Charter School - Educational Technology Specialist

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
Huntsville, TX

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Requisition:

202200178S

Title:

Charter School - Educational Technology Specialist

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

According to the Sam Houston State University Charter School Hiring Schedule. https://www.shsu.edu/charter-school/documents/FY22%20Hiring%20Schedule.pdf

Occupational Category:

Professional

Department:

Charter School

Open Date:

05/09/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Instructional Technology, or in a related field. Experience in teaching or a related field preferred.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Responsible for maintaining and servicing all IT equipment and software. Creates and maintains an educational atmosphere that encourages effective student learning and supports school programs and goals. Coordinates and supervises the district’s robotics program.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assists in implementation of all online assessment programs including STAAR online secure browser application and DRC portal. Rosters students for digital instructional platforms including Google Suite logins, mCLASS by Amplify, DMAC, Cambium TIDE, IXL, RazKids, etc. Manages district website using WebCMS platform. Assists in managing social media and marketing platforms via Facebook and Niche.com. Supports student access and achievement of digital programs within the classroom. Prepares lessons and models instruction for paraprofessionals to provide coding, robotics, and typing instruction during weekly Enrichment classes. Serves as lead coach for three competition robotics teams at three campuses (knowledge of FIRST Lego League activities is preferred).

IT support relating to technical issues and familiarity with Microsoft’s applications, Jamf, Google workplace, VPN, Chromebook, Windows 10 and Mac OSX. Troubleshoots on the wired and wireless network and related vendor support issues. Performs hardware installation and configuration (Printers, Scanners, Copier, Desktops, Laptops). Executes onsite tech support for managed devices including installing software, updating drivers, installing printers, troubleshooting network connectivity, resolving policy conflicts. Completes annual inventory of all district staff and student technology including iPads, Chromebooks, ViewSonics, and managed laptops. Develops and maintains systemic inventory schedule of all devices, their respective warranties, and retirement/replacement schedule for them. Manages all Ricoh printers. Maintains clear and courteous communication with customers: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes or agreed outages. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Communicates effectively both written and orally. Must be self-motivated and detail oriented with a strong customer service orientation. Work is of moderate technical complexity and issues are resolved based on knowledge from experience and/or college level courses.

Must be willing to travel between zoned Charter School sites. Sites located in Greater Houston area.

In addition to submitting your application online, interested candidates must complete the Pre-Employment Affidavit found at: https://www.shsu.edu/intranet/policies/forms/documents/hr/Charter%20School%20-%20Pre-Employment%20Affidavit.pdf
This form should be submitted via email to [email protected]

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31271

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

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Website
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
United States

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