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Director of Technology

Villanova Preparatory School, Ojai, CA

Posted 7/11/2018 until 8/31/2018

Description:

About the School

Villanova Preparatory School, a private, co-ed Catholic college preparatory school grades 9-12 located on 130 acres in beautiful Ojai, California, is seeking a Technology Specialist.  Villanova Preparatory School, operated under the ownership of the Augustinian Fathers with an enrollment of about 260 students, is accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Villanova's educational technology includes campus-wide wireless network access, classroom media systems, SMART boards, Mac and Windows computer labs, and a one-to-one iPad program in addition to a variety of software and services.

 

About the Position

The Director of Technology is responsible for the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of all IT functions at Villanova Preparatory School.  Duties include supporting faculty and staff as well as helping to research, coordinate, and implement continued integration of technology into the curriculum. Work is performed under the direction of the Head of School and Assistant Head of School – Academics, with performance judged on the ability to meet the following job descriptions and duties.

 
Essential Functions:
 
Administrative
 
  • Purchase, install, and maintain all IT equipment including servers, firewall appliances, wired switches, wireless access points, employee computers, printers, school-owned mobile devices, VoIP phones, security cameras, and other systems as necessary.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of all IT equipment.
  • Manage software updates, licensing agreements, service contracts, equipment warranties, and copyright adherence.
  • Serve as contact person with companies providing maintenance service contracts on school equipment.
  • Responsible for all network administration including infrastructure monitoring and maintenance, user management, network security, email and other cloud services, and backup and disaster recovery planning.
  • Train and support staff in the relevant equipment and software required for their duties.
  • Oversee E-Rate / CTF bidding and application process for technology funding.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School.
 
Academic
 
  • Oversee and support the school’s one-to-one mobile device program.
  • Maintain computer labs keeping all hardware and software in working order.
  • Train and support teachers as they integrate technology in labs and classrooms.
  • Train and support teachers in their own technology-related professional development.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to draft, update, and implement the school’s technology plan.
  • Keep current in the field of educational technology by attending professional conferences and workshops.

Requirements:

​​Required

​• Bachelor’s degree.
​• Proven IT Experience
 
​​Preferred
 
​• Management Experience
• Educational Technology Background
• Familiarity with some or all of the following systems:
 
Infrastructure:
 
  • Palo Alto Firewall Appliance
  • Brocade and Dell Switches
  • Xirrus (Dorm) and Aruba (Campus) Wireless Access Points
  • ShoreTel VoIP Phone System
 
Servers
 
  • VMware ESXi (vCenter / vSphere)
  • HP ProLiant Hosts
  • VM Server OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 / 2012 
Workstations and Client Devices
 
  • Windows 7 / 10
  • Mac OS (El Capitan +)
  • iOS 11 (Student / Faculty 1:1 Devices)
Software
 
  • ESET Antivirus
  • Rediker SIS / Admissions
  • QuickBooks
  • Jamf Pro MDM
  • eTapestry Fundraising Software
  • Microsoft Office
  • G Suite for Education
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • GeoVision Camera Software
  • DoorKing Gate Software

Information/Application Contact:

Villanova Preparatory School, Ojai, CA
ATTN: Head of School
12096 N. Ventura Ave.
Ojai CA 93023
FAX: 805-646-4430
E-Mail: headofschool@villanovaprep.org
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