Employment Opportunities

Applicants can complete a SWODA application and submit a resume at 420 Sooner Drive or may print out this Application for Employment and e-mail or mail application and resume to SWODA, attention Marsha Shelton, P.O. Box 569, Burns Flat OK 73624.


SWODA Seeking Ombudsman Supervisor - Due Aug. 24

The South Western Oklahoma Development Authority (SWODA) is seeking a qualified individual as Ombudsman Supervisor to coordinate and implement the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program in North West Oklahoma. This is a part-time position. The Ombudsman Supervisor receives, investigates, and resolves complaints on behalf of residents of nursing home, assisted living, and residential care facilities. Maintains confidential files and records. Recruit, screen, train, and supervise Ombudsman Volunteers to manage in-house complaints in individual facilities. Must be objective, able to maintain cooperative working relationships and confidentiality, and to communicate with people who are aged and physically disabled. Application can be printed from www.swoda.org/employment-opportunities. Mail application and resume to SWODA, attention Marsha Shelton, PO Box 564, Burns Flat, OK 73624, or email them to marsha@swoda.org. Applications due by August 24, 2020. Best-qualified applicants, based on review of application documents received, will be interviewed by appointment only. SWODA is an equal opportunity employer


Experience in long-term care settings helpful. Successful candidate will have a minimum education requirement of a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in social work, health, gerontology, general social sciences, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of full-time paid experience in such areas as community organization, public health, social work or related field for each year of the required education with maximum substitution of four years.

Poster: 8/3/2020

Planner - Due Aug. 10

SWODA Area Agency on Aging is accepting applications for Planner position to assist with responsibilities and functions of AAA under supervision of the Director. Emphasis will be on area plan development for sixteen county area, project monitoring, resource development using data collection and analysis while identifying needs of low income, minorities, and frail/disabled elderly. Responsibilities also include providing technical assistance to contracting agencies, conduct/and or arrange for training for project staff or community agencies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, communication and organizational skills are a must. SWODA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, or other non-merit factor. Complete job description on request. Submit resumes and applications by August 10, 2020, to SWODA Marsha Shelton, HR, PO Box 569, Burns Flat, Oklahoma 73624 or email to marsha@swoda.org


Bachelor degree from accredited college in business, planning, social work, human relations, public health or gerontology preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Posted: 7/14/2020