Merrick Academy is one of the first charter schools to open in New York City and the first to open (2000) in Queens. With a rich history and deep roots in the local community, Merrick Academy is an all-inclusive learning community serving over 500 students and families. Merrick Academy provides students with innovative avenues to connect, learn, and discover their greatness. Through our rigorous STEM-based program, we work toward the common purpose of providing an excellent education for all students, ensuring our students are college and career ready.
Working at Merrick Academy
Merrick is currently entering a renewal year. The vision for renewal includes an ambitious five year strategic plan to further develop Merrick as a premiere STEM based elementary school in Queens and NYC. Merrick is also seeking accreditation as an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program school. We are currently in candidacy status and will launch rich professional development and training in the spring of 2020. The faculty at Merrick is community oriented and is driven by a relentless set of high expectations for all of our students. We believe in the joy of learning and the power of strong relationships.
Support the daily needs of technology maintenance, coordination and usage
Maintain technology supplies and implement distribution systems
Assist teachers and faculty with technology needs primarily iwith the following: chromebooks, smart boards, printers, document cameras, copy machines, etc.
Act as a liason with external technology supports (internet providers, etc.)
Create technology solutions that streamline activities, functions and optimize usage of resources
Work with operations team to order supplies, secure items and maintain accurate records
Ensure that all technology items are asset tagged and secured
Troubleshoot and solve daily technology support requests
Assist in other technology support/coordination duties as needed
Bachelor's degree preferred
Experience with technology support preferred
Fluent with Google Docs and chromebooks
Ability to handle multiple project streams
Ability to lift boxes up to 30lbs. move items and conduct maintenance on systems (ex. smart board lightbulb changes)
Good communication skills
Highly organized and fluent with cloud based systems
Creative and self motivated
Salary for this position is very competitive and commensurate with experience.
Salary for this position is very competitive and commensurate with experience. Merrick offers a competitive benefits package as well as a laptop and extensive professional development opportunities.