Current Employment Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in working at Lake Area Tech! We are seeking dedicated faculty and staff members who commit themselves to LATI’s mission of providing our students superior, comprehensive technical education that changes lives and launches careers. Based on feedback by our current employees, Lake Area Tech has been named a Great College To Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the last six years. We are also honored to be named a 2015 Military Friendly School, a 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll member, and a Finalist-With-Distinction for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Your interest in joining our team is very much appreciated.

Lake Area Technical Institute is governed by the Watertown School District. Application and supporting materials for open positions are submitted through the Watertown School District online portal available at the following link: https://watertown.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx. Each position is categorized as certified, classified, or administrative. The application requirements differ for each position.


CERTIFIED POSITIONS

FALL 2015


AGRICULTURE INSTRUCTOR: Extensive knowledge of agricultural industry with a firm background in the areas of agriculture production emphasizing mechanical, farm management, and agronomy. A minimum of three years related employment experience is required. Minimum of Associate’s degree in relevant academic major preferred. View the full job description here.

ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY/ROBOTICS INSTRUCTOR (Online/Hybrid): Extensive knowledge of electronic systems within the electronics and robotics field. A minimum of three years employment experience in the field required. Related diploma/Associate’s Degree preferred. Ability to teach curriculum online through a learning management system as well as on campus evening and weekend lab courses. Position 100% funded with federal funds and subject to continued funding. View the full job description here.

PRECISION MACHINING INSTRUCTOR (Online/Hybrid): Extensive knowledge of Precision Machining Technology including safe operating procedures of pedestal grinder, drill press, and basic engine lathe as well as tooling, blueprint reading, precision measuring, and associated math skills. A minimum of three years related experience with Precision Machining Technology. Related diploma/ AAS degree preferred. Ability to teach curriculum online through a learning management system and on campus evening and weekend lab courses. Position 100% funded with federal funds and subject to continued funding. View the full job description here.

PRACTICAL NURSING INSTRUCTOR: Extensive knowledge of the nursing field with the ability to teach online, on campus, and clinical coursework. Required qualifications are a Baccalaureate degree in nursing, licensed registered nurse in South Dakota, and a minimum of three years clinical experience. Successful candidate must possess or pursue a Master's degree in nursing. Position 100% funded with federal funds and subject to continued funding. View the full job description here.

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR: Ability to instruct courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences both on campus and online. Instructing experience at post-secondary level or high school with strong classroom management skills and the ability to differentiate instruction preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences or related field required. Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the discipline preferred. View the full job description here.


The priority deadline is May 18, 2015 for all positions. Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted through the shared Watertown School District online portal.

 

CLASSIFIED POSITIONS

2015-2016 Academic Year


FULL-TIME CHILD CARE WORKER II: Lead preschool teaching position. A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and previous experience in child care preferred. The ideal candidate possesses leadership qualities, outgoing and friendly, creative, and love for children. Position starts August 2015. View the full job description here.

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST: Experienced educator who is well versed in technology and online instruction techniques. A minimum of three years of related employment experience is desired, with a minimum of a Baccalaureate Degree in a relevant major preferred. Innovative visionary with the ability to determine best practices in use of technology in technical education. Position partially funded by federal funding and subject to continued funding. Position starts July 2015. View the full job description here.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

2015-2016 Academic Year

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, LAKE AREA TECH FOUNDATION
Lake Area Technical Institute is a postsecondary educational institution that offers associate degrees and diplomas in a variety of technical fields. Its Foundation raises, invests, manages, and distributes funds on behalf of the Institute. The Foundation Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of Foundation operations including Capital Campaigns, Planned Giving, Annual Giving, Special Events, Alumni Relations, Scholarship Awarding, and personnel. The incumbent plans to retire at the end of the 2014-2015 contract after leading the Foundation for fifteen years.

The Foundation Board and Institute staff will hire a full-time Foundation Executive Director to start on July 1, 2015. The Foundation recently completed a $10 million capital campaign and the Executive Director is responsible for developing and executing a vision for the future. View the full job description here.

 

To apply, please complete the application and provide the required supporting materials at the following link: https://watertown.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx.

Note: Classified applicants may download a PDF application and submit it to the Watertown Superintendent’s office. Preference is given to applicants completing the online application process. You may also download the Application PDF Here! To edit form fields and save your changes to the Application PDF you must have the latest Acrobat reader installed on your computer. Download Acrobat Reader


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