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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 Crime Awareness 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.

Campus Police Officer - Alva

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with university benefit package.  Located at the Alva NWOSU Campus Police Office.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: Patrols NWOSU campus on foot or in motor vehicle, maintaining radio contact with Alva City Police Department and other NWOSU Campus Officers and employees. Must have knowledge of the jurisdiction, being aware not only of the physical characteristics and geographical boundaries, but also of the normal routine of events on campus.  Interviews and takes statements from victims, witnesses, and suspects; prepares reports which may serve as the basis for criminal prosecution or other subsequent actions.  Conducts legal investigations of crime and accident scenes to gather and preserve physical evidence.  Arrests violators of state law, serves criminal arrest warrants, and escorts prisoners to detention facility.  Enforces traffic and parking regulations, cites offenders, directs traffic, and impounds vehicles.  Provides first aid at the basic life-support level.  Provides security as required for special events, which includes social events, athletic contests, artistic presentations, public expressions, civil disturbances, large-scale criminal incidents, and other emergencies.  Participates in training and public education program presentations; assists with internal in-service training programs.  Performs other tasks designated by the Chief of Campus Police.  Occasional travel required.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Major in law enforcement, psychology or related field preferred.  Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license upon employment.  Must be certified (or certifiable) as a Peace Officer by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.  Should obtain and maintain current CPR certification

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.

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.

Development Officer

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for research, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts for Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Individual must possess superb communication skills to include writing (this will include co-developing professional, written proposals), speaking and listening. Individual should convey a positive and contagious spirit, and should be able to speak on multiple subjects that would interest a potential donor. The highly-qualified individual will possess a wide variety of interests and experience that will serve as a basis for highly intellectual discussions with alumni and community members of diverse backgrounds. Other qualifications include the ability to work with administration, faculty and staff; the ability to work with students in a pleasant and helpful manner; and a working knowledge of higher education. Specific understanding of Northwestern Oklahoma State University, as well as the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association is also helpful.

Closing Date: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Send a letter of inquiry and resume to:

Allen E. (Skeeter) Bird   
Chief Executive Officer 
Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association 
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: aebird@nwosu.edu

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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

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