Manager of Information & Technologies Services

September 2 2020
Industries Education, Training
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Information Technology, IT, Product development and Management
Kingston, ON


YEARLY SALARY:  $124,107 – $131,966

At Limestone District School Board, rated one of Canada's top 100 employers by Forbes Magazine, we pride ourselves in working with our educators, support staff, students, parents, trustees and community partners in a team-oriented environment. We are committed to the success of every student and every employee and it is therefore our goal to improve achievement, ensure equity, maintain work-life balance and enhance engagement. We offer our employees a comprehensive total reward package that retains the very best! We are proud to be a community leader and take pride in representing Kingston and the surrounding area as one of the best employers.  To this end, we are seeking applicants that will represent our Board, the Board's Strategic Plan, and community with the same values we share.

A proven leader with a well-defined philosophy of service delivery, you will provide strategic direction and leadership in a multi-faceted organization to unionized and non-unionized staff, who provide information technology services and support to all schools/departments throughout the District. Working collaboratively with Senior Staff, the Program Team, schools and other LDSB departments to support and further our strategic goals as well as the strategies identified in our Board Plan for Student Achievement, you continually seek opportunities to assess and increase end-user satisfaction, including the development and monitoring of key performance indicators and the use of digital technologies to support learning for students and staff. Your vision and leadership will drive the development, implementation, review and refinement of technology and associated infrastructure, procedures, strategies and initiatives that support student learning, instructional practice, administrative processes and business services, ensuring alignment with system needs, thereby sustaining excellence in academic, operational and administrative information technology management.

Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree in computer science, business or related field and/or equivalent combination of experience, education and training
  • A minimum of five years' experience in a related field as well as five years' progressive management experience, including strategic planning and the tactful execution of established goals, budgeting, staff supervision and performance management
  • Superior interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with the ability to support innovation and lead change, achieve high standards and expectations for quality service while building a positive and productive ITS department
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with IT processes and visioning related to using digital technologies to support staff and student learning, including Change Management, ServiceDesk Management and delivery, Software Portfolio Management, Security Incident Response, Disaster Recovery planning, Infrastructure Management and planning, and Cloud Readiness.
  • Demonstrated IT Project-Management expertise (PMI or equivalent with exemplary planning and organization skills and the ability to manage and lead multiple projects related to the LDSB ITS Long-Term Plan)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in order to successfully work under tight timelines in a highly client-service focused environment
  • Demonstrated team-building, problem-solving, conflict resolution and decision-making skills, including the ability to facilitate group discussion and gain consensus working with diverse groups at all levels within the organization and within the community
  • Demonstrated experience managing IT risks to ensure the protection, integrity, security, accessibility and privacy of all electronic information

The Limestone District School Board, located on the shores of Lake Ontario proudly serves approximately 19,206 students at 51 elementary schools, 11 secondary schools, and Limestone Community Education Centres in the Townships Central Frontenac, Addington Highlands, North Frontenac, South Frontenac, Loyalist and Stone Mills, as well the Town of Greater Napanee and Kingston and the Islands. 

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Interested applicants are asked to submit an application package that includes a cover letter and resume outlining how your qualifications, skills and experience relate to the position.  Packages must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. September 25, 2020 to the attention of Mr. Steve Hedderson, Associate Superintendent of Education at ******@*********.**.**

We thank you for your interest in working for the Limestone District School Board. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request to enable equitable participation in the recruitment process

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