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This following was posted on 1-18-2022:

Latin Teacher (Grades 3-12)

School of the Ozarks, a classical Christian model laboratory school of College of the Ozarks, invites applications for a full-time faculty position teaching Latin. Starting date is August 2022 with some required training dates in the summer; rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Masters degree or higher preferred but not required. Primary responsibility would include classroom management and implementing a 3rd-10th-grade Latin curriculum.  The position is considered a College of the Ozarks faculty position, teaching in the laboratory school under the direction of the dean, Mr. Brad Dolloff. 

Preference will be given to one who has successfully demonstrated the ability to build proper relationships with and maintain high expectations for students. The candidate should also demonstrate an understanding of classical Christian education, as well as the desire and skill to implement a classical curriculum while maintaining positive relationships with students, parents, and faculty.

The successful candidate must embrace the College and School’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching students in elementary grades through 10th grade. Furthermore, the candidate should possess a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model.  School of the Ozarks is a classical Christian school on the campus of College of the Ozarks, a liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu/labschool).  Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Vicki Wrosch, Employee Resources, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hr@cofo.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position filled.  Priority consideration will be given for complete applications received on or before February 4, 2022.

This following was posted on 1-13-2022:

Behavioral Sciences Professor

College of the Ozarks invites applications for two full-time faculty positions in behavioral sciences. Starting date is August 2022; rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Master’s degree in a behavioral science required; doctorate preferred. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in sociology, psychology, marriage and family therapy, and/or social work, depending on training and expertise. Prior college or university teaching experience is preferred. The successful applicant will primarily be evaluated on teaching/advising; however, other forms of scholarship as well as service to the college and community are actively encouraged and supported.

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of behavioral sciences and Christian faith.  College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu).  Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hitchcock@cofo.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 1-10-2022:

Criminal Justice Professor

College of the Ozarks invites applications for a full-time faculty position in its criminal justice department.  Master’s degree in criminal justice or a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with significant criminal justice experience required. An earned doctorate is preferred. The successful candidate will possess (or be willing to earn) state certification(s) as an instructor in Missouri POST.  Experience in law enforcement or corrections is preferred. Responsibilities include teaching courses in criminal justice, academic advising, assisting with physical training, and supervising student workers.   Ability to teach introductory political science courses a plus.

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of criminal justice and Christian faith.  College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu).  Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, at hitchcock@cofo.edu .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 11-29-2021:

Business Faculty Position

College of the Ozarks is seeking applicants for a nine-month faculty position in business at the rank of assistant or associate professor in its Division of Business, Applied and Technical Sciences. This position requires an M.B.A., with a doctorate in the field preferred. Specific teaching assignments will depend on the training, expertise, and professional interests of the successful applicant and may include introductory accounting and all levels of marketing or finance. This is a 100% teaching appointment, and the successful applicant will primarily be evaluated on teaching/advising; however, other forms of scholarship as well as service to the college and community are actively encouraged and supported.

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of business and economics to Christian faith. College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu) Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hitchcock@cofo.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 10-18-2021:

The Keeter Center - Restaurant Supervisor

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is a hotel, restaurant and conference center has an excellent opportunity for a Restaurant Supervisor. The ideal candidate for this position is one who can lead with a passion for excellent service and staff development.  The successful candidate will also provide strategic leadership expertise that ensures the effective and efficient operations of the business while improving on the current model, and in doing so, helps the operation thrive in the Work Education program at the college.  

The right individual will be responsible for multiple aspects of service including restaurant, room service, bakery, creamery and catered events up to 300. Duties include, but not limited to floor supervision, daily income reconciliation, shift reports and upholding high standards of service and cleanliness.  

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and five-fold vision and also demonstrate a commitment to service. Other important qualities necessary for this position include strong organizational skills, attention to detail, as well as the ability to communicate effectively across the spectrum of current communication media. This is a full-time position with paid benefits including: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance  
  • 403b retirement savings plan
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation each year 

Please submit a resume and application for employment to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726 or via e-mail hr@cofo.edu. Applications and resumes will be considered until the position is filled.   

