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Careers at OCU

Careers at OCU

Thank you for your interest in Oakland City University!

Oakland City University is a Christian faith-based community dedicated to the enhancement of intellectual, spiritual, physical, and social development for positive leadership. This mission statement defines our every step as a university community and provides the basis for our search for the best and most qualified candidates for each open position we seek to fill. 

About Oakland City University

  • OCU was founded in 1885 by General Baptists in Oakland City, Indiana where our main campus is still located today.
  • OCU offers Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees.
  • Satellite centers are located in Bedford, IN, Evansville, IN, Indianapolis, IN, and Rockport, IN
  • Prison education programs are implemented in 8 Indiana prison facilities.
  • Accreditations include the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), The Association of Theological Schools (ATS), and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).
  • Our athletic programs are NCAA Division II and NCCAA Division I.

EEO Policy

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy of Oakland City University

Oakland City University is committed to the achievement of equal opportunity within OCU. In this regard, OCU will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. OCU prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary considerations of characteristics such as age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, national origin, race, or veteran status.

OCU also takes affirmative action in compliance with applicable federal, state and local Laws, statutes, regulations and executive orders to attract, to employ, to advance in employment, and to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment for individuals who are minority, female, individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era.


To Apply

  1. Print and complete our Employment Application
  2. If you are applying for an academic position (i.e. instructor, professor, curriculum coordinator, administrator), please request that copies of your official undergraduate and applicable graduate transcripts be sent to the address listed below.
  3. Send completed application, resume, cover letter, and transcripts to:

Oakland City University
Human Resource Department
138 N Lucretia Street
Oakland City, IN 47660

No phone calls, please.