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Instructional Technologist

Bishop O’Dowd’s Mission/Charism

Mission: Bishop O’Dowd High School is a Catholic college-preparatory community, guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ, that educates its diverse student body to build a more just, joyful, and sustainable world.


Finding God In All Things Calls Us to:

Community in Diversity

Strength of Character

Academic Excellence

Kinship With Creation

Social Justice


Job Description

Bishop O’Dowd High School is seeking a candidate for an Instructional Technologist.

Under the direction of the Director of Technology and the Associate Principal of Academics, the Instructional Technologist provides technical support and educational technology consultation to staff, students, and parents. This role partners with faculty and support staff to design, coordinate, and deliver educational experiences to improve learning outcomes and the learner experience. This individual will also implement, maintain, and provide ongoing support for various edtech systems and tools. Projects focus on improving and enhancing the delivery of instructional experiences to students, and to research, compare, and recommend appropriate technologies to solve emerging instructional challenges.

Essential Responsibilities

Provide software and cloud-based system technical support and training for O’Dowd staff, students, and parents
Produce and update instructional materials (manuals, graphics, videos, GIFs, articles, websites)
Evaluate, digitize, and streamline current and future course/program development through Schoology, PowerSchool, Google Admin, and other relevant platforms
Oversee and coordinate technology onboarding process for new, international, transfer students, and staff (ex: Tech Check program, orientation)
Manage the technical side of new and existing course creation, maintenance, imports, exports, feature requests, error reporting, parent account setup
Assist the Director of Technology in gathering feedback, designing more efficient workflows, and implementing changes with stakeholders
Collaborate with various departments to meet technology-related needs (i.e website-building, media/video production, digitizing programs, turning ideas into action using technology, etc)


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Additionally, all personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their typical responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education, or a related field
Technology support experience
Project management experience
Experience in K-12 education environment
Experience in SIS and LMS administration (PowerSchool, Schoology, Google Admin for Edu)

Competencies (skills, knowledge, and abilities)

Working knowledge of various technologies used in instructional technology (Camtasia, Adobe products, ZenDesk, Canva, Microsoft, Google Apps, Zoom, WordPress, etc)
Customer service and solutions-oriented attitude and approach
Ability to work independently on projects and also participate successfully in a team
Ability to follow through with end-users and vendors in resolving technical issues
Ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms
Working knowledge of HTML, SQL, and relational databases
Experience designing, developing, and implementing programs of instruction including in-person, hybrid, and online-based training
Strong analysis and problem-solving skills; high level of attention to detail

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Pre-employment background screening is required for all positions.

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Bishop O’Dowd High School is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment policies and procedures. It follows the Diocese of Oakland’s policies prohibiting illegal harassment, retaliation, or discrimination. However, as a Roman Catholic high school with a stated mission, goals, and objectives that clearly reflect the teachings and educational philosophy of the Diocese of Oakland, Bishop O’Dowd High School reserves the right to require all current and prospective employees to commit to carrying out their duties and responsibilities in a manner that clearly and unconditionally demonstrates support of and respect for the school’s mission and Catholic identity. Persons who in good conscience are unable to agree to this commitment should not seek or accept employment at Bishop O’Dowd High School.


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