Director of Information Technology Services

Administrator / Full-Time

The Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, MA

The Williston Northampton School, an independent, co-educational boarding and day school located in Easthampton, MA, has an opening effective July 1, 2024, for the position of Director of Information Technology Services. The Director of Information Technology Services reports to the Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the implementation, operation, and direction of the School’s Information Technology Services. The Director also leads in the development of the school’s infrastructure technology goals and objectives, oversees, and manages the technology support team, and plays a strategic role in the development, implementation, and operation of supporting academic technology efforts across the campus.

Primary duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Develop and implement a comprehensive technology infrastructure strategy; Build and lead a high-performance technology team;  Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of the School’s IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, storage, and other critical systems; Oversee the implementation and management of all IT security protocols, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, IAM policies, and data encryption practices; Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the School’s IT disaster recovery plan to safeguard critical data and system; Ensure the integrity of all technology operations and procedures in compliance with best practices, industry standards, and legal regulations; Partner with Campus Safety, Physical Plant, Admissions, Advancement, Academic Affairs, etc., with system support for the respective technology operations; Research and recommend hardware and software solutions for the school and oversee its procurement and implementation; Serve on the School’s Technology Committee.

Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field, with an advanced degree preferred. Seven years plus of experience. Experience/knowledge of independent schools, particularly boarding schools, is extremely beneficial. Excellent integrity, high initiative and demonstrating professional leadership are all essential. Strong interpersonal skills, including an enthusiastic, collaborative approach in working with colleagues. Full a job description available.

Candidates must be able to successfully complete the state mandated CORI, SORI, general background check, and a fingerprint based criminal background check. Candidates must also hold a valid driver’s license. Please direct all inquiries, including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references to Peter Holden, Chief Financial Officer, through the link provided.  Full benefit and retirement plan eligibility. EOE Non-smoking campus.

The Williston Northampton School

Easthampton, MA
Middle School, High School, Post Graduate
Day, Boarding
All Gender