IT Director

Administrator / Full-Time

Maine Central Institute, Pittsfield, ME

Maine Central Institute
Director of Information Technology

Position Summary:
The Director of Information Technology is an administrative-level position reporting to the Head
of School. The Director of Information Technology provides overall leadership, planning, and
management of all areas of information technology.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Working with the school’s academic and administrative leadership, provide strategic
planning and strong collaborative leadership to set the direction and implement
information technologies to support the school’s mission.
• Manage all information technology resources, including budgets, network infrastructure,
academic and administrative systems, and phone/cell phone services.
• Create and administer the technology operating and capital budgets.
• Provide and maintain a high quality technology support environment for all faculty, staff,
and students.
• Work with the academic leadership to develop and implement strategies to effectively
integrate technology into the curriculum.
• Establish and enforce information technology standards, procedures, and policies.
Skills and Experience:
• Significant Information Technology (IT) leadership experience and proven success in
managing information technology resources and services, preferably in an educational
environment.
• Ability to articulate a vision for information technology in an educational environment
and to develop strategic and operational IT plans to achieve that vision in collaboration
with key users and the academic and administrative leadership.
• Demonstrated ability to build a strong IT team and effective partnerships with end users
as the result of effective communication and interpersonal skills.

• High commitment to quality services and enjoys working in a fast paced, high-standards
organization.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Working knowledge of computer hardware, software, networking and related
technologies including: VMware server and desktop virtualization, Microsoft Server OS
and Active Directory, and networking (SANs, VLANs, Wireless, Firewalls.)
• Experience with educational administrative systems such as, Blackbaud, Power School,
Office, and Google Apps, Cisco Hardware, Meraki Hardware, Cisco VOIP Phone
System, Unity Voicemail.
• Familiarity with E-Rate Funding.
• Ability to thrive as an integral member of a team while being able to work autonomously
on long and short-term initiatives.
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred, in IT, education or related field
• IT management experience strongly preferred.
Job Requirements
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, completed MCI Job application and
three letters of reference to:
David Pearson
dpearson@mci-school.org

Benefits
MCI offers a competitive benefits program including medical, vision and dental plans, disability,
life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Maine Central Institute

Pittsfield, ME
Middle School, High School
Day, Boarding
All Gender
Town Academy