• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Bac
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: < 3,000

2019 Recognition Categories

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Professional/Career Development
  • Respect and Appreciation
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

College of the Ozarks is a desirable place to work because of its longtime purpose/vision: to develop citizens of Christ-like character who are well-educated, hard-working, and patriotic. This fosters a workplace where Christ, students, and employees are honored. While benefits and salary are certainly factors in employment longevity, many employees would say their loyalty is due to the satisfaction of spending their working careers with an employer that is making a tangible, positive difference.

Employee Comment

The senior leadership is consistent in advancing the vision and mission of College of the Ozarks in a way that encourages those of us who work here to bring our best every day. I feel fully supported by senior leadership in my efforts to develop programs, resources, and outreach opportunities that benefit our students. I have worked in many, many places in my life and I can honestly say this is a wonderful place to work.

Vital Statistics


  • Combined Administration and Exempt Staff: 70
  • Fulltime Faculty: 103
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 144
  • Adjunct Count: 48

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $65,816
  • Administration: $135,794
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $69,857
  • Non-exempt Staff: $39,911

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 7
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 8
  • 6 Years Recognized
  • 5 Years of Honor Roll

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