The Director of Information Technology has accountability for strategic planning, management control, and operational performance of current and future technology infrastructure and systems. He or she provides design direction and strategies based on knowledge of the environment as well as experience and skills in the infrastructure and networking field. He or she leads a team of professionals by providing leadership, planning, and training for all instructional and administrative areas of Fort Bend Christian Academy as follows:
Assists and reports to the Head of School and participates as a member of the senior administrative team.
Works collaboratively with other administrators, faculty, and staff.
Maintains and monitors technology systems and software.
Serves as the liaison with Information Technology (“IT”) services and vendors.
Supervises IT support staff.
Oversees technology systems and monitors hardware/software compatibility for all FBCA divisions and offices.
Trains faculty and staff in the use of computer hardware and software and advises faculty about technology integrations into classroom curriculum.
Develops and updates technology strategic-needs plan.
Manages and monitors security of network resources including management of password policies, providing oversight of virus protection, and by developing acceptable-use policies regarding faculty, staff, and student use of FBCA IT resources.
Coordinates and communicates with IT vendors.
Participates regularly in worship in a Christian church.
Performs other duties as requested by the Head of School.
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or other type of degree based on Computer Science or related field, OR equivalent work experience (minimum 5+ year in IT management).
CISSP or CICSP Certification preferred.
Strong working knowledge of computer networks, including Local Area and Wide Area.
Strong technical background in a broad range of IT disciplines, including application management, infrastructure, project management, user support, database management, security, compliance and testing.
Experience producing technical documentation and reference manuals, detailed project plans and reports, as well as developing documentation for end-user support.
Proven track record of managing strategy for support center, systems administration, network/telephony, LAN management, and virtual environments.
Strong skills in performance management and issue resolution.
Strong people management and team building skills, ability to mentor and elevate teams across FBCA to achieve efficiency and scale.
About Fort Bend Christian Academy
Fort Bend Christian Academy is fully committed to a superior academic experience integrated with a consistent, Christian approach to learning.