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About OPE

At the Oshkosh Placement Exchange, you can expect outstanding customer service. Our focus is to help new and seasoned Student Affairs professionals look for their next position. The OPE staff, all active practitioners, has created many resources to aid you in preparing for and succeeding in your search. We encourage you to explore the topics below as you navigate your search.

Top 10 reasons you should attend OPE:

  1. From our founding, our priority has been providing a national placement exchange focused on job placement.
  2. Our staff are active professionals in the field of higher education and all of whom are employees at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
  3. We maintain affordable, consistent placement exchange pricing.
  4. On-site lodging for candidates in the Gruenhagen Conference Center at a low cost.
  5. Employers enjoy reasonably priced hotel/motel accommodations at various properties throughout Oshkosh.
  6. Enjoy free transportation to and from the exchange to local hotel/motels and around the city of Oshkosh provided by our OPE staff.
  7. Our dedicated 16-person OPE staff looks after your every need to ensure you can focus on a successful search.
  8. We work closely with the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau to make your stay in the city of Oshkosh comfortable and affordable.  We offer a concierge service during the Oshkosh Placement Exchange.
  9. We strive to provide a national placement exchange that promotes a commitment to excellence, and a dedication to the field of higher education.
  10. We provide an annual placement exchange that is professionally managed and nationally recognized for customer service.

STATISTICS

OPE Employer List 2020

This list provides the institutions that were registered in 2020.  This will provide a good idea of who will attend in 2021, however this list does change year-to-year based on the hiring needs of each institution.

Alabama

University of South Alabama

Alaska

Galena City School District

Arizona

Arizona State University

Northern Arizona University

University of Arizona

Arkansas

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts

Arkansas Tech University

University of Central Arkansas

California

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Chapman University

Sonoma State University

Colorado

Fort Lewis College

Florida

Nova Southeastern University

Georgia

Georgia Southern University

Mercer University

Valdosta State University

Illinois

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University-College Student Affair

Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Illinois State University

Lincoln College

Loyola University Chicago

McKendree University

Millikin University

Northern Illinois University

Rockford University

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Springfield

Western Illinois University

 

Indiana

Ball State University

Indiana State University

Indiana University Bloomington

Purdue University

University of Indianapolis

Iowa

Drake University

Grinnell College

Iowa State University

Morningside College

University of Iowa

University of Northern Iowa

Kansas

Fort Hays State University

Kansas State University

Pittsburg State University

University of Kansas

Wichita State University

Kentucky

Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science

Murray State University

Louisiana

Louisiana State University

Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Michigan

Central Michigan University

Davenport University

Eastern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University

Oakland University

Western Michigan University

Minnesota

College of Saint Benedict

Minnesota State University, Mankato

St. Catherine University

University of Minnesota Duluth

University of St. Thomas

Mississippi

Mississippi State University

University of Mississippi

Missouri

Missouri State University

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Rockhurst University

University of Central Missouri

Montana

Montana State University

Nebraska

University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno

New Mexico

University of New Mexico

New York

University at Buffalo

North Carolina

East Carolina University

North Dakota

North Dakota State University

University of North Dakota

Valley City State University

Ohio

Bowling Green State University

Denison University

Miami University

University of Dayton

Wright State University

Oklahoma

Cameron University

Northeastern State University

Oklahoma State University

University of Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Milton Hershey School

Pennsylvania State University

South Carolina

College of Charleston

South Dakota

Mount Marty College

Texas

Texas A&M University

Texas Christian University

Texas Tech University

University of North Texas

University of Texas Arlington

West Texas A&M University

Virginia

Old Dominion University

Wisconsin

Carroll University                                           

Carthage College

Lakeland University

Lawrence University

Marian University

Marquette University

Mount Mary University

Ripon College

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

University of Wisconsin Green Bay

University of Wisconsin LaCrosse

University of Wisconsin LaCrosse – Student Affairs

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

University of Wisconsin Platteville

University of Wisconsin River Falls

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point

University of Wisconsin Whitewater