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Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, state-assisted regional institution in the Oklahoma System of Higher Education and is accredited by the North Central Association and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The student population is approximately 2,300 students. Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

We offer a number of exciting employment opportunities in an environment that supports personal and professional growth. The University offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive healthcare insurance package, and participation in the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System. A list of job openings and their descriptions is provided below.

Our application forms at right are fillable PDFs. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view/print these documents. If you do not have this program installed on your computer, you can download a free copy at: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html#reader.

Please read all instructions carefully before downloading and installing. These fillable PDF forms work best in Google Chrome, but in Firefox you will need to save the form first to enable the fillable PDF. Please contact Human Resources at apply@nwosu.edu or (580) 327-8530 if you would prefer to receive a paper copy of any application form.

Applicants must list specific job openings on their application form and cover letter in order to be included in the applicant pool for that opening.

Employee benefits information is provided at the link above. You also may view the Northwestern Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, available for all current and prospective students and employees.


AFFIRMATIVE ACTION COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
This institution, in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable federal laws and regulations, and to the extent required by law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services. Inquiries concerning the application of these programs should be made to Calleb Mosburg, Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 709 Oklahoma Boulevard, Alva, OK 73717, (580) 327-8415.


 

Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Available: Fall and Spring Semesters

Terms of Employment: Part-time Semester openings, 8 to 16 hours per week for 16 weeks. Competitive salaries.

Duties and Responsibilities: Clinical adjunct opportunities in Medical/Surgical Nursing, Mental Health, Critical Care Nursing and Maternal Child Nursing.

Qualifications: Master’s degree with a major in nursing required. Two years full-time practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting required and currently licensed as Registered Nurse in the State of Oklahoma. Prior teaching experience preferred.

Send Information to:

Dr. Shelly Wells      
Chair, Division of Nursing      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: scwells@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume with three professional references and complete an NWOSU application for faculty employment. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Correctional Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time, 12-month position, with University benefit package.  Located in Alva, OK in the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Office at the Charles E. “Bill” Johnson Correctional Center.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Program Director, Treatment Counselors provide direct drug and alcohol treatment therapeutic aftercare services to convicted drug offenders in a minimum security correctional facility. Services are provided in group and individual settings. Treatment Counselors perform bio-psycho-social assessments, treatment planning; and treatment evaluations based on the cognitive behavioral therapy treatment model for substance abusing clients, and other duties as assigned. Treatment Counselors adhere to the standards of practice put forth by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for drug and alcohol abuse treatment protocols. Treatment Counselors must perform all treatment duties in a confidential manner and are expected to maintain professional stature at all times while working cooperatively with fellow NWOSU Community Service Program members and Department of Corrections case managers and staff.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or other human service field required. Counselors must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid U.S. driver's license. Oklahoma certification in drug and alcohol treatment is expected or a letter of intent to pursue licensure or certification must be on file with the appropriate state governing board of licensure.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
Human Resources Director      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a signed NWOSU Job Application form for Faculty-Administration-Professional Positions (see bottom of this page) along with resume.  Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply. Employment is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Financial Aid Assistant

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with University benefit package.  Located in the Alva NWOSU Campus Financial Aid Office.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is the direct contact for the financial aid office. Requires steady interaction with students and families.  Will handle and process all paperwork in preparation for awarding and disbursement of state and federal aid. Will work directly with student campus work programs, supervisors and payroll department.  Position may require occasional business travel and other job-related duties as may be assigned by the Director of Financial Aid/Scholarships.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Position requires maintenance of confidentially and a professional demeanor while representing the Financial Aid Office.  Position requires organization and time management skills, excellent communication and people skills, as well as a sufficient working knowledge of computer applications and general office equipment.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
Human Resources Director      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a signed NWOSU Job Application form for Non-Exempt Staff Positions (see bottom of this page) along with resume and three professional references.  Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply. Employment is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Administrative Assistant, Division of Nursing

Available: As arranged

Duties and Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for assisting the Nursing Division Chairperson and the Assistant Division of Nursing Chairperson with administering the total nursing program and assisting nursing faculty with completion of course and committee assignments.  Essential functions include: (1) arranging and scheduling appointments/meetings; (2) typing minutes, letters, assorted documents etc.; (3) receiving and making telephone calls and emails; (4) receiving students and visitors to the Division of Nursing; (5) bookkeeping, word processing, and general office duties; (6) assisting the Division Chair/Assistant Division Chair with preparation of reports; (7) preparing and processing purchase orders, travel requests, and agency contracts; (8) directing  and supervising student workers; (9) processing student applications and keeping  student and faculty files up-to-date; (10) Division of Nursing website maintenance; (11) Assistance with student recruitment activities.

