Welcome To Southern Tech - Applying For The Career/Technical Education Instructor - Esthetics Position


Purpose of Job:

To insure each Esthetics enrollee advances to the level necessary to attain related licensures and gainful employment. Responsible for the administration, coordination, supervision, and implementation of the full-time Esthetics program at SouthernTech while maintaining compliance with State of Oklahoma Career and Technical Education requirements, Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology/ Barbering requirements and SouthernTech Board Policy.

I. Major Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:

A. Essential Functions of the Job:

1. Supports and promotes the SouthernTech adopted quality initiatives including the Baldrige criteria, Oklahoma Quality Award Foundation criteria, Tech Centers That Work, and Lean Office.
2. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continuous improvements in services to customers.
3. Supports and assists in the development and execution of the SouthernTech strategic plan.
4. Assigns appropriate instruction areas and formally evaluates instruction of the course material, in cooperation with the Director.
5. Responsible for reports and student records required by the State Department of Career and Technical Education. Provide testing and process required paper work for certificates available through the program.
6. Coordinates all program meetings, testing sessions, and student meetings and activities.
7. Selects, coordinates schedule, and monitor sites for on the job training experiences, clinicals, internships, or live work projects to enhance curriculum, if applicable.
8. Establish student dress code and establish a safe environment by ensuring students understand the proper safety procedures in the related trade.
9. Monitor and update inventory and equipment reporting any discrepancies to keep inventory current.
10. Play a leading role in Job Placement for graduates, and determine their employment status.
11. Supervises student counseling, discipline, referrals, progress reports, and handbook rules and regulations.
12. Provide students the opportunity to learn and practice techniques in leadership and job-related skills.
13. Update technical skill levels as necessary to update curriculum and to deliver current, marketable training to students.
14. Maintain accurate attendance records in cooperation with the school registrar and the Oklahoma Board of Cosmetology/Barbering, evaluate student performance, and assign letter grades.
15. Organize and supervise field trips that enhance student’s job awareness and broaden their knowledge of the field of study.
16. Design group learning projects that develop skills in teamwork and problem resolution.
17. Maintain State, National, and industry specific certifications as required by SouthernTech.
18. Instruct and assist students in operating computers utilizing a variety of educational software applications.

B. Other:

1. Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities required.
2. Cooperate with the Director to align curriculum.
3. Cooperate with other personnel to ensure a positive learning environment.

II. Organizational Relationships:

A. Reports to: Full time Program Director, as assigned

III. Education, Knowledge, Skill, & Experience Requirements:

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

A. Education and Experience:

1. Master Instructor License required.
2. Bachelor’s degree required or willingness to obtain.
3. Must have 3 or more years of experience in field of instruction within the last 5 years.

B. Knowledge and Skills:

1. Working knowledge of computerized office programs, Oklahoma School Law, federal and state laws, and the SouthernTech education system.
2. Function as an effective SouthernTech team player.
3. Ability to function professionally during high stress situations.
4. Ability to implement, facilitates, and completes multiple projects in a timely and efficient manner.

IV. Physical & Mental Requirements:

A. Physical Requirements:

1. Sit for extended periods, stand and walk as required in classrooms.
2. Manipulate computer keyboard.
3. Keen hearing: (ability to listen to others).
4. Vision: close and distance vision required.
5. Be able to communicate.
6. Be able to properly and legally operate a school vehicle as required to travel on behalf of the district.
7. Regularly lifts up to 25 lbs.
8. Ability to bend and stoop.

B. Mental Requirements:

1. Ability to read directions, instructions, both written, and spoken.
2. Ability to communicate effectively.
3. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community and the Board of Education.
4. Ability to write documents and effectively present information.
5. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
6. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
7. Ability to function professionally during high stress situations.
8. Ability to implement, facilitates, and completes multiple projects in a timely and efficient manner.

V. Work Environment:

Primarily an office/clinical/lab/shop environment; walking and working with students and staff. Full-time Program Instructors may work near mechanical equipment on and near moving mechanical equipment, fumes or airborne particles, and outdoor weather conditions. Occasionally working around loud noises associated with maintenance machinery, equipment.

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