Reporting to the superintendent and the secretary treasurer, the director information technology leads the development and implementation of IT strategy and the IT governance framework for Maple Ridge - Pitt Meadows School District No. 42. The director is responsible for IT services delivery and leads the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, and security of the school district’s information systems and processes in support of the school district’s strategic directions, education, and business goals.
The preferred candidate is an innovative and seasoned leader who possesses:
A bachelor’s degree in computer science or other equivalent information technology-related studies, as well as eight or more years of recent related experience from industry, business, or educational sectors.
Experience working in a fast-paced information technology environment with managerial experience at a senior Experience working in a public sector environment is an asset.
Ability to execute IT strategic and departmental plan, and to foster an environment that encourages and facilitates
Comprehensive knowledge of the IT field and an understanding of the impact of changing technologies on business
An awareness of the issues related to IT applications in
Previous experience implementing new technologies and methodologies in a large organization, preferably within a unionized
Proven leadership and management abilities, as well as the ability to effectively lead and manage a diverse team in a changing
Proven experience in IT planning and project Strong technical skills and ability are required. Extensive knowledge of the Information Technology industry and experience negotiating contracts for hardware, software, and services.
Ability to communicate openly and effectively with all stakeholders, trustees, senior staff, system leaders, and the general public in a manner that is appropriate for their level of knowledge as it relates to information technology, using an innovative and service- oriented approach to enhance communication among groups within the department and the school district.
All other qualifications as outlined in the job description (click here for the full job description)
To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 29, 2022. This is a full-time permanent assignment. While the district appreciates the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Make a Future posting at https://bit.ly/3b9hg4I.
About our school district
School District No. 42 is located on the shared, traditional, and unceded territories of Katzie First Nation and Kwantlen First Nation, and meets the learning needs of approximately 16,000 students of all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. We have developed numerous skilled trades training partnerships with colleges and universities, and are committed to educational choice and an inclusive, local approach to special education.
For more information about our school district, visit https://www.sd42.ca/our-district/