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Just Added: Additional "Exploring Music: Bach to Rock" for Fall!
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Advertising Representative needed for The Buchtelite
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Akron Zips Football, Come Meet the Team
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Department of Student Life - Assistant Manager for Operations
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Just Added: Additional "Exploring Music: Bach to Rock" for Fall!
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The School of Music has just added another section of its very popular course, "Exploring Music: Bach to Rock," to the Fall Semester. This class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:35 - 10:50 a.m. in Leigh Hall 214. Taught by Patricia LaNasa, this section uses multi-media technology and is part of UA's Distance Learning program.

Space is limited -- enroll today! Visit the ZipLine for details and prerequisites.

For more information about this class or any of the "Exploring Music" classes, call the School of Music office at 330-972-7590.


Location: Leigh Hall 214
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Advertising Representative needed for The Buchtelite
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The Buchtelite is currently searching for a full-time student to fill the position of advertising representative. This individual will be required to contact perspective advertisers for The Buchtelite newspaper. Sales experience is required. Students with strong communication skills, sales experience, and knowledge of sales techniques, good organization skills, and reliable transportation are preferred.

For more information, contact accounts coordinator, Maryanne Bailey-Porter at 330-972-5912.


Location: Student Union 51LL
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Akron Zips Football, Come Meet the Team Aug. 10 - Aug. 12
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for a buffet dinner with the football team and coaches starting at 5:00pm, followed by a team autograph and picture session beginning at 6:00pm.

The cost for the buffet dinner is just $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and the cost for the team autograph and picture session is free. There will also be raffle drawings, giveaways, music and more! Tickets can be purchased at the event or by calling 1-888-99-AKRON.

Come Support Your Akron Zips Football Team as they begin their quest towards capturing another MAC Championship Title.


Location: Stile Athletic Field House

Contact Information:
JaMarcus Hampton
jh64@uakron
330-972-7848
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Department of Student Life - Assistant Manager for Operations Aug. 10 - Aug. 17
Time: n/a
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The University of Akron
STUDENT UNION
Assistant Manager for Operations

The University of Akron is a major, metropolitan, state assisted university. The University has a long tradition of serving the needs of part-time and full-time students through day and evening classes, and it attracts traditional-age students and adult students of all economic, social and ethnic backgrounds. The 170-acre campus, with 73 buildings, is within walking distance of downtown Akron and is located in a metropolitan area of 2.8 million people.

The Student Union is a 198,000 square foot facility that houses food shops, marketplace, a bank, bookstore, convenience store, coffee house, student organization offices, game room, information center, computer lab and store, copy center, meeting rooms, program spaces, and administrative offices. The first phase of the new $41.1 million facility opened in the winter of 2002 and the second phase opened in 2004.

The Position: The Assistant Manager for Operations reports to the Coordinator of Student Union Operations and Operations Manager. The Assistant Manager assists with the overall administration and management of Student Union operations services.

Assistant Manager Expectations:
o Divide work hours as instructed by coordinator between administration work and crew work.
o Demonstrates a good understanding of the Student Union’s mission and goals
o Role model appropriate behaviors as a Assistant Manager
o Available between 22-30 hrs/wk
o Available to work open, close and/or weekend shifts
o Must be willing to be contacted during off the clock hours
o Adhere to the Operations Dress Standards
o Use of Outlook and Franklin Planner as a communication and organization tool.

Responsibilities:
o Know and implement the Lego program in the Operations Area (All employees will be responsible and held accountable for the content of their LEGO Manual)
o Know and understand the contents of the emergency procedures manual
o Help identify and coordinate training needs for operations area
o Assist with supervision and basic training of Operations Crew
o Work with Operations Manager for effective delegation of workload to Senior Student Assistants and Crew Members
o Works with Graduate Assistant and Operations Manager to develop daily task lists with all necessary information
o Assist Operations Manager with collecting and analyzing shift reports and takes corrective action
o Helps develop a Semester work schedule for Operations
o Assist with accuracy and timeliness of all student timecards and other student employment paperwork
o Helps Operations Manager plan and conduct area and manager meetings
o Help communicate policy changes to appropriate employees
o Effectively use Scheduler Plus, and Meeting Matrix.
o Performance of routine building checks
o Set meeting rooms and lobbies according to client specifications in a timely manner
o Open and close meeting rooms on time
o Act as an Ambassador for special events
o Meet and greet clients before scheduled meeting
o Setup and operate audio/video equipment
o Maintain appearance of the building
o Complete shift reports
o Assist other areas of the Student Union
o Maintain a clean and organized work area
o Provide exceptional customer service
o Participate in Staff activities
o Attend Operations Manager and department staff meetings
o Check email daily
o Perform all tasks of the Operations Student Assistant (Crew)
o Perform various tasks as assigned by supervisors
o Work as a team player!!

