POSITION AVAILABLE: Wyoming Child & Family Development, Inc. – WCFD is now scheduling interviews for a Technology Specialist, with telecommuting available. Application deadline: 01/25/2021 by 10 a.m. We look forward to visiting with you! “This institution is an equal opportunity provider”
TITLE OF POSITION: Technology Specialist
SUPERVISED BY: Administration
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY: To assist the Administrative staff in the planning, direction, and implementation of WCFD’s technology services and components. This is a remote position with some travel. Head office location to be determined
- Associate or Baccalaureate degree in Computer Science, Information Science or Computer Information Systems preferred. WCFD will only accept college degrees from accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Must have advanced computer skills including set-up, design, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, maintenance, repair, networking, software installation, and security functions.
- Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, database management and SharePoint administration.
- Must be able to meet timelines and be able to manage multiple priorities.
- Must be reliable, organized, and detail oriented.
- Must have the interpersonal skills to be able to meet the public and work with program staff, and the communication skills to develop and present effective training programs.
- Bilingual preferred.
- Provides training and assistance to staff regarding all facets of program technology, including computers, tablets, cameras, projectors, phone systems, copiers, fax machines, etc.
- Organizes and maintains IT resources.
- Assists with tracking and inventory for technology items.
- Researches, evaluates, and makes recommendations regarding computer hardware and software and other technological support purchases.
- Performs set-up, design, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, networking, software installation, and security functions for WCFD computers.
- Safeguards the security, integrity and confidentiality of WCFD data, information and communications.
- Provides technical support for users.
- Troubleshoots issues for computers and network equipment.
- Ability to work flexible schedule and weekends as needed including responding to emergencies.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, staff, company officials and vendors.
- Maintains active directory and user access to technology.
- Recruits children for the program within the guidelines established by Department of Health and Human Services and Wyoming Child and Family Development.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
All requirements for this position will meet the Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards, DFS licensing, NAEYC standards, Wyoming Division of Disabilities Rules and regulations and WCFD policies and procedures. All employees will adhere to the Mission, Vision, and Values of WCFD.
STANDARD JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- Able to perform the essential functions of the position, as defined in the job description, without presenting a danger to either self or others, with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Must have an employment physical and TB risk assessment prior to work with children.
- Must have AHA CPR and First Aid Training completed within 90 days, unless otherwise specified by the supervisor.
- Wyoming Child and Family Development, Inc. requires all prospective employees to participate in a Central Registry and criminal background check, including fingerprinting upon hire and every 5 years.
- Must have a valid driver’s license, safe driving record and liability insurance as required by Wyoming State Law. Driving records are reviewed annually.
- Wyoming Child and Family Development requires an initial statement of health from a licensed healthcare provider and a renewed statement every 5 years.
- Must be able to work with families and children birth through age 5.
- Must possess proper stress management techniques.
- Must possess visual acuity and stamina to read technical material for extended periods of time.
- Be able to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time without fatigue of discomfort.
- Must be able to travel to site locations, meetings and trainings, both in and out of state.
- Must be willing to drive in a variety of weather conditions.
- Must be able to hear and process ordinary conversation and telephone conversation.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, children, families, and community.
- Must be able to tolerate air-conditioned buildings and fluorescent lights.
- Must be able to climb stairs, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or reach, to retrieve materials and supplies from ground level to a height of at least 5 ft.
- Must have upper body strength to lift and carry the equivalent of 50 pounds.
- Must be able to assist a child to safety in case of an emergency.
- Must be able to work in a flexible daily routine and change as required.
- Must be able to work in a variety of temperatures, including hot and cold weather.
Transportation staff must:
- Able to tolerate possible exposure to biohazards, i.e., body fluids, etc.
- Ability to recognize mechanical problems that would require stopping of bus to prevent damage or potential accident while driving.
- Able to read gauges on dash of bus and recognize indicator of problems.
- Able to tolerate possible gas and diesel fumes.
- Able to tolerate dust and gravel.