Information Technology Instructor

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.

Qualifications

Must have at least three years of experience within the information/programming technology field within the last five years to meet certification requirements with the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education.

A degree in Business or Technology Education, Computer Science, Management and Information Systems, Programming, Telecommunications, or Trade and Industrial Education is preferred.

General information technology knowledge and experience with the following topics: PC Maintenance and Support, Network Administration, Wireless Technologies, and Security.  Must have a broad understanding of the Information Technology industry and be able to adapt to frequent curriculum changes to meet industry needs by attending required update training. Certification with any of the following vendors preferred: Access Data, CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft, JavaScript, Python, C#, C++, and International Information Systems Security ISC2.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

  1. Develop and present curriculum related to information technology to high school and adult students in such a manner as to provide them with marketable job skills upon completion of the training program.

 

  1. Evaluate the accomplishments of students on a weekly basis and provide progress reports to students weekly. Maintain a plan of study for each student and counsel students at the end of each course.  Submit report cards into the student accounting system at the end of each nine-week period.

 

  1. Establish a Business and Education Council; a committee of people successful in the information technology field to provide input into the relevance of curriculum and equipment used in the Information Technology program. Hold two meetings yearly and submit minutes for both every year.

 

  1. Maintain continuous contact with businesses and industries throughout the district, and outside of the district, that employs persons in the computer trade. Gain information regarding new techniques, equipment, or potential jobs which could be implemented in the Information Technology program, as well as seek employment for graduating students and ideas for curriculum development and recruitment.

 

  1. Abide by all policies and procedures adopted by the Meridian Technology Center Board of Education and assist the administration in implementing all policies and/or procedures governing student conduct.

 

  1. Join and participate in professional and trade associations, as well as civic organizations.

 

  1. Attend all staff meetings called by the Superintendent and Director of Instruction, Professional Services Learning Community.

 

  1. Participate and contribute to the mission and goals within the Information Technology department.

 

  1. Prepare and submit reports required by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, including the Student Accounting Report, the Completion Status Report, and the Student Follow-up Report.

 

  1. Maintain records and prepare and submit all reports required by Administration.

 

  1. Maintain accurate inventory records and closely monitor the use of inventory items in the Information Technology program to prevent loss, damage, or theft.

 

  1. Utilize assigned working hours (7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) efficiently and report to the Director of Instruction any exceptions. Be available in the program to assist students by 7:40 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. daily as well as after scheduled class time.

 

  1. Promote Meridian Technology Center and its programs and employees at every available opportunity, with specific responsibilities for recruitment and promotion of the Information Technology program. Evening events are scheduled on occasion throughout the year.

 

  1. Maintain up-to-date equipment in the Information Technology program for relevant training of students.

 

  1. Serve as student organization advisor and assist with duties relating to CareerTech student organizations.

 

  1. Place qualified students in realistic on-the-job training situations to enhance their training opportunities.

 

  1. Perform maintenance on machines as needed, and when applicable, to keep the equipment in top operating condition.

 

  1. Order supplies for student and live-work projects as needed throughout the year, utilizing proper purchasing procedures.

 

  1. Must be able to occasionally lift items weighing as much as 25 pounds and/or push items weighing up to 50 pounds on a dolly or cart.

 

  1. Support and implement the continuous improvement initiatives of the organization: such as Tools for Schools and Technology Centers That Work.

 

  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. Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or Director of Instruction.

 

Physical Location:                    Main Campus, Stillwater, OK

Standards of Performance

The Information Technology Instructor will be evaluated on the previously listed responsibilities to determine satisfactory compliance. These evaluations will determine salary increases and career advancement possibilities.

Contract Length

10-month position

FLSA Classification

Exempt

Salary

Negotiable

Available

July 18, 2022