Colchester School District

125 Laker Lane, PO Box 27, Colchester, VT 05446 Telephone: 802-264-5999 Fax: 802-863-4774

TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST II


Colchester School District
Colchester, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3064265 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: March 22, 2019 Starting Date: April 1, 2019

Job Description
POSITION TITLE: Technology Specialist II
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
REPORTS TO: Technology Director
CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Support Staff Handbook
PURPOSE: This position is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of all technology-related systems and equipment. This position will work on various projects as assigned. Individuals in this position are expected to perform at a high degree of independence and may provide instructions or assistance to entry level technicians.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Support PC’s, PC operating systems, and manage network accounts
• Provides on-site, remote and phone support to multiple schools
• Provides various trainings for staff and students on software and hardware
• Assists the Technology Director with technology purchasing and planning
• Performs hardware and software evaluations
• Supports and trains entry level Technology Specialists
• Installs, updates, and supports a wide variety of software
• Maintains district inventory database
• Manages setup, configuration, and deployment of iPads
• Reviews and recommends technical purchases
• Installs and manages IP phones and phone system
• Supports CHS audio and camera system
• Works on a variety of IT projects
• Research and evaluates new technologies and remains current with technology trends
• Exhibits commitment to the district’s vision plan
• Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by the Technology Director
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, in addition to the following:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; or three years of equivalent training and work experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
• Valid VT Operator’s License and transportation

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Knowledge and experience with the use, repair and maintenance of computer hardware, software and peripherals relevant to applications used in education
• Knowledge of iPads and mobile device management
• Basic understanding of networking (LAN/WAN), connectivity, topology and protocols
• Excellent oral communication, written communication, and time management skills
• Excellent analytical/problem solving skills
• Ability to plan, coordinate, and prioritize work assignments
• Familiarity with Windows, Google Environment, and Microsoft Office
• Good teamwork skills and ability to be a team leader
• Excellent organization skills with the ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously
• Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, be self-motivated, resourceful, and exhibit flexibility
• Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical documentation
• The desire to make a difference through positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS:
• Must be able to move equipment/objects weighing up to 30 pounds (computers, monitors, etc.)
• Must be able to move around the office and school locations
• Ability to work in a highly stressful environment that requires one to make quick decisions and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Work is normally performed in a climate-controlled, shared office environment with potential exposure to airborne particles (dust & dirt). Some tasks can involve work at varying heights. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.).

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Colchester School District!

Colchester School District includes one high school, one middle school, and three elementary schools. It is located on Lake Champlain and offers a variety of recreational activities. It is 10 minutes to the city of Burlington. Please visit our website to find out more about our district.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Colchester School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Pamela Lowe
    PO Box 27
    125 Laker Lane
    Colchester, Vermont 05446
    Phone: 802-264-5999
    Fax: 802-863-4774
    Email: Pam.Barclay@colchestersd.org