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.

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

Adjunct Faculty – Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science

Oklahoma Panhandle State University is seeking adjunct instructors to teach in-person courses for biology, chemistry, physics, and/or earth science.

Position Type


Adjuncts (on campus)

Oklahoma Panhandle State University is seeking adjunct instructors to teach in-person courses for in various areas of study such as Biology, Chemistry, Business Administration, English, Agribusiness, Math, Heath and Education etc.

Position Type

Semester- by Semester

Project Coordinator for Higher Education Prevention Services (Opioid/Stimulant Misuse Prevention)

The Project Coordinator for Higher Education Prevention Services will report directly to the Dean of Student Affairs. This new and exciting position works directly with the OPSU Police Department in tandem with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) as a primary substance abuse prevention coordinator. This grant funded position includes training and certification from ODMHSAS in the first 18 months of employment. The Project Coordinator will manage the day-to-day efforts of the HEPS (opioid and stimulant misuse prevention) project. This includes, but is not limited to, collaborating with the ODMHSAS, providing leadership for project coalition efforts, developing, and delivering primary prevention outreach and education for students, staff and faculty of OPSU, as well as writing program progress reports and reporting data to the ODMHSAS. This appointment is contingent upon availability of grant or contract funds. If the funds from the grant or contract that provide funding for this appointment are no longer available, this appointment may be terminated without cause upon written notice to the employee.

Position Type

12 months

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


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


(580) 349-2611


(580) 349-2302


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