Transporation Programs Specialist

Oklahoma Department of Career Technology   Stillwater, OK   Full-time     Education
Posted on February 21, 2021

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
The following position is available with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

Transporation Programs Specialist
Trade and Industrial Education
Automotive Service, Collision Repair, Medium/Heavy Truck Repair, Motorcycle/Power Sports Repair, Aerospace/Aviation, Logistics, and Truck Driver Training

Responsible for providing leadership, guidance and support to programs and teachers in the Trade & Industrial Education division with an emphasis on automotive service, collision repair, medium/heavy truck repair, motorcycle/power sports repair, aerospace/aviation, logistics, and truck driver training.

Bachelor's degree or approved degree plan required. Master's degree preferred. In lieu of bachelor's degree, industry experience and industry certification with degree completion plan on file. Two years teaching or administrative experience in Trade and Industrial Education or equivalent industry experience required. Valid teaching certificate preferred.
Requirements include two years industry experience within one or more of the following occupation areas: Automotive service, collision repair, medium/heavy truck repair, motorcycle/power sport repair, aerospace/aviation, logistics, and truck driver training
Strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and a willingness and ability to travel. Knowledge of school administration and school laws helpful. Computer skills and experience in Microsoft Office or comparable software. Ability to use a variety of software and hardware or equipment directly used in program specialty areas. A working knowledge in specialty areas. Be able to prioritize and multi-task variety of projects with time critical deadlines.

Position based in Stillwater, OK. Requires moderate travel within the state for industry, school visits and conferences, along with limited out-of-state travel required.

Duties/Essential Functions:
" Provide leadership, customer service and support for trade & industrial education local programs within the automotive service, collision repair, medium/heavy truck repair, motorcycle/power sport repair, aerospace/aviation, logistics, and truck driver training areas.
" Provide leadership and technical assistance to the schools, programs and teachers within assigned region.
" Establish and/or maintain strategic relationships and partnerships with key educational leaders, industry employers, statewide organizations and state agencies to assure CareerTech continues to lead in workforce development.
" Participate with industry on economic development initiatives and individual workforce training requirements to assure programs adjust to meet industry staffing demands and projections.
" Work with local, state, and national trade organizations and industries to develop potential employment opportunities for our schools and their program completers.
" Research and disseminate innovative approaches and best practices for instructional delivery and program improvement to build and maintain program quality.
" Coordinate and provide guidance and leadership for SkillsUSA and other statewide student learning experiences.
" Administer occupational examinations, both hands-on and written components, to instructors within assigned occupational areas as required for teacher certification.

Salary/Benefits: $51,985.95 - $58,421.34 commensurate with education or experience. Health, dental, life and disability insurance; flexible benefits plan; teacher's retirement; vacation/sick leave; paid holidays; employee assistance program; and flex-time options. Total salary and benefits package valued at $64,192.17 - $71,111.95.

Position posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days or until position is filled.
Send cover letter, including job title, and resume to:
Mail: Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, Attn: Marie, 1500 West Seventh Ave., Stillwater, OK 74074.
Fax: 405/743-5186.
Email: applicant@careertech.ok.gov.
EEO employer.