Program Specialist

Oklahoma Department of Career Technology   Stillwater, OK   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 15, 2023


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

Program Specialist

Trade and Industrial Education HVAC, Electrical, Electronics, Energy Industry, Industrial Maintenance, Plumbing Responsible for providing leadership, guidance and support to programs and teachers in the Trade & Industrial Education division with emphasis an on HVAC, electrical, electronics, energy industry, industrial maintenance, and plumbing.


REQUIRED: • Bachelor’s degree or approved degree plan • 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 • Two years industry experience within one or more of the following occupation areas: HVAC, electrical, energy industry or related occupations or electronics, industrial maintenance

PREFERRED: • Master’s degree • Knowledge of CareerTech System and trade and industrial education, teaching or administrative experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide leadership, customer service and support for trade & industrial education local programs within the HVAC, electrical, electronics, energy industry, industrial maintenance, plumbing and related 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: $56,985.95 - $63,421.34 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 $69,536.53 - $76,456.30.  

Position posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days or until position is filled.

EEO employer.