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.

  • Director of Admissions

    Purpose of the Role and Scope of Responsibility: Under general direction of the Dean of Enrollment Management, provides leadership and vision to the Admissions team to increase Ranken’s visibility in the marketplace, grow student enrollment, achieve maximum growth, and generate revenue in all of Ranken’s programs.

    • Oversees Ranken’s recruitment and new student enrollment activities.
    • Reviews and approves short and long-range student recruitment objectives and goals to ensure enrollment efforts are designed to fill classes and generate revenue.
    • Oversees and implements all functions of the admission process from prospecting to enrollment.
    • Staffs all recruitment activities.
    • Works with the Dean of Enrollment Management on strategies to generate leads and close sales.
    • Accompanies, observes, and evaluates Admissions Counselors and provides feedback and guidance to improve performance.
    • Provides development opportunities to staff on sales techniques appropriate to the audience.
    • Ensures Admissions Counselors are selling all technical areas of the College.
    • Works with department chairs and faculty to ensure thorough knowledge of each of Ranken’s programs. Provides opportunities for Admissions Counselors to work with faculty in order to become more knowledgeable on these programs.
    • Maintains a strict confidentiality policy regarding student information in conjunction with FERPA and other laws.
    • Creates workflows which streamline recruitment process.
    • Executes a recruitment plan which is sales driven and is quantifiably measurable.
    • Effectively communicates and implements Ranken policies, processes, and procedures.
    • Fosters a positive, open, team environment. Seeks ideas and solutions. Demonstrates commitment to diversity. Values and supports differences.
    • Completes special projects and additional duties as assigned.
    • Provides reports on performance and meets recruitment goals.
    • Perform as a backup Admissions Counselor.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Knowledge/Education – Bachelor’s degree in appropriate major or equivalent experience; master’s degree preferred. Knowledge of the current higher education industry preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of effective sales techniques including closing the sale. Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills. Must have vision, sound judgment, and be innovative, organized, and decisive. Must have a strong work ethic and be highly self-motived and results oriented with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality and have working knowledge of FERPA and other applicable laws. Working knowledge of computer systems.

    Experience – Five to eight years within the education field. Experience working with students and student records in a confidential setting. Experience working in a team-based environment. Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience including effective skills to train, motivate staff, and holding employees accountable.

    NOTE – Some evening and/or weekend hours will be required to participate in College functions. Minimal travel may also be necessary.

     

  • Advanced Manufacturing Instructor – Wentzville Location, Full-time with Excellent Benefits Package

    Responsibilities: Perform duties as an Advanced Manufacturing Instructor, teaching in a shop/lab environment and also in a lecture/classroom environment. Actively teach and evaluate Advanced Manufacturing students for technical and work ethic grades, reporting grades and attendance in a timely manner. Maintain safe work practices, tools, and equipment, keeping Advanced Manufacturing environment clean and organized. Assist in developing and maintaining the Advanced Manufacturing curriculum and syllabi used in the department.

    Requirements:
    • Associate degree required; bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Comprehensive knowledge including 3 years or more of CNC machining experience required.
    • G&M code programming and CAD/CAM, Gibbs CAM, Mazatrol, are preferred.
    • Okuma, Mazak, and HAAS controller experience a plus
    • 5 Axis and GD & T experience would be a plus.
    • Must be detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
    • Must be student oriented.
    • Teaching experience desirable.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • Computer literate in MS Office.

    Company Information: If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter and resume 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

    Company Overview: Ranken Technical College, the regional leader in technical education since 1907, prepares students to enter the workforce or quickly advance in their careers. With more hands-on training than anyone else in the market, program options for relevant, in-demand technical careers, and strong relationships with employers, Ranken students don’t just graduate with an education – they graduate ready to work, and many Ranken grads land jobs within six months. Ranken offers a variety of degrees and certificates in our five core divisions: Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. As a nonprofit college, we are driven by our belief in quality education. Ranken is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit www.ranken.edu for more information.

     

  • AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTOR Full-time Day Opening Part-time Evening Opening (two evenings per week)

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to instructional planning, teaching, and evaluating students in a live work setting to include shop safety; student recruitment, retention and advising; assist in the maintenance of lab and classroom equipment; assist in maintaining requirements of NATEF standards; work with program advisory committee to maintain and enhance curriculum and assess 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 automotive technology.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master ASE Certification required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Technology and 2,000 hours of field experience; OR AS degree in Automotive Technology and 8,000 of field experience; OR Master ASE Certification, L1 Advanced 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.

