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The Ozark Chamber of Commerce is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and charismatic Office Coordinator to join our team. The Ozark Chamber strengthens Ozark through economic impact, community enrichment, and individual connection. The Chamber is an active and highly respected organization with approximately 450 members.

This part-time position will be 20-30 hours per week depending on work load, events, and Director scheduling. Normal working hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Working hours may be adjusted depending on the needs of your department and/or the Chamber.


POSITION: Office Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Executive Director


COMPENSATION:  Based on experience

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  1. Handle all office related tasks including answering phone calls and walk in visits, responding to email requests for information, mailing out information and updating general information for volunteers
  2. Responsible for Accounts Receivable and Payable for the Ozark Chamber of Commerce and Carl G. Hefner Enterprise Center
  3. Perform reception and administrative duties in an efficient, professional, and courteous manner
  4. Answer visitor and member questions in a positive and welcoming manner
  5. Manage and restock Chamber resource center with community information
  6. Assist Chamber staff with daily errands of the Ozark Chamber of Commerce and the Carl G. Hefner Enterprise Center
  7. Control and maintain office supplies and inventory of equipment and service contracts
  8. Maintain the organizational calendar for meetings, events, conference room scheduling
  9. Perform all other duties as may be assigned by Executive Director

SHARED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  1. Coordinate membership activities with the team – First Friday Coffees, Good Afternoon Ozark Luncheons, Working Ozark Women Luncheons, TIE Tuesday Business After Hours, Ozark Community Awards Banquet, Showcase Ozark Expo, Golf Tournament, Block Party, City Wide Garage Sale, State of the Community Dinner, Annual Christmas Parade, New Member Orientation
  2. Complete assigned activities, projects, or promotions within the prescribed time limits allowed

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum of two – four (2-4) years of work experience in a professional office environment. Associates degree or higher preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Demonstrates a sense of vision for the mission of the Ozark Chamber of Commerce and the Carl G. Hefner Enterprise Center
  2. Planning/organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities without supervision, uses time efficiently, and develops realistic action plans. Strong sense of urgency.
  3. Judgment – Displays willingness to make independent decisions, exhibits sound judgment, makes timely decisions, and accepts responsibility for results.
  4. Communication (Oral and Written) – Conveys information persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and excellent interpersonal skills. At ease with handling negotiations. Ability to work comfortably and effectively with Board members, volunteers, peers, and organizations in multiple industries.
  5. Excellent influencing skills and ability to develop and maintain good relationships.
  6. Proficient in Microsoft Office Products including Power Point; typing at least 65 WPM
  7. Experience with the following is preferred: Quickbooks, Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides)

Performance Appraisal:

There is a six month probationary period for this position.  A formal employee evaluation will be conducted at the end of each 90 days to review goals and determine achievement thereof. Evaluations may also occur on an as-needed basis as determined by the Executive Director.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply via email by sending a cover letter and resume to the Executive Director – Application deadline: June 23, 2017.


We’re giving away $25 in $BeOzarkBuck$! To enter, comment #BeOzark on THIS POST. Share the post to be entered twice.

The winner will be announced after 3:00 pm on Friday, Feb. 24. Good luck!



NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. This giveaway, hosted by the Ozark Chamber of Commerce, is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.

1. Eligibility: This campaign is open only to those who comment “#BeOzark” on the Ozark Chamber’s Facebook post announcing the giveaway. Employees of the Ozark Chamber of Commerce and immediate family members of Ozark Chamber employees are not eligible to participate. The giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting at 3:00 pm CST on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 and ending 3:00 pm CST on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. All online entries must be received by 3:00 pm CST on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.

3. Prizes: The winner will receive a gift certificate worth $25 in $BeOzarkBuck$, the Ozark Chamber’s community cash program. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Ozark Chamber of Commerce. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Ozark Chamber to use the winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

4. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

5. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of the Ozark Chamber of Commerce. The winner will be notified through a post on the Ozark Chamber of Commerce Facebook page announcing the winner within five (5) days following selection of the winner. If the winner cannot be contacted or fails to claim the prize within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. 

6. Terms & Conditions: The Ozark Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond the Ozark Chamber’s control corrupt or affect the proper conduct of the Campaign. The Ozark Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or violates these Terms & Conditions. 

7. Sponsor: The sponsor of the campaign is the Ozark Chamber of Commerce (1471 W. South St, Ozark, MO 65721).


Family Pharmacy 2013

Congratulations to Family Pharmacy, one of our Ozark Chamber Impact members! Readers of the Springfield News-Leader recently named Family Pharmacy as “Best of the Ozarks – Drug Store/Pharmacy.” Family Pharmacy has been an involved, integral part of Ozark and Southwest Missouri for decades and we congratulate them on this honor.

