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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: Switchboard/Courier Room Operator (part-time)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a 12-month, part-time position (29 hours per week) on the Alva Campus. Under minimal supervision, the position requires operation of the University switchboard telephone system and management of UPS, FedEx and DHL packages received by the University.

Qualifications: Applicants must be dependable and possess the ability to speak clearly and be easily understood. Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills are 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 resume with contact information for three professional references and a completed university non-exempt employment application form. 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: Residence Hall Supervisor (Fryer Hall)

Available: Immediately

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; and administering a budget.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or university housing experience preferred.  Communication and computer skills are essential.

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: Head Baseball Coach

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: The head baseball coach will be expected to build and maintain a competitive program while demonstrating dynamic leadership in all aspects of program operations, including the recruitment, retention and academic progress of student-athletes; management of budget and scholarships; and the development of positive relationships with external and internal constituencies. The head coach also must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and will serve as an instructor in the Department of Health and Sports Science Education.

Qualifications: Master’s degree is preferred. Previous head coaching experience and a successful record of teaching in health and sports science education or related field is preferred.

Send Information to:

Andy Carter
Director of Athletics
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: avcarter@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume/vita 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: 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: General Maintenance - Alva Campus

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: Assist in building forms, pouring and finishing cement; repairing appliances; erecting partitions and installing ceilings; painting walls and woodwork. Change air-conditioner filters, unplug drains, repair faucets, replace fluorescent light tubes.  Repair equipment and do building maintenance.  Mow grass with small tractor or self-propelled riding mower.  Operate jackhammer, and occasionally operate trucks, forklifts, front end loaders, and mechanized equipment incidental to regular work assignments.  Required to do heavy lifting which may exceed 100 pounds.  Perform job-related work as required and assigned, and assist in emergencies when called upon.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the types and uses of common hand tools, materials, and standard equipment used in maintenance construction and repair.  Knowledge of precautions necessary to work safely with and around mechanized construction and maintenance equipment.  Ability to understand and carry out specific oral or written instructions in an efficient manner.  Ability to perform manual tasks involving physical strength and endurance under variable weather conditions.

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 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: 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 coaching in the sport s/he coaches.
  • 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: Career Services Coordinator/Transfer Recruiter

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with university benefit package.  Located at the Office of Recruitment on the Alva Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under minimal supervision, the Career Services Coordinator/Transfer Recruiter counsels and recruits prospective students to Northwestern and assists in various functions servicing transfer students, as well as University faculty and staff.  Specific duties include recruitment management of a specific geographical area to meet specified enrollment goals, host campus visitations, telephone recruitment, coordinate junior college visits and recruitment functions in assigned area, develop new materials for recruiting.   Duties include the operation of the Career Services office, with emphasis on developing career planning programs, assisting students in preparing for and securing internships and employment, and networking with employers to promote Northwestern graduates. Will serve as the lead person for all Junior/Community College recruiting efforts for Northwestern.  This position will be responsible for organizing career fairs that may originate on any of the three campuses.  This job will require work beyond the typical work day as well as occasional weekends and overnight travel.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required.  Desired skills include excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency of computer applications, including Microsoft Office, high degree of organization and attention to detail, and ability to be self-motivated and work independently.

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-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.


Position Available: Library Services Assistant - Alva (Part-Time)

Available: August 14, 2014

Terms of Employment: Part-time, 29-hours per week position.  Located at the Alva NWOSU Library.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for maintaining library hours in the evenings and on weekends at the Alva Campus; provides quality customer services and supervises student assistants while on duty.  Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Must be able to work consistent hours.

Qualifications: High School diploma 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: Instructor or Assistant Professor of Music (one year temporary appointment)

Available: August 2014

Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, applied piano, music theory and aural skills, class piano, music history, and music appreciation.  Other duties include accompanying university choral ensembles and some student performances.

Qualifications: Masters degree required.  Ph.D. 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


Position Available: 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:

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.


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.