HR Application Process

Equal Opportunity Employer

Oral Roberts University is a charismatic, inter-denominational Christian University employing a diverse 700+ population in a wide variety of positions. Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Qualified candidates are screened and interviewed by the supervisor within the hiring department. Depending on the pool of applicants and each school or department’s hiring timeline, it may take a week, a month or longer for selected candidates to be contacted. As an ever-changing and growing institution, new opportunities become available regularly. Please check the Job Opportunities web page often. We encourage you to apply for positions in which the job qualifications and your skills and goals best align.

Review the following steps about Oral Robert's University's staff hiring process.

1.  Review open positions found on the Staff Employment Opportunities webpage.  Oral Roberts University only accepts applications for open positions posted on our Staff Employment Opportunities webpage.  

2. Submit an employment application.   The application may be submitted online.  All contact information is located on the Contact Us webpage.  Your application represents your qualifications to hiring officials.  Please answer each question with complete and accurate information.  Each application requires an electronic resume and references in order to submit for review.  Applicants may be considered for one position at a time. A cover letter and/or resume or curriculum vitae may also be submitted and are highly recommended to further highlight knowledge, skills, and abilities.

3.  Applications will be received by the hiring manager.  Once your application is received, applications are tracked by the Human Resources database and then forwarded to the hiring manager for his or her review.

4. Interviews will be scheduled by Human Resources.  It is up to the hiring manager’s discretion which applicants are selected for interviews and Human Resources will contact applicants to confirm the details of the interview.  Please be prepared to submit unofficial or official transcripts of all college and university coursework at the time of an interview.  Due to the large volume of applications received, applicants not selected for an interview may not be contacted.

5. Reference checks are completed by Human Resources.  For the final candidates, at least two of the applicants’ references will be contacted by the Human Resources.

6. A background investigation will be required.   A background check will be requested prior to an offer of employment. The potential candidate will be notified via email to provide necessary background check information and authorization.  Human Resources will process the background check and notify the hiring manager upon completion. Specific jobs may also require a pre-employment physical, drug test, and/or agility test

7. An employment offer ma be made by the hiring manager. Once all employment considerations have been approved by Human Resources and the department head, an offer of employment may be extended to the selected candidate.

8.  The new employee notification form, I-9 form, and other employment paperwork will be completed on or before the first work date.  The new employee will be given information regarding when to start, where and when to arrive, and what documents to bring to verify eligibility to work in the United States.


Current Employees

Employees interested in applying for current vacancies will need to submit an updated application to the Human Resources Department. Employees need to have worked in their present position for a minimum of 90 days before requesting a transfer. For further information or assistance regarding the transfer policy and current employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources department at (918)495-7163.