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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.

Head Baseball Coach

Available: Immediately 

Duties and Responsibilities: The head baseball coach will be expected to build and maintain a competitive program while demonstrating dynamic leadership in all aspects of program operations, including the recruitment, retention and academic progress of student-athletes; management of budget and scholarships; and the development of positive relationships with external and internal constituencies. The head coach also must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and will serve as an instructor in the Department of Health and Sports Science Education

Qualifications: Master’s degree is preferred. Previous head coaching experience and a successful record of teaching in health and sports science education or related field is 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/vita 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.

Residence Hall Supervisor - South Hall (Internal)

Available: Currently accepting applications until position is filled – Position begins on July 1, 2017

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 11-month position, with University benefit package. Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Hall Supervisor’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: day to day operation of a residence hall to include supervision of employees and residents; responsibility for the educational advancement, social development, and safety of the residents; working with public constituencies; developing, promoting, and implementing various residence hall activities within the administered budget.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or university housing experience preferred. Well-developed computer skills, oral and written communication skills, and organization skills are essential. The ability to work with diverse populations in a university setting is imperative. The Hall Supervisor must have enthusiasm, knowledge, and experience working with students and show commitment to a student’s academic, social, and personal success within the residence halls.

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.


Athletic Training Teaching Assistant

Available: August 1, 2017

Position Summary: The NWOSU Sports Medicine Department is seeking applicants for an Athletic Training Teaching Assistant. This position will report to the Head Athletic Trainer and is responsible for students and student athletes. The Athletic Training Teaching Assistant is responsible for educating student athletes in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program.

The Athletic Training Teaching Assistant will also be responsible for educating student workers, interested in an Athletic Training career, in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of student athletes’ injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program.

The Athletic Training Teaching Assistant is responsible for collaborating with NWOSU’s Head Team Physician, Head Athletic Trainer, Assistant Athletic Trainer, and other Athletic Training Teaching Assistants in instructing student athletes and student workers on the most current and up to date procedures in prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Teach student athletes appropriate exercises for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
  • Teach student workers appropriate exercises for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
  • Teach student workers evaluation techniques of athletic injuries while demonstrating on student athletes’ injuries.
  • Demonstrate and teach to student athletes how to treat and rehabilitate their athletic injuries.
  • Teach student workers appropriate exercises to treat specific athletic injuries.
  • Teach appropriate counseling and education techniques to student workers while demonstrating on student athletes.
  • Demonstrate and teach student workers how to perform athletic training administrative duties.
  • Assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
  • Supervision, education and recruitment of student workers.
  • Demonstrate and teach student workers appropriate record keeping and documentation procedures before, during and after working with student athletes.
  • Transport student athletes to scheduled visits with NWOSU team physicians, doctors and other allied health professionals.
  • Work with NWOSU team physicians, doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes by demonstrating and instructing the Head Athletic Trainer, Assistant Athletic Trainer, other Teaching Assistant Athletic Trainers, coaches, student workers and student athletes the diagnosis and recommendations during a doctor evaluation.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • NATA BOC certified or eligible to sit for national exam.
  • Oklahoma licensed or eligible for licensure.
  • Current First Responder certification through the American Red Cross or BLS for Healthcare Providers certification through the American Heart Association.
  • Valid driver's license required.

Salary Range and Benefits:

  • $10,000 stipend for 10-month appointment
  • Tuition waiver for NWOSU graduate school

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 Positions along with cover letter, resume and a list of 3 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.


Admissions Counselor/Recruiter

Available: Immediately

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Under minimal supervision, the Admissions Counselor/Recruiter counsels and recruits prospective students to Northwestern and assists in various functions in servicing new students. Specific duties include: recruitment management of a specific geographical area set forth by the Director of Recruitment to meet specified enrollment goals, host campus visitations, telephone recruitment, coordinate high schools visits and recruitment functions in assigned area, develop new materials for recruiting, and participate in all marketing activities of the Recruitment Office and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Recruitment. This job will require work beyond the typical work day as well as occasional weekends and overnight travel.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Desired skills include excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency of computer applications – including Microsoft Office, high degree of organization and attention to detail, and ability to be self-motivated and work independently. Recruiting experience is desired.

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.


Student Support Services - Administrative Assistant (Part Time)

Available: Immediately. This is a grant funded position. The grant is a five-year TRiO-SSS grant from the U.S. Department of Education and is in its second year. Funding for the grant is 86% ($1.04M) federal funds and 14% ($138,830) NWOSU funds.

Terms of Employment: Regular, half-time, 12-month position without university benefits package. Position based on the NWOSU Alva Campus. The successful candidate supports nearly all TRiO-SSS grant staff and activities but is primarily responsible for accurate documentation of project expenditures, data entry of required student information, provision of financial reports and secure storage of student records. The salary specified in the grant is $14,500 for year one of the grant.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Create all purchase orders, all staff employment transactions, and other documents as required
  • Maintain all grant financial records and reports under the supervision of the project director
  • Provide reception services for students seeking appointments with project staff
  • Update the project web page and social media accounts
  • Aid and assist the grant staff in work with project participants, tutors and mentors
  • Ensure storage of student records and other project documentation is secure and promptly filed
  • Other duties as assigned by the project director

Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of computer applications and office equipment required
  • Professional grammar and communication skills required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is required
  • Effective skills in working within a diverse community
  • Excellent human relations and customer service skills required
  • High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

To apply, send:

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.


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 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 a NWOSU application for faculty employment ( http://www.nwosu.edu/Websites/NWOSU/Images/Forms-Docs/appprof.doc). Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Systems & Discovery Services Librarian

Available: August 1, 2017

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Managing and maintaining the Integrated Library System, Completing the cataloging, classification and metadata creation for all library materials, Learning and using new cataloging standards as developed such as RDA, Contributing new bibliographic records to OCLC’s WorldCat and correcting errors in NW’s records, Using MARC, AACR2, metadata schemas, controlled vocabularies, and data dictionaries, Developing and managing discovery tools for library resources, Providing oversight of the processing of tangible library resources, Preparing administrative and statistical reports relevant to work responsibilities, Providing support for the ILS Cataloging module, Managing the electronic databases purchased by library services, Assisting the Library Services Director with collection development, Providing instruction in the use of library resources, Engaging in professional development, Driving to workshops, professional meetings, and training as needed, Performing other work-related duties as assigned, Cooperating as a team member with other library staff in performing any duty essential to the achievement of efficient library operations, Assisting in emergency situations as called upon; performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master of Library and Information Studies from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or such degree on track for completion within one year of hire date. Organizational skills; analytical and problem solving skills; computer skills; good communication skills, ability to effectively balance accuracy of work and efficiency in productivity, should strive to keep abreast of new developments in library and information science through study, continuing education and professional reading is essential. Self-motivation and strong work ethic, along with time management skills are especially important. Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administration.

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 Faculty-Administration 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.



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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.