Employment Opportunities


This following was posted on 12-6-2022:

Lead Morning Cook - Pearl Rogers Dining Hall

College of the Ozarks is looking for an experienced Lead Morning Cook at the College’s Pearl Rogers Dining Hall-All you can eat facility.

Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a high-volume kitchen with a solid background of supervisory, culinary, and organizational skills. Key skill requirements are to lead a staff of 30 students for breakfast and lunch production for 1,500 meals. Must have current HACCP or food handler certification. Preferred qualifications include good communication skills, a positive attitude, and be able to work under pressure while maintaining food standards.  The candidate must relate well with the Academic, Vocational, Christian, Cultural, and Patriotic mission points of the College. This is a full-time position with paid benefits; Monday-Friday morning position (subject to change based on business needs).  Please submit applications/resumes to Human Resources Department, College of the Ozarks, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726 or e-mail hr@cofo.edu.  Applications will be received until position is filled.

This following was posted on 11-30-2022:

Director of Development

Reporting to the Dean of Development, this role will work closely with development, public relations, alumni relations, and administration to strengthen fundraising practices at College of the Ozarks.

The Director will work to promote a culture of philanthropy, both internally and externally, through donor and prospect engagement.

The Director will work with the Dean of Development and Development Manager to develop and implement short-term and long-term strategies for planned giving/estate gifts, which will focus on increasing philanthropic revenue for the institution.

The Director will assist the Dean of Development in the management of foundation relations, foundation prospecting and alignment, and foundation/grant applications.

The Director will work with the Dean of Development and Development Manager to examine efficiencies and automation in gift processing, rsvp management, file management, online giving, and data entry.

The Director will support the student awards ceremony, an annual spring event.

The Director will provide support for and coordination of donor events, activities, homecoming, receptions, etc.

The Director may be asked to travel as needed.

Qualities:

The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and high social and emotional intelligence.

The ideal candidate will agree with the mission and vision of the College of the Ozarks and act as a representative of those ideals.

Experience:

The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of development/fundraising experience.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and have experience using Raiser’s Edge.

A master’s degree is preferred.

Details:

The successful candidate must embrace the College’s historic mission and vision and demonstrate a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model for students.  This position requires a background check.  Please submit resume/application to Vicki Wrosch in the Business Office at College of the Ozarks, P.O. Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or hr@cofo.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 11-16-2022:

Faculty Position in Computer Science

College of the Ozarks invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in computer science. Our student-focused undergraduate institution values self-motivated, versatile faculty with strong teaching skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with other faculty members.

The successful candidate will embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission, demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, desire to serve as a mentor and positive role model, and pursue integration of the academic discipline and Christian faith. Primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching courses in the computer science major, with secondary support for the computer information systems program and the general education computer fundamentals course. Desired areas of expertise and experience include computer architecture and assembly, computer operating systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning, full-stack development, and data analytics.

Non-teaching responsibilities include working with other faculty to maintain laboratory equipment, advising students, participating in semiannual faculty workshops, serving on campus committees, and attending monthly division meetings.

Candidates should have an M.S. or higher in computer science. Salary is commensurate with experience and training, and undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.

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). Class sizes are small, with generally 15-30 students in STEM courses. There is a strong sense of community among faculty, staff, and students.

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 materials to hitchcock@cofo.edu. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. The preferred start date is August 14, 2023

This following was posted on 11-3-2022:

Adjunct Faculty in English

College of the Ozarks invites applicants for a part-time faculty member position in English. A master’s degree in English or a related field required. The successful candidate will teach composition courses. Start date: Ongoing.

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 10-11-2022:

Lead Evening Cook

College of the Ozarks is looking for an experienced Lead Evening Cook at the College’s Pearl Rogers Dining Hall-All you can eat facility.

Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year experience in a high-volume kitchen with a solid background of supervisory, culinary, and organizational skills. Key skill requirements are to lead a staff of 30 students for dinner and catering production for 1000 meals.  The ideal candidate must show a strong ability to manage the kitchen during their shift and must have current HACCP or food handler certification. Preferred qualifications include good communication skills, a positive attitude, an eye for detail, ability to work under pressure while maintaining food standards, 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 (health care, retirement savings, vacation & sick leave). This is a Sunday-Thursday evening position (11:30-8:00) (subject to change based on business needs).  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.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

This following was posted on 9-16-2022:

Faculty Position in Physics and Mathematics

College of the Ozarks invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in physics and mathematics. Our student-focused undergraduate institution values self-motivated, versatile faculty with strong teaching skills and the ability to work and communicate effectively with other faculty members.

The successful candidate will embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission, demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, desire to serve 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, mathematics courses, and other courses (e.g., astronomy) as desired.

Non-teaching responsibilities include working with other faculty to maintain laboratory equipment, advising students, participating in semiannual faculty workshops, serving on campus committees, and attending monthly division meetings.

Prior to appointment, the candidate should hold either an M.S. (or higher) in physics. Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. in physics and have undergraduate teaching experience in physics and mathematics.

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). Class sizes are small, generally 15-30 students in STEM courses. There is a strong sense of community among faculty, staff, and students not found at many institutions.

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 begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  The preferred start date is August 14, 2023.

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 7-19-2022:

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 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. 

 

 

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.