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This following was posted on 9-15-2021:

ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL CLERK

College of the Ozarks is now hiring a talented Accounting & Payroll Clerk to join the CofO team.  A successful candidate for this position demonstrates organizational skills and attention to detail, knowledge in Excel, and general financial accounting procedures. Accounting responsibilities include preparing end of month closing, reconciling bank statements, auditing credit card statements, maintaining general ledger entries for internal department transfers, preparing monthly employee accounts receivable, posting adjusting journal entries, providing accounting and clerical support to the Business Office, and assisting in posting of cash receipts. Payroll duties include accurate processing of semi-monthly payroll, ensuring that employees are paid properly and timely.        

Qualifications

3-5 years of general accounting experience
2 years payroll experience (preferred)
Proficient in Microsoft applications
Effective verbal and written communication skills
General knowledge and understanding of accounting procedures
Ability to perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately
Experience with labor reporting systems (Paycom preferred)

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and five-fold vision. This is a full-time position with paid benefits including: employer paid medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, 403b retirement savings plan, and 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 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:

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 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.  

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 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.