Gravitas: A Global Extension of The Stony Brook School
Published
June 28, 2021
Location
Stony Brook, New York
Category
Job Type

Description

Location: Long Island
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.

Job Description
Gravitas, a new online program within The Stony Brook School, is seeking a Technology Coordinator to lead its technology efforts. The Technology Coordinator will need to possess skills and experience in educational software implementation, faculty and staff training, and tech support for students.

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.

Qualifications:
  • 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
Primary Responsibilities:
  • 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, and Turnitin, and advise the Academic administrators on new technologies
  • Provide timely and helpful technical support to faculty and students
  • 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 (sean.riley@sbs.org), and complete an employment application

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