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: 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. 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.

Nursing Faculty

Available: August 10, 2020

Location: Enid Campus

Terms of Employment: Nine-month 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: Plan, guide, implement and evaluate learning experiences of students in clinical and classroom settings, demonstrating skill as a clinical practitioner. Understanding of programs related to alternative entry and progression for students who already are licensed as an LPN/LVN or ADN as well as for programs for traditional generic-entry BSN students.  Additionally, the faculty member will have the following essential functions: Provide effective methods of student evaluation for clinical and class content.  Actively participate in curriculum planning, development, and revision, demonstrating teaching competencies in the classroom, practice laboratory, and clinical settings.  Be a liaison with communities and facilities interested in supporting students in any of the nursing program. Participate in and develop marketing activities designed to recruit students to any nursing program.  Communicate effectively with personnel using appropriate channels.  Serve as academic advisor to assigned students.  Participate in school activities and serve on school committees.  Assist the Division Chair and Assistant Chair in recruitment of faculty and students.  Support and participate in ongoing research within the school and/or initiate studies as an individual or member of a research team.  Participate in local and state professional nursing associations.  Collaborate with colleagues in nursing and other disciplines.  Demonstrate knowledge of current trends in nursing education and nursing service.  Participate actively in community service health-care activities. Periodic travel to the different program delivery sites is required.

Qualifications:  Doctorate in nursing or related field preferred; master’s degree with a major in nursing required. Two years of 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.  Unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in State of Oklahoma.

Closing Date: Open until 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, a curriculum vita that includes contact information for at least three professional references, an NWOSU application for faculty (https://www.nwosu.edu/uploads//exempt-employee-app-fillable.pdf), 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.

Campus Coordinator of ITV/Events Coordinator - Woodward Campus (Internal)

Available: Immediately

Terms of Employment: Regular full-time 12-month position, with university benefit package.  Located at the Woodward Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Campus Coordinator of ITV/Events Coordinator is responsible for the organization and coordination of ITV schedules and supervision of proctors plus the planning of all campus events.  Specific duties and responsibilities include:

Assists both Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and Woodward Campus Dean with:

  • Recruitment and retention activities
  • Assists with student advisement
  • Coordinating activities of student organizations, primarily Woodward Leadership Advisory Board
  • Develops the proctor schedule each semester and supervises student proctors
  • Event Planning and Execution
  • Campus publicity/webpage/Self Service: assists with scheduling of events
  • Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations
  • Performs additional job-related duties as assigned, that may include some evenings and weekends representing the university in public situations
  • Assists in emergency situations as called upon
  • Keeps the Campus Dean informed of important information

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred.   Strong computer skills and strong public relations skills necessary for this position and maintaining confidentiality necessary.  Strong people and communications skills necessary for a high traffic office.

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 non-exempt staff along with a resume with contact information for three professional 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.

Dean, Northwestern Oklahoma State University - Woodward Campus Location

Available: July 1, 2020

Supervision: Reports to the President and the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Job Summary: The Dean of the Woodward Campus coordinates all campus activities including academic, administrative, and other ancillary functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Represent the interests of Northwestern and the President in the Woodward community
  • Represent the University and the President on local community and civic boards
  • Maintain administrative office support for campus academic and student services activities and programs
  • Provide information to the public regarding educational services available from NWOSU
  • Administer policies of the University
  • Supervise operation and security of NWOSU-Woodward campus facilities, property, and equipment
  • Teach equivalent of one half of a faculty load each academic year
  • Participate as a member of Senior Staff
  • Attend University meetings at various campuses as necessary
  • Engage in professional development and evaluation of personnel as necessary
  • Develop the budget and approve expenditures for the Woodward campus budget
  • Conduct staff and faculty meetings as needed
  • Work with academic deans and department chairs in the search for, and hiring of, adjunct faculty on the Woodward campus
  • Assist faculty in advising students concerning their class schedules, major areas of study, and career objectives

Education: Master’s degree required; doctorate preferred.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Some administrative experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with non-traditional students

Evaluation: Job performance will be periodically evaluated for the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Terms of Employment: Twelve-month, full-time status. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Send Information to:

Dr. Bo Hannaford      
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: bshannaford@nwosu.edu

Applicant should provide a cover letter, a résumé or CV that includes contact information for three professional references, an NWOSU application for exempt employment (https://www.nwosu.edu/uploads//exempt-employee-app-fillable.pdf), 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/Assistant or Associate Professor of Business (Accounting)

Position Available: Tenure-track Instructor/Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting (August 2020)

Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching load will be 12 credit hours of undergraduate business courses per semester. Additional responsibilities include advising, curriculum development, assessment of student learning, committee participation, and community involvement.

Minimum Qualifications:  ACBSP Master’s Degree Qualified to teach accounting (business-related master’s degree plus 15 graduate hours in accounting)

Minimally qualified candidates may be considered for appointment at the instructor level, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of 15 graduate hours in accounting, and/or professional certification. A doctoral degree is required for the rank of assistant professor or higher.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACBSP Doctorate Degree Qualified to teach accounting
  • current CPA license
  • experience teaching at the university level (on-ground and online)
  • accounting experience

Salary and Benefits: 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).  Appointment is full-time (9-month-contract), with a generous benefits package.

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 exempt employee (https://www.nwosu.edu/uploads//exempt-employee-app-fillable.pdf), 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 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.

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

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