Staff Postings

Plumber / Maintenance -Full time - Tonkawa

Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa is accepting applications for the full-time position of Plumber/Maintenance.

Summary of duties: Responsible for plumbing maintenance and repair for the Tonkawa Campus.

Essential duties and responsibilities include: Maintaining, servicing, and repairing all sanitary lines, grease lines, traps, and interceptors. Performing leak repairs as needed. Locating underground pipelines and leaks test equipment and instrumentation. Maintaining all flame, water, natural gas, and pressure controls, as well as all other safety devices. Maintaining, servicing, and repairing all potable water systems as it pertains to NOC Facilities, including, but not limited to all water softeners, water heaters and all potable backflow preventers (circulating pumps, tempering valves, mixing valves. Maintaining, servicing, and repairing all NOC plumbing systems to ensure a safe and sanitary environment, including, but not limited to water closets, urinals, sinks, faucets, drinking fountains, and all associated piping by complying with all NSF, ADA, and state plumbing codes and regulations. Performing other duties as assigned.

Skills and Specifications: To perform the role of aPlumber successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Consistent attendance and punctuality is a job requirement. Valid Oklahoma Driver's License required to operate company vehicles. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to useextendable boom forklift, forklift (sit down, stand-up, or motorized pallet jacks), high reach (aerial lift), backhoe/frontend loader, and tractor required.

Education and Qualifications: High School degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from a certified college. Bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree or diploma in mechanical engineering or any other related field of study, a valid journeyman license and 2 – 3 years of experience of working as a plumber.

Physical demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the Plumber job. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is required to lift greater than 25 pounds or more; will require repetitive reaching, pushing/pulling, bending, twisting; will require working at heights greater than 4 feet, will require welding, cutting, brazing, and working with an open flame. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.

Applicants will need to submit an application which is available online at www.noc.edu/prospective-employee, a letter of application, a resume, Official college transcripts, and three letters of professional recommendation to Northern Oklahoma College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 310, Tonkawa, OK 74653. EOE


Diversity Officer & Coordinator of International Students - Full time - Stillwater/Tonkawa/Enid

SUMMARY: Under the administrative direction of the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Registrar, the Diversity Officer & Coordinator of International Students promotes diversity and provides diversity training opportunities for the entire Northern Oklahoma College community. In addition, the individual in this position serves as a resource for all NOC International students. The position provides leadership and vision in the administration of a comprehensive range of services, policies and procedures related to equity in diversity and inclusive excellence. The position participates in institutional planning in support of the mission and goals of the college, including meeting the needs of the diverse student, faculty, and staff populations and creating a learning and working environment where all have the opportunity to succeed. While the position is housed at the Stillwater location, the person coordinates admissions, registration, tutoring and counseling services for international students at all NOC locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:
· Provides consultation and technical support to senior management in the establishment of diversity goals, objectives and strategies and develops communication plans to meet established goals
· Chairs the NOC Diversity committee
· Member of the Northern Oklahoma College Administrative Council
· Provides professional development opportunities to all NOC employees concerning issues of diversity which are of importance to students and other employees
· Keeps the supervisor apprised of current diversity and international student issues and potential problems as they develop
· Assists with preparation of diversity-related statistical information for institutional reporting
· Works with HR to develop benchmarks related to diversity, equity and hiring
· Works with HR to increase the number and improve the sources of students and staff members from underrepresented groups by creating pilot initiatives, building collaborative relationships and helping to adopt national/state best practices.
· Represents Northern Oklahoma College to prospective and current international students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism
· Counsels prospective international students and family members about admission criteria and other critical factors in the educational decision process and manages all aspects of international student registration for all semesters
· Coordinates Early Alert services for international students and apprises the appropriate offices of sponsored international students and coordinates tutoring services for international students
· Coordinates communication between sponsoring governments and the Scholarship Office of Northern Oklahoma College to insure proper and timely payment of international student accounts
· Insures international students are properly registered with the Federal Government via the SEVIS internet service
· Assists International students with the transfer process
· Works with staff and faculty to acquaint them with the special needs and requirements of the international student population
· Assists academic department chairs and the Vice President for Academic Affairs in identifying and developing academic courses and other learning experiences of specific need to the international student population.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A minimum educational level of a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree is preferred. The candidate must be a United States citizen and be eligible to utilize the Federal Government registration system. Frequent travel between college locations is required. Must possess valid Oklahoma Driver’s License.

