Computer Technician A

Qualifications

  1. Must have experience with computer peripherals, database and software applications, with appropriate certifications for district technology;
  2. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of computer networks, enterprise systems, and system integration;
  4. Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a diverse and dynamic work environment;
  5. Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities;
  6. Able to maintain LANS, upgrade technologies, and provide simple diagnostic services to computer devices, printers and other hardware;
  7. Required criminal background check and proof of US citizenship or legal alien status;
  8. Ability to work on sites throughout the district during the hours required;
  9. Must be able to work independently and prioritize responsibilities to ensure projects meet deadlines;
  10. Ability to sit for extended periods of time;
  11. Ability to lift and move standard computer equipment;
  12. Ability to work flexible hours as needed to support the needs of the district;
  13. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable.

Reports to: Director of Technology or designee

Job Goal

Develop and maintain the school technologies in a way that best utilizes the potentials of the equipment for both the educational excellence of the instructional programs and the individual enrichments of the students and staff of the Montclair Schools, and to facilitate the acquisition and installation of computer hardware and software, the training of application users, the operation of computer systems, and the development of application software and maintenance of computer systems for school and work improvement initiatives.

Performance Responsibilities

  1. Plans, organizes, schedules, implements and maintains various technology systems that support effective and appropriate environments in the workplace,
  2. Manages technology projects including, but not limited to installation of computer hardware and software, training of users, operation of technology systems, and support for application software,
  3. Works within the school budget and works with appropriate personnel to maximize resources for technology,
  4. Prepares or supervises the timely preparation of requested reports, records, lists and other paperwork appropriate for the improvement of district operations,
  5. Works within all board policies, administrative directions and state laws/regulations,
  6. Maintains positive relationships with all staff, students, parents and the community members as required in the completion of assigned tasks
  7. Attends and participates in meetings, special events, school sponsored activities, functions as required by the district or demands of the position,
  8. Maintains and prepares inventories of school property and oversees the security of that property,
  9. Assists with the continuous improvement of the district through technology support,
  10. Conducts workshops for staff, students and parents as necessary,
  11. Serve as a resource to district personnel on computer application matters including analysis, planning and strategy formulation.
  12. Other duties as assigned or as related to the central job goal.

Terms

12 month position, salary and benefits as per the MEA agreement and Board policy.

Evaluation

Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board's policy on evaluation of non-certified staff.

Established

7/1/2002, Revised 7/10/2006, 2008, 2011, 7/2017

The Montclair Public School District encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

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