Instructional Technology Coordinator

Riverview, FL 33569
Full-time
Salary: $35,000.00 /year


Kid’s Community College Charter Schools (KCC) are not-for-profit public schools located in Hillsborough County, serving K-12 students. Each of our campuses is accredited by one or more of the following institutions: NAC, NCA, AdvancedED, IB and NAF.

We dedicate ourselves to the well-being and educational success of EVERY child by taking a leadership role in providing top-rated, accredited, high-quality care giving services, higher learning, community enrichment and promoting cultural diversity.

KCC recognizes that our students and staff are paramount to our collective success. Our students rest at the core of who we are – but our KCC associates are the heartbeat.

The families we serve trust us with their children and we do not take this responsibility lightly. Our services are people intensive and it takes good people – associates who hold themselves to the highest standards of performance and ethical behavior – to achieve the vision, mission, and goals in our pursuit to provide the highest possible, world-class education.

As a KCC associate, YOU are an integral member of the KCC team. We realize that what sets us apart from other educational institutions is YOU. Our KCC associates are motivated, intelligent, resourceful, caring and above all, committed to providing high quality educational services and doing their best in terms of performance and their dedication to our team.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the job of Instructional Technology Coordinator is established for the purpose/s of planning, implementing, directing and maintaining the applications and use of technology within the classrooms and instructional curriculum at KCC Schools. The position is the primary resource for evaluating and providing recommendations regarding complementing classroom instruction with software applications and computer technology; and assisting administrators and teachers with Level 1 support.

This position requires an energetic, detailed oriented Instructional Technology Coordinator, with the ability to handle multiple tasks. In this crucial role you will work in reshaping the Instructional Technology provided to every KCC classroom by establishing technology standards, professional development, processes and systems that will improve upon our technology infrastructure through the implementation of minimum classroom standards, professor training, application of your education and experience, collaboration with our
Campus Directors, team leads, professors, students, District Staff and administrators and in your service to our student families.

The position will handle the maintenance of our website and social media accounts and work closely with our PR, Marketing and Sales and IT functions to ensure an effective strategy in each of these areas.

Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree, a strong technology focused background and have excellent computer skills.

Knowledge of Mac OS and related applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe
Creative Suite. Must have excellent verbal and written skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

1. Primary Activities

The Instructional Technology Coordinator shall be charged with the following duties:

A. Communicates with parents, employees, administrators and outside organizations for the purpose of providing administrative support, enhancing program awareness and assisting with program implementation and technology troubleshooting.

B. Coordinates the design, planning, support, professional development and implementation of technology use in teaching, learning and curriculum for the purpose of improving student learning in all subject areas.

C. Develops and directs the development and interpretation of program policy and procedures for the purpose of establishing guidelines needed to effectively and efficiently meet program goals while adhering to all relevant regulations and guidelines.

D. Develops and manages program related budget(s) for the purpose of ensuring that software, hardware and personnel are available to meet program, school site and KCC
District needs and objectives.

E. Directs program assessments for the purpose of ensuring that technology standards for teachers and students meet program goals and KCC District guidelines.

F. Directs, analyzes and evaluates in the identification of a variety of program related data
(e.g. student assessments, teacher assessments, emerging technology trends, requested applications, systems and hardware, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of technology resources needed to meet student, school site and KCC District objectives while adhering to budget limitations.

G. Identifies, develops and reports program related assessment results for the purpose of directing student and teacher growth toward technology integration, technology literacy and technology use.

H. Manages a variety of program specific projects and components (e.g. online resources, instructional software, federal projects, KCC District initiatives, etc.) for the purpose of providing guidance and direction needed to ensure project success.

I. Participates in meetings, workshops and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and/or representing the KCC District to external individuals and/or organizations.

J. Prepares a variety of materials (e.g. training videos, reports, memos, letters, procedures, manuals, assessments, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.

K. Serves as liaison to software/hardware providers for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information and coordinating district activities.

L. Visits all campuses to ensure technology is being implemented in the classrooms as planned and that expected results are being achieved.

