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Thanks for your interest in employment at Southeast Technical Institute. We strive to staff our organization with employees knowledgeable passionate in their area of expertise and provide opportunities for professional growth and lifelong learning.  

Southeast Tech is part of the Sioux Falls School District and provides full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance; basic life, supplemental life and AD&D insurance; flexible spending accounts; and paid leave, among other benefits. 

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Current Openings

This position will provide quality instruction for students completing the Phlebotomy requirements of their specific program of study. Responsible for developing, delivering, and enhancing well prepared courses and relevant assignments; providing fair assessment of student learning through feedback and grading; and supporting academic success for all students. Application review begins April 1, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE. 

Job Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Healthcare; or a Master’s Degree plus 18 graduate hours in Healthcare preferred; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare required.
  • Minimum of three years of work in Phlebotomy or related field required.
  • Medical Laboratory Scientists (MLS) or Medical Technologists (MT) required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional needs of technology college students.
  • Availability to teach day, evening, and online courses.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.
Salary is based on highest degree in field:
Doctoral: $890 per credit hour
Masters: $840 per credit hour
Less than Masters: $775 per credit hour
 
Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application.
  • Provide references of individuals that have managed and are familiar with your professional work.
  • Attach to the online application:
    • Current resume
    • Copy of transcripts and certifications applicable to the position.

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This position will provide quality instruction that prepares students for entry-level positions in Veterinary Assisting fields. Responsible for developing, delivering, and enhancing well prepared courses and relevant assignments; providing fair assessment of student learning through feedback and grading; and supporting academic success for all students. Application review begins April 1, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Science preferred; or an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Assisting required.
  • Minimum of three years of work in the veterinary industry or related field required.
  • Must be a registered Veterinary Assistant.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional needs of technology college students.
  • Availability to teach day, evening, and online courses.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.
Salary is based on highest degree in field:
Doctoral:                                          $890 per credit hour
Masters:                                           $840 per credit hour
Less than Masters:                          $775 per credit hour
 
Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application.
  • Provide references of individuals that have managed and are familiar with your professional work.
  • Attach to the online application:
  • Current resume
  • Copy of transcripts and certifications applicable to the position

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This position will provide confidential administrative support for the Southeast Technical Institute’s Vice President of Academic Affairs and assist the Deans of Curriculum and Instruction. This position will also perform a variety of office assistant functions to include program scheduling, arranging travel, greeting visitors, document preparation, and mail distribution. Position available July 1, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Associate’s Degree in office administration or related degree. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience in an administrative office setting.
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Office products and Adobe Suite.
  • Ability to research and understand medical terminology and processes.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required..

Salary placement:
Hourly Salary Schedule range placement Level K, Steps 1-8: $17.60-$18.95

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position will provide quality nursing clinical instruction for students completing the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide on-site clinical instruction and supervision at various healthcare facilities in the Sioux Falls area that prepare students for entry-level healthcare positions.
  • Provide student orientation at the student’s assigned healthcare facility, to include the hospital’s job description for nursing staff, the policy and procedure manual, location of educational resources, safety precautions and emergency protocols and blood-borne pathogens protection.
  • Assign students to a variety of medical departments/procedures to gain experience in the role of the nurse (Licensed Practical or Registered Nurses).
  • Promote a positive learning environment with emphasis on patient/student safety and compliance that meets national accrediting agency standards.
  • Exhibit professional behavior and communication that serves as a positive role model for students.
  • Complete weekly clinical evaluations with systematic observations, and timely objective/subjective feedback to the student.
  • Meet regularly with Southeast Tech’s Nursing administration to maintain productive two-way communication about the program, the students, and the hospital/medical facility.
Job Requirements: 
  • Associate degree in Nursing required for LPN Instructors.
  • Must have current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in South Dakota.
  • Three years relevant clinical work experience required, within the last 5 years.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.
  • Requires scheduling flexibility needed to accommodate program requirements.
  • Must be able to commit 1-2 week days during a clinical rotation.
  • Ability to travel to area facilities as needed.

If you have the experience and passion to train and mentor the next generation of nurses, this position offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity to provide your expertise to our students. Rate: $35 per hour for student instruction. Position open until filled. EOE.

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application.
  • Provide references of individuals that have managed and are familiar with your professional work.
  • Attach to the online application:
    • Current resume
    • Copy of transcripts and certifications applicable to the position.

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This position is responsible for daily operations of the Southeast Technical Institute Statewide Consortium for Career and Technical Education (CTE). Position provides CTE vision and guidance to participating public schools, and works closely with the South Dakota Department Of Education (SD DOE) to develop and implement long term (four year) planning for the consortium. Position ensures programs and projects are managed in a fiscally responsible manner to meet specific grant and programmatic requirements and assessments while ensuring all federal, state, and local laws are observed.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in Business Administration, Education, or Accounting.
  • Related Business/Industry or career and technical education experience.
  • Demonstrated successful grant management experience preferably with Perkins grant funding.
  • Ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner with consortium members, and the general public
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Experience working with budget information.
  • Ability to plan project work to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Experience working in higher education, specifically career and technical education.
  • Working knowledge of Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education program.
  • Knowledge of local and national employment trends to guide program work.
  • Experience in grant writing sufficient to secure outside funding for program area.
  •  Ability to collect, analyze, retain and present data.

