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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: Relationship Manager

Available: February 11, 2016

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is primarily responsible for development, marketing and management of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association donor relations and stewardship program. Individual will be the primary staff member responsible for contracts, relationships and expectations of donors after they have made a gift. Responsible for regular communication and events for current and past donors. Responsible for marketing and managing the planned giving program.

All of the duties will be carefully, routinely coordinated and communicated with other Foundation and Alumni office staff members and with University staff. This individual also will perform other duties as assigned. The relationship manager will report to the chief executive officer.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a communications, business or marketing field preferred. Experience with database work is an asset. Other qualifications include the ability to work with donors, administration, faculty and staff; the ability to work with students in a pleasant and helpful manner; and a working knowledge of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association.

Closing Date: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Send Information to:

Allen E. (Skeeter) Bird
Chief Executive Officer
Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: aebird@nwosu.edu


Position Available: Human Resources Director

Available: April 1, 2016

Terms of Employment: Regular 12-month full-time position with University’s benefit package.  Located on the NWOSU Alva Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities: Supervises university’s Human Resources area, which includes payroll, hiring, travel reimbursements, benefits administration, and worker’s compensation.  Serves as university’s Insurance and Retirement Specialist, and Affirmative Action/EEO Officer.  Researches, interprets, and applies numerous federal and state employment laws to challenging situations as needed.  Responsible for maintaining and applying university’s Employee Handbook.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required in Human Resources, Business, Accounting, or other suitable field.  Desired skills include:  excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality; proficiency in Microsoft computer applications; organization and attention to detail; and ability to be self-motivated, and work independently.  Service-minded attitude necessary for success in this position.  Position requires high level of understanding of employment laws and ability to work effectively and professionally with Administration, supervisors, faculty, staff, and part-time workers in employment-related matters. Incumbent must be willing and able to attend several training opportunities throughout the year.

Send Information to:

Dr. David Pecha
Vice President for Administration
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: dmpecha@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a signed NWOSU Job Application form for Professional Positions along with current resume.  Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply. Employment is contingent upon results of a criminal background check.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Assistant Professor of Psychology (Enid Campus)

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 undergraduate and graduate students, advising, serving on various administrative, faculty, and standing committees as assigned, assisting in the development and submission process of portfolio reviews for graduate school, as well as producing scholarly activity throughout the year.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in psychology or counseling related field is preferred, Master’s is required. 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: 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: Title III Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) Director

Available: Immediately.  This is a grant funded position.  Official grant end date is September 30, 2016.

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 a Title III Part A Strengthening Institutions grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  The successful candidate will provide organization and leadership for the Title III program and will report directly to the university president.  Occasional business-related travel required.

Duties and Responsibilities: Establish and provide effective project management and ensure full compliance with Title III and U.S. Department of Education policies.  Coordinate development of SIP initiatives:  developmental education, retention strategies, and advisement.  Attend all U.S. Department of Education SIP Director meetings.  Remain current regarding SIP and U.S. Department of Education rules, regulation, policies and procedures.  Authorize all SIP expenditures and monitor budget pursuant to federal, state and college policies.  Provide leadership to communicate with college and community about SIP objectives and progress.  Lead selection of SIP personnel.  Develop, implement and facilitate the comprehensive SIP evaluation process.  Ensure institutionalization of improvements into ongoing operation of the college.  Coordinate development and submission of annual performance reports.  Train key staff in use of technologies and software developed through SIP.

Qualifications: Experience in grants management is desirable.  Budget management experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and skills in use of technology are necessary.  The successful candidate must have a commitment to educating underprepared students.  Thorough knowledge of evaluation techniques appropriate to SIP and previous Title III project experience are desirable.  A master’s degree in education or related field is required.

To apply, send:

1) Letter of interest
2) NWOSU application for faculty/administration/professional employment (http://www.nwosu.edu/Websites/NWOSU/Images/Forms-Docs/appprof.doc)
3) Vita
4) Transcripts (unofficial acceptable with application - official needed if invited for visit)
5) Names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references

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: 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.


Position Available: Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

Available: August 2016

Duties and Responsibilities: Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate level accounting courses, as qualified and assigned. The position will be based on the Alva campus, with travel to other campuses. Faculty responsibilities typically include a 12 hour teaching load per semester, advising, assessment, maintaining an agenda of scholarship appropriate to the University and Division of Business mission, committee service, service to community/institution/profession and other duties as assigned. Individuals with teaching experience in web-based instruction and instructional television desirable.

Qualifications: Preferred qualifications are (1) doctorate in Accounting and CPA, or (2) JD+CPA. ACBSP academic qualification to teach in accounting and another business discipline is desirable. College teaching and relevant work experience preferred. Minimum Qualifications: CPA plus one of the following: Ph.D. (Accounting), DBA (Accounting) or JD, or otherwise academically qualified under ACBSP standards in Accounting required for tenure track. ABDs will be considered for Instructor appointment conditional upon completion of doctorate within one year (position converted to tenure track with credit for year as Instructor upon receiving doctorate). ACBSP professionally qualified individuals with a business-related master's degree and CPA may be considered for Professional in Residence appointment on a year-to-year basis.  Professional in Residence would teach 27 hours per academic year and have reduced scholarly activities expectations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send: 1) Letter of interest; 2) NWOSU application for faculty employment (http://www.nwosu.edu/Websites/NWOSU/Images/Forms-Docs/appprof.doc); 3) Vita; 4) Transcripts (unofficial acceptable with application - official needed if invited for visit); 5) Evidence of teaching effectiveness; 6) Syllabi for all courses taught past two academic semesters (three academic quarters); 7) Statement of teaching philosophy; and 8) Names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of five professional references (preferably at least one former student).

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

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.


Position Available: Instructor/Assistant Professor of English and Composition Coordinator

Available: August 2016

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be prepared to teach developmental English, composition, and advanced writing courses; act as director of developmental English, training adjuncts for composition courses and managing the department’s writing lab; participate in program assessment and curricular development; advise students; and serve on university committees. Applicants are asked to submit a developmental or composition syllabus and a statement describing candidate’s approach to teaching composition (3 pages maximum).

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Composition/Rhetoric or writing required, doctorate preferred. Proven excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity. If hired, the master’s degree candidate is expected to begin work on a doctorate.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. James Bell
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Email: jlbell@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vita, contact information for three professional references, a developmental or composition syllabus, and a statement of approach to teaching composition. 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: 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: 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: 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.