UCO COVID-19 protocols remain in place for the spring 2021 semester. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage. View a list of UCO's virtual services.
Talent Acquisition and Compensation
The University of Central Oklahoma is deeply committed to recruiting, supporting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff. UCO is a highly diverse institution with a global outlook that is reflected in the composition of our student body, as well as our dedicated faculty, staff and university administrators. Our appreciation of diversity includes an awareness of the many issues and challenges that confront underrepresented groups. Given this awareness, it is important that all our faculty and staff perceive that the university is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive working environment. We know that having a diverse workforce is key to making UCO successful.
To achieve greater staff and faculty diversity on campus we are increasing our Diversity outreach, collaborating with hiring managers on improving diversity recruitment and retention and ensuring we have a fair hiring process.
Resources at UCO
- Empowerment for Excellence
- UCO Latino Faculty and Staff Association
- UCO African American Faculty and Staff Association
- UCO Native American Faculty and Staff Association
- UCO Young Professionals
- University Committee on Diversity
- UCO LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Association
- Feedback Requests
What types of opportunities exist at UCO?
We have a wide range of opportunities across our main campus and beyond, including faculty, adjunct, staff and student positions. Seasonal and grant-funded positions also are available, as well as third-party contractor jobs in areas such as janitorial, food services and more.
What is the value of the total compensation package at UCO?
Interested in learning more about UCO's compensation package? Look at the value calculator below.
Off-Campus Job Opportunities
Are you looking for an off-campus job? Handshake is the University of Central Oklahoma Career Development Center’s free, online job database. Local and nationwide part-time, full-time and internship positions are posted by employers recruiting UCO students and alumni. Current students access their account using their UCO credentials, and alumni can create an account online. For more information about Handshake or the Career Development Center, visit careers.uco.edu.
ALL FINALISTS FOR UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS
Equal employment opportunity is a fundamental principle at the University of Central Oklahoma. Employment and career advancement is based on personal capabilities and professional qualifications without consideration of personal characteristics such as race, gender or age.
For complete details on UCO's equal employment opportunity policy, visit the Employee Handbook.
Third-Party Job Opportunities
Custodial/Janitorial Services: WFF Service, Lisa King, email@example.com, 405-974-2264.
Food Service/Chartwells: Linda Littleton, Linda.Littleton@compass-usa.com, 405-341-3052.
How do I know if my application was received?
Upon submitting your application, a message will appear on your screen notifying you that your application has been submitted. Our system does not send an email confirmation of submission. Please note that even if your application was not completed and/or submitted, it will still be viewable by hiring managers.
How long does the hiring process take?
There is no set amount of time for the hiring process. If you apply to a position and receive an interview, we encourage you to discuss the timeline with the hiring manager as it varies by role.
I submitted my application but my information has changed. can I change my application?
Yes! Go to jobs.uco.edu, click on the type of role you applied to (student, staff, faculty or adjunct). Then you may sign in to your account and from there you can view and edit your application.
Will I be informed if I don’t get the position I applied to?
Yes, we send out email communications to all applicants who were not selected.