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:

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.

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.

Teaching Assistantship (GA) - Athletic Communications

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 the Department of Athletic Communications including but not limited to: will act as the primary media relations contact for specific sports in the intercollegiate program, which will include dissemination of press releases, development of publications, statistical maintenance, staffing of home contests and reporting of scores and statistics as per NWOSU, Great American Conference, and NCAA guidelines.  Serve as the main contact and secondary contact for specific assigned sports.  Assist in game day staffing for all home athletic contests.  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.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, 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. Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Strong leadership and communication skills. Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained. Committed to both athletic and academic excellence.

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.

Instructor of Technical Theatre and Facilities Manager

Available: August 2019

General Information: 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. The student population is approximately 2,000 students.

Located in Alva, Oklahoma, the university is the center of artistic and cultural activity for the region.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in scenic, lighting, and audio technology; stagecraft; stage management; and other related areas as needed. He or she will also design lights, sets, and audio for the Herod Hall Auditorium season, mentoring and supervising student designers and stage managers and collaborating closely with faculty, staff, and guest artists on all areas of production.

Additionally, the successful candidate should be prepared to manage and coordinate all events in Herod Hall Auditorium and to manage and inventory scenic, lighting, audio, and costume shops; to supervise student workers in construction, lighting, and audio projects; and to provide safety guidance and training for student workers.

Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred, with combination of graduate hours and professional experience considered for candidates working toward completion of a graduate degree. Candidate must meet Higher Learning Commission standards for faculty qualification. The ideal candidate will have teaching experience and a proven record of success as a theatre technician. Certified high school teaching is a plus.

The candidate should embrace and apply new forms of critically engaged disciplinary practice and scholarship in the evolving technical/theatre fields, including but not limited to Vectorworks, projection mapping, audio mixing, and lighting technology.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 14, 2019.

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.

Instructor or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Available: August 2019

General Information: 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. The student population is approximately 2,000 students.

Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include teaching freshman through senior level criminal justice and public administration courses; participation in collaborative student recruitment activities, face-to-face and remote student advisement, and student organization sponsorship; service on university committees; and engagement in professional organizations, scholarship, and community service.

Qualifications: Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Political Science/Administration, or Sociology preferred. Master of Science in Criminal Justice considered. Previous post-secondary teaching experience preferred. Applicant must meet Higher Learning Commission expectations for faculty qualification.

Successful applicants must be familiar with external funding application procedures and must be willing to work with Oklahoma Department of Corrections regional facilities and programs as well as local, county, state and federal law enforcement and justice agencies.  Applicants must be proficient with online teaching and learning platforms and be willing to teach distance education via Internet technologies and interactive television (ITV). Technological proficiency is a requirement.

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 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.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Mass Communication - Strategic Communication

Available: August 2019

Position Available: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Mass Communication—Strategic Communication. 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).

General Information: 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. The student population is approximately 2,000 students. Located in Alva, Oklahoma, the university is a center of activity for the region.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate should be prepared to teach 27 credit hours of mass communication and strategic communication coursework per academic year and to serve as strategic communication adviser. Tenure-track positions include committee participation and academic advisement beginning in the second year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree in strategic communication/public relations, mass communication, or related field; professional experience in strategic communication; and teaching experience in higher education.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in mass communication or related field required for instructor-level rank on non-tenure track; terminal degree awarded prior to August 2019 required for rank of assistant professor on tenure track; professional experience in public relations (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. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2019.

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.

English Faculty/English Education Program Coordinator

Available: August 2019

Position Available: Tenure-track Assistant Professor of English and English Education Program Coordinator.

General Information: 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 the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The student population is approximately 2,000 students.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach all levels of English Education—including Teaching Methods, Young Adult Literature, and Usage—as well as the composition sequence; recruit and advise undergraduates; participate in committee work; and promote teamwork and collegiality within the department by working effectively with faculty, students, and staff.  The candidate must be organized and able to draft and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data as needed for CAEP reporting. The load assignment is 24 credits per year and will include field observation of student teachers. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Located in Alva, Oklahoma, the university is a center of activity for the region.  NWOSU values community engagement and seeks a person who can be a regional resource in English Language Arts trends

Qualifications: Doctorate preferred; master’s degree, with expectation of progress toward completion of doctorate, considered. A secondary ELA teaching certificate and public school teaching experience are required. The doctorate is required for Assistant Professor rank on the tenure track. College teaching experience is desirable.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2019.

