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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. 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


Hire Bronchos


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?

You will receive a confirmation email indicating that we received your application. We recommend checking your spam folder if the email is not located in your main inbox.

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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