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Northwestern believes that its dedicated employees are its most valuable resource. Employees at Northwestern are provided with a professional and comfortable work environment, along with a generous benefit package. The Office of Human Resources can answer most questions about employment information at Northwestern.


Report Unethical Behavior

Click here to go directly to the Ethics Point webpage.


The Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO) has selected EthicsPoint to service the RUSO Tip Line, which provides an easy way for you to discreetly and confidentially report activities that you, in good faith believe, may be unethical, illegal or otherwise inappropriate behavior in violation of established policies. EthicsPoint is a reporting tool that assists the university communities in working together to prevent, detect and correct fraud, abuse, misconduct, and other violations, while helping to cultivate a positive environment. RUSO considers your concerns important and desires your cooperation in resolving such issues. The RUSO Tip Line system provides a formal mechanism for investigation, follow-up and response. You may file a report / complaint through EthicsPoint on the website provided above or by telephoning toll-free 866-898-8438. 

Office Contacts:

Cheryl Ellis
Human Resources Director
(580) 327-8530
Fax: (580) 327-8538

Jaime Johnson
Payroll Accountant
(580) 327-8531

Vannessa Scoggins
Travel/Insurance Clerk
(580) 327-8143

Sadie Bier
(580) 327-8529

Alyssa Overpeck
Payroll Clerk
(580) 327-8173

Lisa Vermillion
Administrative Assistant/ Purchasing
(580) 327-8535

Monty Herren
Director of Plant Operations
(580) 327-8646

Aaron Vermillion
Health and Safety Officer
(580) 327-8416

Purchasing Policy

Staff Council

Professional Staff Council

For Northwestern Employees needing to access Family First Coronavirus Response Act documents, please use the links below. If you have any questions, contact Cheryl Ellis, Human Relations director, at (580) 327-8530, or email at clellis@nwosu.edu.

2024 403(b) Meaningful Notice

2023 403(b) Meaningful Notice

2022 403(b) Meaningful Notice

2021 403(b) Meaningful Notice

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides quality educational and cultural opportunities to learners with diverse needs by cultivating ethical leadership and service, critical thinking and fiscal responsibility.

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