    Company Information: If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter and resume 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

    Company Overview: Ranken Technical College, the regional leader in technical education since 1907, prepares students to enter the workforce or quickly advance in their careers. With more hands-on training than anyone else in the market, program options for relevant, in-demand technical careers, and strong relationships with employers, Ranken students don’t just graduate with an education – they graduate ready to work, and many Ranken grads land jobs within six months. Ranken offers a variety of degrees and certificates in our five core divisions: Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. As a nonprofit college, we are driven by our belief in quality education. Ranken is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit www.ranken.edu for more information.

     

  • HVAC Instructor – Part Time – Evenings

    Responsibilities:
    • Teach one of Ranken’s HVAC/R courses for 16 weeks, 2 semesters per year.
    • Evening classes from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.
    • Beginning with spring classes: Monday/Wednesday OR Tuesday/Thursday evenings.

    Requirements:
    • Applicants must hold at least a diploma in the HVAC field from an accredited technical college or university (associate degree preferred) and a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in the field.
    • Knowledge of fundamentals of refrigeration and electricity, domestic equipment diagnosis and repair, basic residential HVAC/R principles and commercial refrigeration/AC and heating.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

    Company Information: If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter and resume 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

    Company Overview: Ranken Technical College, the regional leader in technical education since 1907, prepares students to enter the workforce or quickly advance in their careers. With more hands-on training than anyone else in the market, program options for relevant, in-demand technical careers, and strong relationships with employers, Ranken students don’t just graduate with an education – they graduate ready to work, and many Ranken grads land jobs within six months. Ranken offers a variety of degrees and certificates in our five core divisions: Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. As a nonprofit college, we are driven by our belief in quality education. Ranken is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit www.ranken.edu for more information.

     

  • Multiple Adjunct IT Instructor Positions, Evening School Or Full time (Positions #1 & #2) Evening School instructor

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

     

    Position #1 – Operating Systems Instructor: Ideal candidates will be knowledgeable at a technician level with the following Microsoft products: Windows 7, 8 and 10. 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 are a plus.

     

    Position #2 – Windows Server Instructor: Ideal candidates will be knowledgeable at an administrator level with the following Microsoft products: Server 2008, Server 2012. Candidates must also have an understanding, and an ability to do the following: Configure and Manage High Availability, Configure File and Storage Solutions, Implement Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Configure Advanced Network Services, Configure the Active Directory Infrastructure, Configure Access and Information Protection Solutions, Manage and Maintain Servers, Manage File Services, Configure DNS, Configure Routing and Remote Access, Configure a Network Policy Server Infrastructure, Configure and Manage Active Directory, Configure and Manage Group Policy, Install Windows Server 2012 R2, Configure Network Services, Plan and Install Active Directory, Configure Windows Server 2012 R2, Administer Active Directory, Manage GPOs, Manage Security, Use Virtualization in Windows Server 2012,

     

    Candidates will possess the ability to deliver technical information in the form of lecture and hands-on demonstration. Server certifications: 70-410, 70-411, 70-412 are a plus.

     

     

    Company Information: If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter and resume 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

     

    Company Overview: Ranken Technical College, the regional leader in technical education since 1907, prepares students to enter the workforce or quickly advance in their careers. With more hands-on training than anyone else in the market, program options for relevant, in-demand technical careers, and strong relationships with employers, Ranken students don’t just graduate with an education – they graduate ready to work, and many Ranken grads land jobs within six months. Ranken offers a variety of degrees and certificates in our five core divisions: Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. As a nonprofit college, we are driven by our belief in quality education. Ranken is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit www.ranken.edu for more information.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Plumbing-Pipefitter Instructor

    Part-time evenings, St Louis Location

    Plumbing-Pipefitter Instructor – Responsibilities for the Plumbing Instructor include instructional planning, teaching, and learning; student recruitment, retention and advising; assist in the maintenance of lab and classroom equipment;  work with Plumbing program advisory committee to maintain and enhance Plumbing curriculum and assess Plumbing program outcomes; assist with scheduling, budgeting, hiring, and other duties; student advising, etc.; and participate in available training to keep current in Plumbing & Pipefitting Technology. Instruct and evaluate students in a live work setting who are performing general services and repairs. Special attention to service/ repair, commercial and residential, water supply, waste /vent systems, water heating, gas supply, plumbing math, blueprint reading. This includes theory and hands on in the shop.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Five years of full time employment as a Licensed Plumber.
    • Minimum of a Journeyman Plumbers license and one other license (Backflow, OSHA 30, Another state)
    • Community college or technical school teaching experience a plus.
    • Ability to motivate students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Computer literate in MS Office.

