Apprenticeship Training Coordinator

Meridian has been named a Top Workplace in Oklahoma for the past 6 years. The designation is based solely on employee feedback. Meridian employees complete a survey from Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. Employees evaluate the company's direction, execution of ideas, their personal connectedness to the organization, role satisfaction, supervision and employee benefits. The Top Workplace designation is based on survey outcomes.


Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s Degree preferred.  Extensive direct experience within the Career Tech system may be considered in lieu of a degree.


Training and/or experience in a manufacturing or industrial setting preferred.


Valid trade certification is preferred.


Ability to develop an advanced knowledge of apprenticeship system, legislation, and regulation respecting the apprenticeship programs and a working knowledge of post-secondary education.


Well-developed organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills as well as the ability to make effective presentations required.


Willingness to accept flexible work hours.


Must maintain certification and/or licensure requirements as may be required by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.


Must have experience in program and curriculum development.


Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

Essential Job Functions


  1. Work with business and industry representatives within the Meridian Technology Center district to develop, promote, and coordinate registered and non-registered apprenticeship training programs.


  1. Serve as a liaison between business and industry participating in apprenticeship programs and other Meridian Technology Center faculty and staff to coordinate apprenticeship opportunities.


  1. Work with the Marketing and Communications department to promote apprenticeship opportunities.


  1. Provide administrative, counseling, consultative, and supervisory services for apprenticeship programs.


  1. Provide a linkage between training programs, employers, and apprentices to ensure that apprenticeship programs are aligned to meet industry standards.


  1. Coordinate and administer apprenticeship training needs assessments with industry, communities, training providers, and intergovernmental agencies to ensure high quality training is occurring within the apprenticeship programs.


  1. Coordinate and administer apprenticeship agreements and examinations, advise apprentices and employers of their rights and responsibilities under relevant legislation and regulations regarding apprenticeship programs and ensure compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations.


  1. Ensure that all required records and reports are kept and filed in a timely manner to maintain compliance for registered and non-registered apprenticeship programs.


  1. Attend routine school and departmental staff meetings; report on key activities, assignments, and leading performance indicators related to achieving divisional and organizational goals and objectives.


  1. Join and participate in professional associations and become involved in community activities.


  1. Assure that all apprenticeship programs are operating in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Meridian Technology Center Board of Education and the Superintendent.


  1. Use connections with business and industry to assist other Meridian Technology Center faculty and staff in facilitating work-based learning opportunities for students.


  1. Occasionally lift items weighing up to 35 pounds and/or push items weighing up to 50 pounds on a dolly or cart.


  1. Abide by all policies and procedures adopted by the MTC Board of Education.


  1. Promote Meridian Technology Center, its programs and employees at every available opportunity.


  1. Uphold Meridian Technology Center’s Mission, Vision and Values. Support the culture by living out our values of:
  • Relationships – Act in the best interest of others
  • Excellence – Deliver superior services
  • Innovation – Integrate new ideas with courage
  • Integrity – Model honesty and trust in all we do
  • Empowerment – Provide the framework and resources to succeed
  • Impact – Commit to enrich each life we touch


  1. Accept other duties as may be deemed necessary by the Superintendent or Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development.


Physical Location:                     Main Campus, Stillwater, OK



Standards of Performance

The Apprenticeship Training Coordinator will be evaluated on the previously listed responsibilities twice annually for the first three years and then annually thereafter. These evaluations will determine salary increases and career advancement possibilities.

Contract Length

12-month position

FLSA Classification