The Director of Technology reports to the Director of Finance and Operations and is a member of the school Administration Council. He/she provides strategic leadership on information technology, facilitates technology projects, and manages department operations to ensure the delivery of robust and reliable technology resources.
Attend administrative leadership team meetings and contribute to consultative discussions.
Inform division heads and department directors of the work of the IT department (both school and Temple).
Partners with different administrators (admissions, communications, development, business office) to provide efficient workflows for school operations and enhance the school’s web presence and communications.
Collaborate with administrative team members to ensure consistency and coordination of technology activities such as planning with the Temple and school such as JAGnet (Blackbaud K12), report cards, and teacher webpages.
Manage the current technology operations budget and forecast future budgetary needs.
Work with the communication department to support website changes.
Manage school policies that relate to appropriate and legal use of technology by students and employees.
Meets weekly with the Director of Innovation and Curriculum Integration to address student and faculty technology needs and collaborate on professional development.
Vision and Planning:
Work with the Temple to establish priorities, initiate projects, and set policy regarding information technology services.
Develop technology plans that stay abreast of new developments and support the school.
Define and deliver cost effective, reliable, and secure technology solutions to the school.
Consult with school leaders and end users to understand how information technology can better support academic and administrative needs.
Develop and administer long range strategic planning for the technology program along with Director of Innovation and Curriculum Integration and Lower, Middle, and Judaic Studies Directors.
Deliver annual presentations to the Budget Committee
Technology Professional Development:
Define basic proficiency rubric for all teachers Preschool through 8th
Oversee training on Blackbaud, teacher pages, report cards, attendance, and all our JAGnet functions.
Train all faculty on basic proficiency.
Participate in the school’s strategic planning process to anticipate the technology needs for new and/or upgraded learning spaces.
Teach and support Yearbook middle school elective.
hardware and software deployments
JAGnet (Blackbaud K12 SIS, LMS, CMS)
school blogging platforms
school content filtering system
shared technology spaces/equipment scheduling
Supervise the management of:
school’s network infrastructure.
school’s onsite and cloud servers.
school’s data information systems (Blackbaud/JAGnet).
deployment of faculty/student technology devices and software.
Lead the procurement of IT equipment and services.
Miscellaneous: Other responsibilities as assigned by the head of school.
Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of fingerprint clearance and TB screening.
Blackbaud K12 / RE / FE
Additional Salary Information: DOE. Benefits and time-off package.
About Alice and Nahum Lainer School
Alice and Nahum Lainer School offers an outstanding general and Judaic-education that develops the mind, heart and soul. We engage students in the joy and discipline of learning, introducing students to a life of personal growth, sensitivity, responsibility and intellectual inquiry, shaped by Jewish practices and informed by a respect for diversity of thought. We have been educating students to light the future for nearly 50 years at our dynamic West L.A. campus. Alice and Nahum Lainer School values diversity of thought, perspective and experience in its employees and seeks to create a collaborative, enriching learning environment. We offer meaningful professional development opportunities throughout the year. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees which includes health, dental, a tax savings flexible spending account plan for out of pocket health and dependent care expenses; a 401k retirement plan with a generous employer contribution.