Employment Overview

Employment

Job Openings at Northwestern

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, state-assisted regional institution in the Oklahoma System of Higher Education and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission 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. 

We offer a number of exciting employment opportunities in an environment that supports personal and professional growth. The University offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive healthcare insurance package, and participation in the Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System. A list of job openings and their descriptions is provided below.

Our application forms at right are fillable PDFs. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view/print these documents. If you do not have this program installed on your computer, you can download a free copy at: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html#reader.

Please read all instructions carefully before downloading and installing. These fillable PDF forms work best in Google Chrome, but in Firefox you will need to save the form first to enable the fillable PDF. Please contact Human Resources at apply@nwosu.edu or (580) 327-8530 if you would prefer to receive a paper copy of any application form.

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.

Employee benefits information is provided at the link above. You also may view the Northwestern Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, available for all current and prospective students and employees.


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.


 

Shuttle Driver - Student Services

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: This position is on an as-needed basis and does not guarantee weekly hours. Most hours will be obtained at the start and end of each semester with occasional hours around school breaks.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is part-time without benefits.  Candidates will be responsible for shuttling students to and from various locations, including but not limited to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport in Wichita, KS and Will Rogers Airport in Oklahoma City, OK.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Candidates must have a clean driving record and have personal vehicle insurance.

Send Information to:

Megan Patel      
International Student Office
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: mlpatel@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. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Campus Police Officer (Part-Time)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is part-time without benefits.  Responsible for patrolling the campus, securing buildings, working investigations and accident scenes;  making arrests for violators of state laws and preparing associated documentation; 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.  Part-time and reserve police officers may work up to 29 hours per week, but are required to work a minimum of one eight-hour shift per week.

Qualifications: High School diploma required, College degree preferred.  Must be full-time CLEET certified or CLEET  or Reserve CLEET certified...or certifiable within 6 months of employment.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
Human Resources Director      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: apply@nwosu.edu

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Instructor of English

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching Composition I & II courses.

Qualifications: Masters in English preferred. 18 graduate-level credits in English required.  Preference given to candidates with teaching experience.

Send Information to:

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

Applicants should provide an application letter, curriculum vitae with contact information for at least three professional references, and a Composition syllabus. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Adjunct Clinical Faculty - BSN Program

Available: August 19, 2019

Duties and Responsibilities: Plan, guide, implement and evaluate learning experiences of students in clinical and classroom settings, demonstrating skill as a clinical practitioner. Communicate effectively with personnel using appropriate channels.  Collaborate with colleagues in nursing and other disciplines.  Demonstrate knowledge of current trends in nursing education and nursing service.

Qualifications: Must meet the Oklahoma Board of Nursing’s requirements for Nursing Faculty.  Two years full-time practice as a Registered Nurse in a clinical setting required.  Prior teaching experience required. Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Dedication to the advancement of nursing and the nursing profession. Potential for leadership in nursing and nursing education.  Currently licensed as Registered Nurse in State of Oklahoma.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. Shelly Wells     
Chair and Professor
Charles Morton Share Division of Nursing
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: scwells@nwosu.edu

Applicants should provide a resume with three professional references and complete a NWOSU application for faculty employment. Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Systems Analyst - Alva Campus

Available: Based on FY21 Budget Funding

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with university benefit package.  Located at the Information Technology Office on the Alva Campus.  Position open until filled. Hiring is contingent on FY21 funding.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Systems Analyst is responsible for installing new hardware and software on the Alva, Enid, and Woodward campuses, overseeing student use computer labs, supporting campus Interactive Television Studios, and providing help desk services to students, faculty, and staff.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related area preferred.  Computer hardware and software experience required.  Experience in networking, Windows Operating systems, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office suite of applications required.  Audio/Visual experience preferred.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
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. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Graduate Assistant - Athletic Communications

Available: August 2020

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field, with at least an overall 2.75 undergraduate GPA to be considered for admission to Graduate Studies
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment
  • Preferred two years (or more) of experience in a sports information office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills
  • Experience in desktop publishing, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Statcrew, NCAA LiveStats, website maintenance, photography, videography, and social media content creation
  • Experience dealing with print, radio, and television media
  • Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance
  • Committed to both athletic and academic excellence

