compensation: 40 K - 50 K employment type: full-time
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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
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.
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
Develop and implement a strategic vision for the use of
technology in the school in both the academic and infrastructural
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.
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
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
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
4. Professional Responsibilities
Professionally represent the school in interactions with parents,
community, staff, and students and resolve conflict in a professional
Respond willingly to emergency situations outside of the standard
Perform other duties as assigned by the Curriculum Coordinator.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Advanced Degree in Educational Technology or related field
preferred. Prefer candidates that have held a valid teaching credential
with classroom experience.
Experience with a range of software, hardware, and operations
systems (Windows, Mac, IOS).
Experience with Student Information Systems (ex: PowerSchool) and
Learning Management Systems (ex: Canvas).
Proven record of accomplishment in technology planning and
technology personnel management, ideally in an academic setting.
Proven track record of supervising and mentoring technical
employees to high performance.