Driver Education Instructor

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
900 N Portland Ave Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107 United States

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Driver Education Instructor

Position Type:


Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Oklahoma City



Location Address:

900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Bill Hughes

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

25.00 - 25.00, Hourly

Work Schedule:


Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Job Description: Provide training for students on the provisions of the Oklahoma Vehicle Code and other laws of Oklahoma relating to the operation of motor vehicles, acceptance of personal responsibility in traffic, appreciation of the causes, seriousness and consequences of traffic collisions, and to develop the knowledge, attitudes, habits, and skills necessary for the safe operation of motor vehicles. Responsible for participant learning in the classroom and the in vehicle training modules.

Essential Job Functions:

    Set up lesson by stating the objective and making the content meaningful. Obtain roster and have students sign in. Reinforce principles and content with the use of training aids. Schedule drive times. Communicate with the parents. Observe and coach in areas of responsibility. Have students initial the roster. Maximize a safe, positive learning environment. Secure all equipment at the end of day. Verify gates, garage doors, classroom doors and office doors (when necessary) are locked prior to leaving. Prepare vehicles for driving, clean and perform basic maintenance to include but not limited to, fueling vehicles, checking tire air pressure, Checking vehicle fluids, etc.. Completes all mandatory training. Perform other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Possess effective communication skills to understand and respond to job instructions as well as to exchange information, give/receive instructions and respond to inquiries.
  • Knowledge of grammatical structure, vocabulary for preparing, demonstrating, presenting material. Ability to communicate in clear, grammatically correct English.
  • Perform data recording/record keeping operations requiring logging, filing or posting single entry items either manually or by computer.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of office technologies including but not limited to: office computers, fax machines, scanners, internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.

Minimum Qualifications:

Work Experience:
Experience as a driver educationinstructor for at least five (5) years in a public, private or parochialschool.

Must have current driver’s license.


    Verification of a minimum of six (6) hours of Driver Education I and Driver Education II and a minimum of three (3) semester of General Education at an accredited college or university.A course equivalent to that described above offered by a nationally recognized commercial driver instructor course approved by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

    Verification showing you have been a driver education instructor for at least five (5) years immediately preceding application and have taught driver education for at least five (5) years in a public, private, or parochial school.Certification as a Commercial Driver Training Instructor by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.
Preferred Qualifications:

A degree in Driver Education from an accredited college or university.

Working Conditions:

    Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends.Work will be performed in an office environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone, via email, and various communication platforms.Indoor and outdoor environments (in all weather conditions).

    Duties requireextended periods of sitting, talking and listening.Dutiesrequire extensive use of computers, telephone and other office equipment.Requires possiblelifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-OklahomaCity requires this to be a two-person lift).Ability to walk long distances.Ability to move equipment.
The work environment andphysical demands described here are representative of those required by anemployee to perform the essential functions of this job with or withoutreasonable accommodations.


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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