Somerville Public Schools
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Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences
Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3220950 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 26, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

Technology Operator

Job Goal: The part-time Technology Specialist provides class support for evening instructors using the computer lab and assists students in the lab under the supervision of the instructor. Patience and kindness are vital in working with our students, many of whom have limited English and limited computer literacy.

Minimum Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or Equivalent, Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
•Ability to work patiently and respectfully with non-native English speaking adults at all levels
•Proficiency with MS Office suite (with the exclusion of Access)
•Ability to learn and troubleshoot basic educational software programs and interactive websites
•Classroom experience with adults preferred
•Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with instructors
•Ability to speak Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian Creole would be a plus!

•Work collaboratively with SCALE staff to enhance classroom activities including setting up equipment, accessing educational tools.
•Assist in orienting new and current staff to the resources available in the computer lab.
•Assist staff and students with troubleshooting and/or resolving workstation issues.
•Maintain user accounts on servers (e.g. authorization, access, passwords, etc.) for the purpose of regulating access to files and folders.
•Perform basic network troubleshooting on all computers.
•Update software and provide recommendations for hardware purchases and updates to the Computer Operator Specialist.
•Maintain computer lab and equipment
•Conduct routine inventory of all hardware and software
•Create daily security process to ensure all equipment is properly secured.

Terms of Employment:
•This is an evening position, for two nights per week, approximately 6 – 8 hours per week, working with classes that meet Tuesday and Thursday 6-9pm for the duration of the academic year.
•There will be some initial training with the Technology Coordinator and the full-time Computer Operator. Precise schedule will be negotiated with the successful candidate

Work Environment:
Job requires computer use. General office and classroom environment with air conditioning and fluorescent lighting.

Position Reports to: Director of Continuing Education

Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.

Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will be considered.

Should you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office via email at

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

Position Type: After school/Evening
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experiences!

Since 1974, SCALE has provided classes and support services to more than 1,200 adult learners (16 years and older) annually who need basic reading, writing and math skills, English instruction for non-native speakers, or a high-school credential. SCALE's fully accessible facilities have a computer lab and an on-site HiSET Test Center. ELL and ABE classes are free.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville Public Schools 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
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Lisa Cook
    167 Holland Street
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02144
    Phone: Tel 617-625-6600