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Regional Coordinator-OKAPS

University of Central Oklahoma
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Details

Job Location: Main Campus - Edmond, OK

Position Type: Staff

Salary Range: $40,000.00 - $41,000.00 Salary/year

Job Category: OTRS Classified

Description Regional Coordinator-OKAPS - 993850

This position will not be housed on the main campus, and instead will be stationed in the Tulsa or Eastern Oklahoma area. Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Remote serving Eastern Oklahoma. Some weekends, extended hours expected.

Position Overview:

Manage, plan, organize and coordinate programs and services within the statewide network to member and non-member OKA+ Schools sites. Ensure relevant guidelines, specifications, policy and/or procedures are followed for academic related programs, groups, and/or services. Assign, supervise and assess programming work and network consultants to make sure educational needs and goals are being met. Facilitates communication between Oklahoma A+ Schools office/staff, A+ Fellows, consultants and Oklahoma schools participating at some level with the OKA+ Schools network concerning program and/or services. Coach and support schools their leaders, teachers and students, to help them set and achieve goals relevant to the needs of the schools. Creates, manages, and maintains relevant databases to ensure accurate and accessible records. Make site visits, collect information and prepare reports summarizing statistical data describing and analyzing program objectives, making adjustments and recommendations for future work.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Manage a portion of the statewide network school sites. Responsible to coach and guide assigned schools to meet goals and educational standards. Responsible for program planning for the development of the network and network communications within assigned region as well as in conjunction with other program staff for statewide network consistency. This entails creating strategies, managing information, forecasting needs, responding to principals and teachers, etc. Design, plan, and implement network support for school sites and educators through regional meetings (networking meetings, teacher exchanges, conferences), with a balance of both technology led (such as twitter chats, skype, etc.) and site-based meetings as appropriate. Attend regular meetings with Program Director and other Regional Coordinators to manage, plan, collaborate, and share information regarding the needs of the network schools and education in general. Conducts school visits regularly to coach school leaders and teachers, assist in determining specific support needs, and then design and manage the implementation of providing those supports. Make adjustments and decisions in the field, to provide timely and relevant information and training to schools. Provide and schedule on site professional development, including making decisions as to which A+ Fellow(s) to assign, making all contacts, overseeing planning, and assessing the outcomes of the programming. Initiates long term plan for implementing the A+ Essentials/Framework with each school using A+ Tools and create a calendar or timeline of the plan. Monitor the progress of the plan, collect information and data, as well as analyze outcomes. Make assignments of fellows to meet professional development needs and collaborate with teams in development of requested workshops. Design and facilitate workshops and presentations schools. Design and facilitate trainings for fellows. Provide Instructional Coaching based on A+ Essentials to Fellows and schools. Facilitate presentations to disseminate information to those interested in Oklahoma A+ Schools network. Assist Program Director in recruiting of A+ Fellows. Creates and then performs maintenance and revision of spreadsheets for data purposes. Help maintain website information, contact lists, newsletters, and other relevant documents, both electronic and hard copy, as needed in execution of responsibilities. Stays abreast of current educational topics, trends, and strategies. This position requires some travel in order to perform the duties of the position. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

Bachelor's degree in related field to the position plus 3+ years of relevant experience or 7+ years of equivalent work experience that provides knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Demonstrated application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results.

Experience Preferred:

Master's degree in Education. Experience in the OKA+ Schools network.


Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, human relations, public relations, and organizational skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and web-based applications. Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and interact professionally with all segments of the University community. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be detail oriented. Ability to work productively with a variety of personalities and in a variety of situations.

Physical Demands

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.


UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.


The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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