Director of Information Services

Beaver Country Day School - Boston, Massachusetts - Full time

Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

●Maintain the integrity, reliability, and security of all network components including servers, switches, Wi-Fi, peripherals, and school-wide database systems including but not limited to Blackbaud Financial and Raiser's Edge, Canvas, and PowerSchool.

●Ensure technology policies, procedures, and processes in areas such as IT security, network access, purchasing, risk management, disaster recovery and planning processes are in place and receive regular review for currency and adequacy and are in compliance for the annual IT audit.

●Manage the BVR IT Help Desk to ensure high-quality and timely technical support for all school constituents.

●Create and maintain the technology budget, control and monitor department spending, and provide reporting to the CFO.

●Manage IT staffing including recruitment, supervision, scheduling, professional development, and evaluation and provide backup for members of the IT staff as needed.

●Negotiate and process all technology-related vendor agreements including software licensing, copier leasing, internet, telephone, and cable services; review submitted bids for compliance with stated requirements, and make vendor recommendations to the CFO.


●Strong understanding and technical knowledge in areas of IT security, network components, computer operating systems, protocols and standards; familiarity with learning management systems and Google G-Suite preferred.

●Strong budgeting skills with the ability to plan strategically and cost effectively and prioritize resources.

●Proven supervisory and staff development skills, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community.

●Must be a good team builder and collaborator.

●Must enjoy working in a youth-centered academic environment.

●Flexibility, creativity, and sense of humor.

●Three references from past supervisors or managers that address technical skills and ability to work effectively to build and maintain positive morale.

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Experience Level

Mid Level

Beaver Country Day School

Beaver is expanding the nature of school. Our mindset and approach to teaching places at the center the student experience by providing opportunities for them to be co-creators of their learning. 

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