Information Technology Specialist

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: YU High School for Boys
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching, Information Technology

Position Summary:           

The Information Technology Specialist provides training and support on technology and content integration to the high school. The employee assists with identifying and acquiring hardware, software, and network products. This individual also assists in the implementation school wide technology plan.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and maintenance of all technology infrastructure and systems including servers, network, software, printers, information security, internet content filtering, and Google Workspace for Education (G Suite)
  • Provide technical support for students, faculty, and staff in-person and via phone and email
  • Manage 1:1 Chromebook program including purchasing, repairs, and Google Admin Console policies
  • System administration of Windows PCs and servers using Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Maintain wired and wireless networks including firewall, switches, and wireless access points
  • Provide support and maintenance for classroom A/V equipment including interactive touch screen displays and projectors
  • Assist in administration of SIS and LMS
  • Plan and coordinate system upgrades
  • Train and communicate technology documentation with faculty
  • Prepare technology budget and negotiate with vendors to make technology purchases
  • Purchasing using government funding including E-Rate, NYSTL, and FAMIS
  • Textbook ordering and inventory, as well as distribution and collection.
  • Collaborates with instructional staff and teachers to develop curriculum materials and specific lesson plans that integrate technology
  • Updating of all content filters in the school
  • Facilitates school participation in technology programs and activities
  • Conducts professional development in areas of technology integration
  • Responsible to oversee photocopy machine maintenance
  • Responsible for school audio visual equipment

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 1-2 years experience

Skills & Competencies:

  • Operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, overhead projectors, and data
    projectors
  • Prepare various kinds of communication and information including emails, correspondence, reports, articles, proposals, contracts, policies, charts, spreadsheets, curriculum documents, staff development plans, educational forms and data
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Adherence to the highest level of professionalism by demonstrating honesty, integrity, and maturity

About Us:        

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:    

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

 

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