Graduate Assistant– Athletic Advancement, The Golden Flashes Club Kent State University
Kent State Athletics
Location: Kent , Ohio
Operations - Development
4 Year Degree
Top Ten Reasons to Work at Kent State...in no particular order
Kent State is 1 of 5 universities in Ohio to be designated R1 Carnegie classification, which is the highest recognition that doctoral universities can receive. Only 146 universities in the nation have R1 status. Kent State, Ohio University and the University at Buffalo are the only Mid-American Conference schools to carry this coveted and esteemed designation.
Kent State is one of only 15 four-year public universities in the nation and is the only Ohio public university to receive the 2021 "Great Colleges to Work For" designation.
Kent is a great college town, centrally located and easily drivable to major league sporting events and major cities. Kent is 37.9 miles from Cleveland, and 101.2 miles from Pittsburgh. Kent is also 14.7 miles from Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Kent, Ohio has many fun festivals throughout the year including the Kent Beatlefest, the American Roots Music Festival, the Kent Craft Beer Festival, Main Street Kent’s Art & Wine Festival, the Kent Heritage Festival, the Kent Blues Festival, Main Street Kent Oktoberfest, the Kent International Festival and the Wizardly World of Kent.
Kent State has your back! Through the IMPACT program, the university can assist with problems such as stress, anxiety, depression, child and eldercare needs, marital concerns or substance abuse. They can also provide assistance with financial, legal or identity theft issues. All resources are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Kent State Athletics is truly a #FlashFamily in every sense of the word
Two-year position beginning in Fall of 2023 includes tuition waiver and $10,000 stipend per year. Anticipated start date of August 21, 2023, the start of the Fall semester. Hourly Summer employment may be available.
Additional information on Kent State Athletics and The Golden Flashes Club can be found at www.kentstatesports.com
MUST BE accepted into one of Kent State’s graduate programs, a full list can be found here www.kent.edu/graduatestudies
Basic Function: Assist with the annual fund, major gifts, special events, Varsity K (letter winner’s association), and donor outreach. This position will also have direct oversight of the TGFC Thank-a-Thon, and management of student assistants. This position will require the individual to work various games, special events, and some nights and weekends. Reports to Kate Lewis, Director of Athletic Advancement Operations.
Bachelor's degree required
Experience in collegiate sports or relevant area.
Must be able to work nontraditional hours, including evenings and weekends.
Must meet the admission requirements for graduate school at Kent State.
To Apply: If interested, candidates can submit a cover letter resume, references and any additional supporting material to: