Applications are now being accepted for the following position in the Binghamton City School District:
Department: Type of Position:
Administration Director of Technology and Innovation
Effective Date of Employment:
November 1, 2017
School District Leader or School District Administrator, required
Closing Date (for receipt of application): October 23, 2017
Persons interested in applying for the above position should apply on OLAS. An application, cover letter, current resume, 3 current letters of recommendation, and transcripts should be submitted to the Personnel Office no later than October 23, 2017 or until the position is filled.
For more information please visit our website at: http://www.binghamtonschools.org/ProfessionalEmployment.aspx
Director of Technology and Innovation
Establish an environment which encourages creative and independent use of instructional technology throughout the school.
Follow District Technology Plan, Acceptable Use Policy, copyright laws, and technology guidelines.
Interpret the school’s instructional technology program for staff, parents, and members of the community.
Research new and emerging technologies, software and hardware solutions, and grant opportunities, in keeping with the district technology plan and school-based instructional goals, providing this information to the building technology team/committee, principal, and administrative staff.
Assist educators in planning for the use and integration of technology in the instructional program.
Participate in the design, coordination, and provision of instructional technology workshops, and researching and/or providing individual training opportunities for teachers to ensure the best use of technology through the district’s Technology Mentor program.
Participate as a member of administration in administrative meetings and events.
Provide oversight of the district’s web content team, integrating the use of the school’s web site and Internet resources consistent with the school’s educational mission.
Co-chair the district Data Team, providing guidance in the access to student demographic and performance data.
Develop written instructions and procedures for the use of hardware and software as needed.
Participate in budget decisions related to technology to assist in the provision of a well-chosen and up to date collection of technology materials and equipment.
Participate as a member of the district’s technology committee/team to support and implement the district’s technology plan and school-based technology instructional goals.
Coordinate with and assist the Managed Instructional Technology Services with the administration and support of the site-based instructional and administrative networks, including minor troubleshooting. This includes the coordinated oversight in the use of the district’s student management system and other related technologies.
Participate in technology-related professional development opportunities including self-study, workshops, and conferences on school, district, state, and national levels, as approved by the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability.
Attend scheduled technology related Information Services and Curriculum meetings as notified, and communicate and coordinate with Curriculum, Information Services, and Facilities as needed.
Develop benchmarks for student technology proficiency and create formative assessment processes that frequently measure progress towards those benchmarks.
Assist faculty in the design of standards-based, technology rich curriculum that improves student learning.
Help with basic troubleshooting.
Assess and report on all aspects of technology related to educational goals of the district.
Seek out and work with staff to develop technology related lessons and curriculum, serving as a mentor.
Create and maintains online and printed help sheets for a variety of software and hardware.
Facilitates district-wide Data Team, advisory committees for RIC hosted data services, and participates on district-wide assessment committees
Provide technical advice and assistance to end users district-wide in the identification and solution of data usage procedures, technology problems, as well as instruction o new equipment, software or programs
With the support of the Regional Information Center, coordinate the acquisition of computer hardware, software, supplies and development tools/objects as they relate to instructional technology integration, data analysis and/or creating a data infrastructure.
With the support of the Regional Information Center, diagnose and resolution of information services hardware and software problems related to data and instructional technology.
Research and publicize technology-based professional development workshop offerings through the oversight of the school Technology Mentors.
Provide oversight in the use of computer labs, student laptops, and classroom desktops
Meets with technology department to assess and remediate educational configuration and support issues
Provides support for elective classes using technology
Provide guidance and supervision as Department Chair of Librarians and Challenge Enrichment
Other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability
patience, patience, patience
creative thinker and problem solver
constantly searches for new ideas
comfortable with change
willing to meet people where THEY are
love of technology as a tool for teaching and learning
When you become part of the Binghamton City School District team, you'll be working with all of us to make a difference in the lives and the futures of Binghamton's children. You will be an important part of our mission: To provide a rich environment for quality learning.
We offer competitive wages and a positive working environment that respects and values all levels of employees. If you're n...ew to the area, you'll find that Binghamton and its surrounding communities offers a low cost of living and very affordable housing, a culturally and socially diverse climate and many outstanding community resources. We're within close proximity to universities and colleges offering graduate studies, including Binghamton University, SUNY-Cortland, Syracuse University, Ithaca College and Cornell University. Our strategic location is just a few hours drive from New York City, Philadelphia and Boston. For more information, visit our website
Make a Difference in a Child's Future
When you become part of the BCSD team, you'll be working with all of us to make a difference in the lives and the futures of Binghamton's children. And whether you're a physics teacher or a lunch monitor, you're an important part of our mission: To provide a rich environment for quality learning.
We offer competitive wages and a positive working environment that respects and values all levels of employees. If you're new to the area, you'll find that Binghamton and its surrounding communities offers a low cost of living and very affordable housing, a culturally and socially diverse climate and many outstanding community resources. We're within close proximity to universities and colleges offering graduate studies, including Binghamton University, SUNY-Cortland, Syracuse University, Ithaca College and Cornell University. Our strategic location is just a few hours drive from New York City, Philadelphia and Boston. For more information, please visit our website at this link http://www.binghamtonschools.org/Personnel.aspx