Chief Technology Officer

Ransom Everglades School - Miami, Florida - Full time

  • In partnership with the leadership team, develop and coordinate a strategic vision for instructional technology.
  • Design, deliver, and evaluate faculty trainings across the divisions to help grow and evolve the teaching and learning program vis-à-vis instructional technology.
  • Inspire, collaborate with, and support various academic leaders, program coordinators, team leads, and teachers to explore, implement, and assess innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Work with senior leadership and various operational and academic departments to ensure they have the necessary access to, and reporting of, data.
  • Support and partner with divisional and departmental directors in their relationships with vendors.
  • Serve as a project manager for enterprise-wide data transitions.
  • Oversee technology services, and ensure that the department remains responsive to support needs.
  • Oversee and evaluate the deployment of all hardware, software, and systems from various perspectives, including: cost-effectiveness; customer satisfaction; compliance; asset management; migration and transition; and performance.
  • Ensure IT data security, risk management, disaster recovery and planning processes are in place and receive regular review for currency and adequacy.
  • Serve as an active member of the leadership team and report to the head of school.
  • Establish and maintain local, regional, and national partnerships to support the strategic goals of the school’s instructional and technology programs.
  • Manage the departmental budget, and hire and supervise all technology staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is a minimum requirement, though a graduate degree is highly desirable
  • Experience leading departments and supervising employees, preferably in an educational institution, and/or in a department of technology
  • Experience designing, implementing, and overseeing professional development
  • Experience with technology planning and management in one or more of the following areas: enterprise IT, client services, data and systems management, and instructional technology and design
  • An ability to plan and oversee concurrent technology-related programs and projects, combined with strong motivational skills to ensure completion and success
  • Passion and interest for managing all areas of technology—IT, data/systems, and instructional—even if prior experiences in these areas are not equal
  • A thoughtful but determined approach to departmental objectives and individual staff growth—while remaining attuned to the school’s mission, values, and goals
  • Immersion in diversity work, both in training and in implementation
  • Inspirational, pragmatic, and diplomatic leadership that is sensitive to the needs of a dynamic and diverse faculty
  • An ability to build consensus among diverse groups, facilitate critical discussions, and provide confidence to colleagues during times of transition
  • A collaborative, cooperative, empathetic, collegial, innovative, and patient mindset
  • Strong communication skills: written, verbal, presentation, and training
  • Genuine commitment to growing formal leadership capacity in a structured, dynamic, complex program with other leadership team colleagues
  • An understanding of the diverse technology needs and organizational complexities of a large, high-achieving, multidivisional, and independent school
  • A commitment to the mission and values of Ransom Everglades
  • Confidence and humility, together with a sense of humor and warm personality


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C Level Executive Leadership

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Senior Level

Ransom Everglades School

Ransom Everglades is a two-campus, grades 6-12 independent school that promotes values of identity, community, and integrity—along with academic excellence and intellectual growth—to prepare students to give more to the world than they take from it.

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