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An opportunity for a dedicated Team Player to join a dynamic team

With 2,000 employees serving 13,000 students Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools provides quality educational opportunities in both traditional and alternative learning environments, including French Immersion, International Education, Distributed Learning and a variety of specialized academies.
Located on central Vancouver Island, the district is ideally suited for easy access to the Lower Mainland cities and transportation hubs and everything “The Island” has to offer from unlimited recreation, Canada’s mildest climate and some of the most inspiring wilderness in the world.

Reporting to the Assistant Secretary Treasurer, the Director of Information Technology will plan, organize, and manage a team of 20 dedicated employees, as well as contractors and managed services vendors to ensure the stable operation of the School District’s IT infrastructure. Our infrastructure spans multiple schools and work sites with thousands of combined users.

With a focus on customer support, the Director’s primary responsibilities include developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, such as: Student Information System (My Education BC), , network, server, email and storage infrastructure, PowerSchool ERP, Cloud Services – G suite, O365, Information security, disaster recovery, technology refresh, educational technology projects, business initiatives , other financial and human resources systems and customer support functions.

The ideal candidate is willing to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple competing priorities and assignments. They must be capable enough to balance maintaining business continuity and planning for future demand while always delivering an exceptional internal customer experience.

If you are visionary and inspirational IT leader and can see yourself leading the team in NLPS in support of student success and business understanding, then apply to the position at the address below.

How to apply

Please send your resume and supporting documents by December 18, 2017. We are currently at reference checking stage (as of Jan 22, 2018)

This competition is managed by Go Futures HR, Inc, a sister company of GO Recruitment. To apply, please send your resume and supporting documents to  If you would like more information about the position, please contact him.

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