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Community Advisors

Community Advisors are undergraduates, graduate-level or non-traditional students who contribute to the facility operation, resident support and administration of the Gateway, Buckeye Village or the Neil Building. Specifically, Community Advisors are responsible for assisting students in crisis, conducting community meetings, planning and implementing cultural, educational, social and informational programs, serving as a resource to residents, aiding students in transition, regular on-call duties as assigned, and assisting with the management of their residential community.

Please see job descriptions for the Gateway, Buckeye Village and the Neil Building as well as the additional information sheet for more details.

To be eligible for the CA position please note the following:

  • In order to be assigned to a Community Advisor position, a student must be enrolled as a full-time student and in good academic standing according to the  standards of the graduate, undergraduate or professional program.  All grades are based on the University’s last published record (the previous grade report). If the student is new to Ohio State and does not yet have an academic record, student understands that eligibility may be  considered based on the  record from a previous institution. 
  • Students must maintain a 2.5 cumulative and semester GPA.  All grades are based on the University’s most recent record.         
  • Students must enroll for a minimum of eight (8) graduate hours (4 graduate hours in the summer) or twelve (12) undergraduate hours, with a maximum of  sixteen (16) graduate credit hours or eighteen (18) undergraduate credit hours per semester. 
  • Students may not hold another university job position that is greater than 8 hours per week. 

Community Advisor applications for positions during the 2018-2019 academic year will be available in early February 2018. Please check back periodically though, as we will post applications when mid year spots become vacant.

We will be hosting a Community Advisor Informational session for those interested in learning more about the role on Sunday November 5th, at 7pm.  Meeting will be held in the Neil Building (part of the William Hall complex) Conference Room, located at 1578 Neil Avenue.