Director of Educational Technology

The Buckley School - New York, NY - Full time

The Buckley School - New York, NY - Full time

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IMPORTANT DATES

Post Date:October 17, 2017

Application Deadline:December 1, 2017

Decision Announced:January 31, 2018

Start Date:July 1, 2018 (or earlier if mutually agreeable)

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Leadership

  • Supervise the technology faculty, support specialists, and IT staff
  • Design, deliver, and manage major professional development and growth experiences for faculty in areas of technology integration and instructional design
  • Develop and implement applied technology classes and integrated units in areas of computer science, engineering, maker, and design
  • Serve on and/or oversee educational technology committees, and facilitate ongoing conversations and organizational commitment to a strategic vision for technology
  • Participate in the local and national educational technology communities
  • Inspire the technology team and the broader Buckley community to model best practices in innovation, technology integration, and instructional design

Instructional technology and curricular innovation

  • Establish strong partnerships with members of the faculty to develop and implement dynamic classroom projects involving technology integration
  • Evaluate emerging technologies, and guide senior academic leaders on strategic and operational decisions involving instructional technology hardware and software
  • Teach or co-teach lessons and classes as directed

IT and data systems

  • Ensure the successful administration and delivery of IT services, including: network, hardware deployment, data administration, and security
  • Ensure that all members of the community receive sufficient training and support
  • Plan and oversee enterprise transitional projects

General

  • Develop and maintain departmental budgets, policies, and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL QUALITIES

The Buckley School is looking for candidates who can demonstrate

  • Experience as a hands-on instructional technology integrator, and as a coordinator or director of an educational organization’s instructional technology program.A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is a minimum requirement, though a graduate degree in instructional technology, information systems, or related field is highly desirable.
  • A successful history of designing, implementing, and improving a broad spectrum of professional development experiences for educators.
  • Experience proposing, piloting, and iterating through strategic projects in the areas of technology integration and instructional design.
  • Experience teaching classes in an elementary or middle school educational setting.
  • Experience as a supervisor and organizational leader, including: direct personnel management, project management, staff development and training, and committee leadership.
  • A passion for educational technology, instructional design, pedagogical innovation, and professional growth, and a capacity to instill that passion in others.
  • Excellent relational and communication skills.
  • A collaborative, cooperative, and patient mindset.
  • Visionary leadership aligned with the needs of a dynamic and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Capability to lift up to 25 pounds and access hardware in hard-to-reach spaces.

TO APPLY

For more information please download the opportunity statement, which contains complete application instructions:

www.EdTechRecruiting.com/jobs/buckley

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Role

District / School Edtech Coordinator

Experience Level

Senior Level

The Buckley School

In the heart of New York sits a prestigious independent school that has been educating young boys from K through grade 9 for over 100 years.The Buckley School, with a celebrated history of academic excellence, honors its traditions while continuing to seek new ways to educate the whole boy.

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