Academic Year Job Postings
Academic year 2023-2024
GSA (General Student Assistance) positions are for all students to apply.
Work-Study positions are only for students awarded Work-Study on the Financial Aid award letter. 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.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Athletics - seeks an IAC Tutor and Mentor
Duties Include: Mentor duties include assisting students in planning weekly coursework. Tutor duties include understanding and effectively communicating subject matter to students in individual and small group settings. Mentor and tutor duties include assisting students to develop and utilize personal learning styles in academic pursuits; providing feedback to Academic Coordinators via in-person conversations, emails, phone calls, and session reports on our internal software system; navigating Blackboard content thoroughly and effectively; and submitting appointment reports electronically on time.
Skills Desired: Hold a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher; possess strong communication skills and the ability to relate to students of diverse academic backgrounds; abide by all Dick Enberg Academic Center Policies & Procedures, CMU, Mid-American Conference, and NCAA standards; must have completed at least one semester at a college or university, preferably CMU; and must have earned a B or better in courses to tutor.
Schedule: Mon-Thu, 8a-9p; Fri, 8a-12p; Sun, 4p -9p; hours based on availability for each role. Rate of Pay: $10.25/hr.
To Apply: Email a completed application, resume, and a copy of unofficial transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK-STUDY - Curriculum and Instructional Support - seeks a Learning Support System Student Assistant
Duties Include: Using Blackboard; assisting with Course-Pro requests including but not limited to formatting online quizzes and exams, uploading, formatting, proofreading, and organizing course materials; utilizing software; transcribing audio, video and narrated lectures for closed-captioning.
Skills Desired: Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; strong typing and spelling skills. Preference given to applicants with Blackboard experience and applicants with Work-Study eligibility.
Schedule: Approximately 12-15 hrs/wk during the Fall Semester but may extend through Spring. Hours are between Mon-Fri, 8a–5p depending on class schedule.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, class schedule and a completed application to email@example.com.
GSA and WORK-STUDY – CMU Dining
Duties Include: Assist and courteously serve customers; prep, serve, and cook assorted foods using various equipment and utensils; assist in keeping kitchen and service areas clean and sanitized; follow all safety and food handling guidelines; report to full-time employees as assigned; attend and complete employee trainings and meetings as scheduled; become familiar with and follow all CMU Campus Dining policies and standards; complete other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.; must be able to handle temperature changes including putting stock away in coolers and/or freezers; must be able to stand and walk for extended periods; must be able to push loaded stock carts; prior food service and/or customer service experience.
Schedule: Days and hours vary by location.
WORK STUDY - CMU Libraries
Located within the Charles V Park Library building, the University Library and the Clarke Historical Library offer flexible hours, a variety of responsibilities, and a desirable work environment. Many students work with the libraries for their entire college careers. Job vacancies are filled from applications submitted to the current job postings list, below. More information can be found on the library's website. Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
- Clarke Historical Library: Student Assistant
GSA and WORK STUDY – Facilities Management
CMU Facilities Management has the vision to support student success with a welcoming, safe, and functional campus. To accomplish this vision, we offer a variety of student employment opportunities in the areas of Landscape Operations, Architectural Trades (painter, carpentry, sign shop, lock shop), Mechanical, HVAC, CAD/GIS, and Office Assistants. By joining our team, you make a difference on campus and learn lifelong skills in the process.
WORK-STUDY - Finance and Law - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Making copies; monitoring the front desk; checking department email; answering questions as necessary; some proofreading; running errands; getting mail; and answering the telephone.
Skills Desired: Polite; ability to proofread; ability to effectively communicate.
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and class schedule to Sherry Yens, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA - Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools - seeks a Student Ambassador
Duties Include: Serving as the face of CMU to prospective students, parents, and partner school staff; leading campus tours for groups of students ranging from ages 13-17, and supporting their engagement in workshops, presentations and discussions about college life; participating in student panels; answering questions about life on campus; meeting perspective students; creating outreach materials; and event set-up and tear-down.
Skills Desired: Critical thinking and problem solving skills including maintaining awareness and observation of campus fire and health & safety regulations; addressing minor behavioral issues and ensure all students are always safe; and referring serious issues to a school chaperone and Center staff members. Professionalism and work ethic skills including acting as a positive role model for CMU; demonstrating punctuality, ethical behavior and integrity while giving campus tours and assisting at events; and being professional, kind, and courteous to visiting students, partner school staff, and families. Oral and written communications including strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with perspective students and lead campus tours; and ability to provide general campus information to students and school staff. Digital technology skills including the ability to use digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals; and should demonstrate effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies. Leadership skills including the ability to actively engage during campus tours. Teamwork and collaboration skills including the ability to work with other student ambassadors and staff members as a team during special projects and large volume events such as Fire Up for the Future and Experience Central.
