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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.


Position Available: Head Coach - Softball

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 softball 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.

Qualifications: Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience playing and/or coaching in Softball, preferred. Must be certified in AED (Automated External Defibrillators)/CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). 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.

Send Information to:
 
Tami Cooper
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.


Position Available: Groundskeeper - 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:
 
Tami Cooper
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.


Position Available: Coordinator of Ketterman Skills Lab

Available: August 1, 2015

Terms of Employment: Twelve month 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: Directs the operations of the Clinical Skills Lab located at the NWOSU Enid Campus.  Consults with NWOSU nursing program including but not limited to review of facilities and curriculum.  Works closely with students, faculty, hospital clinical education departments, and other clinical partners.  Provides leadership in the utilization of simulation and other innovative experiences in the delivery of nursing curriculum. Collaborates with nursing faculty to assure congruency between theory, lab, and clinical courses.  Provides oversight and development of the facility.  Participates in student learning activities and tutoring.  Collaborates closely with members of hospital clinical education departments and other clinical partners to ensure continuing professional development.

Additional Responsibilities: Must be available to work flexible hours in order to ensure all parties have access to the Clinical Skills Lab.  Must be willing, able, and available to travel from Enid Campus to area hospitals, Alva Campus, Woodward campus, University Center in Ponca City and various other locations as called upon.  Performs various other duties as needed.

Qualifications: Requires a master’s degree in Nursing.  Additionally, the candidate is required to have a current Oklahoma license as a registered nurse.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. Bo Hannaford
Dean, School of Professional Studies
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: bshannaford@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a Northwestern Job Application for Non-Exempt Positions 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.


Position Available: 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:
 
Tami Cooper
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.


Position Available: Associate Professor of Music - Choral Music (One-year temporary appointment with possibility of renewal)

Available: August 2015

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to conducting choral ensembles plus teaching applied voice, vocal literature, music education courses, and conducting.  

Qualifications: Masters degree required, doctorate preferred.  Public school experience is desirable, as well as demonstrated ability to recruit choir participants and music majors.

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

Send Information to:

Dr. Mike Knedler
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: jmknedler@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume or personal data sheet with contact information for three professional references.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Database and Research Manager

Available: May 26, 2015

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for development, management, accuracy and input of the alumni and donor database. This database is vital for the marketing and correspondence of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association. The database is used daily for both friend-raising and fundraising operations. Individual also will be charged with researching and identifying additional donors and/or alums who are not listed in the database. Individual will apply software – available internally or externally – to research and complete database duties for optimum results. Individual will be responsible for continuing knowledge of industry-specific software for recommendations of software updates and/or purchases.

Individual also will have primary responsibility for website maintenance.

All of the duties will be carefully, routinely coordinated and communicated with other Foundation and Alumni office staff members and with University staff. This individual also will perform other duties as assigned. The database and research 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 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.

Location: Alva Campus

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
E-mail: aebird@nwosu.edu


Position Available: Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) Part-Time Assistant (5 hours per week)

Available: April 13, 2015

Terms of Employment: The CWPEP position is a part-time position on the Alva campus. Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will assist with administration of the CWPEP grant, including management of the CWPEP resource center and interviewing lab.

Qualifications: Applicants must possess well-developed skills in Excel and other Microsoft Office software, capabilities for multi-tasking, skills to function without continual oversight, and ability to track program grant and contracted funds.  Independent problem solving skills highly desirable.  Experience as an administrative assistant preferred.

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

Send Information to:
 
Tami Cooper
Human Resources Director
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume or personal data sheet with contact information for three professional references. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mass Communications - Journalism (Tenure-track)

Available: August 2015

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary duties include teaching the following courses in mass communications:  Beginning News Reporting, Feature Writing, Photojournalism, Desktop Publishing, News Editing, Multimedia Journalism, and Law and Ethics.  Curriculum development, program assessment, print media advisement, online media advisement, and student recruitment are also required.  Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suites is highly desirable. 

Qualifications: Masters degree required.  Ph.D. preferred. Practical experience preferred.

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

Send Information to:

Dr. Mike Knedler
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: jmknedler@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume or personal data sheet with contact information for three professional references. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Campus Police (Part-Time) - Enid Campus

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: :  This position is part-time without benefits.  Responsible for patrolling the campus, securing buildings, enforcing traffic and parking regulations, issuing citations, impounding vehicles and directing traffic; working special events as needed.  This position will require working some nights and weekends and job-related travel.  Performs other tasks as designated by the Chief of Campus Police.

Qualifications: High School diploma required, College degree preferred.

Send Information to:

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


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.