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)

Available: Immediately

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Teach student athletes appropriate exercises for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
  2. Teach student workers appropriate exercises for the prevention of athletic injuries and illnesses.
  3. Teach student workers evaluation techniques of athletic injuries while demonstrating on student athletes’ injuries.
  4. Demonstrate and teach to student athletes how to treat and rehabilitate their athletic injuries.
  5. Teach student workers appropriate exercises to treat specific athletic injuries.
  6. Teach appropriate counseling and education techniques to student workers while demonstrating on student athletes.
  7. Demonstrate and teach student workers how to perform athletic training administrative duties.
  8. Assist with coordination and scheduling of medical coverage for home and away competitions.
  9. Supervision, education and recruitment of student workers.
  10. Demonstrate and teach student workers appropriate recordkeeping and documentation procedures before, during and after working with student athletes.
  11. Transport student athletes to scheduled visits with NWOSU team physicians, doctors and other allied health professionals.
  12. 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:

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

Salary Range/Benefits:

  1. $10,000 stipend for 10-month appointment.
  2. Tuition waiver for NWOSU graduate school.

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology - Department of Natural Science

Position Available: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology (August 2019)

General Information: 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. The student population is approximately 2,000 students. Located in Alva, Oklahoma, the university is a center of activity for the region.

Job Summary: The department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant/associate professor to begin August 2019. We seek a broadly trained educator in the biological sciences with a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduates. Preference will be given to biologists with expertise in human anatomy & human physiology, pathophysiology, medical terminology, cellular & molecular biology, and biochemistry.  The ability to teach student populations with diverse educational backgrounds is ideal, as are openness to, and experience in, use of technology for course delivery.

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach upper-level biology courses that complement the department’s existing Health Science biology major designed for pre-health and pre-veterinarian students, advise and mentor BS students, serve on the department’s Pre-Health Advisory Committee, and engage in university committee service and undergraduate research activities.

The position will benefit from and strengthen existing collaborations between the biology, chemistry, and physics faculty in our tightly knit department; existing professional degree collaborations with other institutions; cooperation with the university’s accredited teacher education and nursing programs; and participation in campus organizations such as the Medical Sciences Club

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in the biological sciences with a demonstrated record of teaching, pre-professional student advising, and service. An appropriate EdD from an accredited institution with extensive experience in the biological sciences will also be considered. ABD will be considered, with hiring contingent upon a degree completion plan presented at the time of interview.

Preferred qualifications include experience in teaching a range of courses in the biological sciences (with an emphasis in human anatomy and physiology, cellular molecular biology, or other closely related fields) that serve as pre-requisites for professional programs in the health sciences.

Salary and rank will be contingent upon experience.

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.

Graduate Assistantship - Women's Soccer

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 the women’s soccer program including but not limited to: coaching responsibilities, as assigned by the Head Soccer Coach, assisting in recruitment of prospective student athletes, monitoring the academic progress of soccer student-athletes, assisting with program’s strength and conditioning program, and assisting in operation of program’s camps and clinics.  The Graduate Assistant will also coordinate team travel, inventory and manage the program’s gear and equipment, assist with Goal Club and alumni outreach, and oversee compliance with the GAC’s film sharing program. The GA is responsible for compliance with policies and procedures of the University, Great American Conference (GAC), NCAA and other regulatory agencies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, 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.
  • Experience playing or coaching college soccer.
  • Experience training or working with goalkeepers and/or in conducting a strength and conditioning program.
  • Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained.
  • Committed to both athletic and academic excellence.

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.

Systems Analyst - Alva Campus

Available: Immediately

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.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Systems Analyst is responsible for installing new hardware and software on the Alva 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.  Interactive Television (H.323), and 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.