The successful candidate for the position must be an experienced leader, as well as a change agent, able to foster a diverse, inclusive and welcoming campus, and align and integrate a wide range of existing and new initiatives in order to build on a culture of equity and inclusion.
The candidate must have interdisciplinary knowledge of diversity research, including historical origins or prejudice, discrimination, privilege and oppression. The candidate should have the ability to deal tactfully and confidentially with the internal and external college community and possess excellent oral, written, intercultural and interpersonal communication skills.

The successful candidate must preserve confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information; use independent judgment and initiative in the planning, organization, and performance of duties; and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Proficiency of Microsoft Office applications is required. The ideal candidate will be able to work under pressure, meet flexible deadlines, and set priorities while maintaining professional relationships when dealing with individuals; he or she must also value the significance of collaborative inclusiveness with a diverse employee and student population. Subject to satisfactory Fair Credit Reporting Act Disclosure which includes a criminal background check.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, push, lift, haul, pull, reach, carry, grasp, squat or stoop, bend and twist the body while performing essential duties, use hands to operate controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk or hear. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants will need to submit an application which is available online at www.noc.edu/prospective-employee, a letter of application, a resume, official college transcripts, and three letters of professional recommendation to Northern Oklahoma College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 310, Tonkawa, OK 74653. EOE


Benefits Coordinator - Full Time - Tonkawa

SUMMARY: The Benefits Coordinator position will provide and manage all benefit related eligibility for employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:
· Manage employee benefit enrollment and terminations
· Ensure all benefit plan documents, summary plan descriptions, booklets and information brochures are accurate and current for dissemination
· Implement annual open enrollment and provide plans presentations to employees as needed
· Manage and coordinate benefits associated with retirees
· Establish employee eligibility, coverage and effective dates and premium payment responsibility for employees
· Enter new member enrollment and status changes with existing employees using vendor procedures
· Verify the calculations of the monthly premiums statements for all group insurance policies and maintain statistical data relative to premiums, claims and costs
· Ensure all benefit information on POISE and all insurance databases is current and accurate
· Assume all responsibility for eligible employees including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, Section 125 plans, Oklahoma Teachers Retirement and 403(b) annuities
· Remain current on related laws, regulations, and practices affecting benefits by subscribing to related literature, attending conferences, seminars, and/or enrolling in courses
· Maintain benefits web page and provide recommendations on web page design to the Director of Human Resources that best communicate employee benefits
· Answer employee calls and walk-ins in a responsive and professional manner
· Collaborate with Payroll and other departments to ensure billing and payroll deductions are accurate
· Assist Human Resource Director in obtaining statistics and information in renewal process of any Health, Life and Retirement plans that benefit the company
· Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The Benefits Coordinator must have effective communication skills, oral and written. Experience in Word, Excel, Payroll and other applicable database programs helpful. Knowledge of company policies/ procedures and benefit package or the ability and willingness to learn. Strong organizational skills. Effectively communicate with people in potentially stressful situations. Ability to consistently meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A minimum educational level of an associate degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred; or two (2) to four (4) years in Human Resources / benefits administration or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants will need to submit an application which is available online at www.noc.edu/prospective-employee, a letter of application, a resume, Official college transcripts, and three letters of professional recommendation to Northern Oklahoma College, Human Resources, P. O. Box 310, Tonkawa, OK 74653. EOE


Tutor Supervisor - Part time- Stillwater

Applications are being accepted by Northern Oklahoma College Stillwater for the part-time position of Tutor Supervisor. A minimum educational level of an Associate Degree in a supervisory field and one to two years’ experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Responsibilities include providing supervision of tutors, ensuring guidelines for tutoring are followed and oversight of tutoring environment. Must have strong communication skills and ability to work in a diverse and varied work environment. Work hours will be Monday and Wednesday, 4:00pm-9:00pm and Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.  Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants will need to submit an application which is available online at www.noc.edu/prospective-employee , a letter of application, a resume, college transcripts, and three letters of professional recommendation to Northern Oklahoma College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 310, Tonkawa, OK 74653. EOE