Develops a mission-aligned educational technology strategy that inspires and serves faculty and students.
Designs, delivers and manages major professional development and growth experiences for faculty in areas of technology integration and instructional design.
Evaluates emerging technology and assessment tools and guides senior academic leaders on strategic and operational decisions involving instructional technology hardware, software, and programs.
Promotes the use of technology in interdisciplinary projects in classes and in makerspaces.
Assesses the effectiveness of, and leads efforts to improve, the Schoolâ™s implementation of technology tools for instructional purposes.
Inspires the technology team and the faculty community to model and support best practices in innovation, technology integration, and instructional design.
Builds and maintains strong partnerships with teachers to develop and implement dynamic classroom projects involving technology integration.
Establishes partnerships with outside organizations to support the strategic goals of an educational technology program at Lab.
Oversees the IS team and third-party vendor partners.
Partners with University IT Services to advocate for the needs of N-12 students and faculty, and coordinate policy and infrastructure initiatives.
Ensures that IT infrastructure, hardware, and systems are successfully deployed and meeting end-user needs.
Confirms that recommended changes from IT audits are successfully implemented.
Ensures that all members of the community receive sufficient training and support.
Supports and guides school leadership on strategic and operational decisions involving technology infrastructure and enterprise data systems.
Ensures that information technology and systems transitional projects are successfully managed.
Establishes and evaluates technology policies, procedures, and processes in areas such as: end-user support, data management, network access, data privacy, SOPPA, COPPA, FERPA, and content filtering.
Serves on or leads committees related to technology and academics.
Serves on the academic, and finance and operations leadership teams.
Works closely with principals of the four divisions.
Maintains an active presence in the local and national technology communities.
Develops and maintains departmental budgets, policies, and procedures.
Prepares long- and short-range plans for application selection, software systems development, systems maintenance, production activities, and necessary support resources.
Evaluates vendor proposals for the purchase of hardware, software, and technical services to ensure adherence to technical specifications.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelorâ™s degree from an accredited college or university.
Graduate degree in management, educational technology, education, or related field.
Working knowledge of academic technology integration and relevant professional training.
â‹Background as a fiscal manager with both operating and capital budgets.
Classroom teaching experience, preferably in a school setting with Grades 6â“12.
A commitment to Labâ™s mission and values.
Accomplished in leading workshops, training, and projects related to technology integration, instructional design, end-user training, and technology support.
Background supervising employees, preferably in an educational or technology setting.
Capacity to lead a comprehensive school IT program.
Excellent organizational skills.
Develop deep connections and partnerships with faculty and staff.
An eye on the horizon of emerging educational technology systems and paradigms, with an understanding of how to thoughtfully explore and evaluate such opportunities.
Strong communication skillsâ”written, verbal, presentational, and instructionalâ” that support a community of diverse technology learners and adopters.
Collaborative, cooperative, and growth mindset.
Integrity, empathy, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Consensus-building leadership style.
Possess humility with a sense of humor and a hunger to achieve in the interest of students.
Visionary leadership that is in tune with the needs of a dynamic faculty.
Standard office-type physical qualifications as outlined by the University of Chicago.
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