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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.

Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Available: Fall and Spring Semesters

Terms of Employment: Part-time Semester openings, 8 to 16 hours per week for 16 weeks. Competitive salaries.

Duties and Responsibilities: Clinical adjunct opportunities in Medical/Surgical Nursing, Mental Health, Critical Care Nursing and Maternal Child Nursing.

Qualifications: Master’s degree with a major in nursing required. Two years full-time practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting required and currently licensed as Registered Nurse in State of Oklahoma. Prior teaching experience preferred.

Send Information to:

Dr. Shelly Wells      
Chair, Division of Nursing      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: scwells@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.


Systems & Discovery Services Librarian

Available: August 1, 2017

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Managing and maintaining the Integrated Library System, Completing the cataloging, classification and metadata creation for all library materials, Learning and using new cataloging standards as developed such as RDA, Contributing new bibliographic records to OCLC’s WorldCat and correcting errors in NW’s records, Using MARC, AACR2, metadata schemas, controlled vocabularies, and data dictionaries, Developing and managing discovery tools for library resources, Providing oversight of the processing of tangible library resources, Preparing administrative and statistical reports relevant to work responsibilities, Providing support for the ILS Cataloging module, Managing the electronic databases purchased by library services, Assisting the Library Services Director with collection development, Providing instruction in the use of library resources, Engaging in professional development, Driving to workshops, professional meetings, and training as needed, Performing other work-related duties as assigned, Cooperating as a team member with other library staff in performing any duty essential to the achievement of efficient library operations, Assisting in emergency situations as called upon; performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master of Library and Information Studies from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or such degree on track for completion within one year of hire date. Organizational skills; analytical and problem solving skills; computer skills; good communication skills, ability to effectively balance accuracy of work and efficiency in productivity, should strive to keep abreast of new developments in library and information science through study, continuing education and professional reading is essential. Self-motivation and strong work ethic, along with time management skills are especially important. Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administration.

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 Faculty-Administration 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.


Residence Hall Supervisor - Fryer Hall

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.


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

Request for Supplemental Information - Word Format optional

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.