Salary placement:
Annual Salary Schedule range placement Level I, Steps 1-12: $57,410-$64,306

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position provides excellent customer service to process food orders at the campus restaurant, Paavos Pizza and Grill.

Job Duties:
  • Greet and assist customers as they enter the restaurant.
  • Ensure all orders are processed and delivered to the customers in a timely manner.
  • Accept cash and return the correct change.
  • Respond to customer inquiries, issue receipts, and record customer suggestions.
  • Tally money in the cash drawer at the beginning and end of the work shift.
  • Clean and arrange service, eating, and kitchen spaces.
  • Assist other staff as needed.
Job requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent qualification required.
  • Proven experience in a customer service role is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good mathematical skills.

Great starting wage, team atmosphere, and hours. Monday- Friday. Hours may vary from 8 am- 2:30 pm. No weekends or holidays.

To apply: Complete the online application.

 This position prepares food orders made on a grill at the campus restaurant, Paavo's Pizza and Grill.

Job Duties:
  • Take food orders from customers.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as burgers, chicken, and fries that require a short preparation time.
  • Cook and package batches of food, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills and deep-fat fryers.
  • Measure ingredients for specific food items being prepared.
  • Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
Job requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent qualification required.
  • Proven experience in a customer service role is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience on grill preferred.

Great starting wage, team atmosphere, and hours. Monday- Friday, 9am-2pm. No weekends or holidays.

To apply: Complete the online application.

This position provides quality instruction for the Accounting Program that will prepare students for positions in the Business and Accounting fields. Responsible for all aspects of program curriculum development and delivery initiatives. Ensures internship opportunities and effectiveness. Continual assessment and enhancement of programs to meet organization, industry, and federal standards. Application review begins April 1, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting; or Master’s Degree in Business with 18 graduate hours in Accounting preferred. Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive work experience in the field of Accounting required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
  • Post-secondary teaching and applied curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.

Salary placement:
Salary Schedule placement based on education (Lane) and experience (Step): Bachelor’s Degree-Lanes 4 and 5; Master’s Degree-Lanes 6 and 7.

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position provides quality instruction for the Computer Programming, Academic Program that will prepare students for positions in the field. Responsible for all aspects of program curriculum development and delivery initiatives. Ensures internship opportunities and effectiveness. Continual assessment and enhancement of programs to meet organization, industry, and federal standards. Application review begins April 17, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science preferred. Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive work experience required.
  • Proficient in C#, JAVA, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, ASP.NET with MVC, and SQL.
  • Post-secondary teaching and applied curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.
Salary placement:

Salary Schedule placement based on education (Lane) and experience (Step): Bachelor’s Degree-Lanes 4 and 5; Master’s Degree-Lanes 6 and 7.

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position provides quality instruction for the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration (HVAC/R) Program that will prepare students for positions in this field. Responsible for all aspects of program curriculum development and delivery initiatives. Ensures internship opportunities and effectiveness. Continual assessment and enhancement of programs to meet organization, industry, and federal standards. Application review begins May 6, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Preferred: AAS or higher in HVAC/R or related field.
  • Required: HVAC/R diploma with requirements to obtain AAS within two years of employment.
  • Minimum of three years of related experience required.
  • EPA section 608 Refrigerant certification preferred (universal or the ability to obtain universal required within two years of employment).
  • Post-secondary teaching and applied curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Post-hire criminal background check requried.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.

Salary placement:
Salary Schedule placement based on education (Lane) and experience (Step): Diploma/Associate’s Degree-Lanes 1, 2 and 3; Bachelor’s Degree-Lanes 4 and 5

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position provides quality instruction for the Law Enforcement Sciences Program that will prepare students for positions in this field. Responsible for all aspects of program curriculum development and delivery initiatives. Ensures internship opportunities and effectiveness. Continual assessment and enhancement of programs to meet organization, industry, and federal standards. Position available for the Fall 2020 Semester that begins on August 24. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or comparable work experience in criminal justice required. Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of related experience required.
  • Certified Police Officer South Dakota Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission required.
  • Post-secondary teaching and applied curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.
Salary Placement:
Salary Schedule placement based on education (Lane) and experience (Step):
  • Diploma/Associate's Degree-Lanes 1-3;
  • Bachelor's Degree-Lanes 4 and 5; and
  • Master's Degree-Lanes 6-8
Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position provides quality instruction for the Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Program that will prepare students for positions in the field. Responsible for all aspects of program curriculum development and delivery initiatives. Ensures internship opportunities and effectiveness. Continual assessment and enhancement of programs to meet organization, industry, and federal standards. Application review begins April 17, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Invasive Cardiovascular Technology or health related field required.
  • Minimum of three years of progressive work experience in the field.
  • CCI registration as an Invasive Cardiovascular Specialist required.
  • Post-secondary teaching and applied curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.
     
