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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 Coach

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. 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. 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:

Tim Lauderdale
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 Men's Basketball Coach

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a full-time 12-month full benefits position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Aid the head men’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. 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:

Tim Lauderdale
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: August 16, 2016

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 in P-12 schools is required. Preference would be areas of special education, elementary or secondary education.  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: Custodian (Part-Time) - Enid Campus

Available: Immediately.

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

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:

Tim Lauderdale
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: Correctional Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor (Internal)

Available: Immediately.

Location:   NWOSU Office at Bill Johnson Correctional Center, Alva, Oklahoma.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Program Director, Treatment Counselors provide direct drug and alcohol treatment therapeutic aftercare services to convicted drug offenders in a minimum security correctional facility. Services are provided in group and individual settings. Treatment Counselors perform bio-psycho-social assessments, treatment planning; and treatment evaluations based on the Cognitive Behavioral therapy treatment model for substance abusing clients, and other duties as assigned. Treatment Counselors adhere to the standards of practice put forth by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and the Oklahoma Department of Corrections for drug and alcohol abuse treatment protocols. Treatment Counselors must perform all treatment duties in a confidential manner and are expected to maintain professional stature at all times.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or other human service field required. Counselors must be at least 21 years of age and hold a valid U.S. driver's license. Oklahoma certification in drug and alcohol treatment is expected or a letter of intent to pursue licensure or certification must be on file with the appropriate state governing board of licensure.

Send Information to:

Tim Lauderdale
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 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: Campus Police Officer - Alva

Available: Immediately.

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

Duties and Responsibilities: Patrols NWOSU campus on foot or in motor vehicle, maintaining radio contact with Alva City Police Department and other NWOSU Campus Officers and employees. Must have knowledge of the jurisdiction, being aware not only of the physical characteristics and geographical boundaries, but also of the normal routine of events on campus.  Interviews and takes statements from victims, witnesses, and suspects; prepares reports which may serve as the basis for criminal prosecution or other subsequent actions.  Conducts legal investigations of crime and accident scenes to gather and preserve physical evidence.  Arrests violators of state law, serves criminal arrest warrants, and escorts prisoners to detention facility.  Enforces traffic and parking regulations, cites offenders, directs traffic, and impounds vehicles.  Provides first aid at the basic life-support level.  Provides security as required for special events, which includes social events, athletic contests, artistic presentations, public expressions, civil disturbances, large-scale criminal incidents, and other emergencies.  Participates in training and public education program presentations; assists with internal in-service training programs.  Performs other tasks designated by the Chief of Campus Police.  Occasional travel required.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Major in law enforcement, psychology or related field preferred.  Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license upon employment.  Must be certified (or certifiable) as a Peace Officer by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training.  Should obtain and maintain current CPR certification.

Send Information to:

Tim Lauderdale
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: DNP Program Director and Faculty Member

Available: August 16, 2016

Terms of Employment: Twelve 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 DNP Program Director is responsible for the direct supervision of the DNP Program including facilitating the admission of students, developing and teaching core and clinical content, facilitating the supervision of clinical practicum placement, and program evaluation.  This position reports directly to and works closely with the Chair of the Nursing Division.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree required with a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing that includes preparation as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  Must have current unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in Oklahoma as well as a current unencumbered APRN license in the state.  One should have a minimum of two years of academic teaching and clinical experience within an APRN program.  Must meet faculty qualifications as defined by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, including a background check.

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: Adjunct Instructor of English

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching Writing and Literacy (remedial course) and/or Composition I & II courses.

Qualifications: Masters in English required.  Preference given to candidates with teaching experience.

Position open until filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. Kathryn Lane
Chair, Dept. of English, Foreign Language, & Humanities
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: kelane@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide an application letter and curriculum vitae with contact information for at least 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.


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.