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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: Library Services Assistant - Enid Campus (Part-Time)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Part-time, 29-hours per week position.  Located at the Enid NWOSU Library.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position assists the Assistant Director in the daily operation of library services on the Enid Campus; provides quality customer services for circulation and reference.  Must be able to life 40 lbs. and set up audiovisual equipment.  Evening work is required.

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: Dean, School of Arts and Sciences

Available: July 1, 2015

Supervision: Reports to the President and the Executive Vice President

Job Summary: Within the school, administer the policies of the university to achieve coordination of the instructional and budgetary programs.

Essential Functions: Initiate and supervise faculty development; Promote cooperative inter-school relationships for the attainment of university goals; Assist the Executive Vice President in the recruitment, orientation, promotion, and retention of faculty; Formulate school budget, allocate school funds, and approve expenditures from the school budget; Coordinate the assignments and evaluate the performance of the faculty; Propose school schedules, course offerings, and faculty assignments; Develop and implement assessment plan for the school; Assist chairs in the development and implementation of assessment plans for their respective areas; Assist in oversight of general education; Assist in writing of the university’s self-study for the Higher Learning Commission; Assist accredited areas with preparation for on-site visits to establish or maintain accreditation; Approve travel and leave requests of the faculty within the school; Keep up-to-date on current developments in the area of supervision and accreditation; Attend meetings that will be beneficial to the School of Arts and Sciences and the University; Other duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President.

Qualifications: Doctorate required; Maintaining confidentiality is important; Ability to supervise and lead in the work of individuals with varied backgrounds and responsibilities.

Evaluation: Job performance will be periodically evaluated by the Executive Vice President within the provisions of the University’s policy on personnel evaluation.

Terms of Employment: Twelve month, full-time status; Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Send Information to:

Dr. Steve Lohmann
Executive Vice President
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: sllohmann@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: Financial Aid Assistant

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with University benefit package.  Located in the Alva NWOSU Campus Financial Aid Office.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is the direct contact for the financial aid office. Requires steady interaction with students and families.  Will handle and process all paperwork in preparation for awarding. Position may require occasional business travel and other job-related duties as may be assigned by the Director of Financial Aid/Scholarships.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Position requires maintenance of confidentially and a professional demeanor while representing the Financial Aid Office.  Position requires organization and time management skills, excellent communication and people skills, as well as a sufficient working knowledge of 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 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: Grounds Supervisor - Alva Campus (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with University benefit package.  Position open until filled.

Duties and Responsibilities: Formulates and submits for administrative approval annual plans, schedules, and cost estimates for all gardening, ground, or landscaping operations. Supervises and trains grounds persons, temporary employees, and student workers involved in grounds maintenance. Gives technical gardening and floricultural assistance. Performs routine duties generally associate with grounds work including, but not limited to, mowing, edging, watering, planting foliage, trimming foliage, and cleaning up the University campuses. Diagnoses and treats plant and grass diseases, eradicating insects and pests. Directs operation and maintenance of power lawnmowers, garden tractors, and other self-propelled equipment used in lawn gardening and tree care. Requisitions equipment and materials, making reports and maintaining records. Instructs others in the use and maintenance of equipment. Responsible for timely grooming of the campus for special events. Organizes and insures needed supplies and equipment are on site and accounted for at the end of the work day. Maintains supply inventory of material, including fertilizer, chemicals and other soil treatment. Coordinates and assists in the removal of snow, ice and other debris from sidewalks, walkways and parking areas. Supervises and assists in set-up and clean-up of special events on campus. Required to do heavy lifting which may exceed 100 pounds. Assists other departmental staff as needed. Attends workshops and in-service training as may be required. Assists in emergency situations as called upon. Performs related work as assigned.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. required. Three years experience in gardening, specialized lawn care, landscaping or greenhouse work or equivalent preferred. Knowledge of lawn care and gardening operation preferred. Ability to operate machines, tools, and materials in lawn care and gardening preferred. Knowledge of plant and gardening costs and landscaping design preferred. Skill in following oral and written instructions and in supervising workers. Ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to efficiently organize and prioritize the work of others and self.

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.

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: 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


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.