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    Job Title : IT (information technology) Development Manager
    Company Name : Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority Ltd
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Red Earth Creek, AB
    Post Date : 2019-03-13
    Close Date : 2019-07-15
    How To Apply: Apply by mail to: Box 360, Red Earth Creek, AB, T0G 1X0 Apply by e-mail to: educationHR@ktcea.ca Apply by fax to: 780-649-2841

    Description :

    -          Company: Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority Ltd o/a Kee Tas Kee Now Education Authority

    Business Information:The Kee Tas Kee Now Education Authority (KTCEA) is responsible for the provision of second level education services and direct education services for six schools located in five First Nations geographically located across the northwest part of Alberta. These First Nations include: Loon River First Nation, Woodland Cree First Nation, Peerless/Trout First Nation, Whitefish Lake First Nation.

    Business Location:Box 360

    Red Earth Creek, AB, T0G 1X0

    Land description:

    Lot 10, N1/2, Sec 2, TWP87, RGE9, W5M

    Work Location: Multiple locations

    Primary work location:

    Land description:

    Lot 10, N1/2, Sec 2, TWP87, RGE9, W5M

    Box 360, Red Earth Creek, AB, T0G 1X0

     

    Secondary work locations:

    Cadotte Lake School –Cadotte Lake, AB T0H 0N0

    Atikameg School –Atikameg, AB T0G 0C0

    Little Buffalo School –Cadotte Lake, AB T0H 0N0

    Clarence Jaycox School –Red Earth Creek, AB T0G 1X0

    Kateri School – Trout Lake, AB T0G 2N0

    Peerless Lake School – Pearless Lake, AB T0G 2W0

     

    Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

    Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

     

    Job Description:

    •Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

    •Establish and implement policies and procedures for information systems

    •Authorize the development of specifications for products or services

    •Assign, co-ordinate and review projects and programs

    •Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines

    •Directs and manages the daily operations and staff of the IT infrastructure to provide IT services to 6 K-12 School locations and a Central Office comprised of a current yet growing staff compliment of 203 staff and 1000 students.

    •Provides focus and direction for the integration of all technologies, e.g. MS Server 2016 ADDS, MAIL, VOIP, PowerSchool, Xerox Printers MPS, PCs, Laptops and Chromebook technology.

    •Researches methods and strategies for training provisioning in technology to all Administrative and Teaching Staff.

    •Provides consultative services for deployment and use of technology in consultation with other Departments and supervises technology-based pilot projects or initiatives.

    •Provides leadership to the KTCEA Technology committee in fulfilling the mandate of the corporate technology plan and manage and communicate incident management of network architecture.

    •Prepares, develops and manages project budgets, timelines and supervises accounts relating to the KTCEA IT department and coordinates with management in developing and implementing business strategic plans and operating IT policies.

    •Coordinates with business teams to analyze project contracts, proposals, requirements, and service level agreements.

    •Manages service contracts for Axial ISP, ThinkTel, XplorerNet, TELUS and Xerox for the Network infrastructure of KTCEA, Websites and new School IT Projects Infrastructure.

    •Utilizes project management experience to lead various global and regional projects within the KTCEA.

    •Evaluates and revises project plans to meet changing project demands in a timely manner.

    •Manages project planning, staffing, schedules and expenses.

    •Oversees everyday project operations and new projects to ensure timely delivery and within Planned Budgets.

    •Oversees the availability of services, applications and infrastructure for project execution.

    •Organizes project status meetings with customers and team members and interacts with customers to design and execute business solutions and ensure project deliverables meet highest quality standards and customer requirements.

    •Develops organizational Policies and Standards and ensure that staffs adhere to these standards.

    •Collaborates with management on application development, enhancement, and deployment activities.

    •Evaluates project proposals and change requests and makes necessary recommendations for approval or rejection of proposals.

    •Manages, procures, distributes and documents IT inventory to projects, staff and departments across the KTCEA.

    •Plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP);

    •Develops and implements policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems development and operations; to handle computer system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines on behalf of employer.

    •Assembles and manages the team of information systems personnel to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems

    •Recruits, supervises and mentors computer analysts, technicians and other personnel, and oversees their professional development/training and performance evaluation.

    Establish and implement policies and procedures for information systems

    Authorize the development of specifications for products or services

    Assign, co-ordinate and review projects and programs

    Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

    Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines

     

    COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY KNOWLEDGE

    - Data analysis and interpretation

    - Networking software

    - Networking hardware

    - Programming software

    - Web service design

    - Programming languages

    - Website creation and management software

    - Database management

    - Enterprise Applications Integration (EAI)

    - Desktop applications

    - Data processing and systems

    - Development of computer applications

     

    Additional Skills

    - Recruit, train and supervise staff

     

    Work Setting

    - Education

    - Associations and nonprofit organizations

     

    Requirements:

    - Education:A Bachelor’s or a Master’s degreein computer science, business administration, commerce, engineering or Information Technology is required.

    -Experience:Minimum 4 years of experiencein systems analysis, data administration, software engineering, network design or computer programming, project management, including supervisory experience, are required.

    - Ability to supervise: 5-10 people

    -Travel is required to all 6 school sites and First Nations communities located within the geographically area.

    - Valid driver’s license

    - The following skills and competencies are assets:

    - Cultural awareness of northern Cree communities served by KTCEA

    - Realistic understanding of the realities of living in a remote northern community.

    - Experience working in remote communities is an asset.

    -The candidate must have:

    - Excellent oral and written communication skills

    - Exceptional organization skills

    -Solid Judgement, Initiative, reliability

    - Effective interpersonal and leadership skills

    Credentials:   

    Due to the complexity and scope of the projects we handle the candidate requires:

    - Cisco certified internetwork expert service provider (CCIE SP)

    - Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) Certified

     

    Salary: $54.30 – $56.00 hourly, 35 hours per week.

     

    Benefits:

    - Disability Insurance

    - Extended Medical Insurance

    - Dental Insurance

    - Pension Plan

    - Accommodations and access to a company vehicle may be negotiated upon commencement.

    - Travel expenses are covered by the employer: Meals and accommodations are covered by the organization for the expenses incurred by the employee while business travelling

     

    Important information:

    Monday to Friday, work schedule is from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Flexibility in schedule is required: extended work hours are occasionally required, and time in lieu is provided in these instances.

     

    Apply by mail to:Box 360, Red Earth Creek, AB, T0G 1X0

    Apply by e-mail to: educationHR@ktcea.ca

    Apply by fax to: 780-649-2841

     

 
 
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