M. Develops, maintains and troubleshoots systems; resolves system errors and malfunctions; arranges for repairs and refers complex problems and malfunctions to appropriate personnel or outside agencies.

N. Performs other duties as assigned.

2. Responsibilities

A. Keep the Superintendent informed of the status of the technology infrastructure in the Kid’s
Community College® educational system; assure effective communication of initiatives between the Superintendent and KCC campuses.

B. Contribute to the agenda for Board meetings and the Board Flash Report. Providing necessary and helpful facts, information, and reports as are needed to insure the making of informed decisions.

C. Submit to the Superintendent a clear and detailed explanation of any proposed procedure which would involve either departure from established policy or the expenditure of substantial sums.

D. Develop and recommend long-range technology improvement plans consistent with organizational improvement initiatives, KCC student population trends, technology needs, and the appropriate use of KCC resources.

E. Assist in the development of specific procedures and programs to implement technology improvements, organizational initiatives and special projects.

F. Serve, as needed, on any committee for grant writing, new charter school applications or other endeavors that build capacity for the organization.

Primary Relationships

The Instructional Technology Coordinator has the following relationships:

A. Superintendent

(1) Be accountable to the Superintendent for reporting data and for the interpretation and fulfillment of the aforesaid Primary Activities and Responsibilities.

(2) Attend all meetings of the Governing Board as requested by the Superintendent.

(3) Work with the Superintendent to develop and recommend appropriate programs and policies to improve instructional technology.

(4) Complete special projects as assigned or approved by the Superintendent.

B. Campus Directors

(1) Hold regular meetings with Campus Directors, Coordinators and all other administrators to discuss instructional technology, special project progress or needed improvements and educational problems.

(2) Foster fidelity, teamwork and collaboration between all KCC Schools and their departments.

C. Others

(1) Work with Campus Directors, Marketing, PR, IT, Training, District Staff and
Professional Development.

(2) Hold such meetings with other employees as is necessary for the discussion of matters concerning instructional technology.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge Of:
• Knowledge of the Kid’s Community College’s policies, procedures
• Knowledge of resources available on the KCC website
• Proficiency in Mac OS, web development, MS Office Products and other applications
• Ability to operate standard office and computer equipment
• Ability to conceptualize and create report templates and formats
• Ability to leverage technology to compile information from multiple sources
• Ability to convert data tables into charts, graphs, and presentations
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong project coordination and tracking skills
• Strong verbal communication skills
• Strong written, punctuation, grammar and editing skills
• Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds
• Principles and practices of data research, processing and analysis
• Principles, practices, and techniques of data base structures
• Excellent presentation and training skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong problem solving skills
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
• Technical aspects of field of specialty
• Previous experience in web development and technology troubleshooting
• Bachelor’s degree in discipline relating to the job requirements.

Ability To:
• Perform specialized support duties in support of organizational technology goals
• Coordinate teams and provide training and special project activities
• Work independently with little direction
• Operate a variety of office equipment including computer equipment
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
• Develop and meet schedules and timelines
• Complete work with many interruptions

Experience and Education:

Any combination equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree with educational background in web development, computer science or educational program delivery including increasingly responsible experience involving related research and analysis activities and projects.

Training and presentation experience desirable.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position must perform in carrying out the essential functions of the position.

Physical Demands: Walk, look downward, turn neck (up to continuously) sit, bend,
(frequently); stand, stoop, squat, reach, push, pull, (Occasionally; kneel, crawl. Climb
(infrequently); grasp/manipulate materials & supplies (continuously); lift items to 10 pounds
(frequently), carry to 10 pounds (occasionally), lift/carry to 40 pounds (infrequently).

Working Conditions: Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. May occasionally require exposure to: Indoor classrooms, exposure to: student noise and music, odors of food and science projects, possible communicable diseases or unruly students. Outdoor schoolyard and grounds, exposure to; temperatures, dust, pesticides and smoke (seasonally).

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