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*Contact Center Specialist

University of Oklahoma
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Organization: OU - Ctr for Public Mgmt

Job Location: Oklahoma


Work Schedule: shift options between 7am -7pm, Monday through Friday

Work Type: Hybrid

Salary Range: Targeted salary $16.00 - $16.50/hr based on experience

Benefits Provided: Yes

Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter

Job Description


Join the Center for Public Management (OU CPM) at the University of Oklahoma and be part of a team dedicated to making a daily impact in the lives of Oklahomans. Located within the College of Continuing Education, OU CPM specializes in providing training, research, and consulting to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of public sector agencies, staff, and community partners. Our focus is not only on professional and programmatic development but also on fostering a culture of growth and opportunity since 1994.

If making a meaningful difference in public service excites you, OU CPM is where your passion meets purpose.

This is a Contact Center job where you will have your own private cubicle workspace. The Contact Center Specialist provides the primary contact for social service program specific education, technical assistance and support to state agency customers.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing comprehensive customer assistance through inbound phone support by conducting initial assessment, research and resolution.
  • Maintains large amounts of inbound and outbound calls in a timely manner
  • May follow a communication script when handling different topics
  • Navigating case management and database systems ensuring client confidentiality is maintained.
  • Enters and maintains information to the call center database. Uses database to research information
  • Providing education and technical assistance for state agency customers regarding program and case details and associated follow-up requirements.
  • Maintaining case management systems by documenting any required follow-up and contact outcomes.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of this position

**This position may also be eligible for remote or hybrid work.**

Job Requirements


Required Education: High School Diploma or GED, AND:

  • 6 months experience in customer service or at a call center.


  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand written material and instructions.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to research information to obtain an answer or solution to a problem in a timely manner.


  • None

Advertised Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and talk for prolonged periods.
  • Hand and finger dexterity.
  • Engage in repetitive motion of the wrist, hand, and fingers.
  • Office Environment.

Supervision: None

Departmental Preferences:

  • 24 months professional experience in education, technical assistance, social services, contact center and/or general office duties.
  • Ability to multi-task and deal with stressful situations
  • Bilingual fluency in Spanish/English languages
  • Experience working in a contact center environment

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Mar 29, 2024
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