Director of Fire Service Training
Fire Service Training (FST) is the Oklahoma fire training authority. The Director of FST provides the leadership to assure the fulfillment of all responsibilities for the curriculum development, training of fire and emergency responders and certification of related knowledge and skill levels for the state.
The Director provides executive leadership, establishes the mission, vision, and values of the unit, develops and implements long range plans, seeks financial support, manages the FST budget, guides the development of new training programs, and represents FST to the various constituencies in the University, State, and Nation. Fire Safety Training is an outreach unit of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University.
Frequent travel throughout the state is required including overnight and multiple night trips. Travel will require weekends and weekday evenings. Occasional out-of-state travel is required.
Occasional exposure to danger and hazards during training exercises.
Salary Range: $72,000-106,800
Benefits: Full Benefits
Bachelor's degree in Business Admin., Public Admin., Educational Admin.,Fire Protection & Safety Tech. or related.
Five years of experience in administration of emergency service or adult/vocational training and education organizations to include planning, budgeting, program evaluation, and building consensus with stakeholder groups.
Have before hire and maintain after hire a valid driver’s license. A valid driver’s license must be maintained for the operation of an OSU vehicle, which is required in the performance of job duties as assigned.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, public speaking and organizational skills. Knowledge of the fire or emergency services. A high degree of initiative, self-direction, decision making and organizational skills. A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relations with employees, supervisors and customers. Knowledge of state fire and emergency services training agencies.
MBA or MS in a technical discipline
Leadership of an organization with at least 15 employees, administration of a fire service education program, development of fire service training facilities and program initiatives, and demonstrated success in securing funding for operations and training programs.
Accredited certification at multiple National Fire Protection Association standard training levels.
Ph.D. in a field closely related to mechanical, manufacturing or materials engineering is required
Applications: Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled or the search has been terminated.
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online at https://jobs.okstate.edu. Please include:
- Cover Letter
- 3 professional references
For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-2909.
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