Oakland University Talent


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About OU

Oakland University cultivates the full potential of a diverse and inclusive community. As a public doctoral institution, we impact Michigan and the world through education, research, scholarship, and creative activity.

Welcome to the Oakland University Human Resources Employment Website! The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. NOTE: The University may determine that applicants that fail to complete the application may not be considered for the position.

I acknowledge the Traditional Owners, past and present, of the land on which I work. We respectfully acknowledge Oakland University is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Our main campus is on the Land of the three Alqonquian Nations: the Ojibwa, Ottawa, and the Potawatami. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service.

Our Strategic Initiatives

Student Success

Foster student success through a robust teaching and learning environment and comprehensive student services.


Be recognized as a strong research and scholarly environment focused on creative endeavors and on the discovery, dissemination and utilization of knowledge.

Community Engagement

Become a leader in serving the needs and aspirations of our communities and region through expanded community relationships and institutional reputation and visibility and engagement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Set a preeminent standard for maintaining diverse, welcoming and collaborative learning and work environments, as well as celebrate the enlightenment and enrichment that social diversity inspires.

Strategic Plan

Ways to Connect with Us

Human Resources

Notice of Annual Campus Safety & Security and Fire Safety Report Availability

10 Police and Support Services Building; Human Resources, 413 Wilson Hall; Academic Human Resources, 417 Wilson Hall; and the Office of the Dean of Students, 144 Oakland Center. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security and include topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains crime statistics for the three previous calendar years for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.

Clery Statement

Non-Discrimination Policy

Creating and maintaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus is a strategic priority for Oakland University. To this end, we are seeking applications from individuals who are interested in and committed to supporting our DEI institutional values. It is the policy of Oakland University that there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability, creed, sexual orientation, veteran status or other prohibited factors in employment, admissions, educational programs or activities. Oakland University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, is committed to compliance with federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to Oakland University, Director of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator, Oakland Center, Suite 150, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401; 248-370-3496; website: oakland.edu/diversity or email [email protected].