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology

Available: August, 2019

Terms of Employment: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track assistant or associate professor of psychology with likely chair responsibilities. 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)

Duties and Responsibilities: Faculty members in the department carry 27 credit hours of load per academic year, with some load credit for chair duties. Compensated summer school teaching is available but not required. Tenure-track positions include an expectation of committee participation and student advisement beginning in the second year of employment. The chair manages budgeting, scheduling, and other administrative functions within the department.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in psychology or counseling and proven excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity are required for the chair position.  ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the instructor level but not for the chair appointment, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of the doctoral degree. The preferred applicant will also possess clinical skills necessary to work with Master of Counseling Psychology students and will hold a current counseling license.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree in psychology or counseling and some teaching experience in higher education are required.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 29, 2019.

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.

Campus Police Chief/Director of the Department of Public Safety

Available: April 1, 2019

Duties and Responsibilities: The Campus Police Chief/Director of the Department of Public Safety is a 12-month, full-time position located on the Alva Campus.  The Police Chief is responsible for leading a team of officers that provide 24 hour coverage on the Alva campus.  Other duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to, supervising an officer at the Enid location, supervising and training a team of student workers, campus parking, and providing a safe environment for the students, faculty, staff, and administration of the university.

Qualifications: Applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice/law enforcement from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience in the field of law enforcement. CLEET certification is required.  Previous supervisory experience in criminal justice is preferred.  All candidates must possess superior communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration.  The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

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 completed Application for Employment form and a resume with contact information for three professional references. 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.

Graduate Assistantship - Women's Track and Field

Available: Immediately

Description: This position is a part-time 10-month (stipend + tuition) position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The graduate assistant for women's track and field is responsible for assisting the head coach in implementing and directing all phases of a competitive collegiate track and field program at NWOSU. This includes recruiting quality student-athletes, assisting in organizing and planning practices, scheduling, budgeting and travel, fundraising and community service in compliance with University, Great American Conference (GAC) and NCAA rules and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Understand and comply with NCAA Division II, GAC, and University rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes.
  • Assist in a comprehensive recruiting plan for the identification and recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
  • As directed by the head coach, develop and implement plans and strategies for practices and competition.
  • Assist in management of the track and field operating budget.
  • Assist in competition planning and team travel arrangements.
  • Assist with management of equipment and gear.
  • Assist with monitoring student-athletes' academic progress.
  • Assist in development of team fund raising activities.
  • Assist in development of social media opportunities to promote the program.
  • Assist with evaluating program effectiveness.
  • Assist with men and women distance program when warranted.
  • Other duties as assigned by the head coach and/or Director of Athletics.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree required, 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.
  • Experience playing or coaching college track & field.
  • Thorough understanding of NCAA rules compliance.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Able to remain calm in situations where emotions are strained.
  • Committed to both athletic and academic excellence.
  • Excellent computer skills.

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.

Financial Manager (Northwestern Foundation and Alumni Association)

Available: Immediately

Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the fiscal management and the maintenance of the accounting records for the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association. Individual will enter, balance and maintain fund accounting records, as well as produce regular and unscheduled reports for various meetings and individuals of the University and the Northwestern Foundation & Alumni Association. Individual will prepare for the Foundation’s annual audit and will be responsible for the management of the Foundation payroll. Individual will proactively assist in the management of all of the Foundation’s investment assets to ensure the maximum distribution of funds to the University and its students.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business/accounting or equivalent work experience in a related field preferred. Other qualifications include the ability to work with administration, faculty, staff and 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 and Alumni Association
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: aebird@nwosu.edu

Academic Success Center Director (Internal)

Available: No later than July 1, 2019

Duties and Responsibilities: The Academic Success Center Director administers standardized tests for the university, coordinates student-tutor scheduling, and assists faculty and students with academic tutoring issues. Working with the Director of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, the director assists in administration of institutional surveys and assessments. He or she may also coordinate with personnel in federally-funded grant programs to provide support. The director will teach 6-12 hours of coursework in his or her area of academic specialization.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, with masters preferred.  Director must meet standards for HLC faculty qualification within area of specialization. Experience in remedial education is desirable.

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

Applicant should provide a cover letter, a résumé that includes contact information for three professional references, an NWOSU application for exempt employment, 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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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

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