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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: 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: Academic Advisor - Office of Upward Bound

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: Under minimal supervision, the Academic Advisor will be responsible for the advisement and counseling of students participating in the Upward Bound program. Specific duties include providing participants career exploration opportunities along with student support services, coordinating program and student needs, coordinating curriculum activities, documenting and monitoring student progress, assisting with maintenance of student database, directing tutors for activities, providing presentations at target schools regarding postsecondary enrollment, assisting with recruitment at target schools, obtaining students’ records and evaluating performance of students/project.

Qualifications: A baccalaureate degree in education, counseling or closely related field is required. Desired skills include recruiting and relating to disadvantaged students through Upward Bound activities, communicating effectively, multi-tasking and working with deadlines, maintaining confidentiality, interpreting federal policies and regulations, exhibiting organization and attention to detail.

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 employment application form. 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 - Women's Basketball

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with University benefit package. Answers to the Director of Athletics in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, located on the Alva Campus.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for providing leadership for all aspects of a dynamic NCAA DII Women’s Basketball program at a 4-year state university 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. Required to annually pass the NCAA recruiting test before recruiting off campus. Responsible for all documentation required of NWOSU, the Great America Conference, and NCAA to ensure institutional control. Organizes and conducts practice sessions. Submits orders for equipment and is responsible for inventory and issuance of equipment. Recruits and retains a specific number of student-athletes that is required by the Director of Athletics. Responsible for mandatory team study table. Provides complete and accurate required information to all appropriate offices for all official visits. Reviews NCAA rules with student-athletes when necessary and reinforces the importance of compliance. Responsible for the actions of all assistant coaches and staff and the sport’s compliance with NCAA rules. In cooperation with the Director of Athletics and Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance, monitors the scheduling process, verifying that the schedule meets NCAA and conference scheduling requirements. 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 all outside income. Educates student-athletes of NCAA regulations regarding reporting of employment earnings. Furnishes a roster of players for eligibility clarification. Supervises conduct of athletes on trips and at games.

Qualifications: Must exhibit commitment and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Northwestern, the GAC and the NCAA, as well as show a thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Experience playing and coaching basketball required. Must be certified in AED/CPR. Position requires strong leadership and communication skills, and the ability to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained. Must demonstrate effective public speaking skills and work well with various news media organizations. Must be committed to both athletic and academic excellence. Master’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 signed NWOSU Job Application form for Professional 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: 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: NWOSU-CSP BJCC Treatment Counselor

General Duties:

  • Provide counseling services in a group setting for drug/alcohol offenders at the Charles E. “Bill” Johnson Correctional Center as a part of the Social Science departments Community Service Program.
  • Maintaining proper case notes and other documentation of all interactions with clients of the Community Service Program, creating and updating treatment plans for clients, and providing individual counseling to clients as needed.
  • Working cooperatively with fellow NW-CSP members and DOC case managers and staff.

Additional Standards:

  • Follow all ethical and professional counseling standards.
  • Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in either psychology or social work.
  • Must be willing to work towards licensure in drug/alcohol counseling.
  • Must work a minimum of 40 hours per week which is divided between morning afternoon and evening hours due to facility scheduling.

Benefits:

  • Employees enjoy generous medical benefits and retirement planning as a Northwestern Oklahoma State University employee. Details will be provided during interview process.

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 employment application form. 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: Secretary, Division of Business - Alva Campus

Available: August 10, 2015

Duties and Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for assisting the Division of Business Chair with administering the business programs and assisting faculty with completion of course and committee assignments. Essential functions include: (1) Maintains student records for students majoring in a program conducted by the Division; (2) Assists faculty in obtaining teaching materials and otherwise assist adjunct faculty in matters related to their teaching assignment; (3) Assists the Division Chair in supervising student workers; (4) Prepares and maintains records, documents and correspondence regarding students, faculty and Division; (5) Orders and maintains office supplies for Division office and faculty; (6) Maintains Division budget records; (7) Assists Division Chair and faculty in assessment (program and course-level) processes; (8) Records, prepares, posts and distributes agendas and minutes for Division of Business meetings and Division committee meetings.  On occasion may be required to record, prepare, post and distribute agendas and minutes for School of Professional Studies or university committees; (9) Assists faculty and staff as needed in relation to their duties as a member of the faculty/staff; (10) Assists students as needed; (11) Assists the Division Chair and faculty regarding professional accreditation, reports, etc.; (12) Minimal travel (i.e. to other NWOSU locations) may be required; (13) Administers the application to major process; (14) Works with faculty members to coordinate textbook adoptions; (15) Assists in maintaining Division of Business website; (16) Administers the Division of Business office including, but not limited to, answering the Division telephone, answering basic questions about the Division, handling faculty mail and packages, facsimile transmission and receipt;  (17) preparing and processing purchase orders, travel requests, agency contracts and other university forms; and (18) Performs other duties as assigned by Division Chair.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is preferred, but can be substituted with previous work experience. Secretary must also be able to perform office-related tasks accurately and efficiently and work with faculty, staff, student workers, students, potential students and public visitors while maintaining a courteous and helpful attitude.  Desired knowledge/skills/abilities include: (1) Excellent secretarial and computer skills; (2) Knowledge of computer applications (MS Office applications and Outlook; preferably also RangerNet, LiveText and Blackboard) and office equipment is required; (3) Professional grammar and communication skills required and (4) Ability to plan and organize work required.

This is a fulltime, 12-month position.

Review of application to begin immediately.

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 employment application form. 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/Records Assistant

Available: August 17, 2015

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: Processes first-time freshman and concurrent applications and sends acknowledgements of acceptance, admission status or informs the applicants of items still needed to meet admission to Northwestern; assists with enrollment process and customer relations; verifies that the enrollments from the remote sites and the other branch campuses are accurately entered in the computer; reviews and verifies out-of-state tuition waivers for freshman; images academic files for applicants; 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. Time management skills are especially important during peak freshman recruiting/enrollment times (Ranger Preview and Freshman Connection). 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 (Part-Time) - Alva Campus

Terms of Employment: Part-time Custodian (29 hours), Alva Campus

Available: Immediately

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

Available: April 13, 2015

Terms of Employment: The CWPEP position is a part-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: 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

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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.