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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: Student Support Services Director (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment:  Regular full-time 12-month position with current university benefit package.  Position based on the NWOSU Alva Campus.  Position is affiliated with the Student Support Services grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  The successful candidate will provide organization and leadership for the Student Support Services program and will report directly to the Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.  Occasional business-related travel required.

Duties and Responsibilities: Establish and provide effective project management and ensure full compliance with Student Support Services (SSS) and U.S. Department of Education policies. Coordinate the development of SSS initiatives to meet the SSS project objectives:  persistence, good academic standing, and graduation. Remain current regarding SSS and U.S. Department of Education rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Authorize all SSS expenditures and monitor budget pursuant to federal, state and college policies. Provide leadership to communicate with college and community about SSS objectives and progress. Lead selection of SSS personnel. Develop, implement and facilitate the comprehensive SSS evaluation plan. Ensure institutionalization of improvements into ongoing operation of the college. Coordinate development and submission of annual performance reports. Attend  U.S. Department of Education SSS Director meetings.

Qualifications: Experience in grants management required. Budget management experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and skills in use of technology are necessary. Experience in staff supervision required. Must have a commitment to student support and motivating students to succeed. Experience with federal TRiO programs preferred. A master’s degree in education or related field is required; Doctoral degree preferred.

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

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: Title III Academic Advisor (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment:  Regular, full-time 12-month position, with university benefit package.  Work location is within the Title III office in the Fine Arts building on the Northwestern Alva campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. The Academic Advisor is responsible for providing intrusive, case management advising to underprepared and low-income university students whose ACT scores are below 23.  Title III advisors communicate regularly with their assigned students and faculty and other academic advisors.  The academic advisors may teach several sections of Ranger Connection, the universities freshmen orientation course.
  2. Each advisor monitors and evaluates student satisfaction and quality of their academic advising and adjusts their work accordingly.
  3. Advisors also respond to institutional reporting needs and produce reports that clearly convey their work to the Director.
  4. Advisors participate in professional development related to their job duties and overall SIP objectives.
  5. Each advisor works closely with the Director and, at times, the external evaluator related to evaluation of their work and the overall Title III project.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s preferred).  Desired qualities include:  knowledge and experience in working with underprepared students and underrepresented population; ability to work with a diverse student population; working knowledge of advising and counseling procedures at the university level; well-developed computer skills including Microsoft Office.

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: Coordinator of Athletic Administration (Internal) 

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Coordinator for Administration (C-ADM) oversees a broad range of administrative services in the areas of Office Management, Student-Athlete Insurance,  and Marketing, Tickets, Promotion and Game Contracts. Areas of responsibility include but are not limited to overseeing Student-Athlete Insurance, Marketing, Tickets, and Promotion (including, but not limited to Game Day), and day-to-day administration of the Athletic Offices while also assisting in compliance administration. Must adhere with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Qualifications: Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Marketing, Tickets, and Promotion experience, preferred. Strong leadership and communication skills. Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained. Demonstrates effective public speaking skills. Works well with groups.

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: 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: Associate Professor of Music - Choral Music (One-year temporary appointment with possibility of renewal)

Available: August 2015

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to conducting choral ensembles plus teaching applied voice, vocal literature, music education courses, and conducting.  

Qualifications: Masters degree required, doctorate preferred.  Public school experience is desirable, as well as demonstrated ability to recruit choir participants and music majors.

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.

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: 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: 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.