o Desired skills and qualifications of the Operations Assistant
o Enrolled as a full time student at the University of Akron
o Demonstrate advanced management skills and practices.
o Ability to delegate task and communicate effectively
o Exceptional customer service skills
o Skills in audio visual equipment, and technology are all helpful and desired
o High energy and self motivated
o Served at-least one semester as an Senior Student Assistant (or equivalent experience)
o Computer literate
o Well organized

Conditions:
May be exposed to fumes, dust and heights.
May be required to work various hours, weekends and/or holidays.
May be required to work unsupervised.

The University of Akron is an Equal Education and Employment Institution

To apply:
Please submit resume, cover letter and department application to Candida Rivera, Department of Student Life +4601 or at the Student Union Information Desk.
The deadline is August 17th at 5pm.


Location: Student Union

Contact Information:
Candida Rivera
sugradasst4@uakron.edu
330-972-2495
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Graduate Assistantship Available Aug. 10 - Aug. 17
Time: n/a
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The Office of International Programs invites applications for a graduate assistantship position in the area of immigration. Responsibilities include assisting immigration staff in filing, data entry, mailings, email correspondence, and other administrative duties as assigned. Applicants should have experience working in an office environment and must be proficient in Microsoft Access, Word and Excel.

To apply, send letter of application, resume, and three references to: Sara Randrianasolo, The University of Akron, The Polsky Building Rm. 483, Akron, OH 44325-3101. For full consideration, applications must be received no later than Friday, Aug, 17.



Location: OIP
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Open ASG Senate Positions Aug. 10 - Aug. 24
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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ASG is looking for highly motivated, dedicated people looking to improve the University of Akron. Currently, The Nursing College and College of Engineering positions are available.

By being a part of ASG, you will be able to:

ƒ Represent your fellow students
ƒ Assist with campus wide decisions
ƒ Influence UA policy
ƒ Gain valuable leadership skills
ƒ Receive Tuition compensation

If interested, all candidates must complete the following:

ƒ Fill out an ASG membership application: email clh47@uakron.edu to request application
ƒ Submit a current resume of qualifications
ƒ Submit a cover letter of intent

Everything must be completed by Friday, August 24th at 4:00. Please send the completed resume, cover letter and ASG membership application to clh47@uakron.edu Interviews will take place during the first week of the semester.




Location: Student Union Rm 133

Contact Information:
christina l howard
clh47@uakron.edu
330-972-7002


Sponsored by: Associated Student Government

Additional Information
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Get ready for the Food, Fun and Facts Fair Sept. 12
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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You are invited to the Food, Fun and Facts Fair from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the Robertson Hall Commons. There will be music, free food and prizes. Click on the ticket above to learn more.



Location: Robertson Hall Commons

Sponsored by: UA's Auxiliary Services
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The University of Akron's Zipmail is a compilation of University announcements for University students, sent each Friday unless circumstances require otherwise. The deadline for submissions to be considered by the University is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Zipmail is a University of Akron communication vehicle established for the benefit of The University of Akron to communicate with its students. Items will be accepted for publication only when the University is directly involved in the activity through participation, sponsorship, or partnership with one of its recognized organizations, colleges or departments. The University reserves the right to edit or to refuse to run any submission for any reason. Zipmail is not, nor is it intended to be, a public forum or a limited public forum. Questions about the implementation of this policy may be directed to zipmail@uakron.edu.

Items to be considered for inclusion in Zipmail should be sent through the Zipmail Event Submission Form. Due to the volume of submissions received, items will not run more than one time.

Questions about specific announcements should be made to the contact person/department/organization listed in the announcement.Your event will automatically be forwarded to the University's online calendar. The Zipmail Coordinator can be reached at x2837.
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