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Being part of a small nonprofit like OETC means wearing many different hats—we all take on a wide variety of projects and we are always learning new things. A career with OETC offers many opportunities to grow in the workplace and the educational community.
To support the needs of educational institutions in finding, understanding, purchasing and integrating educational technology
To enable and empower educators, administrators, and leaders
To make educational technology more widely accessible and affordable
Teams View Current Staff
The Operations team facilitates the daily functions of OETC business, including responsibilities such as contract management, member purchasing support, and regular correspondence with educational technology providers. Operations is the helpful voice on the phone that answers questions and makes sure everyone has the information they need.
Marketing and Communications
The Marcom team handles everything to do with OETC’s marketing and communications—the OETC website, reports for our members and our contract holders, event marketing, internal support documentation, business cards, and other collateral.
The Member Advising team is in charge of promoting the value and services of OETC to our membership and our vendor communities. This includes planning events, conducting visits, providing quotes; pre and post sale service, and attending trade-shows.
Design and Development
The Design and Development team is responsible for thoughtfully designing, constructing and maintaining the applications through which OETC interacts with the world—in particular the OETC store, an e-commerce application that supports the technology purchasing process; as well as the custom CMS that supports OETC’s events.
The Events team is in charge of developing and organizing events that support the communities OETC serves. This includes the planning and management of our annual events for educators, administrators and leaders, as well as finding opportunities to host or partner in new events.
Generous Retirement Contribution.
OETC contributes 15% of employee gross salary in SEP IRA without an employee contribution.
Comprehensive Health Care Benefits.
OETC covers 100% of your health insurance premium for you and your family – including dental, vision, and primary care. We also provide life and disability insurance.
Vacations and Paid Holidays.
You work best when you are refreshed and have time to do the things you love. OETC provides two weeks of paid vacation time, generous sick leave, and paid national holidays.
A Regular Work Week.
We are a team who values work-life balance. We don’t live at our offices, and we don’t think you should either. We stick to a 40 hours a week schedule. No gimmicks to keep you in the office.
You are a person first and an employee second. Need to leave the office during the day to go to the gym? Have childcare needs? No problem. We don’t measure your effectiveness by the number of minutes you spend sitting at your desk.
Paid Parental Leave.
To support you and your family, OETC provides for parental leave options for both primary and secondary caregivers.
Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
OETC employees have access to Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for setting aside pre-tax money for out-of-pocket medical expenses or dependent care expenses.
Professional Development Opportunities.
We want you to continue to learn and grow in your position. We provide access to funds to attend conferences or workshops, purchase software or online training, and more. Need something to do your job better? Just ask.
Loans to Purchase Personal Technology.
As a technology organization we know the impact these tools can have on your work and life. Take advantage of our expertise and connections to purchase your own personal technology with a zero-interest advance.
The Best Tech For You.
Your work environment is important to you, and to us. We fill out your work station with a top-tier laptop computer, state of the art monitors, and bluetooth keyboard and trackpad.
Work in Comfort.
Work the way you want with an adjustable height sit/stand desk, ergonomic chairs, and any other accommodations you might need.
OETC’s office is located in the historic downtown district of Oregon’s capital city, Salem. Our building is an easy walking distance from Salem’s many restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.
The OETC office is equipped with large windows that overlook Pringle Creek and bathe the office in natural light and views of lush greenery. All workspaces and tools are personalized according to individual need and comfort.
Want to pursue a career at OETC but live outside of Salem? Telecommute flexibility for employees in the Portland and surrounding areas can be negotiated.
Apply for an Open Postion at OETC
Submit a résumé and cover letter for an open position to apply.