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RA Recruitment

Join the Res Life TEam

We are very excited that you are interested in the opportunity to become a Resident Assistant. Resident Assistants are looked to as leaders on campus. RAs serve as a resource to their residents, are knowledgeable about campus activities and encourage students to get to know each other.

Apply Today!

Staff expectations include:

  • Actively supporting and upholding the missions of Ohio Northern University and the Office of Residence Life.
  • Assist in holding self and peers accountable in maintaining performance standards.
  • Uphold the Student Code of Conduct. This expectation is self-evident, but it is important to your credibility in this position. Setting a double standard is unacceptable.

When in doubt ask,


Please submit the application by Dec. 23, to be considered for a position. Complete the RA Application here. If you would like further information, you may contact Residence Life.

Application due - Wednesday, Dec. 23, by 11:59 p.m.

References due - Friday, Jan. 15

RA Interview Day - Saturday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m.
Applicants who are unable to attend make-up interview day are invited to participate in the make-up interview session which is held Sunday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m.   

More Information About RA Positions

Attached below is the RA Employment Agreement.  This should help to give you an idea of what the benefits of the position are, along with the expectations. If you have any questions regarding the position, feel free to ask a Residence Life staff member or send an email. You also will have an opportunity to have your questions answered on RA Interview Day.

Residence Life

McIntosh Center
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed