Reports to: Executive Director of Gravitas: A Global Extension of The Stony Brook School and SBS’s Director of Technology
About Gravitas: A Global Extension of The Stony Brook School
Gravitas is a program within The Stony Brook School that exists to cultivate moral, intellectual, and aesthetic virtue in students around the world so that they may discover their calling, unlock their God-given potential, and bring about the healing and flourishing of their communities.
Gravitas partners with churches, charities, and individual donors to make elite college preparatory and Christian character education accessible to academically talented students of all backgrounds, especially the poor, the oppressed, the orphaned, and the displaced.
Gravitas, a new online program within The Stony Brook School, is seeking a Technology Coordinator to lead its technology efforts. As the sole technology officer in the startup phase of Gravitas’s development, the Technology Coordinator will need to possess skills and experience in educational software implementation, faculty and staff training, software development, tech support for students, and help build out the program for our Ethical Tech Academy. As enrollment grows, so too will the leadership responsibilities of the Technology Coordinator.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the country’s most prestigious Christian academic institutions as a member of a talented, entrepreneurial team. All candidates should have demonstrable Christian commitment and an educational philosophy that is consistent with The Stony Brook School’s mission statement.
Bachelor’s degree minimum and at least three years industry experience
Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
Strong work ethic, high energy, positive attitude, flexibility, and eagerness to solve problems as they arise
Ability to create and evaluate engaging educational software for teenagers
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to respond quickly to all communications
Eagerness to serve in a faith-based work environment that emphasizes faithful Christian scholarship and character formation. Passion for Gravitas’s mission is critically important for all positions.
High proficiency with a broad range of software and hardware
Commitment to professional development and lifelong learning
Experience working as part of a collaborative team, openness to providing and receiving feedback as part of a culture of transparency
Cultural awareness and sensitivity, as our students come from all over the world
Maturity and stability sufficient for a demanding position
Consistent and dependable high speed internet access
Manage and train faculty and students on Gravitas's LMS and on the educational software we use, including but not limited to Adobe Creative Cloud, Formative, VoiceThread, FlipGrid, Turnitin, and Quizlet and advise the Academic administrators on new technologies
Contribute to the development of the School’s character formation app for the web and major global smartphone software platforms
Provide timely and helpful technical support to faculty and students
Assist the Academic administrators in building out the program for the Ethical Tech Academy
Work with the Director of Technology on projects that impact the whole institution
Support the Multimedia Producer on projects requiring technological expertise
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume/C.V. to Dr. Sean Riley, Executive Director (email@example.com), and complete an employment application. Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.