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Director of Technology #2092- Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools

Posted on 2019-10-08 11:51:18 AM

Listing expires 2019-12-07 12:00:00 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fsaukrapids%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D2092&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4337ebac566346b40b2f08d74c0fb88a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637061502783233062&sdata=OlN5pnGQr2iw2FoEI%2B44pCvdszhZ8x4zptO6QU4ZTIE%3D&reserved=0> Date Closing: Open until filled. * Director of Technology Formal Job Description<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fsaukrapids%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D46531&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4337ebac566346b40b2f08d74c0fb88a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637061502783233062&sdata=j7KLaAcnPN5R11Qb%2F9xSOCFFt7PBV4S4LYG%2BJ3c4tAY%3D&reserved=0> Posting # 2092 The Sauk Rapids-Rice Public School District No. 47 is seeking an experienced and innovative individual to provide leadership as the Director of Technology. Located in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, minutes from downtown St. Cloud and approximately an hour northwest of the Twin Cities, the Sauk Rapids-Rice School District is the focal point of the Sauk Rapids and Rice communities and provides quality programs to approximately 4,500 students by more than 650+ staff members. ISD 47 believes in: * A culture of continuous learning and growth in a caring, collaborative and supportive environment * Effective partnerships between students, staff, families and community members * An inclusive, safe, caring and stimulating learning environment that promotes shared responsibility for performance and innovation * Effective and ongoing communication with and outreach to students, staff, families and community members * Transparency and good stewardship of resources A message from ISD 47: Click here<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DqjP1gzIBmyI%26t%3D41s&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4337ebac566346b40b2f08d74c0fb88a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637061502783243057&sdata=AlZsmzd2Mh2Tliz%2FqZl1IliQCc5G5DAoNylT3Nl0Dhc%3D&reserved=0> Primary Responsibilities: * Work closely with the leadership team and stakeholders to develop a shared vision with long-term, big-picture perspectives on district goals to plan for meaningful and effective uses of technology * Work successfully with instructional and technical teams to identify steps needed to transform the technology vision into a long-range plan, complete with specific goals, objectives, and action plans * Manage the creation, implementation, and enforcement of policies and educational programs relating to the social, legal, and ethical issues related to technology use, while modeling responsible decision-making * Budget, plan, and coordinate ongoing, purposeful professional development for all staff using technologies * Play an integral role in the district&#8217;s strategic planning process; create and support cross-functional teams for decision-making, technology support, professional development, and other aspects of the district&#8217;s technology program * Build relationships with all stakeholders, taking a close look at how the district determines requirements, expectations, and preferences * Direct, coordinate, and ensure implementation of all tasks related to technical, infrastructure, standards, and integration of technology into every facet of district operations * Direct and coordinate use of e-mail, district website, web tools, voice systems, and other forms of communications * Manage the budget and serve as a strong leader who guides purchasing decisions, determines the return on investment for all technology implementations, and fosters good relationships with vendors, potential funders, and other key groups * Assess and respond to information reporting requirements related to government mandates Outstanding candidates will: * Effective communicators with a focus on approachability and availability for students and staff. * Thoughtful and deliberate decision-makers. * High level collaborators, with an ability to work effectively with staff, students, and families. * Creative problem solvers with extraordinary relationship skills. * Innovative and able to promote and implement quality programs. * Experienced with technology and its effective use in schools. * Motivating and positive with students, staff, and parents/guardians. * Able to provide leadership within the school, district and community. * A life-long learner and good role model. * Willing and able to work irregular hours. Required Qualifications: * A minimum of ten years of experience in education and/or technology related field * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with staff, community members, and business partners * Ability to understand, interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures * Ability to provide technical information and assistance to others * Ability to determine and communicate District objectives, standards, policies and procedures; measure performance against objectives to update plans * Ability to develop an organization and staffing plan to assure attainment of objectives * Ability to seek, receive and utilize the advice, consultation and guidance available from other agencies for action as appropriate Preferred Qualifications: * Strong administrative, along with hiring and supervisory experience * Comprehensive knowledge of Minnesota school specific and general laws, rules, regulations, requirements and guidelines * Thorough knowledge of school district organizations, functions, operations, policies, practices, and procedures * Ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices in maintenance of financial records * Ability to prepare and administer personnel policies, practices and procedures * Experience working with Apple products, Google Apps for Education, and in a 1:1 education environment Contract: Full-time, Position will begin on a mutually agreed upon date. Competitive salary and benefits negotiated upon hire. Deadline: Applications accepted online at www.isd47.org/employment<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd47.org%2Femployment&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4337ebac566346b40b2f08d74c0fb88a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637061502783243057&sdata=n%2BS3VyR2lSGXphrpkuxNjD19N7%2FGD0njco0Bce0dZVk%3D&reserved=0> until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 22, 2019. Note: Candidates must pass a pre-employment physical and criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment. Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C4337ebac566346b40b2f08d74c0fb88a%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637061502783243057&sdata=bQfK7l%2FsEpOgUMZNJLuZupJWtbP58deSxjlhCyDIkTg%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date Closing: Open until filled.
Posting # 2092

