IT Trades Instructor

  • Michigan Civil Service Commission
  • Plainwell, MI 49080, USA
  • Aug 24, 2022

Job Description

****IF YOU ALREADY APPLIED FOR THIS POSITION, YOUR APPLICATION IS BEING CONSIDERED, PLEASE DO NOT RE-APPLY***** Responsible for teaching technical and related subjects to the Information Technology Department at the Michigan Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) at Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS). This position will assist students in developing competitive skills necessary for employment. Counsel students on academic and personal problems that may be barriers to employability. Develop lesson plans and curricula that are current with technology. Develop instructional methodologies that will benefit adult learners with academic limitations as well as other disabilities. Develop accommodations as needed to assist the learning process. Participate in an interdisciplinary team designed to monitor and advise students as to their progress in training as well as to develop strategies that would assist learning. Participate in Occupational Advisory Committees designed for technical program reviews.Position is located within Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS):Michigan Career and Technical Institute, W. Pine Lake Road, Plainwell, MichiganView the full position description here: Required Education and Experience EducationPossession of an associate's degree in an area of the specific trade or occupation to be taught. ExperienceTrades Instructor P11This position is assigned subclass codes that require an individual to possess specialized experience, training, or license to be appointed. The selected applicant must satisfy at least one of the following subclass codes:TRDBUSEDUC - Four years of experience in computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite, or other word processing, spreadsheet, desktop publishing, presentation, or web-based programs), and/or experience coaching others in job preparatory skills using a computer for resume and cover letter writing, employment search, and submitting on-line applications.TRDEMPSKLS - Four years of experience in employability skills training in a variety of areas, including but not limited to computer literacy, business literacy, critical analysis, data analysis, problem solving, and career planning techniques.TRDCOMPWEB - Four years of experience in the information technology field in computer programming/coding, front-end web application development, or web design using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Alternate Education and Experience Trades Instructor P11Alternate Education and ExperiencePossession of an appropriate bachelor's degree, master's degree, or vocational teacher certification may be substituted for the education and experience requirements. OREducational level typically acquired through completion of high school and four years of recent experience in the practice of the specific trade or occupation to be taught, including six months of experience training others in the trade or occupation may be substituted for the education and experience requirements. Additional Requirements and Information Please attach the below documents to be considered for this position.Attach a cover letter describing what strengths and work experience you bring to this position.Attach a copy of your detailed resume to the job application. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.Attach a copy of your official college/university transcript(s), if you have completed any college/university.Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further. For our purposes, "official college transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred, date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal. A scanned or electronic copy is acceptable, if it contains the elements listed above. The college/university does not have to send the transcript directly to LEO. For more information regarding official transcripts, .Applicants who possess a degree from a foreign college or university must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents unless the degree has been recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Go to for a list of accepted organizations that evaluate foreign credentials. Failure to provide this evaluation at the time of application may result in you being screened out of the process.All classified employees are subject to and will be expected to disclose any personal and financial interests that may conflict with official duties as a classified employee.All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test prior to their actual appointment. Certain positions within the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity may also require state criminal, fingerprint-based and driving record background checks. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the background checks and drug test indicate eligibility for employment.The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, and we are taking steps to ensure that safety. Although the official work location for this position is noted in the above Position Description, some of our employees are temporarily working remotely as part of our COVID-19 response. The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity participates in and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. View the entire job specification at: State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.Leave TimeFull-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.HolidaysState employees receive 13 scheduled holidays each year, including New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day, just to name a few. State employees also receive Election Day off every other year.Alternative Work SchedulesFlexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.Insurance and Other BenefitsEligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA. Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services. For additional information, visit Paid Parental LeaveProvides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.Deferred CompensationEmployees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the and (k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.RetirementEmployees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: and . New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. 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