• The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center (GACTC) needs your help transforming today’s youth and adults into tomorrow’s skilled workforce.  We are excited to announce the following opportunities to become part of our incredible team:

     

    Financial Aid Officer

    Interested candidates must be knowledgeable and experienced in administration of student financial aid programs, including, but not limited to, federal and state student financial aid. The selected candidate must have excellent communication skills in order to relay complex information, both verbally and in writing, to students and their families to guide them through the financial aid process. The Financial Aid Officer is a key member of the post-secondary operations of the GACTC and will collaborate with internal and external constituents. The selected candidate will have a working knowledge of financial aid programs and related regulations and reporting requirements. The Financial Aid Officer will develop and implement internal controls necessary to ensure compliance and administration of financial aid programs.

    Qualifications include the following:

    • Experience working in post-secondary financial aid.
    • Knowledge of federal and state student financial aid programs.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and student information systems, with preference given to those with knowledge of financial aid packaging applications.
    • Excellent communication and analytical skills.

    This is a full-time, management position with full benefits, primarily working day hours.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The GACTC application procedure can be found at https://www.gactc.edu/Page/246.

     

    PROFESSIONAL TEACHING POSITIONS

     

    Multimedia & Web Design Instructor – School Year/9 Month

    FT secondary teaching position beginning Fall 2020.  Minimum of four years verifiable industry experience required.

    Responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, and maintaining competency in their instructional field.

    Preference will be given to those who possess related industry certifications. Pennsylvania teacher certification a plus or college courses leading to certification will be required.  Logon on to www.gactc.edu/Domain/30 for program information.

     

     

    POST-SECONDARY INSTRUCTIONAL POSITION

    Phlebotomy Instructor – Part-time

    Interested candidates should be passionate about training adult students preparing for a career as a phlebotomy technician. The selected candidate will have knowledge of both theory and practice in the phlebotomy technician profession and be comfortable with providing instruction in the classroom and clinical lab settings. A minimum of three years of performing the functions of a phlebotomist is preferred and teaching experience is also preferred. Preference given to candidates credentialed in good standing as a phlebotomist or phlebotomy technician by National Healthcare Association (NHA) or able to obtain credential upon hire.  This part-time position is primarily evening and/or weekend hours.

    The GACTC application procedure can be found at https://www.gactc.edu/Page/165 and must be completed for consideration. Employment contingent upon background checks, health exams/drug testing, and other documentation.  Note that clearances are not required upon submission of initial application.

     

    OTHER POSITIONS

    Instructional Assistant – Automotive - School Year/9 Month

    Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the automotive industry with high school students.  The individual chosen will possess entry level skill in the automotive field and have a demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices. Responsibilities include assisting in student supervision, ensuring professional standards are demonstrated, and reinforcing the instructor’s lessons.  Preference will be given to individuals with strong references and work experiences.  This is a FT, 9-month, assistant position with full benefits.

     

    Instructional Assistant – Welding and/or Precision Machining- School Year/9 Month

    Interested candidates should be excited to work alongside GACTC’s expert instructional staff and share their knowledge of the welding and/or precision machining industry with high school students.  The individual chosen will possess entry level skill in the welding and/precision machining field and have a demonstrated knowledge of safe work practices. Responsibilities include assisting in student supervision, ensuring professional standards are demonstrated, and reinforcing the instructor’s lessons.  Preference will be given to individuals with strong references and work experiences.  This is a FT, 9-month, assistant position with full benefits.

     

     

    The GACTC application procedure can be found at www.gactc.edu/Page/142 and must be completed for consideration.  Follow the link to the left for the proper application procedure for the desired position.  Employment contingent upon background checks, health exams/drug testing, and other documentation.  Note that clearances are not required upon submission of initial application.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please return application packet to: 

    Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

    Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager

    1500 Fourth Avenue

    Altoona, PA 16602

    EOE

     


    Teacher Substitutes

    Interested candidates should embrace the opportunity to educate high school students. The individuals chosen must be confident and able to deliver lessons effectively and independently.  Responsibilities of the position include teaching and supervising students.  Specific program area knowledge is not required to apply.  This is a PT, as-needed position. See list of secondary program areas at https://www.gactc.edu/Page/164

    The GACTC application procedure can be found at https://www.gactc.edu/Page/164 and must be completed for consideration. Employment contingent upon background checks, health exams/drug testing, and other documentation.  Note that clearances are not required upon submission of initial application.  Please submit applications to the address below. 

    EOE

     

    Application packets must be returned to:

    Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center

    Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager

    1500 Fourth Avenue

    Altoona, PA 16602


  • DAILY TEACHER SUBSTITUTES 

    Looking for individuals with experience in the following areas:

    Administrative Office Specialist (PA Certified)
    Automotive Technology
    Automotive/Diesel Technology
    Cabinetmaking/Finished Carpentry
    Carpentry/Construction
    Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology
    Computer Programming/Oracle Academy
    Computer Technology/Cisco Academy
    Cosmetology
    Culinary Arts
    Dental Assistant
    Digital Printing Technologies
    Drafting/Design Technology
    Electrical Trades
    Electro Mechanical Engineering Technology
    Emergency Services
    Health Occupations
    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
    Interior Decorating & Finishing
    Logistics & Materials Management
    Masonry
    Multimedia & Web Design 
    Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
    Precision Machining
    Retail Marketing/Entrepreneurship (degree req’d)
    Visual Arts Technologies
    Welding Technology

  • DAILY GREETER SUBSTITUTES 

    Looking for individuals willing to serve as daily greeter substitutes. 

    Employment contingent upon current Act 24/34/114/151/168 clearances/background checks, TB and drug testing, citizenship, and other documentation (not required with initial application).

  • Completed applications will be accepted throughout the year.

    Submit application packets to:
    Danielle Mehalick, Business Manager
    Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
    1500 4th Avenue
    Altoona, PA  16602

    EOE