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Job Title: Director of Technology
Job Location: Ridgefield Public Schools
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ridgefield Public Schools
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Telephone: 203-894-5550 EXT 1207
Job Description:
The Ridgefield Public Schools announce a vacancy for Director of Technology effective for the 2020-21 school year..  Ridgefield is a suburban town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, 55 miles northeast of New York City.
  • Oversees all technology operations of the school system.  Direct, coordinate and ensure implementation of all tasks related to technical infrastructure, standards and integration of technology into every facet of district operations. 
  • Manage the creation, implementation and enforcement of policies and educational programs relating to social, legal and ethical issues related to technology use in the district. 
  • Integrate technology within curriculum and instruction to provide an appropriate environment for teaching and learning. 
  • Budget, plan and coordinate ongoing, professional development for instructional staff. 
  • Develop and maintain robust disaster recovery systems to ensure protection and integrity of all technical operations and emergency communications. 
  • Manage the maintenance of systems and tools for gathering, mining, integrating and reporting data in usable and meaningful ways to cultivate a culture in which data management is critical to strategic planning. 
  • Comply with all state and national reporting requirements and assist district in planning to address emerging needs for data collection and application. 
  • Oversee all aspects of technology budget.  Knowledge of recurring sources and one-time funding, capital and operational expenses, unit and extended costs, municipal budget cycles and fiscal year calendars.
  • Strong academic preparation with substantial background in computer science and technology education. Knowledge of teaching and learning theory as they relate to the role of technology in curriculum and instruction.  Knowledge of software and hardware resources, organizations, developers and vendors. 
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.  Ability to analyze problems and recommend practical solutions.  Background in staff development, skill in evaluation and management of technical staff. 
  • Extensive experience in diversified systems, including the planning, integrating and maintaining of hardware and software for local area and wide area networks.
  • Reports to Superintendent of Schools
  • Regionally Competitive 
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  Candidate screening begins immediately

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.