Ozarks Technical Community College (OTC) is in the business of providing Allied Health , Career and Technical Education, and General Education programs that are responsive to the needs of the community. Your employment of OTC students and graduates is critical to our success. Please reference our Employer Guidelines and consider taking advantage of the numerous opportunities and services we offer to help your organization and OTC.
LIST YOUR JOB OPENINGS at College Central Network in partnership with Career Employment Services now offering a free online database for employers and students. A list of all openings is maintained for students to review. This includes part-time and full-time positions. Many students are seeking part-time positions with flexible hours, while graduates are seeking full-time positions that offer opportunities to apply the skills they have mastered. See Employer Help Sheet for instructions for registration and posting jobs.
RECRUIT ON OTC’S CAMPUS. You may wish to directly meet with impending graduates or part-time job applicants by setting up information tables or conducting interviews on our campus. Contact the Career Employment Director.
CONSIDER CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION/INTERNSHIP POSITIONS. Co-op/intern students can contribute to your workforce and have the opportunity to make practical application of the knowledge and skills they have obtained at OTC. Many may go on to become permanent employees. Contact the Career Employment Director.
GET TO KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY COLLEGE. You can arrange a tour of the OTC campus, or tour a specific career program. Career program tours provide the opportunity to visit the classrooms and laboratories to see what kind of training our students are receiving, meet the instructors, and offer suggestions on the employability skills that you want our graduates to obtain. Contact the Career Employment Director.
USE OTC FOR TRAINING YOUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES. Your current employees may enroll in credit or non-credit classes. In addition, OTC’s Center for Workforce Development works with businesses in assessing needs, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating training programs for each specific need.
Other actions you can take to help cultivate your future workforce include providing tools or materials to help with training. Review the college catalog to gain knowledge of the different career programs and subjects that teach the skills you are looking for, and you may want to volunteer to serve on advisory committees that are available in every career program.
Consider a tax-deductible donation to the OTC Foundation. These funds are primarily used for scholarships.