Licensing Specialist

Recruitment #210713-UNCE-413



Contact Jackye Ward for an application packet at (405) 962-1809.

Interested applicants must submit an application and current resume to:

Jackye Ward, Deputy Director
Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Application review is ongoing. The position will remain open until filled.


This job is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

Licensing Analyst:
Assigned responsibilities under the direction of the Deputy Director which primarily involve coordinating all licensure (licensing, certification and recognition) activities, including approval and issuance of all licensure applications. Coordinating with other staff members across department lines to ensure that these activities are performed in accordance with the law and in a timely manner, as well as communicating with applicants, licensees, nursing education programs, other state and federal agencies, and employers. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required include being a self-starter, handling multiple assignments at the same time often with interruptions and under strict deadlines; organizing priorities in a timely manner, using a computer database, word processing and spreadsheet software, and Internet sites with minimum orientation; understanding of privacy and security issues related to criminal background check information; working cooperatively with others in and outside of Agency; and exercising professionalism in all dealings. 

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred with consideration given to an Associate's degree in nursing with regulation-related experience in nursing and/or additional degrees obtained;  active unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oklahoma; four years of experience as a Registered Nurse; valid driver’s license; willingness to travel, including overnight travel and national travel; and possess proficient computer knowledge and competency in using word processing, database, and spreadsheet programs.

Unclassified positions serve at the will of the Executive Director. The Executive Director may separate such unclassified employees at any time with or without cause. No provision of the Oklahoma Personnel Act shall be construed as granting any property interest in employment to any unclassified service employee.

The Oklahoma Board of Nursing is an equal employment opportunity employer.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.