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Educational Technology Specialist, Office of Catholic Schools (Grand Rapids)

​The Office of Catholic Schools is seeking qualified applicants for an Educational Technology Specialist.
 
The Educational Technology Specialist
Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Technology Integration
Responsible to: Director of Information Technology and Superintendent of Catholic Schools
Broad Statement of Responsibilities:
Identify and leverage technology to further the goals of the Office of Catholic Schools for the
Diocese of Grand Rapids. Develop effective support systems and training protocols for student
information system users.
 
Qualifications:
● Bachelor's Degree in Education or Educational Technology or related field required, with
a Master’s degree preferred.
● Practicing Catholic with catechist training and knowledge of the Catholic Church,
including familiarity with its structure, function, and institutions.
● Three-five years' experience in a role involving interdisciplinary collaboration and
technology integration in schools with knowledge of Catholic schools and their use of
SIS and LMS technologies.
● Ability to articulate strategy and ideas to entire school communities in a variety of
formats.
● Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff and administrators to develop and
implement uses of technology.
● Knowledge of data privacy practices and laws.
Performance Responsibilities:
● Demonstrates the principles of continuous learning and supports the learning of others.
● Develops, coordinates, and articulates processes and procedures for the centralized
student information system.
● Establishes standard best practices and standard operating procedures for data within
the centralized SIS.
● Assists with the development of internal data processes and flow among student data
systems; including but not limited to Infinite Campus, NWEA, G Suite for Education,
College Board, and SmartTuition; creates customized reports within and across systems.
● Provides initial and ongoing professional development for technology systems users;
including but not limited to large group trainings, shoulder-to-shoulder support, and
virtual tutorials.
● Oversees the coordination and management of online learning platforms and resources.
● Demonstrates the ability to work with confidential data and maintain confidentiality.
● Provides technical support to SIS users.
● Facilitates a culture of data informed decision making, where staff, parents and students
share a common language of data.
● Responsible for data standardization in relation to internal and external reporting
requirements including all State of Michigan reporting. Also responsible for data integrity
in reports with regard to student accounting and ongoing academic reports.
● Proactively seeks and evaluates new technologies to assist academic goals and
professional development.
● Works closely with instructional leaders to further the goals and objectives of the Office
of Catholic Schools.
● Assists schools with leveraging other available Diocesan technologies and services.
● Oversees projects at the discretion of the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum,
Instruction and Technology Integration.
● Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Jill Annable
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology Integration
Office of Catholic Schools
360 Division Ave. S.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
or email to:
schooladmin@dioceseofgrandrapids.org