Position Summary: This position is a part-time 10-month position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The graduate assistant will aid in the development, planning, and implementation of all aspects of the Sports Information Department. In addition, this person will be the primary media contact for selected sports and serve as a secondary contact for all other sports. The graduate assistant will assist the SID in all aspects of the office on a day-to-day basis. The position also requires event game management, statistics compilation, live broadcasting, and other duties as assigned on game day statistics as per NWOSU, Great American Conference, and NCAA guidelines.  Assist with and develop new promotional efforts through Ranger Athletics’ social media outlets. Provide support for athletics special events. Responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Provide media with information promoting Northwestern Oklahoma State University athletic teams and student-athletes
  • Provide rosters, statistics, and other information to opponents, media representatives, publications, the GAC and NCAA
  • Serve as the liaison between media and student-athletes, coaches, and athletic department staff, the GAC and NCAA
  • Produce and distribute news releases, pre/postgame articles, and feature stories
  • Produce media guides, game notes, and weekly releases
  • Direct/assist in all live broadcast elements (we use YouTube to broadcast home events)
  • Assist in creation of social media content
  • Aid in the maintenance of the athletics website
  • Travel to select away athletic events as necessary

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
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. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Library Assistant

Available: June, 2020

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time 12-month position, with University benefit package.   Salary based on qualifications and experience, but determined by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and President, to be approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Duties and Responsibilities: This position provides administrative and office support for library services including oversight of facilities, purchasing, and financial record keeping.  Assisting with computers and other equipment is expected.  Evening or weekend work may be required within these responsibilities.

Education and Experience: High School diploma is required. Some college work or office management experience preferred.

Qualifications:  Good computer and organizational skills. Manage projects and meet deadlines efficiently. Candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, as well as being familiar with Quicken or other accounting software.

Evaluation: Job will be periodically evaluated by the Library Services Director within the provisions of the University’s policy on personnel evaluations.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
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 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. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Mass Communication - Broadcast Journalism

Position Available: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Mass Communication—Broadcast Journalism. Salary, based on qualifications and experience, is determined by the vice president for academic affairs and university president and approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Available:  August 2020

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate should be prepared to teach 27 credit hours of mass communication and broadcast journalism (audio and video production and performance) per academic year and to serve as broadcast adviser for on-campus TV and radio stations. Tenure-track positions include committee participation and academic advisement beginning in the second year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree in broadcast journalism, mass communication, or related field; professional experience in broadcast journalism; and teaching experience in higher education.

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in mass communication, broadcast journalism, or related field required for instructor-level rank on non-tenure track; terminal degree awarded prior to August 2020 required for rank of assistant professor on tenure track; professional experience in broadcast media (or related field) or teaching experience in higher education. Candidate must meet Higher Learning Commission standards for faculty qualification.

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

Send Information to:

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

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vita that includes contact information for at least three professional references, NWOSU application for faculty, and academic transcripts. (Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment.)

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Athletic Training Teaching Assistant (Graduate Assistant) - 2 Positions

Available: Fall 2020

Position Summary: The NWOSU Sports Medicine Department is seeking applicants for (2) Athletic Training Teaching Assistants. This position will report to the Head Athletic Trainer and is responsible for educating student athletes in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program. The Athletic Training Assistant is also responsible for traveling with assigned sport(s).

The Athletic Training Teaching Assistant will also be responsible for educating student workers, interested in an Athletic Training career, in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of student athletes’ injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program.

