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Academic Year Job Postings

All students may apply for GSA (General Student Assistance) positions.

Only students awarded Work-Study on the Financial Aid award letter may apply for Work-Study jobs. If you completed the FAFSA but do not know if you qualify, email or call Financial Aid, 989-774-3674, or Student Employment Services, 989-774-3881. To confirm Work-Study eligibility, contact Student Employment Services.

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

WORK-STUDY - Art & Design - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Basic front office skills, answering the phone, utilizing the copy machine along with scanning, processing material slips, customer service and other duties as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Dependable, able to communicate effectively with knowledge of accounting. Candidates should be proficient with Excel and word processing using a Mac computer. 
Schedule: Flexible schedule during office hours, M-F, 8a - 5p, and occasional evening events. 
To Apply: Send a current resume along with cover letter expressing your interest and experience. Applicants may apply in person at the Art and Design office, Wightman Hall 132, or email Cindy Verwey,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Athletics - seeks a Front Desk Worker

Duties Include: Greet and welcome all who enter and exit the Academic Center; enforce and adhere to all Academic Center rules; track and input virtual study hall, tutoring, and mentoring appointment times; regularly check study areas for cleanliness and quantity of student-athletes; coordinate tutors and mentors and student-athletes for each appointment to ensure they are matched appropriately; and communicate with Academic Coordinators when necessary.
Skills Desired: Personnel skills; ability to multi-task; excellent and effective communication skills; professionalism; must keep student-athlete confidential information confidential; and must adhere to all NCAA, CMU, and MAC regulations and by-laws
Schedule: Mon-Thu, 8a-9p; Fri, 8a-12p; Sun, 4p-9p; hours based on Front Desk availability. Rate of Pay: $10/hr.
To Apply: Email a completed application, resume, and a copy of unofficial transcripts to Jessica Lautner,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Athletics: Student-Athlete Services - seeks a Face-to-Face Tutor/Mentor

Duties Include: Understand and effectively communicate subject matter to students; assist students to work to define and utilize personal learning styles in academic pursuits; provide  feedback to Academic Coordinators via in-person conversations, emails, phone calls, and  session reports on our internal software system; navigate all Blackboard content thoroughly  and effectively; and submit tutor reports electronically on time. 
Skills Desired: Tutors with a specific interest in ACC, BIO, BUS, CHM, ECO, ENT, MTH, PHY, PSY, STA are in high demand, however, everyone interested is encouraged to apply. Candidates  must have earned a minimum of B or better in the course to be tutored; hold a 3.0 cumulative  GPA or higher; possess strong communication skills and the ability to relate to students of  diverse academic backgrounds; ability to direct sessions, engage the student-athlete in effective  course work, and motivate student-athletes; abide by all Dick Enberg Academic Center Policies  & Procedures, Central Michigan University, Mid-American Conference, and NCAA standards. 
Schedule: Mon-Thu, 8a-9p; Fri, 8a-12p; Sun, 4p -9p; hours based on tutor/mentor's availability. Rate of Pay: $10/hr. 
To Apply: Email a completed application, resume, and a copy of unofficial transcripts to Kaitlyn Gadsby,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Chemistry & Biochemistry - seeks an Organic Chemistry Lab Aid for Chem 349

Duties Include: Assist in making the laboratory a better, safer, and more pleasant learning experience for students enrolled in the course. 
Skills Desired: Candidates must have taken Chem 349. Aids must complete lab safety training. 
Schedule: TuTh, 11a-2p and 2-5p. 
To Apply: Email Scott Graves,

WORK-STUDY - Economics - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Make copies and scan documents to faculty and staff; word processing; inventory of office supplies; preparation of meter mail slips for letters and packages; maintain department copier; provide customer service; answer department phone calls; greet all visiting students, faculty, and staff; assist with keeping the office clean and organized; run errands on campus; and other duties as needed. 
Skills Desired: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; telephone communication skills and taking clear messages; familiar with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel; and attention to detail. 
Schedule: Flexible with classes. 
To Apply: Complete an application in person at the student desk, Economics Department SL321.  Attach a resume and Spring class schedule.

