Ranken Technical College has been helping students experience success for 100 years. Ranken is more than a college, it’s an experience that provides students with the knowledge and training necessary to launch and maintain successful careers. The College’s three-pronged approach to teaching – hands-on technical experience, general education and professionalism – gives our students the competitive edge, proven by our excellent job placement rate.

 

Accounts Receivable Specialist, Campus Business Office

Posted: February 15, 2017

Responsibilities: Performs a wide variety of Accounts Receivables duties, in addition to maintaining and managing student account collections. Provides excellent customer service to potential and current students, parents, faculty, and staff. Performs clerical duties such as filing, copying, opening mail, etc. Assists team members with other duties as needed.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma (or GED) with accounting classes required; associate degree in accounting or business administration preferred.
  • Cash handling and basic accounting experience required; accounts receivable experience preferred.
  • Excellent math skills; good data entry and computer skills.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to details required.
  • Extensive customer service experience with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in person and over the telephone.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records and other information.
  • Ability to work as a team member and to display a positive mental attitude.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform general office duties in a fast-paced environment.
  • Available for overtime hours at the start of each semester and occasional weekend hours may be required for some events.

Working business hours will be 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

 

Adjunct IT Instructor, Evening School

Posted: February 16, 2017              

Responsibilities: Teaching IT coursework, classroom management, and curriculum development two evenings per week beginning with the fall semester.

Requirements to teach Operating Systems:

  • Ideal candidates will be knowledgeable at a technician level with the following Microsoft products: Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
  • Candidates must also be able to install, upgrade, deploy, configure, and administrate these Microsoft products.
  • A working knowledge of VMWare workstation is also required.
  • Candidates will possess the ability to deliver technical information in the form of lecture and hands-on demonstration.
  • Windows 7 certifications: MCTS 70-680, 70-385, 70-686 is a plus

 

Administrative Assistant – Education Office

Posted: January 31, 2017              

Responsibilities: Provides administrative assistance to the Executive Vice President and Vice President for Diversity and Student Success. Prepares correspondence and reports including gathering needed data. Tracks calendars, schedules appointments, greets visitors, answers phone calls, files, copies, coordinates mailings, faxes, scans, etc. Tracks budget expenses for Education departments. Maintains student records regarding attendance, discipline, and review board results. Works on projects and assists others with projects and campus events.

 Requirements:

  • Superior customer service skills with excellent interpersonal and communication skills in person, in writing, over the telephone and via e-mail.
  • Ability to assist students, parents, college faculty and staff, and all other individuals in a professional, confidential, and respectful manner.
  • Self starter with the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to multi-task; excellent organizational and time management skills; accuracy and attention to details are important. Displays a positive attitude.
  • Ability to perform general office duties in an accurate manner.
  • Expert computer skills using Microsoft Office.
  • Associate degree with five years of responsible administrative assistant experience.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required for some events.

 

Automotive Maintenance Technology Instructor – Evening School

Responsibilities: Teach automotive maintenance technology theory coursework, classroom management, lab management, review and assist in curriculum development two nights per week.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • AS degree or adequate industry experience in AMT or related field.
  • Practical work experience in the following subject areas:
    1. Engine mechanical diagnosis and repair which includes measuring and rebuilding engines.
    2. Knowledge and experience in electrical system operation, diagnosis and repair which include service manual usage, diagnosis charts, charging/starting systems, engine and body management systems.
    3. Knowledge and experience in performing engine performance/drivability diagnosis which will include scan tool and low voltage scope usage.
    4. HVAC system operation, design, diagnosis and repair.
    5. Steering & suspension with alignment experience on Hunter equipment.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • Teaching experience desirable, but not mandatory.

 

Carpentry Instructor – Full Time – Days

Posted: February 15, 2017

Responsibilities: Perform duties as an instructor for 1st year students and continuing education students, teaching in a shop/lab environment and also in a lecture/classroom environment. Perform duties as an instructor for 2nd year students, teaching in a residential building site environment. Assist as needed in the completion of the student built homes. Actively teach and evaluate students for technical and work ethic grades, reporting grades and attendance in a timely manner. Maintain safe work practices, tools, and equipment, keeping environment clean and organized. Assist in developing and maintaining the curriculum and syllabi used in the department.

