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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.

Office & Technology Assistant

Available: September 1, 2016

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Administrative & office support, opening Alva library in the morning, oversight of facilities, supervising student assistants when needed, purchasing and financial records, computer & equipment maintenance. Evening or weekend work is sometimes required.

Qualifications: High School diploma required. Some college course work or office management experience preferred.

Send Information to:

Tim Lauderdale
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.


Production Assistant - Printing Services (Part-Time)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is part-time without benefits. Candidates will be responsible for the following: waiting on customers; delivering finished print jobs around campus; copying, folding, stapling, assembling, trimming of printed materials, and perform other tasks as designated by the Coordinator of Printing Services. Candidates must be able to carry out specific oral and/or written instructions. This position will involve manual tasks involving physical strength and endurance under variable weather conditions. Desired working hours are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. but times are negotiable.

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

Send Information to:

Tim Lauderdale
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 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:

Tim Lauderdale
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.


Carpenter

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, Full-Time, 12-month position with university benefits package.  Position based on the Alva Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Plans, supervises, and carries out skilled carpentry work in building maintenance, new construction, and additions to existing structures.
  • Determines materials and supplies needed for maintenance and repairs on various types of buildings, sheds, scaffolds, forms, frames, fences and other structures.
  • Builds and repairs bridges, culverts, park benches, roadside tables, and signs.
  • Alters, repairs, and maintains doors, floors, partitions, roofs, stairways, windows, screens, and other wooden fixtures.
  • Repairs or replaces wooden parts on truck beds, wagons, machinery, equipment, Venetian blinds, and awnings.
  • Fits and glazes glass windows and doors.
  • Reconstructs, alters or repairs tables, chairs, benches, counters, lockers, shelves, and window frames.
  • Makes rough sketches and estimates the cost of new structures and repair work, preparing preliminary requisitions.
  • Does skilled hand and bench work in a carpentry shop.
  • Cleans, sharpens, oils, repairs, and operates planers, joiners, power saws, routers, drill presses, and other wood-working equipment.
  • Instructs and trains semi-skilled and unskilled helpers, assigning tasks and checking work in progress and upon completion.
  • Keeps time, material, and job records for assigned work details.
  • Required to do heavy lifting which may exceed 100 pounds.
  • Performs related work as required and assigned.
  • Assists in emergency situations as called upon.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in skilled carpentry work or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience in carpentry trade.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Skill in altering, maintaining, and repairing wood and wood-substitute articles, fixtures and structures, including glass, flooring and roof installation.
  • Skill in estimating time, materials, and costs and in supervising unskilled helpers.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting blueprints and sketches and accurately following written and oral instructions.
  • Sufficient knowledge of materials, methods, tools, and equipment used in carpentry and of safety precautions of the trade.

Send Information to:

Tim Lauderdale
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.


Grounds Keeper - Alva Campus

Available: Immediately

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Performs routine duties generally associated with grounds work including, but not limited to, mowing, edging, watering, planting foliage, trimming foliage, and cleaning up the University’s campus grounds.  Prepares and maintains beds for shrubs, flowers and ground cover.  Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of campus grounds equipment. Assists in removal of snow, ice, and other debris from sidewalks and parking areas.  Operates a variety of tools and hazardous equipment commonly associated with grounds work including, but not limited to, sprayers, fertilizer spreaders, hoes, shovels, mechanical lawn mower and snow removal equipment.  Attends workshops and in-services as may be required.  Required to do heavy lifting which may exceed 100 pounds.  Assists other departmental staff as needed.  Performs related work as required and assigned.  Assists in emergency situations as called upon.  Special Working Conditions: Required to work outside normal work hours to perform routine work that cannot be performed during normal hours, such as watering, ice and snow control, trash removal, etc.  Must be able to work flexible hours outside in inclement weather, as well as in extreme heat or cold.  Handles hazardous chemicals.  May work in an environment that contains high levels of dust; operate equipment with dangerous noise levels; and handle odoriferous chemicals.  Expected to cheerfully assist other departmental staff as needed.  Performs related work as required and assigned.  Assists in emergency situations as called upon.

Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience in proper pruning, foliage trimming and care preferred.  Basic reading, writing and mathematical skills preferred.  Good attitude and ability to work effectively with others preferred.  Ability to concentrate on the job at hand and to safely and efficiently tackle each job assigned.

Send Information to:

Tim Lauderdale
 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.


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.

Application for Faculty - Administration - Professional positions - PDF

Application for Faculty - Administration - Professional positions - Word Format

Application for Non Exempt Staff Positions - PDF

Application for Non Exempt Staff Positions - Word Format

Request for Supplemental Information - Word Format optional

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.