Employment Opportunities

Award-Winning Employer

Kent State University continues to be recognized locally and nationally in large part because of the unique skills, diverse talents, knowledge, and expertise that our faculty and staff bring to their roles. University departments also hire many students, providing them with resume-building experiences.

Human Resources for Full- and Part-time Positions

Kent State is ranked among the nation's top 74 public high-research universities by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has been recognized for its Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) by the Department of Defense and, for its third time, as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Kent State has also been recognized as the region’s first-choice public university.

Kent State offers many services and resources to assist faculty and staff in their professional and personal development. Are you interested in joining the Kent State University team?  The Talent Acquisition team in Human Resources manages the hiring process for university departments and career opportunities for candidates. View a listing of job opportunities or apply

Find out more about the services and resources available to faculty and staff on the Human Resources website.

Career Services Center for Student Employment

The Career Services Center supports students and alumni in achieving their academic and career goals. More than 5,000 students are employed annually in more than 8,000 jobs across Kent State’s eight-campus system. Working on campus offers students an opportunity to:

  • Work in proximity to classroom locations
  • Enjoy flexible hours and supportive supervisors
  • Explore and solidify major/career decisions
  • Gain experience and professional references
  • Develop valuable skills that employers seek
  • Access a wide variety of positions in areas such as customer service, clerical support, food service, information technology, tutoring and note-taking, residence hall support, and more.

To be eligible to work on campus, students must meet the credit-hour enrollment requirement (6 hours for undergraduates and 4 hours for graduate students). Students can search and apply for jobs by using their FlashLine ID to log in to the Career Services Experience Job and Internship Board.

For more information, view the Checklist for Students for Obtaining a Job on Campus or contact the Career Services Center.