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compensation: 40 K - 50 K
employment type: full-time

Capital is not only a great place to worship, grow, serve and learn, it is also a great place to work. We have employment opportunities, and if you are interested in joining our team please submit the following information: Personal Statement of Faith, Cover Letter, and Resume.

Job Title: Educational Technology Specialist

Job Status: Full Time

Exempt Status: Exempt

Reports To: Curriculum Coordinator/Director of Accreditation and Principal(s)

Position Supervised: Technology Department

Delegated Authority: N/A

MINISTRY PURPOSE:

All employees in service to Capital Christian Center must be mature persons, committed to the religious mission of Capital Christian Center, with a personal born-again experience in Jesus Christ, evidence of a consistent Christian life, and personally subscribing to the Tenets of Faith of Capital Christian Center. All employees are deemed integral parts of the ministry of Capital Christian Center, and each is expected to conduct himself or herself on the job and privately in their personal lives, on-site and elsewhere, in such a way as to complement the image and mission of Capital Christian Center, toward the advancement of the cause and Kingdom of Jesus Christ.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Educational Technology Specialist oversees the school's technology department and the staff development opportunities as it relates to integrating technology into academic programming, works with educational and other school administrators to ensure that the technology program and services meets educational needs as well as communication needs of the school levels and program, and leads the charge in making research-based technological decisions for the school. All of this is done in conjunction with the IT Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

  • 1.Leadership & Professional Development
  • Develop and implement a strategic vision for the use of technology in the school in both the academic and infrastructural systems.
  • Update technology plan annually.
  • Provide support with the back channels of the curriculum guide.
  • Maintain knowledge of and communicate current research findings and forecasts related to the effective use of technology in the school's educational program.
  • Provide current, innovative information to support decision-making on academic and administrative technology matters.
  • Serve as the primary leader for the school's 1-to-1 initiative, developing rollout strategies, planning and conducting teacher trainings, and communicating with and presenting to students and parents as the program launches.
  • Partner with administration and faculty to articulate mission values and connections between Christian ethics and technology.
  • Oversee digital curriculum adoption and rollout in conjunction with Curriculum Coordinator, particularly as it pertains to integration between publishers and adopted school systems.
  • In collaboration with Curriculum Coordinator and Academic Administrators, oversee professional development of staff on the integration of technology into the curriculum, which will also at times provide direct professional development.
  • Ensure that all educators have access to the appropriate tools for 21st century learning.
  • Focus on ensuring that network and other technology resources are used safely and responsibly rather than limiting access.
  • Eliminate the status quo in order to implement new technology applications, best practices, and support.

2. Management

  • Oversee all administrative aspects of technology programs and services in the school, including infrastructure implementation and maintenance, support of educators and support staff in the use of hardware and equipment and management.
  • Evaluate the performance of technology department employees and oversee training and support to enhance contributions.
  • Oversee the delegated responsibility of designing, developing, analyzing and enhancing school-based programs and applications.
  • Oversee the delegated responsibility of isolating, researching, and resolving complex problems or issues for critical school-wide and school-level applications.

3. Procurement & Budgeting

  • Explore contracting with cloud-based and out-sourced services and negotiate advantageous contracts when appropriate.
  • Effectively allocate and manage resources to support strategic priorities and initiatives.
  • Provide leadership in the purchase and acquisition of new technology and equipment. Consult with appropriate stakeholders to coordinate, evaluate, and recommend and purchase new technology and equipment.
  • Possess the understanding of industry-standard related practices and procedures of regulations and guidelines as they relate to the purchase and use of software (specifically copyright laws and the use of licensed equipment and materials.)
  • Develop and monitor annual instructional technology and technology operations budget in cooperation with appropriate stakeholders.

4. Professional Responsibilities

  • Professionally represent the school in interactions with parents, community, staff, and students and resolve conflict in a professional manner.
  • Respond willingly to emergency situations outside of the standard work schedule.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Curriculum Coordinator.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Advanced Degree in Educational Technology or related field preferred. Prefer candidates that have held a valid teaching credential with classroom experience.
  2. Experience with a range of software, hardware, and operations systems (Windows, Mac, IOS).
  3. Experience with Student Information Systems (ex: PowerSchool) and Learning Management Systems (ex: Canvas).
  4. Proven record of accomplishment in technology planning and technology personnel management, ideally in an academic setting.
  5. Proven track record of supervising and mentoring technical employees to high performance.


Please apply online with Capital Christian Center Church and School at: https://capital-christian-center-church-and-school.apply-now.us/job/85563/educational-technology-specialist?s=cl
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