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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: 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: Admissions Counselor/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.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under minimal supervision, the Admissions Counselor/Recruiter counsels and recruits prospective students to Northwestern and assists in various functions in servicing new students.  Specific duties include: recruitment management of a specific geographical area set forth by the Director of Recruitment to meet specified enrollment goals, host campus visitations, telephone recruitment, coordinate high schools visits and recruitment functions in assigned area, develop new materials for recruiting, and participate in all marketing activities of the Recruitment Office and any other duties as assigned by the Director of Recruitment.  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.  Recruiting experience is desired.

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

Available: June 1, 2015

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: Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) Part-Time Assistant (5 hours per week)

Available: April 13, 2015

Terms of Employment: The Registration Office Assistant is a 12-month, full-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: Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Availability: 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 women’s volleyball 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. Possess a commitment and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Northwestern, the GAC, and the NCAA.  A coach who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or correction action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination for significant or repeated violations. Facilitates the provision of all information necessary to determine prospective student-athlete eligibility. Annually declares and receives approval from the Director of Athletics and President for athletically related income. Educates student-athletes of NCAA regulations regarding reporting of employment earnings. Supervises conduct of athletes on trips and at games. Teach 2 courses in the Health and Sport Science department in non-championship segment of Volleyball (spring). Must be available to teach 1 additional course in the summer as part of the appointment.

Qualifications: Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience playing and coaching in the sport s/he coaches. Must be certified in AED/CPR. 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. Master’s degree in Health and Sports Science or Physical Education 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 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: 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: Institutional Research Specialist - Alva Campus

Availability: Immediately

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

Duties and Responsibilities: The Institutional Research Specialist is responsible for handling internal and external requests for institutional data, which includes consulting with and providing data and interpretation to administrators, faculty, staff, students, and external parties.  This position serves as the primary IPEDS keyholder for the University and is responsible for annual IPEDS reporting.  The Institutional Research Specialsit also assists offices with the Jenzabar PX software and performs some routine duties for these offices.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office products required.  Familiarity with Jenzabar PX administrative software 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 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: Career Services Coordinator/Transfer Recruiter

Availability: 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: General Maintenance - Alva Campus

Availability: 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: 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.