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*Senior Energy Program Specialist

University of Oklahoma
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Organization: OU - Ctr for Public Mgmt

Job Location: Oklahoma


Work Schedule: M - F 8am - 5pm

Work Type: Hybrid

Salary Range: Targeted salary $18.00 - $18.50/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.

The Energy Program Specialist provides support to the Energy Assistance program to perform functions in customer service and support for escalated assistance referrals.

Duties includes:

  • Accepting escalated referrals from clients and county offices for energy assistance
  • Serves as the initial point of customer contact; identifies the scope of customer needs, answers questions and provides information regarding services
  • Researches information using specialized database
  • Maintains level of knowledge and skill needed to complete complicated or heated contact center transactions
  • Processes and follows up on customer requests
  • Participates in initial and on-going training to maintain level of knowledge of contact center and agency policies and procedures
  • Support screening referrals based on set criteria and documenting referral recommendations
  • Performs related duties as assigned to successfully fulfill the function of the position

This position may be eligible for remote or hybrid work.

Job Requirements


Required Education: High School Diploma or GED AND:

  • 24 months experience in a call center or front-line customer service.


  • Proficient using a computer and telephone
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to build rapport with the caller
  • General office skills such as multi-line phone, copying, filing, faxing, and mail
  • Customer service skills
  • Strong initiative to solve problems
  • Ability to handle stressful, complicated, and heated calls in a professional and calm manner


  • None

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Sit for prolonged periods.
  • Communicate effectively and listen.
  • Engage in repetitive motion.
  • Use of computer and telephone.
  • Standard office environment.

Departmental Preferences:

  • None


  • None

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: Apr 1, 2024
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