School Technology Specialist
Fulton County Schools - Fulton County, GA

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School Technology Specialist

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Closing Date:
11/27/2012

Technology/School Technology Specialist

Date Posted:
11/13/2012

Location:
Renaissance Middle

Date Available:
11/28/2012

Description:
Implements the District’s technology plans at the school level; Performs problem identification/determination;

Serves as the school contact for technology support, troubleshooting and solving hardware and software problems

Job Summary:
Network Administration:
Assists with general maintenance to keep network running smoothly

Assists with coordination and network-related repair requests with Information Technology personnel

Documents LAN wiring diagram including: wiring closet identification, wiring closet equipment configuration, and wiring drop identification

Maintains technical documentation required to support the local-area network

Performs maintenance and support of assigned servers and resources

Monitors disk space

Monitors server back-ups

Performs addition/removal of staff/student network and/or system access permissions

Software Administration:
Maintains an inventory of all available software for their school

Ensures school-level

conformance to the District’s software acquisition procedure/process

Seeks teacher input on future needs and assists with identifying software selections

Keeps current on new products available and developments in the field of instructional technology

Installs District approved software where needed

Hardware Administration:
Sets up new workstations, print stations, assignments to default printers

Maintains inventory and performs record keeping functions of hardware locations, assignments, quantities, types and required repairs, including start-up and end-of-year processes

Recommends potential hardware purchases based on District approved hardware standards

Assists with maintenance of all equipment

Supervises onsite deliveries by third party vendors for computers, whiteboards, network printers and other technology installations

Communication:
Effectively communicates District and school-level technology initiatives to school administration, school staff, IT personnel and external vendors using a variety of media

Instruction/Training:
Attends District/cluster meeting and professional learning sessions, as necessary, to stay current with hardware and software utilized in the school and across the District

Provides information, assistance, and training to staff and students for incorporation into instruction

Assists in the training of local faculty and staff

Trains new personnel (electronic mail, data exchange, information stored in Media Center, hardware and software)

Fosters learning activities that take advantage of available technology resources

Assists teachers in the development of technology enhanced curriculum material

Ensures proper escalation/notification to appropriate internal and/or external IT resources for problem resolution

Performs other technical duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Instructional Technology, or Computer Information Systems

Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects, and responsibilities

Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues

Must be able to collaborate effectively with District and school personnel, the general public, third party vendors and work with diverse groups of people

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Experience:
Minimum of 3 years experience working with local-area networks, PC based applications, Windows XP and Windows 7

Salary Information:
Salary Range

$33,233.00 - $40,320.00

Step placement credit may be granted for up to a maximum of 7 years (Step 8) of prior verifiable experience. Salary placement with Fulton County Schools is non-negotiable. Actual salary placement will be based on Fulton County Board of Education experience calculations from the Non-Teaching Salary Schedule A-190, Professional Scale, Step 1 - Step 8

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It is the policy of the Fulton County School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practice, educational program, or any other program, activity, or service.

If you wish to make a complaint or request accommodation or modification due to discrimination in any program, activity, or service, contact Compliance Coordinator Ron Wade,

786 Cleveland Avenue, S.W.

,

Atlanta

,

Georgia

30315, or phone 404-763-4585.

TTY 1-800-255-0135

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