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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: Recruitment Office Manager (Internal)

Availability: Immediate. Open until filled.

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

Duties and Responsibilities: The Office Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Office of Recruitment. This will include management of all clerical functions, coordinating on-campus visits from prospective students and families, organizing recruitment events, maintaining the recruitment database, managing student workers, performing all functions relating to bulk mailing, giving campus tours, assisting in tele-recruitment campaigns, representing Northwestern both on and off campus as well as other duties that may be assigned. This position will require occasional hours beyond the typical work day on weekends and/or holiday breaks.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent is required. The ideal candidate will possess a great deal of competence in working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint programs, have tremendous people skills and be able to excel in a fast-paced working environment.

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: Chair, Psychology

Available: July 1, 2015 

Terms of Employment: Nine month, full-time tenure track position with summer school employment available.  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 Chair will be responsible for leading and evaluating faculty members and maintenance of all programs, curriculum, budget, and operations within the Department of Psychology. Specific duties include the recruitment and retention of faculty, recruitment and advisement of student’s, development of the schedule and rotation of schedule, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in a psychology or counseling field is required.  Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.

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 resume with three professional references. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Chair, Division of Education

Available: July 1, 2015 

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 Chair will be responsible for leading and evaluating faculty members and maintenance of all programs, curriculum, budget, assessment system, and operations of the Division of Education. Specific duties include the recruitment and retention of faculty, recruitment and advisement of student’s, developing the schedule and rotation of schedule, leadership on all accreditation efforts, attend all OEQA and OACTE meetings and selected classroom instruction.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate is required. Public School Teaching and or Administration experience required.  Strong knowledge of accreditation preferred.

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 resume with three professional references. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Campus Coordinator of ITV/Events Coordinator - Woodward Campus

Available: January 1, 2015

Terms of Employment: Full-time 12-month status.  Located at the Woodward Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Campus Coordinator of ITV/Events Coordinator is responsible for the organization and coordination of ITV schedules and supervision of proctors plus the planning of all campus events.  Specific duties and responsibilities include:

Assists both Vice President for Student Affairs and Woodward Campus Dean with:

  • American with Disabilities Act compliance
  • Student organizations, primarily Woodward Leadership  Advisory Board
  • Event planning and execution:  NWOSU-Woodward Campus Fall and Spring picnics, Homecoming events, United Fund Drive, food drive, graduate receptions, music and cultural events, Higher Education Day at the Capitol and other community events.
  • Assists with student advisement and recruitment activities
  • Campus publicity/webpage/RangerNet and assists with scheduling of events
  • Develops proctors’ schedules each semester and supervises student proctors and assists the Administrative Assistant with testing procedures.
  • Performs additional job-related duties as assigned, which may include some evenings and weekends representing the university in public situations
  • Assists in emergency situations as needed

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Strong computer skills and strong public relations skills necessary for this position and maintaining confidentiality necessary for continued employment in this position.  Strong people and communications skills necessary for a high traffic office.

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 along with a 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: Assistant Professor - Education Division

Available: August 11, 2015 

Terms of Employment: Nine 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 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 is wanted as well as experience in special education. Must have the ability to integrate technology and education.

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 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.


Position Available: Assistant Professor - Education Division

Available: January 12, 2015 

Terms of Employment: Nine 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 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 is wanted and experience in school administration is preferred. Must have the ability to integrate technology and education.

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 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.


Position Available: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Mass Communication - Broadcast Journalism

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary duties include teaching broadcast, multimedia, and introductory mass communication courses.  Specific courses will include Introduction to Mass Communication, Audio and Video Production, Broadcast Writing and Announcing, Broadcast News, and Television and Radio Production.  Additional responsibilities may include curriculum development, program assessment, recruitment, and student advisement.  Advanced knowledge of non-linear editing software including Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition is desirable, as well as the ability to troubleshoot technical issues with production studios.

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

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 persons 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.

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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.