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Events & Conference Services - seeks a UC Information Desk Student

Duties Include: Provide information and resources for internal and external clients in the Bovee University Center; coordinate needs with facility team; process mail; and check out equipment.
Skills Desired: Client-focused, able to work with software, detail-oriented, and communicates well.
Schedule: Shifts vary based on the UC hours of operation, Mon – Sat, 8a – 10p, and Sun, Noon – 10p.
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Melissa Blythe,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Events & Conference Services - seeks a UC Student Manager

Duties Include: The Student Manager is the point person in the building outside of building hours, and will coordinate needs of guests utilizing spaces; open and close the UC; complete rounds in the building during shifts; and assure University policy is followed in the facility.
Skills Desired: A good communicator, detail-oriented; available to work nights and weekends; able to work well in new software.
Schedule: Shifts vary based on the UC hours of operation, Mon – Sat, 8a – 10p, and Sun, Noon – 10p.
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Melissa Blythe,

WORK-STUDY - Geography & Environmental Studies - seeks a Computer Lab Attendant

Duties Include: Monitor open computer lab for safekeeping. Provide assistance with general computer operations and software features (printing, saving and retrieving documents) on an “as needed basis.
Skills Desired: Outgoing, dependable, and punctual.
Schedule: Mon-Wed, 4:50p – 8:50p
To Apply: Email Ms. Pat Perry, for an application

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Information Technology - seeks a Student Technician

Duties Include: Configure, install and support network equipment including switches, controllers, access points, and routers; troubleshoot and assist users with network device registration issues; install network devices and UPS on racks and mount access points; connect fiber optic patch cables to patch panels and network devices; perform software and hardware upgrades to network devices; assist users to connect devices to the wired and wireless network; review networking tickets on TDX and provide assistance to users; connect network cables from patch panels to switches and access points in an appropriate pattern; monitor network performance, alerts and events utilizing network monitoring tools; collaborate with team members on network optimization; troubleshoot network device onboarding issues on network access control; provide technical support to students, staff and faculty on network-related services; network documentation; and projects and other network duties as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Good technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills; motivated and eager to learn; ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology; and a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills. 
Schedule: 15-20 hrs/wk, during office hours Mon-Fri, 8a - 5p. Night hours are possible for occasional device upgrades. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, references, and class schedule to Christian Ikekhuah,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Intercollegiate Athletics - seeks Event Staff

Duties Include: Pre-event setup, ticket-taking, access control, assistance with administration of event logistics, crowd monitoring, customer service, post-event teardown, opening and closing of facilities, and all other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail; and ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
Schedule: Potential exists to begin prior to the Fall semester. Must have availability on nights and weekends, home football games and gymnastics events, and Commencement ceremonies; approximately 20 hrs/wk, based on availability.
To Apply: Email a resume to Quintin Hunsinger,

WORK-STUDY - Marketing & Hospitality Services Administration - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Provide assistance to faculty, staff and office visitors, answer the phone, make appointments, take and deliver accurate messages, file, distribute mail, make campus deliveries, make copies, data entry, and construct documents and spreadsheets.
Skills Desired: Project a positive attitude and be dependable; possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively with students, staff, and the public; must possess an eye for detail; exhibit a willingness to learn and be a team player; and be able to work with minimal supervision. A knowledge of MS Office Suite is required. Familiarity with campus and the CBA is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, M-F, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Write a professional introductory email, attaching a cover letter, resume, and class schedule, addressed to Robin Berry, Executive Secretary, No phone calls. 

GSA – Media Graphix - Seeks a Graphic Designer

Duties Include: Evaluate projects to provide accurate job estimates and final statements to clients; collaborate and communicate with clients daily; translate ideas into stunning promotional pieces for clients across the university; collaborate with Printing Services to request print quotes and review printer proofs to produce final products; coordinate meetings and develop project timelines; follow processes and work within a project management system; and uphold excellent customer service and values set by CMU's leadership standards. 
Skills Desired: A willingness to learn new skill sets, seek out innovation and explore ideas; availability to work both in-person and remotely as needed; proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator with knowledge of After Effects; ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects, sometimes on tight deadlines; must be a highly organized and self-motivated individual. 
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk. Summer hours may vary. 
Apply Online

GSA - MediaGraphix - seeks a Photographer

Duties Include: Produce images to support Central Michigan University's brand; create content for CMU's official social media channels; participate in creative brainstorms and the development of communication plans for university-wide efforts; be able to balance a non-traditional work schedule with punctuality and professionalism; collaborate well with fellow photographers, writers, and cinematographers; maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and approach. 
Skills Desired: Demonstrate an established understanding of the photographic process and have maintained a regularly updated portfolio for more than one year; experience in photojournalism, events, and/or sports photography is preferred. Preference is given to applicants able to commit to multiple semesters; earning an undergraduate degree in photography, journalism, or a related area of study; display excellent written and oral communication skills; proficient in photography techniques, including lighting, audio/video editing, graphic design; able to use Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom; able to provide photography and photo editing for a variety of platforms, including social media, website, and print; able to work in a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends; able to work both independently and as part of a team; basic knowledge of programs and services offered by University Recreation; able to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment; demonstrate excellent customer service and uphold CMU's Leadership Standards. 
Schedule: up to 20 hours per week in the office on campus under the guidance of professional staff. 
Apply Online

