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This following was posted on 8-3-2021:

POWER PLANT SUPERVISOR

College of the Ozarks is looking for a power plant supervisor. The ideal candidate must have experience with relevant tools and equipment as well as experience in operating and maintaining a power plant facility. Experience with welding and boilers is preferred.  Candidates should have good communication skills, the ability to do the job without supervision, and a positive attitude. Candidates should also support the Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic goals of the College. This is a full-time position with paid benefits.  Please submit applications/resumes to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726 or e-mail hr@cofo.edu.  No phone calls please. 

This following was posted on 7-22-2021:

KEETER CENTER – SALES MANAGER

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is currently hiring for the position of Sales Manager. A successful candidate demonstrates knowledge of group sales for an upscale Hotel, Conference Center, and Restaurant. The ideal candidate possesses client relationship-building skills, demonstrates attention to detail, and is motivated by achieving/exceeding their revenue targets. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop new business and manage assigned sales accounts
  • Book, coordinate, and detail BEOs (Banquet Event Orders) for all events
  • Informs and motivates operations staff to ensure highest level of customer service
  • Assists Director of Sales & Marketing in marketing and sales efforts

This person will represent The Keeter Center and College of the Ozarks as a brand ambassador and must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and five-fold vision.

General Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent education is required.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in hotel sales for an upscale property is required.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Customer Relationship Management systems.
  • Social media management, graphic design, and tradeshow marketing experience is preferred.

College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 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
  • Two weeks of paid vacation each year

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

This following was posted on 7-19-2021:

ADJUNCT COLLABORATIVE ARTIST— PIANO

College of the Ozarks invites applications for a part-time collaborative artist position in its music department. Start date is August 2021. The College seeks a dynamic, well-rounded pianist who is an excellent performer with strong communication skills, good sight-reading skills, and extensive experience in collaborative piano. Primary responsibilities include accompanying students in lessons, recitals, auditions, studio seminar classes, and juries. Ensemble responsibilities include serving as accompanist for the College of the Ozarks Chorale. This position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music, with a master’s degree preferred. Experience accompanying vocalists and choral ensembles, including during academic studies, is required.

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in working with undergraduate students and a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Dr. Clara Christian (cchristian@cofo.edu). Questions about the position may also be addressed to Mr. Gregg Busch (busch@cofo.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 6-21-2021:

DINING HALL SUPERVISIOR

College of the Ozarks is looking for an experienced Front of the House Supervisor at the College’s Pearl Rogers Dining Hall. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience supervising employees in a high volume/fast paced all you can eat facility. Key skill requirements are to lead and train 140 student workers, enforce policies, have a basic understanding of cooking food and how to safely handle and serve food, and ensure a positive dining experience for all guests. Preferred qualifications include good communication skills, ability to use a computer and software, ability to do the job without supervision, a positive attitude, an eye for detail and relate well with the Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic mission points of the College. This is a full-time position with paid benefits; and will require nights, weekends and holidays.  Please submit applications/resumes’ to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726 or e-mail hr@cofo.edu.  No phone calls please.

This following was posted on 6-21-2021:

KEETER CENTER – EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is currently hiring for the position of Executive Sous Chef.  A successful candidate for this position demonstrates thorough knowledge of culinary arts, servicing an upscale Restaurant, Hotel, and Conference Center.  They would have efficient management practices and a strong desire to help develop a very fast-paced, detail-oriented team. The candidate would have a good understanding of cooking fundamentals, principles with a strong knowledge of food costing. 

Previous culinary management experience of five years required.  We are seeking candidates that are capable of hands-on-management that oversees the daily operations of the kitchen which services our restaurant, bakery, creamery, room service, and catering. Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Functional, hands-on management
  • Financial management with associated reports and food costing
  • 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 6-18-2021:

E-COMMERCE MARKETING SPECIALIST

The College of the Ozarks is looking for the ideal candidate for a position supporting the student-made industries and its rapidly growing online sales presence. This person is one who can lead with a passion for excellence in marketing and website management for our student-made brand. The E-Commerce Marketing Specialist will be required to drive e-commerce customer acquisition and sales through a variety of tactics including:

  • Social media and search engine marketing
  • Search engine optimization
  • Web marketing strategies

Additionally, this position will work with the College’s internal I.T. department to optimize website appeal, brand adherence, and implementation of new functionality. The position ensures that operationally we are meeting the standards, targeting guest needs, ensuring staff development, focusing on growing business and maximizing the financial performance of the operation.

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, communication skills, marketing and web analysis.

  • 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 4-19-2021:

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.  

This following was posted on 3-26-2021:

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 3-16-2021:

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.