Employment Opportunities


This following was posted on 8-8-2022:

The Keeter Center – Catering Supervisor  

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 banquet operations. This position will be accountable for leading all day-to-day activities related to a full-service banquet operation.  Two 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.    

This following was posted on 8-8-2022:

Keeter Center – Kitchen Supervisor

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 8-8-2022:

Keeter Center – Lodge 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. Previous hotel management experience of five years required.  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 hotel-resort operations. The Lodge Manager will be responsible for the front desk, reservations, guest services, housekeeping, gift shop, inspections, and scheduling. The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and five-fold goals and demonstrate a commitment to service.

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 7-29-2022:

Director of Student Activities

College of the Ozarks is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Student Activities.  This position includes benefits. Experience in student affairs is required, and a master’s degree or higher is preferred. Applications will be accepted through August 5 by 4:30 p.m.  

  The Director of Student Activities assists the Dean of Students in providing oversight for campus-wide student activities and programming while serving as the direct supervisor of the Students’ Union. The Student Activities Director works closely with five officers and between 6-10 intramural workers by fostering an environment of leadership, personal responsibility, and care for one’s community. Additional duties include assisting the Dean of Students with supervising Chapel, maintaining campus club relations and community service, and managing student amenities on campus. This candidate will also oversee the intramural sports program on campus.  The position requires some evenings and weekend work hours and a background check. 

The successful candidate will be a high-energy person who has a passion for creating and cultivating a strong community.  This individual should be able to enforce College policies, create new student programming that facilitates a healthy environment for student engagement, and aim to cultivate a Christ-centered community that closely reflects the College’s mission. He or she should possess excellent communication skills, be proactive and organized, and support the Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic pillars of the College.  Please provide a recommendation letter from a pastor. 

Please submit resume to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office at College of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or hr@cofo.edu. Please also submit an application for employment, available at https://www.cofo.edu/Jobs.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

This following was posted on 7-19-2022:

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 7-5-2022:

Chef - Pearl Rogers Dining Hall

College of the Ozarks is looking for an experienced Chef at the College’s Pearl Rogers Dining Hall.

The Peal Rogers Dining Hall is an all you can eat facility for students and campus employees. The Chef will be responsible for leading the kitchen staff and providing food for 2,500 meals daily, including catering. Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year experience in a high-volume kitchen with a solid background of leadership skills. Key skill requirements are to assist all culinary staff with meal preparation and supervise a staff of 30 students with basic food preparation techniques and kitchen sanitation. The Chef will be responsible for food presentation and controlling food costs. 

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 points of the College. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits; and is mainly Monday – Friday night position (subject to change based on business needs). Please submit applications/resumes’ to

Human Resources

College of the Ozarks,

PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726 or e-mail HR@cofo.edu. 

Position will remain posted until filled.  No phone calls please.

This following was posted on 6-28-2022:

Faculty Position in Physics

College of the Ozarks invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in physics. This position requires a self-motivated, versatile individual with strong classroom teaching skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with other faculty members.  The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission, demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, commit to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and pursue integration of the academic discipline and Christian faith. 

Teaching responsibilities will include the physics sequence (including lab), a general education physical science course, and other courses (e.g., astronomy) as desired.

Non-teaching responsibilities include working with other faculty to maintain laboratory equipment.  Additionally, the successful candidate will advise students, participate in semiannual faculty workshops, serve on campus committees, and attend monthly division meetings. Prior to appointment, the candidate should hold an M.S. (or higher) in physics. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in physics and undergraduate teaching experience.

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 begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The preferred start date is August 15, 2022.

 

 

This following was posted on 6-28-2022:

Faculty position in Physics and Engineering

College of the Ozarks invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in physics and engineering. This position requires a self-motivated, versatile individual with strong classroom teaching skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with other faculty members.  The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission, demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, commit to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and pursue integration of the academic discipline and Christian faith. 

Teaching responsibilities will include the physics sequence (including lab), statics, dynamics, and engineering courses pertaining to the candidate’s field of expertise.  The candidate will also share in development of physics and engineering curricula.

Non-teaching responsibilities include working with other faculty to maintain laboratory equipment, developing and promoting the College’s growing engineering program, and supervising student projects and internships.  Additionally, the successful candidate will advise students, participate in semiannual faculty workshops, serve on campus committees, and attend monthly division meetings.

Prior to appointment, the candidate should hold either an M.S. (or higher) in engineering with 18 hours of graduate level coursework in physics, or an M.S. (or higher) in physics and have either 18 hours of graduate level course work in engineering or significant, documented engineering experience such as licensure. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in engineering or physics with at least one degree in engineering, undergraduate teaching experience, and industry experience.

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 begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  The preferred start date is August 15, 2022.

This following was posted on 6-28-2022:

Adjunct Faculty in Biology/Chemistry/Computer Science/Physics

College of the Ozarks invites applicants for part-time faculty member positions in the sciences, starting August 2022. 

 

College of the Ozarks is committed to hiring faculty members who embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission, pursue excellence in teaching undergraduate students, commit to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and seek integration of their academic discipline and Christian faith.  Faculty are expected to be self-motivated and versatile with strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other faculty and staff.

Primary responsibilities for this position are developing and teaching undergraduate science courses based on the candidate’s credentials and expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with credentials in biology, chemistry, computer science, or physics.

Candidates should hold an M.S. in computer science or the basic sciences. A Ph.D. is preferred, as is undergraduate teaching experience.

College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts focused, 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 and CV to Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email hitchcock@cofo.edu.  Review of applications begins immediately, with placement dependent upon credentials and current course needs.

This following was posted on 6-10-2022:

Catering Supervisor - Pearl Rogers Dining Hall

College of the Ozarks is looking for an experienced Catering Supervisor at the College’s Pearl Rogers Dining Hall.  Candidates must have a minimum of 1-year experience in a fast-paced catering environment. Key skill requirements are to lead a team of 10 student workers, good communication skills, a positive attitude, an eye for detail, work with little supervision, and relate well with the Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic mission points of the College. The position is also responsible for vending and concession sales.  This is a full-time position with paid benefits; and will require nights, weekends and holidays.  The position reports directly to the Catering Director.  Please submit applications/resumes’ to Human Resources (hr@cofo.edu) or in the Business Office, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726.  No phone calls please.

This following was posted on 4-4-2022:

Cafeteria - Front of the House Supervisor

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 1-year experience supervising employees in a high volume/fast paced all you can eat facility. Key skill requirements are to lead, train, and evaluate 140 student workers.  Additionally, the candidate will 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 competitive hourly year-round position with paid benefits (including paid health care, paid time off, and a retirement fund); 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.