Application Process

If you are seeking employment at Oral Roberts University, you must complete an application indicating the specific position preferred, educational background, work experience, skills, and reference information. Your application represents your qualifications to hiring officials. Your answers should be complete, accurate, and provide all the information requested.

Where and how do I apply?

Does ORU require a background check?

Does ORU require verification of employment?

  • Yes. When an applicant is hired they will be required to verify employment eligibility and identity as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Does ORU require adherence to a Code of Honor?

  • Yes. Employment does require an endorsement by the job candidate to observe certain codes of conduct and lifestyle. This includes but is not limited to the following: follow the "Golden Rule"; pursue relationship with Christ; attend a worship service regularly; maintain good health habits; abstain from use of: Alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco products, use of profanity, inappropriate sexual behavior, or any criminal act.

Can I apply for more than one position at a time?

  • No, your application can only be considered for one position at a time. Please do not submit multiple applications as we will only consider one application.

Can I submit my resume?

  • Yes, your resume can be submitted along with the required application.

What are the Essential Functions mentioned on page two of the application?

  • The "Essential Functions" are discussed in full at the interview stage, but are summarized for each position listed on the Job Openings page.

Does ORU require any pre-employment testing?

  • If typing and/or other testing is required it will be administered at the time of an interview. Certain jobs require a pre-employment physical, drug test, and/or agility test. Please visit the Employee and Applicant Notices for more information.

Does ORU require a transcript?

  • Some positions require a degree and/or specific coursework. Please be prepared to submit unofficial or official transcripts of all college and university coursework at the time of an interview.

Where can I find the rate of pay?

  • The rate of pay, job description, and benefits are reviewed at the time of an interview.

Who will contact me for an interview?

  • Should an interview be required Human Resources will contact you to set-up a time.

How will I know if I got the job?

  • Human Resources will notify all applicants either by phone or e-mail the final status of job opportunities.

What happens if I do not get the job?

  • After a position is filled you may submit your application for another position. Please contact our office by e-mail HR@oru.edu or by phone 918.495.7163. A new application is not required if the most recent application is no more than 60 days old.

What hours is Human Resources open?

  • The Human Resources department is open from 8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, in the Stovall Administrative Center.

How do I contact Human Resources?

  • Please contact Human Resources by email at hr@oru.edu or call 918.495.7163.


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.

Oral Roberts University employs, advances, admits, and treats in its employment and educational programs, all persons without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, status as a veteran or genetic information.