Careers in Administration and Planning

Careers in Administration and Planning

The Office of Adminstration and Planning (A&P) supports The Ohio State University's academic mission by providing support services that keep campus operating 24 hours a day. The university offers a comprehensive benefits package, ongoing professional development and a favorable retirement program.  Learn about our six departments dedicated to the day-to-day operations of the university.

Review our Buckeye Jobs at either the university or medical center below.  Interested in other opportunities at Ohio State? Visit the main careers site.



Meet some of our 1,250  people in Administration and Planning.  We will continue to add staff profiles, so check back occasionally to get a flavor of what it's like to work in A&P.  Interested in learning more and joining the team?  View our current A&P job opportunities.  Go Buckeye Jobs!

Mark Conselyea - FOD Assoc. Vice President
With the Columbus campus home to more than 400 buildings spanning 1,600 acres, Mark Conselyea will likely touch every corner of campus in the coming months.

Lance Bloomfield - FOD Senior Manager
Defying the odds! Lance works hard, but his world was turned upside down with the diagnosis of having a brain tumor. With the love and support of his friends and family, Lance survived and has been back to work for years doing what he loves.

Marcus Alexander Austin - Maintenance Repair Worker
Marcus ensures the university buildings are ready for students and is a member of Administration and Planning's Diversity Council.

Julia Siffrin - Plumber
Facilities Operations and Development - Plumbing since 1987, Julia started with the university in 2009. From routine maintenance to emergencies, she says there are no small jobs in keeping the university running.

Stephan Thompson - Operations Planner
Stephan schedules and helps execute long-range preventive and planned maintenance.  He is the originator of the Employee Video Archive, hosted by FOD staff for FOD staff.

Alex Bolt - Public Safety Dispatcher
9-1-1, where’s your emergency? Alex Bolt is one of those voices on the other end of emergency calls or public safety inquiries. Alex started in the Department of Public Safety as a student and now tells his story as a dispatcher.

Curtis Moody - Systems Specialist
This HVAC professional recently returned from military service and now uses his technical skills to help keep faculty, staff, and students comfortable in the various campus buildings.

Christy Miller - Bus Supervisor
Christy has taken a small side project and turned it into an asset that has enhanced the service provided by Ohio State's Campus Area Bus Service. Each morning, Christy visits bus stops to count riders, ensuring that the bus service remains timely.

Teresa Head - Lead Housekeeping Manager
Celebrating more than 10 years at Ohio State, Teresa enjoys working the third shift to help prepare the university for a new day.

Tom Teeter - Vehicle Operator 2

Tom Teeter has held many support services roles during his 28 years with Ohio State and currently operates TTM’s patient courtesy shuttles for medical center district patients and their families.

Luther Nolan - Landscape Services
Enjoying the outdoors, Luther takes pride in keeping the campus looking its best for visitors, staff, and students alike.

Joe Skully - Information Associate
Facilities Operations and Development - Joe started his journey at Ohio State in 2002 through the Project Plus program. See how he makes a difference with his contributions to the District 3 team.

A&P Shared Services - HR Associates
The work of the Service Center in A&P Shared Services isn’t as visible as some, but their purpose is paramount. Avani Borade and Tracy Draudt share the story of this "other" HR team.

Jackie Shafer - Producer
Her work has her behind the scenes, but this time WOSU producer/editor Jackie is in front of the camera.

Trence Askew - Security Officer
Department of Public Safety - Trence became a Buckeye to pursue a career in Criminology, with a goal to become a police officer.  He's now in his senior year, both working and enjoying the educational benefits.

Karen Crabbe - District 1 Zone Leader

Karen Crabbe’s first exposure inside Ohio State facilities was as a student-athlete. As a District Zone Leader for Facilities Operations and Development, she ensures the buildings are in tip-top shape.

Officer Shaul & K9 Rita - OSUPD
This team patrols campus and enhances safety for large-scale events. Watch how the three-year partnership quickly blossomed into a friendship that doesn’t stop when the dynamic duo goes off-duty.

David "Jr." Lemaster - Maintenance Machinist
Facilities Operations and Development - Hired in 2003, following his dad's 34 years with the university, Jr. works on the supply of water, steam, and fans to heat and cool the buildings properly.

Brett Seekely - Transit Operations Coordinator
Watch how Brett Seekely is traveling his way through the ranks at TTM.

William Griggs - Security Supervisor
Department of Public Safety - No two days are the same for William, with the university since 2001.  This video profiles his former position as a Traffic Control Officer, where he helped navigate traffic to keep the 100,000+ daily faculty, staff, students and visitors safe.

Tina Bogac - Research and Biosafety
Tina Bogac is an Ohio State Distinguished Staff Award recipient. Bogac earned the prestigious honor after helping FOD’s Environmental Health and Safety team reinforce a positive safety culture, particularly in research laboratories.