The Sauk Rapids-Rice Public School District No. 47 is seeking an experienced and innovative individual to provide leadership as the Director of Technology. Located in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, minutes from downtown St. Cloud and approximately an hour northwest of the Twin Cities, the Sauk Rapids-Rice School District is the focal point of the Sauk Rapids and Rice communities and provides quality programs to approximately 4,500 students by more than 650+ staff members.

ISD 47 believes in:
  • A culture of continuous learning and growth in a caring, collaborative and supportive environment
  • Effective partnerships between students, staff, families and community members
  • An inclusive, safe, caring and stimulating learning environment that promotes shared responsibility for performance and innovation
  • Effective and ongoing communication with and outreach to students, staff, families and community members
  • Transparency and good stewardship of resources

A message from ISD 47: Click here

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the leadership team and stakeholders to develop a shared vision with long-term, big-picture perspectives on district goals to plan for meaningful and effective uses of technology
  • Work successfully with instructional and technical teams to identify steps needed to transform the technology vision into a long-range plan, complete with specific goals, objectives, and action plans
  • Manage the creation, implementation, and enforcement of policies and educational programs relating to the social, legal, and ethical issues related to technology use, while modeling responsible decision-making
  • Budget, plan, and coordinate ongoing, purposeful professional development for all staff using technologies
  • Play an integral role in the district’s strategic planning process; create and support cross-functional teams for decision-making, technology support, professional development, and other aspects of the district’s technology program
  • Build relationships with all stakeholders, taking a close look at how the district determines requirements, expectations, and preferences
  • Direct, coordinate, and ensure implementation of all tasks related to technical, infrastructure, standards, and integration of technology into every facet of district operations
  • Direct and coordinate use of e-mail, district website, web tools, voice systems, and other forms of communications
  • Manage the budget and serve as a strong leader who guides purchasing decisions, determines the return on investment for all technology implementations, and fosters good relationships with vendors, potential funders, and other key groups
  • Assess and respond to information reporting requirements related to government mandates

Outstanding candidates will:
  • Effective communicators with a focus on approachability and availability for students and staff.
  • Thoughtful and deliberate decision-makers.
  • High level collaborators, with an ability to work effectively with staff, students, and families.
  • Creative problem solvers with extraordinary relationship skills.
  • Innovative and able to promote and implement quality programs.
  • Experienced with technology and its effective use in schools.
  • Motivating and positive with students, staff, and parents/guardians.
  • Able to provide leadership within the school, district and community.
  • A life-long learner and good role model.
  • Willing and able to work irregular hours.

Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of ten years of experience in education and/or technology related field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with staff, community members, and business partners
  • Ability to understand, interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to provide technical information and assistance to others
  • Ability to determine and communicate District objectives, standards, policies and procedures; measure performance against objectives to update plans
  • Ability to develop an organization and staffing plan to assure attainment of objectives
  • Ability to seek, receive and utilize the advice, consultation and guidance available from other agencies for action as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong administrative, along with hiring and supervisory experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Minnesota school specific and general laws, rules, regulations, requirements and guidelines
  • Thorough knowledge of school district organizations, functions, operations, policies, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices in maintenance of financial records
  • Ability to prepare and administer personnel policies, practices and procedures
  • Experience working with Apple products, Google Apps for Education, and in a 1:1 education environment

Contract:
Full-time, Position will begin on a mutually agreed upon date. Competitive salary and benefits negotiated upon hire.

Deadline:                     
Applications accepted online at www.isd47.org/employment until filled.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 22, 2019.


Note:
Candidates must pass a pre-employment physical and criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.


Sauk Rapids-Rice Public Schools uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online