Job Description

IT Student Information Systems Specialist I

Location: Information Technology

12 months, 8 hours/day

Grade 23, $18.00/hour

Start Date: 3/11/2019

Purpose Statement

The job of IT Student Information Systems Specialist I is done for the purpose/s of assisting in the support of student information systems, both procured and internally developed; and deploying, installing, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining student information systems.

This job reports to Director of Information Technology or Designee

Essential Functions

Assists in the support of the student information system tasks, projects & initiatives throughout the district for the purpose of providing technical assistance, advice and support.

Assumes the principle role and/or serve on a team with other personnel throughout the district for the purpose of embracing technical and logistical directions from/to a colleague.

Deploys installs, configures, troubleshoots and maintains student information systems for the purpose of providing technical assistance, advice and support.

Develops and prepares user materials for the purpose of providing instruction and reference.

Identifies issues related to the student information systems and software applications for the purpose of resolving user problems.

Instructs others on student information systems (e.g. district and site staff, students, community, department staff, district administration office staff and administrators, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring proper and efficient use of system.

Interacts with students, DAC staff, administrators, employees, department staff, vendors, contractors and community for the purpose of cultivating supportive and informative relationships.

Responds to user requests for a variety of report options (e.g. assessment information, attendance, enrollment, training summaries, budgets, timelines, etc.) for the purpose of disseminating information to appropriate parties.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: preparing and maintaining accurate records; classifying data and/or information; using pertinent software applications.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: current generation office software.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: being attentive to detail; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; communicating with persons with diverse technical knowledge and skills; maintaining confidentiality; work in flexible shifts, including but not limited to evenings, nights, weekends and holidays; working with frequent interruptions.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 90% sitting, 5% walking, and 5% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Experience:  Job related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is desired.

Education:    High school diploma or equivalent.


Required Testing                                  Certificates and Licenses                  

Online Driver Training Certification           Driver's License & Evidence of Insurability


Continuing Educ./Training                   Clearances

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FLSA Status - Non Exempt

Primary Location: Information Technology

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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