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Thank you for your interest in a career at Ohio Northern University. Please select one of our employment groups below for more information on open positions and how to apply.

About ONU

Ohio Northern University, founded in 1870, is a competitive, comprehensive university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. ONU is one of the few private universities to offer a distinctive blend of national ranked liberal arts and professional programs in its five colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Pharmacy, and Law. Situated on nearly 300 acres, the scenic and modern campus is comprised of 31 major buildings. The town of Ada (population 5,000) provides a friendly small town atmosphere that compliments the friendly and safe environment found on campus. To learn more about the ONU and Ada communities, please visit

Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources is committed to serving our employees by managing the payroll and benefits processing, recruitment and retention of faculty and staff, along with other performance and developmental opportunities across campus. For more information regarding services provided by the Office of Human Resources, please visit us at

Contact Us

All applications must be submitted online and must include all of the necessary supporting documentation required. If you have questions about job opportunities or if you have issues with the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources by email at or 419-772-2013. Office hours are 8 am – 5 pm, Monday through Friday.

Diversity Statement

ONU is an equal employment opportunity employer. Accordingly, no person shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, transgender status, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, separation and other terms, condition and privileges of employment.