Join Our Team

Join our team

We employ over 200 University of Akron students each year. You could be next!

We are looking for team members who will help us provide exceptional guest service and ensure patron safety. Below is some helpful information to get you started.


Take some time to put together a current cover letter and resume. It's your best opportunity to make a strong first impression with us. Career Services is ready to help!


Log into Handshake and apply for any open position. Please note that only full-time students are eligible.

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Once your application is submitted, wait for us to reach out to you with any additional information or next steps.

Open positions

Rec Attendant

Join our team and help us provide exceptional guest service and prioritize patron safety.

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Showcase your talents by promoting recreation and wellness through graphic design, photography, video and social media.

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Informal Rec

Support a positive guest experience through quality customer service and effective facility management.

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Monitor and officiate the various intramural sports programs, leagues and tournaments.

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Personal Trainer

Develop individualized personal training sessions focused on helping clients achieve their health and fitness goals.

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Group Fitness

Use current teaching strategies to design effective exercise routines that motivate through high-energy instruction.

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Fitness Floor

Develop a strong working knowledge of our exercise equipment and take an active role in the daily maintenance and supervision of the fitness floor.

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Join a team dedicated to achieving high standards of patron safety in all aquatic areas.

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