Job Openings


Maintenance Technician/ Bus Driver


Position Summary:

Assisting with preventive maintenance and repairs of facilities and equipment on all Gordon Cooper Technology Center campuses under general supervision. Essential tasks include a variety of general maintenance duties requiring a general knowledge and skill set in; mechanical, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and construction directly related to the inspection, maintenance and repair of campus facilities and equipment. Responsibilities also include the ability to diagnose problems and develop an appropriate plan of action to remediate issues. Bus driving duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor. Prioritizes and completes all essential functions, efficiently, accurately, and timely while maintaining regular work attendance


Education & Experience:

  • Two or more years of experience in the maintenance field is required
  • Plumbing, electrical, HVAC experience preferred
  • Must hold and maintain a valid State Driver’s License
  • Bus driver experience preferred
  • Ø District will assume cost of training for the following, if the candidate is selected and does not currently hold certifications.  
  • Must hold or be willing to obtain and maintain appropriate Oklahoma School Bus Driver Licensure. Must pass an annual physical examination and drug tests as well as random drug tests.  Must pass any and all appropriate state and federal background checks. Bus driver’s endorsement required or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date. (district will assume cost of this certification)
  • Forklift license required within 90 days of hire date. (district will assume cost of this certification)


Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, full physical mobility is required as the employee is regularly required to climb fixed & mobile ladders carrying up to 40 lbs of equipment up the ladder. The employee will frequently move about campus working in small tight places as well as places of height as they will work on rooftops occasionally.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. While performing the duties of this job, a great deal of physical activity is required. Must be able to lift, carry and/or maneuver up to 50 lbs, above head height. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, where legally able and practical.



Work Day/Year:

12-month, 260 day per fiscal year



Non- Exempt- $17.16-$19.36 per hour



Send resume and copy of all relevant credentials to [email protected]. Closes when filled. 







Kitchen Manager

Position Summary:

Kitchen manager must have cooking experience including a familiarity with a variety of different foods and preparations. Serv Safe Manager certification required. Culinary training is a plus. Must be able to produce a rotating weekly menu of meals, grab and go items, and manage catering orders.  Supervise kitchen staff on appropriate food preparation techniques. Ensure the kitchen area is clean, orderly, and within mandated sanitation guidelines.  Keep accurate inventory records and properly receipt and deposit daily funds


Education and Experience:

  •      High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  •      Three to five years related work experience in a restaurant environment, such as schools, hotels, or hospitals preferred.  
  •      A training program in food service management may be used as a substitute for work experience.
  •     ServSafe Certification is required for this role, if currently not held it will need to be obtained immediately. 


Work Day/Year:

12-month, 260 day per fiscal year


Compensation: Non- Exempt- $15.26- $17.46 hourly


Closing: Closes when filled.








Adjunct Clinical Instructor

RN with a BSN or ADN. If ADN, must have evidence of continued progress toward a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing with completion of a minimum of six (6) semester hours per calendar year. Must hold a valid unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oklahoma. Must present evidence of a minimum of two (2) years full-time equivalent practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting preceding the first date of first employment as a nursing adjunct faculty member. Hours are variable, Day Shift. Salary: $38.00 per hour.



Substitute Teachers

Gordon Cooper Technology Center is looking for substitute teachers for three campuses, Shawnee, Seminole, and Aviation. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude and supervisory skills to impact GCTC Students. They should have experience supervising and have some basic classroom management skills. The schedule can be flexible, we have morning and afternoon classes. Types of classes can be math, automotive, airframe & powerplant, cosmetology, criminal justice etc... We are flexible on days & hours. We do not guarantee any certain number of hours.  Salary: $12.88-$14.88 per hour, Professional Subs such as aviation, cosmetology etc. can make up to $30 per hour. Please contact Student Services 405-273-7493 Ext: 4001



Substitute Bus Driver 

 We are searching for a few substitute drivers to assist when drivers out and to cover fieldtrips. Successful applicants should have the following qualifications:  Meet or exceed all Oklahoma Department of Public Safety School Bus Driver License Requirements and meet or exceed all Prerequisites for Oklahoma Public School Bus Drivers per the Oklahoma State Department of Education. An individual with 3 years of successful commercial or school bus driver experience is preferred.


**** To apply for any position: A resume/application and all relevant credentials/documents should be submitted to Human Resources at [email protected] 

If accommodation is needed, please call 405-273-7493 or visit 1 John C Bruton Blvd, Shawnee, OK 74804







All positions are filled through the following procedures:

Resume/Application submission should follow specific directions listed in the job posting.

Applicants selected to move to the interview process will be contacted to schedule for an interview.

Interview committees are convened to typically consist of Human Resources, Director over the program, and at least one subject expert. 

GCTC uses a scoring system process. The candidate(s) with the highest proficiency scores will move on to interview with the Superintendent or her designee & Human Resources. 

The Superintendent will then make a recommendation to the GCTC Board of Education. The Board of Education makes all final hiring decisions. 

All questions in regards to the process should be directed to Human Resources (Extension 2295 or [email protected]



All successful applicants must satisfy OSBI background check & drug screen requirements. 


Notice of Nondiscrimination:
Gordon Cooper Technology Center, in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 
of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, GCTC does not discriminate on the 
basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. 
These equal opportunity provisions include, but are not limited to admission, employment, financial aid, and student services. 
Compliance officers may be contacted at the school: One John C. Bruton Blvd., Shawnee, OK, 74804 or by phone at (405) 273-7493.
Compliance officers are: Director of Instruction, Jeremey Frye (Extension 2311), Eagle Data Manager/Title IX Coordinator, Trilbya Anderson (Ext. 2309) and Director of Instruction, Kelli Wilson (Extension 2482).



GCTC is an EEO