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Autry Tech provides a productive and prepared workforce for employers in Oklahoma.

Since 1967, Autry Technology Center has taken pride in offering cutting-edge training and state-of-the-art technology to students for success in the workplace through our full-time programs, adult and career development courses and Business and Industry Services training.

In FY19, 93% of Autry Tech full-time program graduates joined the military, became employed or went on to continue their education. At Autry Technology Center 100% of students participate in Career and Technical Student Organizations.

ABOUT AUTRY TECH

With a team of more than 100 staff members, we prioritize providing the resources, courses and training needed to prepare for and earn the most popular industry certifications – credentials recognized by business and industry at the local, state or national level.

With more than 25 full-time career programs, Autry Tech makes career education possible for students of all walks of life. No tuition is charged for high school juniors and seniors living in Autry Tech’s district.

Autry Tech serves nearly 16,000 individuals each year, including many area employees who receive training through the Business and Industry Services Department. With partnerships to provide experts on any subject matter, we’ve joined with over 500 local businesses to provide professional resources in education, consultation and personalized training.

At Autry Tech, we believe our students are our product and business industry is our customer. We are committed to providing a productive and prepared workforce for employers in Oklahoma.

OVERALL BUDGET
$27,239,270

Each year, Autry Technology Center students from various programs work together to build a game-playing robot to compete in the FIRST Robotics competition. Autry Tech’s team Ace Robotics is made up of students in programs like information technology, robotics & electronic automation, drafting & design, health careers, graphic arts, welding and construction. The team has just six weeks to build the robot and prepare for the competition. With the guidance of coaches and mentors, the team must create a robot to accomplish specific tasks such as picking up, moving and lifting balls and discs and putting them into goals. The team uses the robot to compete against other Oklahoma teams during the regional competition. If the team is successful during the regional competition, they will move on to compete in the world competition. More than 35 countries are represented in the world competition.

685

Full-time students in FY19

27,549

Total enrollments in FY19

18,500+

Safety training enrollments in FY19

173

Employees
(105 full-time, 68 part-time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

CERTIFICATION

Superintendent’s certificate recognized by the State Board of Education and the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. Minimum of five years Administrative experience in a technology center.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

To serve as the executive officer of the Board of Education and the administrative head of the school system.

LENGTH OF CONTRACT

12-month contact subject to annual renewal

SALARY RANGE

Salary established and approved by the Board of Education

The Superintendent assists the Board of Education in its legislative functions by providing advice and information and is involved in its deliberations without participating in its actions. On the other hand, the Superintendent serves as the chief administrator of the district and in a direct relationship to the staff and district. In this role, the Superintendent functions within a policy framework and is responsible for its implementation.

In judging this competency, the Board of Education can expect the Superintendent to act in the following manner:

  1. Bring to the Board of Education, in well prepared form, full information on all matters under consideration.
  2. Carry out the policies of the Board of Education with sincerity and no evidence of reluctance.
  3. Be highly ethical and professional in respect to the Board of Education’s operation in staff and public relationships. Shall act with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner at all times.
  4. Maintain at all times wholesome and open communication with the Board of Education, as a whole and as individuals, in respect to the business of the school.
  5. Attend professional and educational meetings and state and national conferences as are necessary for the purpose of keeping informed regarding educational trends.
  6. Act as an advocate for career tech education and as the representative of the board at public and/or professional meetings.
  7. Facilitate the design and implementation of curricula and strategic plans that enhance teaching and learning; alignment of curriculum, curriculum resources and assessment and use of various forms of assessment to measure student performance.
  8. Maintain close contact with employment services, advisory committees, potential employers, and all agencies and institutions relative to employment needs and job opportunities in order that training may be closely coordinated with needs and opportunities in the employment market.
  9. Assist and advise leadership team members in school planning, operations, resource allocations, and decision-making.
  10. Establish and maintain efficient procedures and effective controls for all expenditures of school district funds in accordance with the adopted budget, subject to the direction of the board.
  11. Maintain industry relations as business and industry training is critical.
  12. Maintain the confidence of the school staff and the public in both the administrative and the instructional program with allowance being given by the Board of Education of limitations beyond his/her control in matters of finances, personnel, school facilities, and the like.
  13. Follow in his/her personal and professional life a moral standard that is acceptable to the community.

It shall be the duty of the Superintendent to recommend candidates for employment. No one shall be employed who is to serve under the direction of the Superintendent, unless the employment has been recommended by the Superintendent to the Board of Education. Should the Board of Education not approve any person nominated for employment, then the Superintendent shall submit additional nomination to the Board of Education for its consideration.

Regular meetings of the Board of Education shall be held on the first Monday of each month, except when the first Monday is a legal holiday, then the regular meeting shall be held as discussed by the Board of Education. The time of day for the meeting will be 8:00 a.m.

It shall be the duty of the Superintendent, as the executive officer of the Board of Education, to notify the members of regular and special meetings to the Board of Education and committee meetings.

In the legal sense, the school board is the constituted authority responsible for conduct and operation of the school. It is a creation of State and represents the State in matters relating to education in the area district. Although the school board is the elected representative of the area district, its powers and functions are prescribed by State law. While its individual members are free to express opinions and preferences, its authority as legal entity rests in the majority action of the Board sitting in public sessions.

PHYSICAL FACTORS: Be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.

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Applications will be accepted through October 2, 2020