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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: Director, Early Settlement Mediation, Northwest Oklahoma Program - Enid Campus (Internal)

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is accepting applications for a Director, Early Settlement Mediation - Enid Campus.  This is a .75 (30 hour per week/M-F) position with benefits.  Salary range is $28,000 - $30,000 per year.

Duties and Responsibilities: Coordinate mediation services for (14) counties in Northwestern Oklahoma, working with the state court system, local communities, and area schools.  Will be scheduling and conducting mediations.  Must be a self-starter who requires minimal supervision and has the ability to prioritize work assignments.   Must have good oral/written communications skills.   Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office.  The job will require a minimum of 60% travel throughout the service area.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in education, human resources, or related field required; a master’s degree is highly desired.  Must have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Must have attended or can attend basic and family mediation training programs from the Administrative Office of the Courts and become certified in order to maintain the position.

Apply: Please complete the Administration –Professional  application on the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Employment web site: http://www.nwosu.edu/job-openings.   Applications will be received through 5 p.m. Friday, December 12, 2014 .  If you are selected for the position you will be required to pass an OSBI background check.

Send Information to:

Tami Cooper
Human Resources Director
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Administrative Assistant - Woodward Campus (Internal)

Available: January 2, 2015

Duties and Responsibilities: This position requires working with minimal supervision to provide administrative and secretarial support to the dean of the campus as deemed necessary in the operation of the branch campus.  Essential functions include coordinating testing for instructors for interactive television classes (ITV) and processing all incoming and outgoing campus mail.  Oversees and trains front desk personnel.  Works closely with the Registry, Bursar, Financial Aid, and Human Resources offices at the main campus regarding issues concerning staff and students.  Administers ACT testing.  Oversees bookstore operations at the Woodward campus, including the distribution of incoming book orders.  Purchases supplies for the Woodward Campus and maintains record of expenditures.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Position requires maintaining confidentiality, ability to multi-task in a high-traffic environment, organizational and time management skills, excellent communication and people skills, as well as a sufficient working knowledge of general business practices, computer applications, and general office equipment.

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 a 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: Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Secondary

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 football 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 NWOSU, 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 Football (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: Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Coordinator

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 football 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 NWOSU, 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 Football (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: Assistant Football Coach - Offensive Line

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 football 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 NWOSU, 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 Football (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: Assistant Professor - Education Division

Available: January 12, 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 wanted and experience in school administration is preferred. 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: 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


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.