Additional duties include: (1) Performing other work-related duties as assigned and (2) assisting in emergency situations as called upon.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but can be substituted with previous work experience.  Secretary must also be able to perform office-related tasks accurately and efficiently and work with faculty, staff, student workers, students, and public visitors while maintaining a courteous and helpful attitude.  Proficiency in bookkeeping and work processing, Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Internet are also preferred.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
Human Resources Director      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume with contact information for three professional references and a completed University employment application form. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply. Employment is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant for Registry/Financial Services - Enid Campus

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular full-time12-month position, with university benefit package.  Located at the Enid Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the supervision of the admission/registration procedures, processing applications and registration of students, and assisting students, faculty, staff, prospective students, and parents on the Enid campus.

Additionally, this position is responsible for meeting students and public at the counter, processing payments and billing of student accounts, disbursing financial aid funds and refunds and is a backup person for the Registry Office at the Enid branch campus.

Qualifications: A Bachelor degree is preferred. General knowledge of functional areas of business operations. Cash handling and accounting experience desirable. Extensive knowledge of computer applications (including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Data Base and keyboarding skills) is essential. Self-motivation and strong work ethic, along with good organizational and communication skills are essential. Customer service skills and professionalism a must. Ability to maintain confidentiality necessary for success. The position requires effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact positively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administration. This position requires repetitive stooping to access lower file drawers and mobility to move from desk area to assist customers at the counter.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
Human Resources Director      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a Northwestern Job Application for Non-Exempt Positions (see bottom of this page) along with resume with contact information for three professional references. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply. Employment is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

DNP Program Faculty - Family Nurse Practitioner

Available: June 1, 2018

Terms of Employment: Twelve month, full-time tenure track position.  Salary based on qualifications and experience, but determined by the Executive Vice President and President, to be approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Duties and Responsibilities: The DNP/Family Nurse Practitioner program faculty member is responsible for developing and teaching online core and clinical content, facilitating the supervision of clinical practicum placement, and assisting with program evaluation.  This position reports directly to and works closely with the DNP Program Director.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree required with a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing that includes preparation and certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Must have current unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in Oklahoma as well as a current unencumbered APRN license in the state.  One should have a minimum of two years of academic teaching and clinical experience within an APRN program.  Must meet faculty qualifications as defined by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, including a background check.

Closing Date: Open until filled

Send Information to:

Dr. Shelly Wells      
Division of Nursing Chair      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: scwells@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume with three professional references and complete a NWOSU application for faculty employment. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting/Finance

Available: August 2018

Terms of Employment: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track assistant or associate professor of accounting/finance. Salary, based on qualifications and experience, is determined by the vice president for academic affairs and university president and approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be based on the NWOSU—Enid campus. Teaching load will be 12 credit hours of undergraduate business courses per semester. Additional responsibilities include advising, curriculum development, assessment of student learning, committee participation, and community involvement.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD or DBA in Accounting from an accredited university, or ABD candidacy with expectation of completion of the terminal degree within one year. Preference will be given to candidates with previous university teaching experience, experience as a CPA or corporate accountant, and a strong background (18+ graduate hours) in finance. ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the instructor level, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of the doctoral degree. Prior experience with online teaching and online course development in accounting or finance is a plus.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. James Bell      
Dean of Faculty
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: jlbell@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vita that includes contact information for at least three professional references, NWOSU application for faculty (www.nwosu.edu/employment), and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment). Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

Available: August 2018

Terms of Employment: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track assistant or associate professor of psychology. Salary, based on qualifications and experience, is determined by the vice president for academic affairs and university president and approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate should be prepared to teach 27 credit hours of psychology per academic year, with summer school employment available but not required. Tenure-track positions include an expectation of committee participation and student advisement beginning in the second year of employment. The psychology department will also fill the position of chair in fall 2018; the successful candidate may request to be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate in psychology or counseling and proven excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity are preferred.  ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the instructor level, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of the doctoral degree.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 22, 2017.

Send Information to:

Dr. James Bell      
Dean of Faculty
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: jlbell@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vita that includes contact information for at least three professional references, NWOSU application for faculty (www.nwosu.edu/employment), and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment). Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Custodian - Alva Campus

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with University benefit package.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: Sweep, mop, strip, wax, and buff floors.  Dust and clean offices, classrooms, halls, restrooms, and other assigned areas.  Vacuum and shampoo all carpets, rugs, and mats.  Collect and remove trash from interior and exterior of buildings.  Wash walls and windows, chalkboards and marker boards.  Replenish soap, paper towels, and toilet tissue where needed.  Sweep sidewalks, clear snow, and spread ice melt when conditions warrant.  Plant, weed, fertilize, and water flowers, grass, and newly planted trees and shrubbery.  Heavy lifting required which may exceed 50 pounds.

Qualifications: One-year experience in building or institutional custodial work preferred.  Sufficient knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in cleaning operations preferred.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
Human Resources Director      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a Northwestern Job Application for Non-Exempt Positions (see bottom of this page) along with resume. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.  Employment is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-1700

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides quality educational and cultural opportunities to learners with diverse needs by cultivating ethical leadership and service, critical thinking and fiscal responsibility.

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