Employment

The Oklahoma Parents Center accepts resumes’ and applications for employment on a continuous basis.  This page will be updated as new positions become available.  The Oklahoma Parents Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The following are the two options in which to apply for a position with the Oklahoma Parents Center:

  1. Complete a printable OPC Employment Application and fax to 405-379-2106, mail to OPC-Employment, P.O. Box 512, Holdenville, OK 74848, or email it to lcoats@oklahomaparentscenter.org.
  2. Complete a fillable application OPC Employment Application – fillable and fax to 405-379-2106, mail to OPC-Employment, P.O. Box 512, Holdenville, OK 74848, or email it to lcoats@oklahomaparentscenter.org.

The OPC  job openings currently available:

Information and Training Specialist
Part-time
(approx. 24 hours per week)
Starting at $11 per hour

  &

Information and Training Specialist
Full-time
(approx. 40 hours per week)
Starting at $11 per hour with benefits
– benefits include sick time, vacation time, and health insurance with 50% company paid.

Are you a parent or family member of a child with a disability or a professional interested in working with families?  Are you looking for part-time work, a casual working environment, where you can help families’ access support and resources while expanding your own knowledge?   Are you in one of the areas of Oklahoma list above?

If so, the OPC needs you as a Information and Training Specialist!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Advising and counseling of parents, professionals, and students about available special education topics.
  • Communicating school information, resources, etc., to the parents who contact the OPC.
  • Attending IEP and other required meetings (conferences, workshops, staff development, etc.).
  • Keeping current with Oklahoma’s Policies and Procedures in Special Education.
  • Prepare and present training programs to school personnel, parents, and community organizations concerning the Basic Rights in Special Education and other PowerPoint slides as listed on the OPC website.
  • Coordinate with the Associate Director to ensure proper maintenance of data collection as required for reporting per the U S Department of Education compliance regulations.
  • Expand the outreach to Oklahoma parents through articles in the newsletter and on the website.
  • Provide information and input the information into a data tracking system.
  • Other duties which may be determined by the Executive Director or Associate Director in order to carry out the work of the program.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must live in the area of the state that you are applying for.
  • Working knowledge and experience in education and special education issues.
  • Good analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Computer operations skills required in such applications as Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
  • Good oral presentation, communication, writing and organizational skills/interfacing with others required.
  • Significant after-hours (evening) travel and valid driver’s license with proof of automobile insurance also required.  Overnight stays are sometimes required.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.