Salary placement:

Salary Schedule placement based on education (Lane) and experience (Step): Bachelor’s Degree-Lanes 4 and 5; Master’s Degree-Lanes 6 and 7.

Follow these steps to apply:

  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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This position provides quality instruction for the Vascular Sonography program that will prepare students for positions in the field. Responsible for all aspects of program curriculum development and delivery initiatives. Ensures internship opportunities and effectiveness. Continual assessment and enhancement of programs to meet organization, industry, and federal standards. Application review begins April 1, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

Job and Education Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Vascular Sonography preferred, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Vascular Sonography or related field required.
  • Minimum of three years of full-time, related experience required.
  • Must have ARDMS or CCI registration.
  • Post-secondary teaching and applied curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Must have strong knowledge of HIPAA and FERPA.
  • Post-hire criminal background check required.
  • Post-hire requirement to obtain South Dakota post-secondary teacher credential.
Salary placement:

Salary Schedule placement based on education (Lane) and experience (Step): Bachelor’s Degree-Lanes 4 and 5; Master’s Degree-Lanes 6 and 7.

Follow these steps to apply:
  • Complete the online application with name and contact information of three professional references.
  • Attach a current resume or curriculum vitae to the application.
  • Attach copies of all academic transcripts to the application.

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How to Apply

Instructions for Online Applicants

  1. Review Technical Requirements

    • Use Internet Explorer to submit your application. Depending on your personal computer configuration, alternate browsers may not submit the application and the attachments to Southeast Tech. 
    • The application form times out after 45 minutes. If more time is taken to complete the form, the application and the attachments may delete and the application form will need to be done again. 
    • Additional documents with large file sizes and formats, or documents sent after the application is submitted, can be emailed as attachments to jobs@southeasttech.edu. 
    • Provide a valid email address on your application form. This ensures applicants receive an email verification that application materials were received at Southeast Tech. 
    • Before submitting the application form (with attachments), review all information for completeness and accuracy. 
    • If all information on the application form and all documents are attached in the proper format, the applicant will receive an email verification that the application materials were received at Southeast Tech. 
    • If email verification or an error message is received the online application is received, please contact Southeast Tech's HR department at 605-367-4625. 
  2. Complete the Online Job Application

    Southeast Tech’s online application form must be completed in its entirety for consideration. 

    Complete Application Form

  3. Furnish Additional Information

    All applicants must provide a current resume and cover letter, in addition to the online job application form. Your professional references should be current and former supervisors and coworkers or colleagues that are familiar with your professional work. 

    Some positions require copies of certifications and college transcripts. Please view the specific requirements of your selected position in the job description.  

    Please attach documents with the following formats: ".doc," ".docx" or ".pdf". Documents in alternate file formats may be emailed to jobs@southeasttech.edu.  

  4. Submit Application Form

    At the bottom of the form, review the application criteria regarding the information that you have provided. After this review, type in your name to authorize your application. 
     
    Press Submit. You will receive an email confirmation in approximately 5 minutes to confirm your submission. 

 Online Application Troubleshooting

If you followed the steps above and are having difficulty with your application, please consider the following: 

  • Does your personal computer or installed software need an upgrade? If so, please contact the appropriate vendors for repair before completing the application process.  
  • Are you having trouble with your Internet connection? If so, please contact your Internet Service Provider before completing the application process. 
  • Did you submit your application form and attachments, but they were not received at Southeast Tech? Ensure that problem has been identified. Then proceed with recompleting the form with any attachments that were added initially. 
  • Was your application form received at Southeast Tech, but your supporting documents were not? If so, send your supporting documents by email to jobs@southeasttech.edu. In the subject line, use the following format: “John Doe – Additional application materials for Network Administrator.”  
  • Contact the Southeast Tech Information Technology Help Desk at 605-367-4461 for technical assistance when troubleshooting alternatives are not successful.  

How to Apply by Mail or Fax

  1. Complete the Job Application

    Print and complete the Southeast Tech Job Application. The form must be completed in its entirety for application consideration. 

    COMPLETE APPLICATION FORM

  2. Furnish Additional Information

    All applicants must provide a current resume and cover letter, in addition to the job application form. Your professional references should be current and former supervisors and coworkers or colleagues that are familiar with your professional work. 

    Some positions require copies of certifications and college transcripts. Please view the specific requirements of your selected position in the job description and submit with your application, resume and cover letter, if applicable.

  3. Mail or Fax Application Materials

    Human Resources 
    Southeast Tech 
    2320 N Career Ave 
    Sioux Falls, SD 57107 

    Fax: 605-367-4372

General Information

  • Completed applications will be screened for candidacy. If candidacy status is met, the application will be retained in our active files for three months upon completion. 
  • Southeast Tech does not consider unsolicited applications. Only applications for advertised vacancies are accepted.
  • Southeast Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • All prospective employees may optionally complete the Equal Employment Opportunity form. Questions may be directed to Southeast Tech's Human Resources department at 605-367-4625.
Southeast Tech prohibits discrimination in its policies, employment practices, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, disability, national origin or ancestry, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by law. Southeast Tech prohibits acts of discrimination toward any individual(s) while on Southeast Tech property or at Southeast Tech sponsored activities.