Department of Student Life
2015/2016 Academic Year
Potential Graduate Assistantship Openings

Position Descriptions

Materials Required To Apply:

  • Graduate Assistant Application (Use this link)
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references 
  • Answer essay question:  Describe how the skills you developed through co-curricular involvement will enhance your experience as a graduate assistant in the Department of Student Life.


  • In order to be considered for a graduate assistant position you must apply and be accepted into The University of Akron Graduate School
  • Applicants are to be pursuing a master's degree from the College of Education, a PBA (Public Business Administration) or a MBA/JD or MBA (the serveAkron position can only accept College of Education or MBA applicants).
  • These positions will be available in July 2015 and are one year appointments.
  • Review of applications will begin with priority deadline of Monday, February 2, 2015. 
  • All positions remain open until filled.

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full tuition waiver 
  • Competitive monthly stipend

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Contact Information

  • Thad Doyle
    Senior Associate Director, Student Life
    Department of Student Life
    Akron, OH 44325-4601