Manufacturing Extension Agent
EXTERNAL POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Position: Manufacturing Extension Agent
At will contract for first year, 12 month contract considered annually in accordance with Oklahoma State law.
Current assignment at the District/BIS Offices
Starting Date: July 1, 2014
Responsible To: Director of Business and Industry Services
Salary: $49,615 to $55,315 annually commensurate with education and experience.
Benefits: Health allowance package, life insurance and teachers’ retirement paid, flexible benefits plan, and paid sick leave.
Minimum Requirements: A combination of 5 years related practical, professional responsibility and experience in industrial or a manufacturing environment is required. An earned bachelor’s degree with a major in manufacturing, industrial technology, business administration or a related discipline is preferred. Must be willing to become certified in the Oklahoma Department of Career Tech’s Business and Industry Services Certification Program within first year of employment. All positions require a criminal history background check and a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Section 135, Oklahoma School Code prohibits a school from employing or re-employing anyone who has been convicted of a felony. Other requirements may be seen on job description.
Primary Function: Primary responsibilities for this position will be to provide expert assistance to small manufacturing companies in determining what they require to strengthen their competitive position and to help network the outside resources needed to accomplish this objective. List of duties can be found on the job description.
Other Skills: Microsoft Word and Excel, email applications and other computer applications preferred; excellent leadership and communication skills especially with business professionals in recruitment and business applications; proficiency in record keeping, prioritizing, and scheduling; ability to exercise initiative, independent judgment, and discretion in performance of duties; know the importance of confidentiality. Must have knowledge of current state and federal regulations related to workplace safety, Human Resources and Supervisor responsibilities.
Dependability: Regular attendance following a designated work schedule. Must be able to work extended hours and additional days/evenings, including a flexible schedule as required by position responsibilities. Must be able to attend and participate in meetings/conferences as scheduled within the school district, state and national levels.
Physical/Mental Standards: Must be able to perform work indoors in a climate-controlled classroom or private office; position has high requirement for effective hearing and both near and far vision capability, performing work with moderate to high physical exertion and routine lifting of up to 30 lbs and long periods of standing, climbing and/or working with equipment as applicable to the training requirements of a specific company or organization. Must be able to routinely perform physical work for an average of 4 – 6 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours whenever required or requested by administration. Must be capable of local travel (as driver) and occasional overnight and extended travel. Must be capable of regular and reliable attendance.
Deadline for applying: Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
Application and job description may be found at the NTC website: www.netech.edu or by calling (918) 825-7040.
Send completed application AND resume to:
Northeast Technology Center
P.O. Box 487
483 Airport Road if bringing in person
Pryor, OK 74362
You may email your application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Application packet is not complete until both application and resume are received.)
Northeast Technology Center is an equal opportunity employer.