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.


 

Adjunct Nursing Faculty

Available: Fall and Spring Semesters

Terms of Employment: Part-time Semester openings, 8 to 16 hours per week for 16 weeks. Competitive salaries.

Duties and Responsibilities: Clinical adjunct opportunities in Medical/Surgical Nursing, Mental Health, Critical Care Nursing and Maternal Child Nursing.

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

Send Information to:

Dr. Shelly Wells      
Chair, 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 an 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.

Production Assistant - Printing Services (Part-Time)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is part-time without benefits. Candidates will be responsible for the following: waiting on customers; delivering finished print jobs around campus; copying, folding, stapling, assembling, trimming of printed materials, and perform other tasks as designated by the Coordinator of Printing Services. Candidates must be able to carry out specific oral and/or written instructions. This position will involve manual tasks involving physical strength and endurance under variable weather conditions. Desired working hours are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. but times are negotiable.

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

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.

Part-Time Instructor of Piano and Staff Accompanist

Available: August, 2018

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Teach class piano in preparation for piano proficiency tests.
  • Teach applied lessons to piano majors.
  • Administer piano proficiency tests.
  • Accompany all three choirs for rehearsals, performances, and potential tours.
  • Accompany individual voice students for general student recitals three to four times a semester.
  • Accompany voice students in masterclasses.

Qualifications: Master’s degree required with extensive experience in piano teaching and professional collaborative piano performance (e.g. choirs, vocalists, instrumentalists).

Send Information to:

Kimberly Weast      
Chairperson, Fine Arts Department      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: kkweast@nwosu.edu

Please send cover letter, resume and list of references to Professor Kimberly Weast, Chair of Fine Arts, kkweast@nwosu.edu. At a later date, finalists for the position will be asked to submit an original final transcript showing highest degree earned, interview and audition in person for the position.  Questions concerning the search may be directed to Prof. Kimberly Weast.  

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.

ITV Facilitator

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor the classroom, students, and equipment.
  • Monitor tests under conditions set forth by ITV and the professor.
  • Communicate with students and professors as needed.
  • Pick up materials daily for classes.
  • Collect and send materials to professors.
  • Weekly report emailed to Coordinator at the end of your work week.
  • Keep ITV staff informed of problems and/or issues with ITV classes.
  • Attend orientations as needed.
  • Peform other various duties as needed.

Qualifications: No experience is required.  A working knowledge of computers will be helpful.  Must be willing to learn to work with technology.  The applicant could work up to 29 hours per week, but the hours are not guaranteed and will vary week to week.  Must have a flexible schedule.  The position pays minimum wage, which is $7.25 per hour.

Send Information to:

Chauncey Durham      
ITV Coordinator
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: cadurham@nwosu.edu

Applicants will need to complete a NWOSU job application form for Non-Exempt Staff Positions and submit a 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.  As an employee of the State of Oklahoma, a savings or checking account is required.

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

Intercampus Courier/ITV Facilitator - Alva Campus

Available: July 1, 2018

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is a 12-month, full-time position (40 hours per week). Under minimal supervision, they will deliver/pick up out-going locked courier bags to Woodward, Enid, and Helena daily for the University. They will be required to travel up to 250 miles each week day. It will also be necessary to do extensive lifting up to 50 pounds repeatedly. In addition, they will monitor classes taught by university faculty. This includes, but is not limited to, administering tests for remote ITV instructors, assisting ITV instructors, returning assignments and tests for courier service, light technical support, office work, and informing ITV coordinator of equipment problems.

Qualifications: Applicants must be punctual, dependable and possess the ability to drive a motor vehicle safely. They must have a valid driver’s license.  Computer and networking knowledge are required, as are good communication and interpersonal skills. A Bachelor of E-Commerce or Bachelor of Computer Science is preferred but not required.

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

Correctional Substance Abuse Treatment Counselor

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular, full-time, 12-month position, with University benefit package.  Located in Alva, OK in the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Office at the Charles E. “Bill” Johnson Correctional Center.

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 while working cooperatively with fellow NWOSU Community Service Program members and Department of Corrections case managers and staff.

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:

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

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:

Becca Cook      
International Student Office
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: rlcook@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.

DNP Program Faculty - Family Nurse Practitioner

Available: Immediately

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 /Family Nurse Practitioner program faculty member is responsible for developing and teaching online core and clinical content, facilitating the supervision of clinical practicum placement, and assisting with program evaluation.  This position reports directly to and works closely with the DNP Program Director.  Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree required with a minimum of a master’s degree in nursing that includes preparation and certification 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. Shelly Wells
Division of Nursing Chair
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.

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

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