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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.

Custodian - Enid Campus (Part Time)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Part-time Custodian (29 hours), Enid Campus.

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.


Relationship Manager - Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association

Available: Immediately 

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is primarily responsible for development, marketing and management of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association donor relations and stewardship program. Individual will be the primary staff member responsible for contracts, relationships and expectations of donors after they have made a gift. Responsible for regular communication and events for current and past donors. Responsible for marketing and managing the planned giving program.

All of the duties will be carefully, routinely coordinated and communicated with other Foundation and Alumni office staff and with University staff. This individual also will perform other duties as assigned. The relationship manager will report to the chief executive officer.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a communications, business or information technology field preferred. Other qualifications include the ability to work with donors, administration, faculty and staff; the ability to work with students in a pleasant and helpful manner; and a working knowledge of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association.

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

Send information to:

Allen E. (Skeeter) Bird
Chief Executive Officer
Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717

Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities:This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of a dynamic women’s volleyball program including, but not limited to activities involved in practice sessions and competition events. Responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Possess a commitment and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Northwestern, the GAC, and the NCAA. A coach who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or correction action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination for significant or repeated violations.

Facilitates the provision of all information necessary to determine prospective student-athlete eligibility.

Annually declares and receives approval from the Director of Athletics and President for athletically related income.

Educates student-athletes of NCAA regulations regarding reporting of employment earnings

Supervises conduct of athletes on trips and at games.

Teach 2 courses in the Health and Sport Science department in non-championship segment of Volleyball (spring). Must be available to teach 1 additional course in the summer as part of the appointment.

Qualifications: 

  • Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance.
  • Experience playing and coaching in the sport s/he coaches.
  • Must be certified in AED/CPR.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained.
  • Demonstrates effective public speaking skills.
  • Works well with various news media organizations.
  • Committed to both athletic and academic excellence.
  • Master’s degree in Health and Sports Science or Physical Education 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 signed NWOSU Job Application form for Faculty - Administration 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.


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.


DNP Program Faculty - Family Nurse Practitioner

Available: June 1, 2017

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.

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.

Send Information to:

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

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.


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:

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.


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:

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.


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

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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.