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Technology Integration Specialist - District Wide SW Metro 288 -

Posted on 2020-10-14 12:48:26 PM

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Salary based on placement on District contract. Full benefit package available POSITION SUMMARY: The Technology Integration Specialist will provide guidance in the development, implementation, and coordination of effective technology integration. The primary focus of the position is to enrich and support teaching and learning while strengthening the technology skills of students, teachers, and staff. The Specialist will work to support school improvement efforts and build the technology instructional capacity of staff. Knowledge, experience, and successful implementation of instructional technology are required. The Technology Integration Specialist will work under the supervision of the Professional Development Director and the Technology Director, and will lead the district&#8217;s efforts to provide professional development for current staff, potentially staff of member districts, and the community. It is expected the Specialist will demonstrate a commitment to the district mission to ensure high quality, innovative, differentiated education where all learners are valued and respected. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary. Typical Duties Performed * Collaborate with teachers to support their use of technology in delivery of curriculum through a variety of instructional methods. In partnership, work toward integrating the use of hardware, software, and technology resources in support of student learning. * Create learning resources for staff such as websites, tutorials, interactive programs, guides and databases that support teachers in integrating technology. * Review materials/equipment/programs/services and develop implementation strategies to meet program needs. * Independently resolve routine and less complex user problems, and coordinate with technology team to resolve more complex issues. * Coordinate professional development activities that relate to use of technology with Professional Development Director and Technology Director. * Act as a liaison and positive advocate between the district&#8217;s technology and professional development departments, as well as administrators, teachers and member districts. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Knowledge of district hardware and software such as Microsoft Office and Chromebooks * Knowledge and experience with Google Suite, Zoom and other Distance Learning Software * Evidence of familiarity with integrating technology into curriculum and multiple forms of assessment * Ability to troubleshoot techniques; diagnose, and resolve problems associated with information technology equipment and software * Ability to train in the areas of technology, applications, and systems * Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines * Ability to work independently and as part of a team * Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience * Ability and willingness to learn; demonstrate flexibility * Evidence of an understanding of school culture and environment EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum Qualifications &#8211; Bachelors&#8217; degree in information technology, education, computer science, or a related field; and two to three years of computer support experience. (Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered.) Preferred Qualifications &#8211;Experience or understanding of alternative education, career & technical education, and/or special education; holds or is interested in obtaining an administrative license is desired. LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: None PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Describes physical conditions of this position): Medium Work: Exerting up 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: (Physical activities of the job are listed below and are with or without accommodations for Disability for this position. Frequency of each applicable activity is noted according to the following: R = Regularly; F = Frequently; O = Occasionally, S = Seldom) R - Sitting Resting with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs. R - Standing Assume an upright position on the feet particularly for sustained periods of time. R - Walking Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances. R - Balancing Maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. R - Bending Ability to lower the body forward from the waist. R - Stooping Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist through the use of the lower extremities and back muscles. R - Kneeling Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. R - Crouching Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. R - Twisting Moving body from the waist using a turning motion. R - Reaching Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction O - Pushing Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. O - Pulling Using upper extremities to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. R - Lifting Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position- to-position through the use of the upper extremities and back muscles. R - Finger Dexterity Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm. R - Grasping Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. R - Feeling Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips O - Repetitive Motion Substantial and continuous movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. R - Talking Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed accurately, loudly or quickly. R - Hearing Acuity The ability of perceive speech and other environmental sounds at normal loudness levels. R - Visual Acuity The power to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operations of equipment inspection of machines, etc. WORKING CONDITIONS: Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position with or without accommodations for disabilities. R - Indoors The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions. CLEARANCE: Must have acceptable Back Ground Screening (Criminal Record Check), Act 151 (Child Abuse History Check) and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Criminal History Check. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Professional employee work year. Terms and conditions of employment shall be consistent with the SWMetro Intermediate District #288 Office Agreement. EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of SWMetro Intermediate District #288 Office Agreement. Work is evaluated based on overall success of assisting staff in integrating technology into instruction and resolving issues consistent with district and technology department policies, directives, and standard practices and procedures. NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. 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Date of Availability: ASAP
Date Closing: Until filled
The SouthWest Metro Intermediate District has an immediate opening for Thechnology Integration Specialist.
Position is for 8 hrs per day, 210 days per year. 

