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Mitchell Technical Institute: A Great Place to Work!
Established in 1968, MTI is one of four state technical institutes in South Dakota. The service area of the institute offers an unparalleled quality of life in the midwest. Serving more than 1200 regular students in 29 program areas along with online programs and educational opportunities for adult, community and corporate education, MTI is located in Mitchell, SD, a community of 15,000. MTI is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, through 2021.

For instructor positions, download a copy of the General Education Instructor Job Description or Technical Education Instructor Job Description here.

Current open MTI positions:


Presidential Opportunity

The Board of Education for the Mitchell School District 17-2 and the Mitchell Technical Institute Presidential Search Committee invite nominations and applications for the position of president of Mitchell Technical Institute.  Click here to learn more.


Ag mechanics Instructor - Mitchell, SD

10-month, full-time instructor position. Associate degree in Diesel Mechanics preferred.  Minimum 3 years’ experience in the agricultural equipment service field.  Previous experience working with diagnostic equipment and tools.  Thorough mechanical theory knowledge relating to powertrains, hydraulics, electrical systems and current diesel engine technology preferred. Proficient with computers/software.

Instructors are responsible for developing lesson plans and teaching all courses as assigned; assessing student progress in classroom, laboratory, and field settings; developing and updating curriculum; and assisting with recruiting and advising students.  Applicants should possess strong writing and technical skills; the ability to communicate effectively; master change; work in groups; and have a strong customer orientation.

To apply: Applicants must complete the online application for employment and upload their resume and cover letter to the application. Apply online


Wind turbine Instructor - Mitchell, SD

9-month full-time position. Associate degree in a related field preferred.  Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the wind industry. Relevant certifications in the field strongly desired.  Thorough knowledge of turbine service and maintenance, mechanics and hydraulics and industry safety practices.

Instructors are responsible for developing lesson plans and teaching all courses as assigned; assessing student progress in classroom, laboratory, and field settings; developing and updating curriculum; and assisting with recruiting and advising students.  Applicants should possess strong writing and technical skills; the ability to communicate effectively; master change; work in groups; and have a strong customer orientation.

To apply: Applicants must complete the online application for employment and upload their resume and cover letter to the application. Apply online


Maintenance Technician

Mitchell Technical Institute is currently seeking a full-time, 12-month Maintenance Technician.  Previous experience and knowledge of building maintenance procedures and techniques; safety precautions; and hand/power tools strongly preferred.  Employment is contingent upon passing a state and federal criminal background check.  Position open until filled.

To apply: Applicants must complete the online application for employment and upload their resume and cover letter to the application. Apply online


MTI is an equal opportunity employer.