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Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a multi-campus, state-assisted regional institution in the Oklahoma System of Higher Education and is accredited by the North Central Association and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The student population is approximately 2,300 students. Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

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.

DNP Program Faculty - Family Nurse Practitioner

Available: June 1, 2018

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.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting/Finance

Available: August 2018

Terms of Employment: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track assistant or associate professor of accounting/finance. 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: The successful candidate will be based on the Northwestern’s Alva or Enid campus. 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.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD or DBA in Accounting from an accredited university, or ABD candidacy with expectation of completion of the terminal degree within one year. Preference will be given to candidates with previous university teaching experience, experience as a CPA or corporate accountant, and a strong background (18+ graduate hours) in finance. ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the instructor level, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of the doctoral degree. Prior experience with online teaching and online course development in accounting or finance is a plus.

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 (found above), and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment). Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology

Available: August 2018

Terms of Employment: Nine-month, full-time, tenure track assistant or associate professor of psychology. 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: The successful candidate should be prepared to teach 27 credit hours of psychology per academic year, with summer school employment available but not required. Tenure-track positions include an expectation of committee participation and student advisement beginning in the second year of employment. The psychology department will also fill the position of chair in fall 2018; the successful candidate may request to be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate in psychology or counseling and proven excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity are preferred.  ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the instructor level, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of the doctoral degree.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 22, 2017.

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 (found above), and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment). Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant Professor of General Business/Management

Available: August 2018

Terms of Employment: Nine-month, full-time, lecturer or tenure track assistant professor of general business/management. 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: The successful candidate will be based on the Northwestern’s Alva or Enid campus. Teaching load will be 12-15 credit hours of undergraduate business courses per semester. Additional responsibilities include advising, curriculum development, assessment of student learning, committee participation, and community involvement.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD or DBA in Business Administration from an accredited university. Preference will be given to candidates with previous university teaching experience, experience as a corporate manager or business owner and a strong academic background (18+ hours in management).  Placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of doctoral degree. Prior experience with online teaching and online course development a plus.

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 (found above), and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment). Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Agriculture (Agronomy) 

Available: August 2018

Terms of Employment: Full-time, 9-month, tenure track assistant or associate professor of Agriculture. Salary will be based upon qualifications and experience, as determined by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and University President, and approved by the Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO).

Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach up to 27 credit hours of undergraduate, agriculture courses per academic year, with summer school employment available, but not required. Tenure-track positions include an expectation of committee participation, student advisement, involvement with student activities, assistance with program assessment, contribution to program review processes, and service to the community, institution, and profession.

Preferred Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Agronomy and proven excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional activity are preferred. ABD candidates will be considered for appointment at the instructor level, with placement on tenure track conditional upon successful completion of the doctoral degree. Preference will be given to candidates with previous university teaching experience. An MS degree in Agronomy or a closely related field is required, with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate-level course work in Agronomy being completed

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately, and will 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, a curriculum vita that includes contact information for at least three (3) professional references, an NOWSU application for faculty (found above), and academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are sufficient for application; official transcripts will be required before appointment). Only applicants who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Graduate Assistantship - Women's Volleyball

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 volleyball program including:  individual player evaluation and development, team training, scouting, coordinating the film exchange program, statistical input and analysis, community service, and all aspects of recruiting.  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.
  • 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.

Send Information to both:

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

Jeremy White      
Head Volleyball Coach      
Northwestern Oklahoma State University      
709 Oklahoma Blvd.      
Alva, OK 73717      
Email: jkwhite@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.

Nursing Faculty

Available: August 1, 2018

Terms of Employment: Nine-month position based in Enid. 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: Faculty member will plan, guide, implement and evaluate learning experiences of students in clinical and classroom settings, demonstrating skill as a clinical practitioner and understanding of programs related to alternative entry and progression for students who already are licensed as an LPN/LVN or ADN. 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; be a liaison with communities and facilities interested in supporting students in alternative entry programs; participate in and develop marketing activities designed to recruit students to any Northwestern 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 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; and participate actively in community service and scholarly health-care activities.

Qualifications: Doctorate in nursing or related field preferred; master’s degree with a major in nursing required. 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 or eligible for licensure as 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 resume with three professional references and complete an NWOSU application for faculty (found above). Only persons who are authorized to be employed in the United States need apply.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Teaching and Coaching Assistantship - Women's Track & Field

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.

Library Faculty - Research/Instructional Services Librarian

Available: July, 2018

Terms of Employment: Twelve month position with faculty status, non- tenure track position.  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: Selecting, evaluating and assessing the use of instructional methods and materials, providing expertise on the latest trends in library instruction and outreach, identifying and developing necessary reports relevant to instructional sessions and outreach, providing bibliographical instruction and research assistance, providing bibliographical instruction and research assistance on the Woodward campus. The candidate will supervise student assistants as needed, provide assistance with educational content for the libraries’ web pages, participate in planning and implementing special programming in the libraries, engage in professional development, Other duties expected are driving to workshops, professional meetings, and training as needed, performing other work-related duties as assigned, and cooperate as a team member with other library staff in performing any duty essential to the achievement of efficient library operations. Assisting in emergency situations as called upon will be important as well.

Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Studies from a library school accredited by the American Library Association is required. A Bachelor’s or experience in Education is preferred.

Qualifications: Candidate should possess traits of resourcefulness, efficiency, ability to organize, cooperation, and the ability to instruct staff, faculty, and students.

Send Information to:

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, send: 1) Letter of interest; 2) NWOSU application for faculty employment (found above); 3) Resume 4) Transcripts (unofficial acceptable with application - official needed if invited for visit).

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is an equal opportunity employer.

Production Assistant - Printing Services (Part-Time) (Internal)

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.

Student Support Services - Administrative Assistant (Part-Time) (Internal)

Available: March 1, 2018

Student Support Services is seeking an Administrative Assistant. Student Support Services is a TRIO program serving low income students who are first generation or students with disabilities. The grant is in third year of five.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Create all purchase orders, all staff employment transactions, and other documents as required.
  • Maintain all grant financial records and reports under the supervision of the project director.
  • Maintain the StudentAccess database software.
  • Update the project web page and social media accounts.
  • Ensure storage of student records and other project documentation is secure and promptly filed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the project director.

Qualifications: 

  • Organizational skills to maintain an appropriate schedule for your work.
  • Knowledge of computer applications and office equipment required.
  • Professional grammar and communication skills required.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is required.
  • Effective skills in working within a diverse community.
  • Excellent human relations and customer service skills required

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Terms of Employment:

  • Half-time 12-month position.
  • Salary: $14,500 ($15.10 per hour).
  • This is a grant-funded position. We are in year three of a five-year grant.
  • Work location: Room 108, Fine Arts.

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 (above on 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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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

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