Resident Advisor Application Process


RA Recruitment 2019-20

The Resident Advisor (RA) position is one of the most challenging and fulfilling commitments you can assume as a college student. You will have the opportunity to interact with others and change lives, learn time management skills, expand your awareness of our on-campus community, and enrich your experience here at Ohio State ATI. Through these opportunities you will receive a broad-based, skill-building experience. Resident Advisors need to possess maturity, responsibility, strong communication skills, leadership, and sensitivity to a diverse and inclusive population.

Informational packets will be available at the upcoming information sessions, including: 

  • Academic standards and minimum qualifications guide
  • Roles and responsibilities of the RA
  • Terms of employment  
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
  • Application for employment
  • 3 reference forms

Please check back in late fall 2019 for the application for the RA position for 2020-2021. 


Below is the timeline from 2018-2019:

You may check with our office at any time to see if you are missing any of the required materials. References will be accepted through January 15, 2019.

The Ohio State University and the Office of Student Life is committed to creating a positive and developmental experience centered around the core values of community, learning, wellness, and inclusion for all students living in the Applewood Village.  We are pleased that you are considering this opportunity!


  • Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Housing Community Room.
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. the Housing Community Room.

There will be an opportunity to meet members of the current village staff and have your questions answered.                                                


November 26  Applications become available
December 6 RA Information Session #1 at 7:00 PM
December 12 RA Information Session #2 at 12:00 PM
January 11 Applications are due by 11:59 PM
January 14 - 18 Applications are scored
January 15 References due
January 21 Interviews are offered
January 22 - 24 Interview sign-ups
January 28 - 31 Interviews
February 1 Invitations to participate in RA Seminar 
February 7 RA Seminar begins
March 11 - 15 Spring Break (no seminar)
March 28 RA Seminar ends
March 29 Position offers are extended
April 2 Offer acceptance deadline
April 3 Hiring decisions sent to Columbus


Application (Visit "JOBS" section) 

Information Packet (currently available at informational sessions)

Further questions? Contact:

Mick Steiner
Ohio State ATI
Housing Coordinator, Applewood Village
(330) 287-7504