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Media Services - seeks a Classroom Technician

Duties Include: Provide Tier 1 audio/visual support for campus classrooms, conference spaces, and study areas; may include, but not limited to support CMU faculty, staff, students, and guests with operation of AV systems via on-site training and troubleshooting; interact with the ticketing system, track troubleshooting efforts, and resolutions; provide supplemental support of PC and Mac computers; perform preventative maintenance of AV hardware; perform regular functionality testing of AV systems; and assist with AV equipment installation and upgrades. 
Skills Desired: Must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a driver's license check; ability to lift up to 25 lbs; ability to climb ladders; basic knowledge of web conferencing software including Cisco WebEx, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom; and basic audio/visual knowledge. 
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 15-20 hrs/wk; may include an evening shift, 5-9p. 
To Apply: Email James Young,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Pathways to Academic Student Success - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Organize, assist, and execute programs to enhance the Pathway Scholar experience; organize, assist, and execute weekly study tables for Pathways Scholars; create and conduct college-themed workshops that include valuable skills and resources for Pathways Scholars; facilitate College Positive Volunteer Training; present about the Pathways, College Day, and Fostering Success Central programs to middle and high school students, CMU students, CMU Faculty, CMU Staff, and other stakeholders; complete reports, documentation, and surveys in a timely, thorough, and professional manner; maintain and update various social media channels for our constituents and groups; attend all required meetings including weekly staff meetings; and general office duties. 
Skills Desired: The ideal candidate is a current Pathways Scholar, however, if the candidate meets the following qualifications, they will be considered: Experience facilitating small group programs; experience giving presentations to a variety of age groups; experience with all aspects of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok; create social media content for Pathways; graphic design experience on a Mac; able to work independently and prioritize a variety of tasks; passionate about creating environments where current Pathways scholars can be successful at CMU; and passionate about aiding K-12 students on their journey to higher education. 
Schedule: 15-20 hrs/wk, during office hours Mon-Fri, 8a - 5p. Additional evening and weekend hours for study tables and campus visits may be needed as well. 
Apply Online

WORK-STUDY -  Psychology - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Answer the phone; type; data entry; make copies, collate, and staple class materials; scan; file; run errands on campus; schedule rooms; and provide general assistance to department staff and faculty. 
Skills Desired: Prior office experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; accurate typing; spelling and proofreading skills; experience with Microsoft Office products and Adobe Acrobat Pro is helpful; excellent attention to detail; able to work with frequent interruptions; and punctual and reliable. 
Schedule: Approximately 10-15 hrs/wk during office hours Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p for the Academic Year, based on student availability and Work-Study funds. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and class schedule with availability to

WORK-STUDY - Registrar's Office - seeks a Front Office Assistant

Duties Include: Assist with visitors, students, and staff; answer phones; monitor and transfer emails; scan and link documents; distribute incoming mail; and work with staff on various other office duties.
Skills Desired: Must be friendly, positive, and willing to assist visitors; must be reliable to work scheduled days and times; confidentiality is a must; computer knowledge in Microsoft Office including Outlook; knowledge of SAP is a plus.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk, during office hours, Mon - Fri 8a - 5p based upon available Work Study funds and class schedule.
To Apply: If you qualify for Work-Study, email a resume with student number, and the days and times available to work during office hours to Deb Gross,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Research and Graduate Studies - seeks an Animal Husbandry Student Assistant

Duties Include: Change mouse and rat cages, monitor health status, sweep, mop, empty trash, and wash cages. 
Skills Desired: Computer skills including Microsoft suite, keeping accurate records, problem-solving, critical thinking, ability to handle mice and rats, and dependability. 
Schedule: Mon-Sun; hours vary by workload and weekends are rotated. Prefer 3-4-hour morning blocks of time. Candidates must be available during breaks and holidays. 
To Apply: Email a resume to Carol Stevens,

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Residence Life: Towers Student Success Center - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: General clerical duties in an administrative office include front line customer service, greet incoming guests, answer phone calls and emails; responsible for management of office functions including typing and proofreading, creating and working with spreadsheets, providing information to CMU and non-CMU constituents about The Office of Residence Life, and other duties as assigned. This position involves work with confidential information. Rate of pay - $9.87/hour. 
Skills Desired: Minimum qualifications include: Full time student status at Central Michigan University, a cumulative CMU grade point average of 2.0 must be maintained during the period of employment, basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to follow through with each task to completion, excellent customer service skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, and self-motivation. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Preference: GPA of 3.0 or higher and knowledge of Residence Life programs and other campus offices and resources. 
Schedule: Must be available to work at least 4 full semesters; prefer 5 or more semesters. Applicants will not be considered if unable to be on campus through May 2024. If you have questions, email
Apply online