Requirements:

  • Associate degree in appropriate major.
  • Three or more years of residential carpentry experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Teaching experience desirable.
  • Ability to motivate students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.

 

Director of Major Gifts

Posted: February 15, 2017

Responsibilities:  Builds and actively manages a portfolio of donors and prospects to cultivate, solicit and increase philanthropic support of Ranken’s educational mission. Plans and implements various development strategies through mail, phone, and personal visits aimed at building and expanding the current donor base. Develops a detailed prospect list of gift projections, timing and restrictions and meets annual fund raising forecast. Pursues a mix of major gifts and planned gifts with an emphasis on identifying and pursuing new major gift opportunities and increasing alumni giving and support. Identifies and pursues new relationships with both individuals and companies to build a foundation for future support. Maintains appropriate records, tracks activities and provides regular reports on results. Provides timely follow up, including thank you letters, after donor visits and calls. Provides other assistance as needed and requested.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in English, journalism, education, mass communications, non-profit management or equivalent; master’s degree preferred.
  • Five to ten years of progressive development experience.
  • Proven success in achieving measurable financial results including a demonstrated track record of raising funds.
  • Thorough knowledge of development, fundraising and major gift practices.
  • Experience in higher education or similar not-for-profit organizations preferred.
  • Ability to build and cultivate long-term relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional demeanor with the ability to relate well to and influence a wide variety of individuals.
  • Must be a detail-oriented team player with the ability to multi-task and prioritize a variety of projects to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to use software associated with the job, such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and database software.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of donor records, display a positive attitude and work independently.

 

Electrical Automation Technology Instructor – Openings in St. Louis and Wentzville

Posted: February 1, 2017

Responsibilities:

Teach Power Distribution, Motors and Drives coursework; classroom management and curriculum development.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • AS or BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Practical work experience in the following electrical subject areas:
    1. Single and three-phase power distribution (below 600V).
    2. DC and three-phase induction motors, controls and VFDs.
    3. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  • Working knowledge of applying the NEC in the above areas.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • Post-secondary / adult teaching experience desirable.

 

Electrical Construction Design Management Instructor

Posted: January 20, 2017

Responsibilities: Teaches Electrical System Design coursework, classroom management, and curriculum development.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • AS or BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology
    • AutoCAD
    • Revit
    • Lighting design software such as Lithonia Visual
    • Electrical estimating software experience such as McCormick Systems
  • Electrical construction project management, project scheduling, print reading
    • Residential and commercial design
  • Journeyman level electrician experience
    • Experience in NEC requirements
    • Experience in low voltage, fire, phone, security, and emergency power
  • Computer literate in MS Office

Industrial Technology Facilities Maintenance Instructors – Full Time Day School and Part Time Evening School (2 evenings per week)

Posted: December 13, 2016

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching Industrial Technology coursework, classroom management, and curriculum development.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • AS or BS degree in Industrial Technology or related engineering field.
  • Understand different types and uses of fasteners.
  • Understand basic carpentry skills.
  • Understand basic plumbing skills.
  • Cut, solder, braze and bend various types of copper tubing preferred.
  • HVACR experience.
  • EPA 608 certification preferred.
  • Mechanically inclined and experienced with mechanical repairs on industrial equipment.
  • Computer literate in MS Office.

 

IS Report Writer / Training Coordinator

Posted: February 15, 2017              

Responsibilities: Develops, alters, and maintains reports using lnfoMaker. Creates, maintains, and runs SQL scripts, manages Jenzabar and SharePoint. Develops, tracks, and coordinates all computer system related training for employees. Serves as project manager for all computer system related implementations. Creates and maintains a scoring system for each department’s knowledge and use of Jenzabar and related computers systems. Develops and maintains user guides for computer systems. Performs weekly checks on data for accuracy, duplicates, and inconsistencies. Reports those issues to department heads for action. Analyzes both academic and business data structures, along with users’ needs to determine the appropriate outcome needed. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies. Runs a Jenzabar user group and is one of two Ranken IS contacts with Jenzabar corporate. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in computer science or related field; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong report writing and development skills, troubleshooting skills, familiarity with supporting Jenzabar or similar academic management software, is desired.
  • Experience developing and coordinating training.
  • Experience with SQL scripting.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Advanced organization skills, particularly when organizing someone else’s material or processes.
  • Experience working in an academic environment.
  • Experience with analyzing academic and business data structures, along with users’ needs to determine the appropriate outcome needed.
  • Certificates in report writing, training, and project management are highly desired.
  • Proficient in SQL.