The Athletic Training Teaching Assistant is responsible for collaborating with NWOSU’s Head Team Physician, Head Athletic Trainer, Assistant Athletic Trainer, and other Athletic Training Teaching Assistants in instructing student athletes and student workers on the most current and up to date procedures in prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries within the University's comprehensive sports medicine program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach student athletes appropriate exercises for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
  • Teach student workers appropriate exercises for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
  • Teach student workers evaluation techniques of athletic injuries while demonstrating on student athletes’ injuries.
  • Demonstrate and teach to student athletes how to treat and rehabilitate their athletic injuries.
  • Teach student workers appropriate exercises to treat specific athletic injuries.
  • Teach appropriate counseling and education techniques to student workers while demonstrating on student athletes.
  • Demonstrate and teach student workers how to perform athletic training administrative duties.
  • Assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
  • Supervision, education and recruitment of student workers.
  • Demonstrate and teach student workers appropriate recordkeeping and documentation procedures before, during and after working with student athletes.
  • Transport student athletes to scheduled visits with NWOSU team physicians, doctors and other allied health professionals.
  • Work with NWOSU team physicians, doctors and other allied health professionals to deliver care to student athletes by demonstrating and instructing the Head Athletic Trainer, Assistant Athletic Trainer, other Teaching Assistant Athletic Trainers, coaches, student workers and student athletes the diagnosis and recommendations during a doctor evaluation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • NATA BOC certified or eligible to sit for national exam.
  • Oklahoma licensed or eligible for licensure.
  • Current First Responder certification through the American Red Cross or BLS for Healthcare Providers certification through the American Heart Association.
  • Valid driver's license required.

Salary Range/Benefits:

  • $10,000 stipend for 10-month appointment.
  • Tuition waiver for NWOSU graduate school.

Start Date:

  • 8/1/2020

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
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 cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 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. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply.

Teaching and Coaching Assistantship (GA) - Women's Track & Field (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a part-time 10-month position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Responsible for effectively working with qualified student-athletes and assisting with all aspects of coaching, planning, and day-to-day operations of the track & field program including:  identifying and recruiting quality student-athletes, assist in planning and execution of training plans, assist with scheduling and budgeting as well as travel plans, assist in academic progress for the student athletes, develop social media opportunities to promote the program and assist with fundraising and community service and other duties as assigned by the head coach and/or Director of Athletics.  Duties priority are for track and field program and will assist with the distance program when warranted.    Responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Collegiate experience desirable
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment
  • Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance
  • Experience playing and coaching in the sport s/he coaches
  • Must be certified or willing to be certified in AED (Automated External Defibrillators)/CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained
  • Committed to both athletic and academic excellence

Salary: 10 month stipend plus tuition.

Send Information to:

Cheryl Ellis      
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. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Foundation and Alumni Association Office Manager

Availability: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the general operation of the offices of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Individual must possess superb communication skills to include writing, speaking and listening.

Individual will engage with multiple constituent groups of Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The office manager is often the first voice and face of the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association, and must convey a positive and contagious spirit. He/she should be able to speak on multiple subjects that would interest alumni, donors and the greater Northwestern community.

Other qualifications include the ability to work with administration, faculty, staff and students in a pleasant and helpful manner; a working knowledge of higher education; and a specific understanding of Northwestern Oklahoma State University and the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association.

Specific Duties:

  • Answer telephone and greet guests
  • Retrieve and distribute mail on a daily basis
  • Receipt all monies
  • Acknowledge all gifts
  • Coordinate meetings and prepare agenda packets
  • Develop and maintain organization’s calendar
  • Manage specific special events
  • Input information into database
  • Update website as necessary, including uploading of content
  • Handle notifications and billings for dues and drives
  • Order and maintain inventory of office supplies
  • Maintain clean and orderly appearance of main office area
  • Assist Chief Executive Office, Director of Alumni Relations and Financial Manager as needed

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

Send a letter of inquiry and résumé to:

Allen E. (Skeeter) Bird

Chief Executive Officer
Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association
709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK  73717
Email: aebird@nwosu.edu

 

Nursing Adjunct Faculty

Available:  August 2020

Location: Enid Campus

Terms: Contract position for Fall 2020 teaching in the Nursing Care of the Adult III course.  This course is a senior-level course addressing the needs of the critically ill adult.  Position will include limited classroom teaching, clinical teaching in the hospital 16 hours per week, and grading of clinical assignments.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree with a major in nursing required.  Two years of full-time practice as a Registered Nurse in an acute care clinical setting required. Prior teaching experience preferred. Unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oklahoma required.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Send Information to:

Dr. Shelly Wells      
Chair, Charles Morton Share Trust Division of Nursing      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
Email: scwells@nwosu.edu 

Electronic applications are preferred, via email as PDF attachments.

Applicants should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae/resume that includes contact information for at least 3 professional references, an NWOUS application for faculty and a copy of academic transcripts. (Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment)

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are encouraged to apply. Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

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709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-1700

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