WORK-STUDY - Social Work Program - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Serve as primary receptionist for the office, including answering the main phone line, responding to emails, and greeting office visitors; schedule advising appointments and assist in maintaining office appointment system by adjusting appointments as needed; maintain and organize program electronic files and accesses information as appropriate for staff and faculty; assist with word processing and entering information into spreadsheets as assigned; and assists with design and preparation of program promotional materials, social media posts and office bulletin boards.
Skills Desired: Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, customer service and communication skills; demonstrated ability to project a positive and professional image; ability to work independently and to think critically; basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel, and ability to type and enter data accurately; and sensitivity in working with matters of a confidential nature. Graphic and/or desktop publishing skills are highly desirable.
Schedule: Will work 12+ hrs/wk as arranged by the supervisor. Work hours will primarily be during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a – 5. Ideal candidates are interested and available to work during the 2022-2023 Academic Year.
To Apply: Email a resume to Jacqui Pridgeon,

WORK-STUDY - Student Account Services & University Billing - seeks a Collections Clerk

Duties Include: Maintain and process correspondence; prepare records and report documents; monitor and maintain the past due payment plan program; contact students regarding payment plan adjustments; perform statistical analysis of data; and other general office duties and projects as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Accounting or math major highly desired; strong understanding of financial transactions; must be an experienced user of Microsoft Excel and Word; strong communication and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines; must be able to work independently; ability to work with interruptions and multi-task; must sign confidentiality agreement; clerical, accounting, and spreadsheet analysis.
Schedule: Three-hour blocks of time during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
Apply online.

GSA and WORK-STUDY - University Recreation

CMU's University Recreation department offers a variety of employment opportunities at the Student Activity Center. The SAC work environment prides itself on being not just a job, but also an experience. No matter what your academic focus, URec Student Staff gain valuable lifelong skills from their employment experiences at the SAC. With more than a million users and visitors coming into the SAC each year, student staff gets to work in a diverse environment and share a unique employment experience.

WORK-STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks an America Counts and Reads Tutor

Duties Include: Meet students at school during the classroom's regular reading and/or math time; read one-on-one with students using trained methods to instill confidence in the child's independent reading ability during reading time; act as a general classroom assistant answering questions as needed and leading small group activities during math time. 
Skills Desired: Passion for children and mentorship, the ability to develop a positive rapport with teachers and students, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated history of professionalism and reliability. All tutors must go through training and complete a successful background check before being in the schools.
Schedule: Tutors are expected to offer at least 10 hours of availability during regular public-school hours, 8a - 3p, and should be prepared to work 5-12 hrs/wk. Tutors must have an open weekly schedule. Transportation is not provided to local schools, but a few are within walking distance to campus. 
Apply Online

GSA and WORK-STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks a Financial Wellness Peer Coach

Duties Include: Coaches support the Financial Wellness Collaborative (FWC) in educating the CMU community on the importance of achieving and maintaining financial well-being, and act as campus ambassadors for the FWC by presenting to classes, RSOs, and outside groups. Coaches participate in all training necessary for peer coaches; attend and facilitate presentations on topics including budgeting, borrowing, money management, loan repayment, and long-term fiscal responsibility; complete mentor session with CMU students; coverage for the FWC Office; work in conjunction with Graduate Assistants to further outreach and programming initiatives; network with community members and businesses to establish outside partnerships and possible sponsorships; assist in assessments to further guide the FWC; connect with faculty and staff across campus to ensure financial wellness is promoted throughout the institution; and additional responsibilities as needed. 
Skills Desired: Previous demonstration of teamwork and collaborative skills; obtain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 or higher; demonstrated commitment to social justice education and furthering CMU's commitment to being an antiracist community; prior involvement on campus including student organizations, Residence Life, Orientation, peer advising, tutoring, and/or success coaching; knowledge in finance, including but not limited to related fields such as Financial Aid, Personal Financial Planning, and/or Individual Fiscal Responsibility. 
Schedule: Ability to dedicate a minimum of 10 hrs/wk with the understanding of fluctuation of available hours; schedule flexibility to accommodate for campus events, financial wellness workshops, classroom presentations, and any other additional obligations the position entails. 
To Apply: Using the subject line: Financial Wellness Position, email a cover letter, resume, and three references to