From a media release:

“Family Pharmacy was recently selected as the top choice by over 150,000 votes cast in the News-Leader‘s annual ‘Best of the Ozarks’ readers poll. In the Ozarks, Family Pharmacy was the top choice for the best Drug Store/Pharmacy, beating out several national chains, as well as other area independent pharmacies.”

Click here to continue reading


We were so excited to host the first-ever Miss Merry Christmas pageant on Saturday, Nov. 12! Megan Percival, 17, was crowned as the winner.


Megan was sponsored by Ozark Satellite and performed a color guard routine to “Once Upon a December.” As Miss Merry Christmas, Megan will represent Ozark on Nov. 19 in the Ozark Christmas Parade and at community events throughout the upcoming year.

A $375 scholarship will be applied directly to Megan’s college or university of choice. She intends to become a veterinarian.

The pageant process included an interview (held Nov. 11), introductory speech, talent, formal wear, and an onstage question.

Contestants and sponsors included:
Leann Reynolds, 18 – Wheeler Gardens
Kaitlin Mincks, 17 – Bank of Missouri
Kierstyn Olinger, 17 – Stacey’s Sweets
Baily Summers, 17 – Millwood Animal Clinic
Anna Miller, 17 – Ozark Bank (First Alternate)
Megan Percival, 17 – Ozark Satellite (Miss Merry Christmas)

These contestants are already fantastic representatives of Ozark and Christian County. We had a blast and loved working with these girls!

We want to extend a special thanks to our judges, to the Ozark R-VI School District for the use of their offices, Wheeler Gardens for the gorgeous decorations, Backwoods Graphics for the contestants’ sponsor sashes, and of course the contestants’ sponsors. We couldn’t have done it without your support.

About Megan Percival
Megan is involved in color guard at Ozark High School and has received numerous academic awards for her 4.0+ GPA. She enjoys woodburning/pyrography, conservation, writing, and volunteer work. She is currently job shadowing at Ozark Veterinary Clinic to prepare for her future. Her goal is to complete veterinary school and practice on exotic animals.


We appreciate your interest in our business incubator, the Carl G. Hefner Enterprise Center. We are positioned to offer assistance with office or work space as well as multiple avenues of support, resources and mentoring for your business venture. The Carl G. Hefner Enterprise Center is managed and operated by the Ozark Chamber of Commerce in Ozark, Missouri. The mission of the Carl G. Hefner Enterprise Center is to create jobs and stimulate local economic growth by developing and strengthening entrepreneurial success through the cultivation of local enterprises that generate a positive impact in our community.

Click to download floor plan and monthly lease rates: Floor Plan CGHEC Lease Space

Click to download the Enterprise Center application: Welcome Letter and Application


Thank you to all of the vendors, volunteers and the community members that came out to help make Showcase Ozark 2014 a huge success. We had higher numbers and a sold-out event and that is all because of our wonderful community of Ozark!

Take time to enjoy the photo gallery and if you have any pictures you would like to add please email them to


Our annual Chamber Travels Trip is planned and you are invited to learn more about the trip at the final scheduled informational meeting on:

  • Wednesday, May 28 @ 6:00pm

Both meetings will be held at the Ozark Chamber of Commerce office at 6:00pm. Light refreshments will be served.

During this time you will be given a chance to ask questions and secure your spot. This trip promises to be a once in a lifetime opportunity that you will not want to miss!

In the meantime, for more information visit //



April promises to keep us busy at the Ozark Chamber of Commerce. Make sure to save the following dates now!

Remember, you can save $5/event by pre-registering for paid events by vising the calendar  and clicking on the appropriate event or through the email reminders you receive.

Make sure to grab a few business cards and take advantage of these great networking opportunities.


Discover & Explore Tuscany

with the

Ozark Chamber of Commerce

Join us for the trip of a lifetime as we enjoy the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, works of art by famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Dante and Michelangelo, sight-seeing at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and relax in Venice.

Tuscany Trip Preview


  • 8-nights in First Class Hotels
  • Superb cuisine including daily breakfasts and dinners
  • City tour of Florence, see the Cathedral, Baptistery, and the famous Gates of Paradise
  • City tour of Pisa
  • Visit San Gimignano
  • Chianti Wine Tasting
  • All with a Discovery Program Guide leading the way.
  • Rome extension trip available for $599/person (based on 20 or more guests, includes transportation and 3 additional days of travel)


  • Depart October 20, 2014
  • 8 nights/ 9 days
  • Includes flight and hotel
  • $2,949/person if deposit is submitted by April 25, 2014! (Price increases to $3,049 afterwards and does not include taxes  of $150)
  • Valid U.S. Passport required

*To register for this trip of a lifetime and for more information, please refer to the Tuscany brochure. For questions contact the Ozark Chamber of Commerce at 417-581-6139.