Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

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Office Assistants (OAs)

Office Assistants (OAs) are responsible for greeting residents and visitors as they enter and exit the residence halls; providing high quality customer service; distributing mail and packages; are knowledgeable of campus resources and creating a welcoming, inclusive front desk atmosphere. OAs report directly to the Administrative Associate or Resident Manager and Hall Director(s)/Housing Coordinator in their assigned complex or hall. 

Requirements

  • All OAs must work a minimum of 8 hours per week.  OAs will be expected to work nights and weekends. 
  • All candidates must obtain and maintain a 2.0 semester and cumulative G.P.A. through the entire hiring process and their time as an Office Assistant.
  • OAs must be enrolled as full-time students during their terms of employment and be in good standing with the University.
  • You must reside in an on-campus residential facility. Students living in Greek Housing are not eligible to be an OA for the full academic year.

Application Process

  • The application for the OA position is currently closed.

Remuneration

  • New OAs are compensated at an hourly rate of $8.70. Pay raises are awarded on an annual basis based upon years of service in the position.

Central Office and Regional Campus Office Assistants

The hiring process to serve as an Office Assistant at the central Residence Life office or one of our three regional campuses with University Housing is handled separately. Find contact information for each location below:

  • Residence Life Central Office – Please contact Office Manager Peter Hansen at hansen.453@osu.edu.
  • ATI/Wooster Campus – Please contact Apartments Manager Caitlin Blake at blake.429@osu.edu.
  • Mansfield Campus – Please contact Housing Coordinator Mike Schopieray at schopieray.1@osu.edu.
  • Newark Campus – Please contact Housing Coordinator Joe McCartney at mccartney.145@osu.edu.

Questions

As our hiring process can be complex, we invite candidates to send questions about the OA hiring and selection process to SL-ResidenceLifeOASelection@osu.edu.