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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: University Relations Specialist (Internal)

Available: July 1, 2015.  Open until filled.

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Associate Vice President for University Relations, this position works as a member of University Relations staff with primary duties centered around the production and distribution of University news. Other duties include publication design, web editing and digital photography. Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign software, along with Associated Press writing style is preferred. Position includes some evening and weekend duties.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, English or related field is preferred.

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: Printing Services Assistant

Available: Immediately

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Data entry, maintenance of billing invoices, graphic design work, ordering supplies, requesting quotes from vendors, payment of operating bills, tracking budgets, operation of all equipment, completing all jobs ensuring delivery to the appropriate departments, and supervising student workers.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree 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 (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: 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: 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 preferred as well. 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: 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: Assistant Women's Basketball/Head Women's Cross Country Coach

Availability: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Women’s Basketball: Aid the head women’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.

Women’s Cross-Country: Oversees all women’s cross-country activities involved in practice sessions and scheduled events, responsible for recruiting and maintaining a competitive roster throughout the year, and responsible for ordering and inventory of all equipment. Work in coordination with the head men’s cross-country regarding all cross-country activities.

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:

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: 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

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Application for Non Exempt Staff Positions - PDF

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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.