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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.

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Duties and Responsibilities: Aid the head men’s basketball coach in conducting practice sessions, scouting, and game preparation, Assist the head coach in all aspects of recruiting, Assist with the coordination of scheduling, travel, and other duties assigned by the head coach or athletic director. Responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. Previous coaching experience required. Leadership experience required.

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.


Residence Hall Supervisor - Fryer Hall (Internal)

Available: Currently accepting applications until position is filled – Position begins on May 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.


Graduate Assistant - Women's Volleyball

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a part-time 10-month position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsible for effectively working with qualified student-athletes and assisting with all aspects of coaching, planning, and day-to-day operations of the volleyball program including: individual player evaluation and development, team training, scouting, coordinating the film exchange program, statistical input and analysis, community service, and all aspects of recruiting. Responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, with at least an overall 2.75 undergraduate GPA to be considered for admission to Graduate Studies. Have a valid driver’s license. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience playing and coaching in the sport s/he coaches. Must be certified or willing to 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.  Committed to both athletic and academic excellence

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.


Custodian (Part Time) - Alva Campus

Available: Immediately

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


Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Available: August 15, 2017

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate level accounting courses, as qualified and assigned. The position will be based on the Alva or Woodward campus, with travel to other campuses. Faculty responsibilities typically include a 12 hour teaching load per semester, advising, assessment, maintaining an agenda of scholarship appropriate to our mission, committee service, service to community/institution/profession and other duties as assigned. Individuals with teaching experience in web-based instruction and instructional television desirable.

Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate in accounting and CPA, or JD+CPA. ACBSP academic qualification to teach in accounting and another business discipline is desirable. College teaching and relevant work experience preferred. Minimum Qualifications and Expectations: Business - related masters degree, current CPA license, experience in university – level teaching and corporate accounting, and community involvement.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send: 1) Letter of interest; 2) NWOSU application for faculty employment ( http://www.nwosu.edu/Websites/NWOSU/Images/Forms-Docs/appprof.doc); 3) Vita; 4) Transcripts (unofficial acceptable with application - official needed if invited for visit); 5) Names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references.

Send Information to:

Dr. Wm. David Hawkins  
Chair, Division of Business  
Northwestern Oklahoma State University  
709 Oklahoma Blvd.  
Alva, OK 73717  
Email: wdhawkins@nwosu.edu

Employment is contingent upon the results of a criminal background check. Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Assistant Professor - Education Division

Available: August 2017

Terms of Employment: Nine month, full-time tenure track position. Salary based on qualifications and experience, but determined by the Vice President and President, to be approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Duties and Responsibilities: The position will be responsible for teaching content, theory and application to potential educators, supervising student teachers, advising, serving on various administrative, faculty, and standing committees as assigned, assisting in the development and submission process of program reviews for accreditation, as well as producing scholarly activity throughout the year. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate is preferred, Master’s is required. Public school teaching experience in P-12 schools is required. Early childhood and elementary education preferred. Must have the ability to integrate technology and education.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. Christee Jenlink
Chair, Division of Education
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: cljenlink@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.


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.



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.