Careers at The University of Akron

Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron is one of the largest employers in the region, and offers an array of opportunities to teach, engage with students, connect with community, conduct groundbreaking research, and inspire future generations.

The Akron Advantage

Higher Education is a special place, and our employees and students make our campus diverse and vibrant. Working at UA includes a variety of perks and benefits not common in other industries.

Our award-winning Rec & Wellness Center offers special employee/family memberships, along with a variety of classes and activities.

Many employees, their spouses, and dependents are eligible for tuition remission - enrolling at UA at a significant discount. We believe education is a lifelong journey, whether it's exploring a new career path, keeping up on best practices as a professional, or being the first in the family to go to college.

Additional perks and benefits may also include competitive insurance coverage, membership in one of Ohio’s public pension funds and access to invest in other retirement accounts, paid holidays and vacation time, sick time for yourself or to care for a family member, and much more.


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Disability Accommodation Notice

The University of Akron is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals. The University’s policies and procedures strive to increase inclusion and to provide full access to all activities and services of the University of Akron. If you need to request an accommodation to assist with your applicant experience, please contact our ADA Coordinator, Tami Hannon, at or 330-972-7300.



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Questions? Contact Human Resources at 330-972-7090.


- UA main campus is located 40 minutes from Cleveland, 30 minutes from Canton, one hour from Youngstown, and 2 hours from Columbus.

- Fall 2022 total student headcount: 14,991

- Total employees as of November 2022: 3,057

- 87.2% of undergraduates are from Ohio, 9.8% are from out of state and 3% are from another country

- Approximately 180,000 alumni live and work around the world

- A vibrant campus life with more than 300 student organizations


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