School Technologist

School District 61 - Victoria

November 29, 2013

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Job Category: 
Job Specialization: 
IT Management
Company Overview: 

The Greater Victoria School District No. 61 is located in the capital city of British Columbia and covers the municipalities of Esquimalt, Oak Bay, Victoria, View Royal and a portion of Saanich and Highlands.

Job Summary: 


The Greater Victoria School District (SD61) is seeking a School Technologist. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and supporting technology in schools and reports to the Director of Information Technology.

This person will:

  • Install computer software, configure hardware systems, maintain current network configurations and troubleshoot technology problems on a variety of different platforms. (primarily Windows but may include Apple).
  • Support the introduction of new educational technology.
  • Work with school district staff to assist them in their use of technology.
  • Have demonstrated experience and skill in presenting and training various stakeholders.

This is an exciting position in a progressive field and an opportunity to work with a leading school district in an environment that encourages personal growth, values collaboration and teamwork, provides first-rate benefits and creates solutions that make a difference to our students.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Two year post-secondary diploma in Computer Science from an accredited college or university; OR Applied Science Technologist (AScT) Certification in the Information Technology Discipline AND current, relevant Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certification.
  • One year full-time experience in an equivalent position within the IT industry.
  • Experience in the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of technology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience supporting Apple technologies would be an asset.
  • Ability to work well within a team and apply tact and courtesy when explaining and exchanging ideas, data and information.

This is a full-time, 10-month position which falls within the school calendar, 35 hours per week at a pay grade of $24.04 per hour. For more details, visit our website at – Employment – Clerical, Information Technology and Student Support Positions.

How To Apply: 

Please send your résumé, cover letter as well as contact information for three references to:

Human Resource Services
Greater Victoria School District No.61
556 Boleskine Road
Victoria, BC V8Z 1E8
Fax: 250-475-4113 / Email:

All inquiries: Ted Pennell at
Deadline for submissions: 4:00 PM, Monday December 13, 2013

The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for interview will be contacted

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