    Company Information: If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter and resume with salary requirements to Human Resources at Ranken Technical College. EOE

    Company Overview: Ranken Technical College, the regional leader in technical education since 1907, prepares students to enter the workforce or quickly advance in their careers. With more hands-on training than anyone else in the market, program options for relevant, in-demand technical careers, and strong relationships with employers, Ranken students don’t just graduate with an education – they graduate ready to work, and many Ranken grads land jobs within six months. Ranken offers a variety of degrees and certificates in our five core divisions: Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. As a nonprofit college, we are driven by our belief in quality education. Ranken is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Comm. Visit www.ranken.edu for more information.

  • Senior Accountant – Business Office

    Responsibilities: Ranken is looking for a professional accountant to assist with daily accounting functions, month-end closing responsibilities, financial and internal monthly statement preparation, year-end audit duties, including schedule preparation, budget analysis and reporting, financial metrics and analytics, government/ bond/ reporting agencies compliance and reporting. Ranken’s Business Office is a team-based office and duties may be shifted at busy times.

     

    Requirements:

    • Associate degree in accounting; bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Four-plus years of increased accounting responsibilities.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.
    • Integrated platform system; Jenzabar experience is a plus.
    • Excellent computer and data entry skills.
    • Good analytical, customer service, and communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and pay attention to details while meeting deadlines.

     

    To apply: If you wish to be part of a proud tradition of excellence in education, send your cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements 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

     

    Company Overview: Ranken Technical College, the regional leader in technical education since 1907, prepares students to enter the workforce or quickly advance in their careers. With more hands-on training than anyone else in the market, program options for relevant, in-demand technical careers, and strong relationships with employers, Ranken students don’t just graduate with an education – they graduate ready to work, and many Ranken grads land jobs within six months. Ranken offers a variety of degrees and certificates in our five core divisions: Automotive, Construction, Electrical, Information Technology, and Manufacturing. As a nonprofit college, we are driven by our belief in quality education. Ranken is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit www.ranken.edu for more information.

     

     

  • Administrative Assistant - Two Positions Open

    Admissions Office: Provides administrative assistance to the Dean of Enrollment Management. Supports the professional development and inter-office collaboration of the Enrollment Management staff through minute taking, record keeping, and policy updating. Coordinates calendar, hospitality, tech support, facility reservations, scheduling meetings, email and phone correspondence, and special projects for the Dean of Enrollment Management. Prepares and synthesizes admissions reports. Reviews work from recruitment team and reports to Dean of Enrollment Management. Interacts with personnel throughout the College regarding STEM Pathways, Admissions, Marketing, and Career Services. Answers phones, greets visitors, schedules appointments, and coordinates mass mailings and e-mailings. Maintains records/spreadsheets for seminars and academies. Registers students in databases, creates folders. Handles withdrawals, registration changes, waiting lists, missing information. Assists with Admissions events, coordinates food, location, needed materials, sends invitations to various events, database management, and responds to e-mails.

    Education Office: 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.
    • Expert computer skills using Microsoft Office.
    • Experience in SalesForce. SQL and database management knowledge preferred.
    • Can work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to perform general office duties.
    • Ability to multi-task; excellent organizational skills; accuracy and attention to details are important.
    • High school diploma or GED; college business courses; associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree preferred.

    Occasional evening and/or weekend hours may be required for some events.

  • Network/Server Administrator

    Posted: August 22, 2017

    Responsibilities: 

    Maintains all server, network, camera, and security systems in use by the College’s faculty, staff, and student body. Troubleshoots and resolves problems; upgrades hardware, software, and operating systems; and performs new installations as well as installs and is responsible for ensuring maintenance of all network cabling and network devices throughout the campus. Maintains and administers the College’s phone system and 1Card system. Coordinates and tests network and data security. Ensures data integrity by guaranteeing data is backed up and servers are fault tolerant. Maintains server performance by supplying them with the newest service packs, patches, and enhancements. Ensures backup administration and recovery is functioning.

    Requirements: 

    • Associate’s degree in computer science or related field; bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • One to three years of server/network troubleshooting experience.
    • Experience with VMWare, Windows Servers, Cisco, Office365 administration.
    • Willing to learn about networked security and camera systems.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Advanced organizational skills, particularly when organizing someone else’s material or processes.
    • Excellent customer service and communication skills
    • Licensure, Registrations, Certification: Desired – Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), CCNA.
    • Note – Some evenings and/or weekend hours will be required to participate in IS maintenance and campus recruiting functions.
  • Truck/Diesel Mechanics Instructor - Wentzville Location

    Posted: August 22, 2017

    Full Time

    Responsibilities: Responsibilities for the Diesel Instructor include 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 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; Preventative Maintenance Inspection; Drive Train; Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning; Hydraulics.

    Preferred Qualifications:

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