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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: Academic Records Coordinator

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares/updates/verifies degree audits for undergraduate students and bachelor degree applications; mails letters to bachelor’s degree candidates with information for commencement ceremonies; orders rental caps and gowns for faculty to wear during commencement and is responsible for university owned regalia; works at commencement ceremony and gathers rental caps and gowns from faculty following commencement; performs end-of-semester duties such as checking degree applicants for completion of degree requirements; posts degree statements to academic transcripts for bachelor and master candidates; responsible for ordering diplomas and covers for all degree candidates; images academic files for graduates; assists with enrollment process; assists in problem solving and emergency situations; occasional travel required; performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Sufficient working knowledge of computer applications (including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Data Base and keyboarding skills) is essential. Self-motivation and strong work ethic, along with good organizational and communication skills are essential. Requires effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact positively with students, parents, faculty, staff and administration. This position requires repetitive stooping to access lower file drawers and mobility to move from desk area to assist customers at the counter. Maintenance of confidentiality is an absolute requirement for this position.

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: 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:

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: Maintenance Foreman (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: Under limited supervision, ensures the effective organization and supervision of general repairs and major building renovations. Specific functions include supervision of construction staff in completing work orders for repairs, remodeling and new projects; reads blueprints, analyzes specifications and anticipates construction problems; maintains an appropriate supply inventory; and assumes responsibilities in the absence of the Physical Plant Direction.

Additional Responsibilities: Attends workshops and in-services which may be required. Assists in emergency situations as required.

Qualifications: Minimum of five years previous construction experience or acceptable training equivalent. Working knowledge of construction and renovation trades, knowledge of National Fire Prevention Association rules and regulations, and knowledge of Life Safety Codes.

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. 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: 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: 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


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

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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.