Salary based on placement on District contract.
Full benefit package available


POSITION SUMMARY: The Technology Integration Specialist will provide guidance in the development, implementation, and coordination of effective technology integration. The primary focus of the position is to enrich and support teaching and learning while strengthening the technology skills of students, teachers, and staff. The Specialist will work to support school improvement efforts and build the technology instructional capacity of staff. Knowledge, experience, and successful implementation of instructional technology are required.
The Technology Integration Specialist will work under the supervision of the Professional Development Director and the Technology Director, and will lead the district’s efforts to provide professional development for current staff, potentially staff of member districts, and the community. It is expected the Specialist will demonstrate a commitment to the district mission to ensure high quality, innovative, differentiated education where all learners are valued and respected.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Typical Duties Performed

  • Collaborate with teachers to support their use of technology in delivery of curriculum through a variety of instructional methods. In partnership, work toward integrating the use of hardware, software, and technology resources in support of student learning.
  • Create learning resources for staff such as websites, tutorials, interactive programs, guides and databases that support teachers in integrating technology.
  • Review materials/equipment/programs/services and develop implementation strategies to meet program needs.
  • Independently resolve routine and less complex user problems, and coordinate with technology team to resolve more complex issues.
  • Coordinate professional development activities that relate to use of technology with Professional Development Director and Technology Director.
  • Act as a liaison and positive advocate between the district’s technology and professional development departments, as well as administrators, teachers and member districts.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of district hardware and software such as Microsoft Office and Chromebooks
  • Knowledge and experience with Google Suite, Zoom and other Distance Learning Software
  • Evidence of familiarity with integrating technology into curriculum and multiple forms of assessment
  • Ability to troubleshoot techniques; diagnose, and resolve problems associated with information technology equipment and software
  • Ability to train in the areas of technology, applications, and systems
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience
  • Ability and willingness to learn; demonstrate flexibility
  • Evidence of an understanding of school culture and environment

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum Qualifications – Bachelors’ degree in information technology, education, computer science, or a related field; and two to three years of computer support experience. (Equivalent combinations of education and/or experience will be considered.)
Preferred Qualifications –Experience or understanding of alternative education, career & technical education, and/or special education; holds or is interested in obtaining an administrative license is desired.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Describes physical conditions of this position):
Medium Work: Exerting up 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: (Physical activities of the job are listed below and are with or without accommodations for
Disability for this position. Frequency of each applicable activity is noted according to the following: R = Regularly; F = Frequently; O = Occasionally, S = Seldom)
R - Sitting                        Resting with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs.
R - Standing                    Assume an upright position on the feet particularly for sustained periods of time. R - Walking  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
R - Balancing                  Maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
R - Bending                     Ability to lower the body forward from the waist.
R - Stooping                   Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist through the use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
R - Kneeling                    Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
R - Crouching                 Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. R - Twisting        Moving body from the waist using a turning motion.
R - Reaching                   Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
O - Pushing                     Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
O - Pulling                       Using upper extremities to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
R - Lifting                        Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position- to-position through the use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
R - Finger Dexterity      Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
R - Grasping                    Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
R - Feeling                      Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips
O - Repetitive Motion Substantial and continuous movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
R - Talking                      Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed accurately, loudly or quickly.
R - Hearing                     Acuity The ability of perceive speech and other environmental sounds at normal loudness levels.
R - Visual Acuity            The power to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operations of equipment inspection of machines, etc.
 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS: Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position with or without accommodations for disabilities.       R - Indoors        The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions.

CLEARANCE: Must have acceptable Back Ground Screening (Criminal Record Check), Act 151 (Child Abuse History Check) and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Criminal History Check.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Professional employee work year. Terms and conditions of employment shall be consistent with the SWMetro Intermediate District #288 Office Agreement.

EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of SWMetro Intermediate District #288 Office Agreement. Work is evaluated based on overall success of assisting staff in integrating technology into instruction and resolving issues consistent with district and technology department policies, directives, and standard practices and procedures.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.
 

SouthWest Metro Intermediate District 288 uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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