This following was posted on 10-18-2021:

The Keeter Center - Maintenance Department

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks invites professional and service-oriented individuals to apply for a position in the Maintenance Department.  The Keeter Center is a hotel, restaurant and banquet facility focused on serving guests. The right candidate will have a can-do attitude with experience in installation and repair of all electrical and mechanical systems throughout the facility to ensure safety and efficiency. Must possess mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and basic carpentry skills as well as the ability to repair kitchen equipment and refrigeration, with the knowledge and or ability to learn HVAC systems.  This is a full-time position with paid benefits. College of the Ozarks is a liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to Christian faith and service.  Please submit application/resume to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO  65726 or email hr@cofo.edu.

This following was posted on 10-18-2021:

Kitchen Supervisor at The Keeter Center

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is currently hiring for the position of Kitchen Supervisor. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a high-volume kitchen with a solid background of supervisory skills. Key skill requirements are to lead a staff of 15 students and teach basic food preparation techniques and kitchen sanitation. Preferred qualifications include good communication skills, a positive attitude, an eye for detail, and relate well with the Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic mission of the College. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Functional, hands-on management of meal services
  • Ensuring a positive guest experience
  • Engaging with and taking an active part in the professional development of student workers
  • Demonstrating and upholding the standards of The Keeter Center and the goals and mission of College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks is a small (1500 students) liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to Christian faith and service with employment benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% employer paid medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance
  • 403b retirement savings plan
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation each year

Please submit applications/resumes’ to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, Missouri 65726 or e-mail hr@cofo.edu

This following was posted on 10-15-2021:

The Keeter Center – Catering Manager

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is a hotel, restaurant and conference center that has an excellent opportunity for a hospitality professional. The ideal candidate for this position is one who can lead with a passion for excellent service and staff development. The successful candidate will also provide strategic leadership expertise that ensures the effective and efficient operations of the business while improving on the current model, and in doing so, helps the operation thrive in the work education program at the college.  

The right person will have a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of event planning and the catering profession. This position will be accountable for leading all day-to-day activities related to a full-service banquet operation.  Three years of successful event and banquet management required.  

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and five-fold vision and demonstrate a commitment to service. Other important qualities necessary for this position include strong organizational skills, attention to detail, as well as the ability to communicate effectively across the spectrum of current communication media. This is a full-time position with paid benefits and requires a background check.  Please submit a resume and application for employment to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726 or via e-mail hr@cofo.edu. Applications and resumes will be considered until the position is filled.   

The Application for employment is available at the College’s website, www.cofo.edu under About C of O, then Human Resources. 

This following was posted on 9-13-2021:

Art Professor

College of the Ozarks invites applications for a full-time art faculty position to teach primarily courses in graphic design and two-dimensional foundations. The current graphic design program has a rich history in designing for print. The art department is seeking a candidate who can incorporate contemporary digital applications for design into the existing program. The position requires a Master of Fine Arts degree in graphic design or at least three years of design industry experience with an MFA in studio art. Prior college or university teaching experience is preferred. The candidate should be committed to working and communicating effectively with other faculty members and student workers and have the desire to continue the growth of an innovative and vibrant art program. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of art and Christian faith.  College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu). Send letter of application, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hitchcock@cofo.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 9-2-2021:

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

College of the Ozarks invites applications for a full-time teaching position in Computer Science. A master’s degree in computer science or a closely related field is preferred; rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting date is August 2022. The Computer Science program is modeled on ACM guidelines. Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses such as programming I and II (Java or Python), data structures, artificial intelligence, operating systems, database systems, and data communications and networks. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain industry partnerships and guide students in best professional standards and practices.

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of computer science and Christian faith.  College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu). Send letter of application, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (including one from your pastor) to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hitchcock@cofo.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 8-10-2021:

Public Safety Officer Position

The College of the Ozarks is looking for a public safety staff officer.  The general duties of the staff officers include general patrol of the campus, building security (locking and unlocking facilities on a set schedule), regulating access to the campus through the front gates, directing traffic, and parking cars for special events. The public safety department provides 24/7 coverage, which often requires working, holidays, and varied shifts. The successful applicant should be Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Law Enforcement certified, possess knowledge of public safety and security standards and regulations, as well as demonstrate strong qualities that will represent the five-fold mission of the College through Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic Missions.  This position is full-time with benefits. Please submit a resume/application to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office or Mail to Vicki Wrosch, College of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hr@cofo.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.