Tilton School, an independent, secondary school in the Lakes Region, has an immediate opening for a Director of Technology. The Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of technology in support of the school’s strategic vision and mission statement; reports to the Head of School, and is a member of the Leadership Team, Learning Leaders, and Safety Committee. Candidates must hold, or be willing to acquire in the first year, the Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) certification. This position is a full-time, year-round position.
Tilton School approaches teaching, learning and living through the Mastery Approach. The Mastery Approach is a customized learning process that incorporates the best educational practices using authentic, purposeful investigations, guided self-reflection, and honest, thoughtful feedback designed for a student to assess and grow their aptitudes, skills, interests, and strengths. It is not a one-size-fits-all model. Nor does it occur just in the classroom, but in every aspect of life at Tilton.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee the integration of hardware, software and other digital resources in support of student learning and campus operations
Oversee and manage all school databases and the bridges between them
Assist the faculty to meet state and national standards for subject-area and technology-learning objectives
Coordinate with the Academic Dean to ensure that technology assets and resources support the learning programs of the School
Oversee applications and proposals to submit to fund-granting authorities, including but not limited to E-Rate
Work with the Academic Dean and Learning Leaders to grow the academic offerings related to computer science, technology, and STEM
Attend conferences, workshop, seminars and other events in order to stay current with current and emerging technologies and best practices
Design, coordinate, and facilitate technology training and development programs for the faculty and staff in order to meet defined technology proficiency goals
Oversee the creation and implementation of learning and support resources for faculty, staff and students. These may include websites, tutorials, interactive programs and databases that support the faculty in integrating technology
Oversee and recommend professional development opportunities for Technology Office staff to keep abreast of the rapid changes in technology and its use in education
Supervises and evaluates the Technology Office staff
Assist in the hiring process for all employees to ensure proper technological skills
Oversee the daily operations of the Technology Office and the responsibilities of the Network Systems Manager and Technology Support Specialist
Plan, develop, and oversee the Technology Office budget
Review and approve all technology purchases, regardless of funding source, to assure appropriateness, quality, and compatibility
Develop, review, and update all school policies related to technology including the AUPs, data retention policies, data security, etc.
Develop, review, and update the Technology, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity plans
Work with all programs and departments to analyze and improve processes for most the efficient use of technology
Review reports of hardware and software use, malfunction, and maintenance to ascertain costs and plan operating changes and upgrades
Coordinate vendor services to provide needed technology solutions and maintain positive relations
Create connections with the local, state, and national educational communities to continually advance the school’s reputation as a leader in the educational market
Create connections with local public and municipal organizations to advance the school’s reputation as a resource for the local community and its residents
At Tilton School, all persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard for race, religion, natural origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by state or federal law. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by state or federal law in the administration of employment practices or procedures, promotion, or application of employee policies and benefits.
About Tilton School
Tilton School, founded in 1845, is an independent college preparatory boarding and day school located in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region with an enrollment of 257 boys and girls in grades nine through postgraduate. Our mission is to challenge students to embrace and navigate a world marked by diversity and change. Central to Tilton School’s culture is a belief in the “power of potential.” In a close-knit community of students, faculty, staff, and administration, Tilton’s unique educational program challenges students to discover, develop and advance their personal strengths and passions, while gaining the skills, knowledge, and values essential to personal and professional success. Students are challenged in all facets of life on campus with appropriately high standards and a rigorous curriculum requiring them to be active participants. Class sizes are small, averaging 12 students, with a student-faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Students are encouraged to reach their full potential outside of the classroom through strong programs in athletics, arts, theater, extracurricular offerings, and student leadership positions. Tilton School’s 160-acre campus includes a new state-of-the-art academic building, a new senior girls’ dormitory, and extensive athletic facilities.