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Important Update:

The physical campus remains closed through May 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many services remain available virtually. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Talent Acquisition and Compensation

Talent Acquisition and Compensation partners with departments across campus to attract, hire and retain a talented and diverse workforce. We provide guidance, tools and resources to hiring managers and provide assistance to candidates throughout all stages of the recruitment and hiring process. Additionally, we guide the university’s compensation strategy in an effort to drive both competitiveness and internal equity. 

Our team is a resource for both current employees as well as applicants. Explore the links below to learn more about the benefits of working at UCO, apply for open positions or connect to our employee resources.

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.

Why Work at UCO


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. 


Contact Us

David Herd

Director, Talent Acquisition and Compensation

Paige Buchanan

Recruitment Specialist

Brittany Holbrook

Administrative Specialist II

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 at For more information about Handshake or the Career Development Center, visit


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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,, 405-974-2264.

Food Service/Chartwells: Linda Littleton,, 405-341-3052.

View a list of current opportunities


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, 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.

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