Resources Director
161 Church Street
Wilmington, Massachusetts 01887
Phone: 978-694-6000

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