Note: Some evening and/or weekend hours will be required to complete job functions and participate in campus recruiting functions.

 

Outside Admissions Counselor – Southwest, MO Territory

Posted: July 28, 2016

Responsible for recruiting high school students in the Southwest Missouri territory to ensure enrollment efforts and to fill classes. Assists in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of an integrated recruitment effort, focusing on high school students in Southwest Missouri schools. Assists in the planning of all high school recruitment activities. Assists in enrolling students. Valid driver’s license will be verified. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, business, or educational administration; master’s degree preferred.
  • Sales experience required; at least two years of experience in college admissions, recruiting, or student services activities preferred.
  • Knowledge of higher-level education.
  • Good organizational skills, computer skills, verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent persuasion skills to influence outcomes.
  • Some evening and/or weekend hours will be required to participate in campus recruiting functions.

 

Outside Admissions Counselor – St. Louis, MO Territory

Posted: January 6, 2017

Responsible for recruiting high school students in the St. Louis territory to ensure enrollment efforts and to fill classes. Assists in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of an integrated recruitment effort, focusing on high school students in St. Louis schools. Assists in the planning of all high school recruitment activities. Assists in enrolling students. The majority of time will be spent traveling to and presenting at high schools, career fairs, STEM events, etc. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Sales experience: Five plus years of sales or recruiting experience preferred.
  • Good organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and excellent persuasion skills to influence outcomes.
  • Some evening and/or weekend hours will be required to participate in campus recruiting functions.
  • Strong computer skills and MS Office skills.
  • Track and report key metrics designed to measure and drive recruitment activity.
  • Implement recruitment strategies.
  • Regularly follow up with the recruitment candidates to ensure timeliness.
  • Valid driver’s license will be verified.

 

Precision Machining Instructor – Full Time Days

Posted: January 20, 2017

Responsibilities: Teaches assigned theory and lab classes. Plans daily activities for students in theory and lab. Supervises students for both theory and technical project grades. Instructs and evaluates students in precision machining technology courses to include instruction in shop safety. Maintains a safe worksite and enforces Ranken’s safety standards. Assists in the maintenance of lab and classroom equipment. Assists management with developing curriculum and syllabi, scheduling, budgeting, hiring, and other duties. Participates in college governance, committee work, student advising, etc. Participates in available training to keep current in precision machining technology. Assists in maintaining requirements of industry standards. Performs other duties as assigned. This is a full-time day position with an excellent benefits package.

Requirements:

  • AS or BS degree in machining or related engineering field.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CNC and manual machining practices; 3 years or more of practical work experience, including blueprint reading/GD&T, Mastercam/Solidworks, and lean manufacturing knowledge.
  • One to three years of community college or technical school teaching experience.
  • Excellent presentation skills including strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Computer literate in MS Office suite programs.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines.
  • NIMS certification preferred.
  • Mastercam and Solidworks certification preferred.
  • Five years or more of practical work experience preferred.

 

Program Targeted Recruiter – Kansas City Territory

Posted: February 15, 2017              

Position Description: The Program Targeted Recruiter will consult with automotive managers to anticipate and meet the evolving technician demand of the dealership service centers.

The recruiter will visit with high schools and technical centers to implement the recruiting strategy and enroll the best qualified candidates into the automotive program. He/she will meet with both high school counselors and instructors to schedule visits and make presentations.

The recruiter will report to the department chair for the certified dealership technician program and also coordinate with the school’s Admissions Department. He/she will also collaborate with all stakeholders to develop and implement the recruiting strategy for the program.

The scope of the recruitment area will be a 500-mile radius from the Kansas City Metro Area with the primary travel area encompassing, but not limited to, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri. The schedule will include an average weekly travel of four days on visits and one day in-house doing research, enrollment management, and reporting.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop an approved college and T-TEN Targeted Recruiting Plan.
  • Recruit primarily in primary travel area encompassing, but not limited to, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with automotive dealership personnel/managers.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with high school counselors and instructors.
  • Maintain database of dealer personnel, school contacts, prospects, and enrollments.
  • Track and report key metrics designed to measure and drive recruitment activity.
  • Work with department heads to create and implement recruitment strategies.
  • Implement recruitment strategies.
  • Regularly follow up with the recruitment candidates to ensure timeliness.
  • Manage full cycle (end-to-end) recruiting process to enroll students.
  • Perform internship management activities including on-site evaluation visits for interning students.

Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • Sales Experience: Five plus years of sales or recruiting experience preferred.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, communication skills, and team based project experience.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and in-depth knowledge of data mining and Internet research.
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the end to end recruitment process.

Experience in automotive repair field, or background in education field is a plus.

 

Truck/Diesel Mechanics Instructor

Posted: January 20, 2017

Responsibilities: Instructional planning, teaching, and learning; student recruitment, retention and advising; assist in the maintenance of lab and classroom equipment; assist in maintaining requirements of NATEF standards; work with Diesel program advisory committee to maintain and enhance Diesel curriculum and assess Diesel program outcomes; assist with scheduling, budgeting, hiring, and other duties; participate in college governance, committee work, student advising, etc.; and participate in available training to keep current in Diesel Technology. Instruct and evaluate students in a live work setting who are performing general services and repairs on Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks, to include instruction in shop safety. Teaching duties include fundamentals of Diesel Engines; Suspension & Steering; Brakes; Electrical/Electronic Systems; Preventive Maintenance Inspection; Drive Train; Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning; Hydraulics.

Requirements:

  • Five years of full time employment as a Diesel/Heavy equipment mechanic.
  • Master ASE Certification required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Technology and 2,000 hours of field experience; OR AS degree in Diesel Technology and 8,000 of field experience; OR Master ASE Certification, and 18,000 hours of field experience.
  • Community college or technical school teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to motivate students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Computer literate in MS Office.

 

Workforce Development Coordinator

Posted: January 6, 2017

Responsible for ensuring sales objectives, goals, and actions produce successful enrollment results in Ranken’s Workforce Development program at the St. Louis campus and Wentzville and Perryville locations. Develops program vision, objectives, and goals to increase enrollment/activity, achieve maximum growth, and close sales. Identifies target markets and develops strategies and best practices to meet sales goals. Analyzes current data for trends and opportunities. Meets with various community, business, and industry leaders to increase awareness, assess needs, and design courses to meet customer specifications. Coordinates registration process, ensures qualified faculty are available, and follows up to ensure customer satisfaction. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing, management or related field; master’s degree preferred.
  • Five plus years of sales experience.
  • Experience working in a higher education environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of effective sales techniques. Demonstrated ability to analyze markets, make presentations, and persuade successful outcomes.
  • Must be highly motivated, innovative, results oriented, and able to plan and organize work.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with industry and community leaders, administrators, faculty, and staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems.
  • Effective management and training techniques to hire, schedule, and motivate instructors preferred.
  • Some evening and/or weekend hours will be required to participate in College functions. Travel may be necessary
  • Valid driver’s license will be verified.

 

Adjunct Instructor

Ranken Technical College has a wide variety of adjunct instructor positions available for upcoming semesters. Adjunct instructors are part-time teachers for day and/or evening school classes who are paid on a contractual basis per semester. Adjunct faculty members bring valuable knowledge, industry experience, and diversity to the classroom. Many instructors have full-time jobs elsewhere or are retired trade and business professionals. They choose to teach because they find it rewarding to interact with students, help direct the future of their careers, and give back to the community.

Education requirements vary and to teach occupational/technical courses, faculty members must have the minimum credentials required to work in that field and relevant work experience. Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are needed along with basic Microsoft Office skills.

Hiring Disciplines:

  • General Education subjects requiring a master’s degree: Math, Science, English Composition, Communications, Sociology, Psychology, Computer Literacy, Business;
  • Technical Education subjects requiring an associate degree: Automotive Maintenance, Automotive Collision Repair, High Performance Racing, Architectural, Carpentry, Heating and Cooling, Major Appliance Repair, Plumbing, Electrical, Information Technology, Mechanical Maintenance, and Machining Technology.

To Apply For Any Open Position

If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter noting the position for which you are applying and your resume with salary history to Human Resources at Ranken Technical College. EOE.

E-mail: hr@ranken.edu
Fax: 314-286-4808
Mail: Attn: Human Resources
Ranken Technical College
4431 Finney Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63113