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The University of Akron Department of Athletics Job Postings


Graduate Assistant for Zips Vision-- JANUARY 2017 START [posted October 1]

The University of Akron is now accepting applications in the Department of Athletics for the position of Graduate Assistant for Zips Vision. The University of Akron, a Division I institution located in Akron, Ohio, is a member of the Mid-American Conference, is part of the Football Bowl Subdivision and maintains 18 men’s and women's intercollegiate sports. This is a nine-month position, beginning January 2017, that will interact within the department’s external relations operation, which includes marketing and promotions, communications, new media, ticketing, and development. 

The graduate assistant for Zips Vision will be directly involved in the department’s gameday video board and live streaming productions on ESPN3.

Full job description in PDF

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references to:

Cathy Bongiovi, Assistant Athletics Director for Communications  
Rhodes Arena, Suite 83
Akron, OH 44325-5201

or by e-mail to: cathyb@uakron.edu.


Marketing Internship Program [posted October 1]

Zips Athletics is looking for hardworking, dedicated individuals who are interested in a career in sports marketing and would like to be a part of the 2016-17 Sports Marketing Internship program. This internship provides valuable experience towards a career in athletic marketing and promotions and will benefit the student in his or her overall understanding of sports marketing and administration.

Full job description in PDF

To apply, please submit a resume to Olivia Hartjen at och3@zips.uakron.edu. Selected candidates will be notified for an in-person interview.