Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education

Full time position in the Health and Physical Education Department will begin August 2024. Must be able to teach on-campus. Responsibilities include teaching 12-15 hours per semester (27-30 hours per year) with the possibility of summer teaching assignment(s). Instructional coursework may include a variety of Health and Physical Education areas, as well as other courses yet to be determined. In addition, assisting with the departmental assessment process, academic mentoring/tutoring, participation in scholarly activities, service to the university, the profession, and the community and fulfilling university responsibilities as needed are requirements of this position. Works collaboratively with the Department Chair or Dean for assigned courses. Promotes student success through development of program learning outcomes and course learning outcomes. Proactive member of the Aggie CARE (Compassion, Accessible, Respect, Empathy) Community. Upholds the OPSU Faculty Promise. Follows university policies and procedures, the university faculty handbook and teaching standards set forth by the university. Instructors are evaluated each semester by students through course evaluations and undergo an annual faculty performance review.

Position Type

9-Month

Defensive Assistant 1

The Defensive Assistant I is responsible for the positive leadership, administration, management and promotion of all aspects of the football program. Defensive Assistant II is required to teach, tutor, and instruct proper skills and skill development to student-athletes more than 50% of your time. Teaching responsibilities include instruction of physical health, team concepts, and safety. You will spend less than 30% of your time developing effective recruitment strategies, recruiting and following up on prospective students, researching and targeting high school and athletic camps as sources for potential student-athletes, and visiting high schools and athletic camps to conduct student interviews.

Position Type

Full-Time

Assistant Sports Information Director

REPORTS TO: Athletic Director LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: 10 months (August-May) JOB SUMMARY: Assist with promotion and sponsorship of Aggie Athletics

Position Type

Part-Time

Assistant Football & Track Coach (Football/Track Assistant I)

The Football/Track Assistant I is responsible for the positive leadership, administration, management, and promotion of all aspects of the football and track and field programs. Football/Track Assistant I is required to teach, tutor, and instruct proper skills and skill development to student-athletes more than 50% of your time. Teaching responsibilities include instruction of physical health, team concepts, and safety. You will spend less than 30% of your time developing effective recruitment strategies, recruiting, and following up on prospective students, researching and targeting high school and athletic camps as sources for potential student-athletes, and visiting high schools and athletic camps to conduct student interviews.

Position Type

12 Month

Assistant Athletic Trainer

To assist with the supervision and coordination of the University’s overall athletic training program, including, but not limited to: injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term and long rehabilitation of athletic injuries, with and under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, Team Physician, and other qualified medical personnel.

Position Type

12 Month

Curriculum Developer for Engineering (Remote)

To help satisfy workforce demands and serve underrepresented populations for the aerospace and defense industry, we seek a motivated and highly qualified professional to help us design an online engineering certificate and micro-credential. This is a Title V grant funded position.

Position Type

12 Month

Director of Hispanic Student Center

The Director of the Hispanic Student Center (HSC) is responsible for the development and oversight of programs and services which foster success, satisfaction and enhancement of the university experience. Particular emphasis is placed on the implementation of a university-wide strategy designed to increase the recruitment, matriculation, support, retention, and ultimate graduation of students designated as under-represented enrolled at Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU). Additionally, the Director will develop, pilot, and oversee programs and services that will support and enhance the academic, social, emotional, and overall success of students designated as under-represented as well as the entire HSC student body based on the goals and objectives of the Title V HSI Grant.

Position Type

12 Month – Full Time

Assistant Professor of Education (Reading Specialist)

Full time position in Education to begin August 2023. Responsibilities include teaching foundations of reading, field experience practicum, methods and materials in reading, and educational technology courses; serving on Teacher Education Council; supervising student interns and residency teachers, and other duties as assigned.

Position Type

9-month, Full-Time

Assistant Softball Coach

Assist the head coach with supervision and coordination of the softball program.

Position Type

Exempt, Full-Time

Technology Services Technician

Supports technology for students, faculty, staff, or other constituents. Ensure the smooth operation of meetings, classroom technology, and events. May also include PC troubleshooting, networking support, and phone related projects.

Position Type

Exempt, Full-Time

Background Checks

OPSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check and/or a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

Non-discrimination Policy Inquiries

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies. Please contact Laci Unruh regarding Section 504/ADA (disabilities). Please contact Catherine Kimball regarding discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veteran status) and Title IX (sex).

Contact Human Resources

Address

Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Office of Human Resources
P.O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939

Phone

(580) 349-2611

Fax

(580) 349-2302

Email

opsu.jobs@opsu.edu

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