Senior Manager of Information and Technology

information technology/GIS business & economic development
Posted On: Oct 16, 2020
Closing Date: Nov 6, 2020

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At Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board, we are committed to student achievement and well-being. Each student is an individual with unique interests, goals and strengths who should be supported to move towards graduation along their chosen pathway. Supporting student achievement is the goal of all staff who, in addition to the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners, share their passion for teaching and learning.
The district covers a wide geographic area bordered by Maynooth to the north, Deseronto to the east, Prince Edward County to the south and Quinte West to the west.
RESPONSIBILTIES: The Manager of Information and Technology Services will be responsible for planning and coordination of Information and Technology Services (ITS) to ensure alignment with the Board Strategic Plan, the Board Improvement Plan for Student Achievement, and business operations strategic plans. This role will provide leadership to and management of department employees, including all aspects of ITS operations. The role will be responsible for the coordination of projects, setting of priorities, preparation and management of the department’s budget; defining, developing and implementing ITS infrastructures, strategies and initiatives that support all aspects of the board’s business and educational operational needs including external partners; and identifying opportunities to enhance system process efficiencies through effective application/data integrations and enhanced online/cloud services. In particular, this position will support the goal of creating, managing, and using information and data to make better decisions and to drive efficient processes through the implementation of integrated software systems, implementation of a comprehensive document management system, digital transformation, and the formalizing of records management and process development.
QUALIFICATIONS: A university degree in Computer Science or other related area, combined with a least ten years of direct progressively responsible work experience in leading, managing and motivating a IT team in an open, innovative, responsible and professional environment; excellent negotiation, collaboration and problem-solving skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; experience managing unionized staff in a school-board environment; demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, decision-making and issue resolution skills; excellent budget management skills required. The ideal candidate will bring extensive formal project management experience, including PMP designation, as well familiarity with student information systems, classroom and remote learning environments, learning management systems, and a desire to provide excellent service to students and schools.
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must submit an application package consisting of a covering letter, resume and professional references no later than November 6, 2020 to:
The Board thanks all applicants for their interest, although only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This information is collected under the authority of the Education Act, and M.F.I.P.P.A and is used to determine eligibility for employment. In accordance with Ontario Regulation 521/01—Collection of Personal Information, criminal record checks and vulnerable sector screening will be required of all employees of the Board that have direct and regular contact with students.
Accommodations are available during all phases of the recruitment process.
Lucille Kyle, Chair of the Board                                                                          Sean Monteith, Director of Education

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