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Ohio Tech Prep SW Region Coordinator

Posted: 09/14/2021

Job no: 499246
Department: Regl Dean's Office - Middletown Campus
Location: Middletown, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Ohio Tech Prep SW Region Coordinator

Job Summary:
The Tech Prep Coordinator provides services to area career centers, high schools, charter and community schools, adult technical centers and colleges and universities to support the development of career pathways. This includes ensuring the alignment of high school and career center curriculum with college coursework to create a seamless transition to college level learning. This is accomplished through the development of bi-lateral articulations, Career Technical Credit Transfers (CTAG), CCP Pathways, and other appropriate collaborations/initiatives. Additionally, the coordinator collaborates with local business and industry to provide real world experiences (job shadowing, internships, etc.) for students in their area of interest.

Ohio Tech Prep is a grant-funded initiative that supports partnerships among career technical planning districts (secondary), area technical colleges and universities and employers. Tech Prep is jointly administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Higher Education. Cincinnati State is the fiscal agent for the Tech Prep Southwest Regional Center that includes Hamilton, Clermont, Butler, Warren, Brown and Adams Counties.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Build and foster relationships between secondary and postsecondary education partners with business and industry
  • Develop seamless career pathways and Programs of Study for students
  • Participate in Tech Prep college transition activities by providing transition assistance to students and assist outreach assistance to college departments.
  • Provide at no cost valuable technical information to all stakeholders
  • Assist school districts, adult Ohio technical centers and colleges in efforts to adhere to statewide credit transfer requirements and articulation agreements (i.e., articulation agreements, creation of pathways and CTE-26 program applications, Career Technical Credit Transfer (CTAG) etc.)
  • Works effectively with Deans, and Assistant Deans
  • Collect and report data on pathways, articulation agreements, and CTAG to the Tech Prep Regional Center.
  • Supports services for incoming career tech students in regards to college credit options from Career Tech Planning Districts Collaborates with the College Planning and Institutional Research office to collect and report data for all aspects of the Tech Prep grant
  • Serve as a resource/support to the College for CTAG and Tech Prep articulation agreements
  • Carry out other duties as requested by ODE/ODHE via the Tech Prep Chief Administrator
  • Participate in regional and state meetings, conferences, trainings, professional development, and workshops
  • Actively pursue opportunities to bridge education with business and industry such as work-based learning.
  • Provide technical assistance to Southwest BACs (Business Advisory Councils) as requested
  • Collaborate with the CA (Chief Administrator) and other Tech Prep coordinators in the region.
  • Actively pursue opportunities to bridge education with business and industry such as work-based learning.
  • Assist in keeping all documents and the website up to date.
  • Performs duties to assist the region in achieving the grant deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university; Established relationships with career tech leaders at Butler Technology and Career Development, Warren County Career Center, US Grant Career Center, Southern Hills Career Center, Great Oaks Career Development Campuses, Butler Tech and Cincinnati Public Schools; Demonstrated expertise in new media and organizational communication; Proficient in MS Office-Windows 7 or above, computer technology and office equipment. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with a master’s degree. Understanding of Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of Higher Education systems and support staff; Demonstrated willingness, sensitivity and ability to work with students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities; Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, staff, community and student population; Strong attention to detail. Monitors, checks work; ability to plan and organize time and resources efficiently and effectively; Adaptability – must be willing to adapt to change quickly and easily; Excellent presentation skills; Self-motivated team player with an emphasis on customer service for internal and external customers; Demonstrated commitment to student and faculty success; Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software; Demonstrates a commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Inquires may be directed to Mert Bal at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 14 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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