Ohio State ATI

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Wooster, Ohio

Resident Advisor Application Process

Resident Advisor Application Process
Now recruiting qualified candidates for the 2017-2018 academic year


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.

Enclosed in this packet you will find the following helpful resources:

  • 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

Applications and reference forms for the Resident Advisor selection process are due to the village front desk on or before Friday, January 13, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. If your application and/or reference forms are not received in full and on time, you will not be permitted to continue in the selection process. You may check with our office at any time to see if you are missing any of the required materials.

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!


  • Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Housing Community Room.
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 12:30 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 28  Applications become available!
December 6 RA Information Session One at 7:00 PM
December 8 RA Information Session Two at 12:30 PM
January 13 Applications are due by 5:00 PM
January 16-19 Applications are scored
January 20 Interviews are offered
January 23-25 Interview sign-ups
January 30- February 1 Interviews
February 3 Inviations to participate in Resident Advisor Seminar 
Week of February 6 RA Seminar begins
March 13-17 Spring Break (no seminar)
March 30 RA Seminar ends
March 31 Position offers are extended
April 3 Offer acceptance deadline
April 5 Hiring decisions sent to Columbus


Information and Application Packet
Additional Reference Forms

Further questions? Contact:

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