Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 20, 2013
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OU Athletics Department

"Inspiring Champions Today and Preparing Leaders for Tomorrow," forms the foundation for every decision made by the OU Athletics Department.
Our coaches and staff are committed to making this mission statement a reality in all of our endeavors. Our student-athletes only have to look at those who have come before to understand that at the University of Oklahoma, mission statements are truly what dictate our decisions; they are not just empty words on a banner.
 Athletics  Director      Joe Castiglione
 Administration      Athletics Administration
 Employees      Online Directory
 Visiting OU?      Guide | Maps | Facilities
 Phone      (405) 325-8200
 Ticket Office      (800) 456-4668 | Online
 Email      Contact OU Athletics
 Official Site
 Social Media      Facebook | Twitter
 Nickname      Sooners


     Crimson & Cream
 Fight Song      Boomer Sooner!
 Official Mascot      Sooner Schooner
 Conference      Big 12
 School      University of Oklahoma
Official Site
 OU President      David L. Boren
 Founded      1890
 Location      Norman (pop. 110,925)
 Enrollment      30,303
 Time Zone      U.S. Central
 Area Code      405
Norman | Home of the Sooners
Money Magazine ranked Norman as the No. 6 best small city in America in its annual list released July 14, 2008. With a population of 102,000, Norman was the only Big 12 Conference city in the top 50. No location in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa or Nebraska rated higher.
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Job Openings

The University of Oklahoma Department of Intercollegiate Athletics welcomes your interest in contributing to the success of the Sooners. 
Click the link below to view all current job openings in the OU Athletics Department. These listings are updated frequently:
View Current Job Openings

1. Click "Norman Campus Jobs"
2. Click "Department" heading to sort
3. Find "Athletic Department" alphabetically
If you are interested in applying for a position, you will create an online application via the OU Human Resources site above.

Graduate Assistants

The Graduate Assistantship program was implemented "to provide leadership and service to enhance the quality of graduate education, research and creative activity." GAs are selected from a national pool of applicants to pursue their graduate degree will gaining valuable work experiences in the OU Athletics Department. 
GAs in the OU Athletics Department are asked to work 30 hours per week during the academic year. On average, GAs are required to work 20 hours per week for a full year.
Interested candidates are enrolled in one of the University's master's programs. Most participants have chosen the Adult & Higher Education, Intercollegiate Athletics Administration Master's degree program. Candidates are selected based on their undergraduate experience, extracurricular activities, prior job and experience.

General applications are due by February 1 for the fall semester and October 1st for the spring semester. Applications for the SWA graduate assistant are due by March 14, 2014. 

 Graduate Assistantship Application (PDF)

Student Positions

OU students have the opportunity to gain valuable experience working with one of the nation's premier NCAA programs. Student positions are offered in a number of areas of the department. 
Availability for these positions and the application process are coordinated through the individual areas. Learn more:

Digital Media
Sooner Club (Development)
Ticket Office
Varsity "O" Association



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