Schedule: Dependent on events and needs that come with the position. Appointment is for Fall 2023 and possibly Spring 2024. Training begins September 2023. Possibility of continuing position for consecutive years.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Information Technology - seeks Student Technicians
The Office of Information Technology offers an array of jobs across campus to suit all different levels of technical skill. Applications will be used to recruit interested candidates into various departments within OIT.
Skills Desired: Work well with others; demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills; maintain a high level of professionalism; and must be able to work at least two full semesters before graduating.
Schedule: Dependent on department.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Information Technology, Academic and Research Computing - seeks a Student Technician
Duties Include: Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting software and computer hardware; working one on one with faculty on various technical requests; responding to classroom support calls; and assisting with any other technical issue or requests that may arise within the various academic colleges.
Skills Desired: Ability to act as technology support for faculty, staff, and students; dependable and accountable; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; strong oral and written communication skills; ability to maintain professionalism in personal interactions; and the ability to collaborate with students and staff in other technical units.
Schedule: A minimum of 15 hrs/wk with a maximum of 20 hrs/wk during the school year between 8a-5p.
GSA - Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship - seeks an IBIE Ambassador
Duties Include: Encouraging students to sign up and participate in IBIE events and programs; promoting through social media, tabling, class presentations, and RSO meeting presentations; being a student leader on campus and represent IBIE.
Skills Desired: Experience with public speaking preferred; and experience with social media content creation preferred.
Schedule: Flexible with classes. Mon-Fri and occasional weekends.
GSA - Medicine - seeks a Research Assistant
Duties Include: Wastewater sample collection and pick-up on campus and at regional sites across Central Michigan. The Assistant can drive their own car or a university-owned vehicle to obtain samples and deliver them to a CMU lab in the Biosciences Building. Samples are obtained weekly. The Assistant may also help prepare reagents and run assays in the lab time permitting.
Skills Desired: Valid driver's license and interest in public health and biology.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, days and times vary.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Research Assistant Position.
WORK-STUDY - Military Science - Army ROTC - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Providing assistance to Executive Secretary and office staff as needed; copying and shredding; running errands on campus; and assisting with various ROTC events & planning.
Skills Desired: Experience with Microsoft Office programs; prior office experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p; no less than 2 hour blocks.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and Work-Study eligibility amount to Antoinette Tucker, email@example.com.
WORK-STUDY - Multicultural Academic Student Services - seeks a Videographer
Duties Include: Independently lead media efforts for the office; create video content in relation to office programs and initiatives; film videos of MASS events; review video footage to find the best clips and merges those clips into one cohesive video that is in line with the direction of the video’s goals; and assist in the efforts of creating a welcoming office environment where all students feel welcome.
Skills Desired: Demonstrated work experience with filming, editing and producing quality films; experience working with diverse student populations; strong organizational and time management skills; and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher at the time of application and during the period of employment.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a resume, two professional references complete with names, job titles, contact emails, and phone numbers, and unofficial CMU transcripts to Jewel Larkins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK-STUDY – OneCentral - seeks multiple Call Center Student Assistants
Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to apply, although open to all students.
Located in the lower level of the Bovee University Center, OneCentral provides guidance and support related to financial aid, billing, and registration. OneCentral is the location to guide individuals through the business of being a student in a desirable work environment.
Duties Include: Provide quality customer service in our call center related to answering questions about student accounts, financial aid, refunds, and general billing questions for the CMU community; reception desk management; scheduling appointments; interoffice mail delivery, recycling maintenance, data entry, scanning documents, process incoming coin; and other general office duties and projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong communication and organizational skills; positive attitude; leadership and team-oriented; excellent customer service; adaptable, accountable, professional; basic accounting and budgeting experience is desired. Must sign a confidentiality agreement.
Schedule: Availability during office hours, Mon-Fri, 9a-4:30p. Multiple positions are available. A minimum 3-hour shift is required. The number of hours assigned weekly is dependent upon Financial Aid and Work-Study eligibility.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Karlee Herzog, email@example.com.
WORK-STUDY - Physics - seeks a Student Office Assistant
Duties Include: Providing assistance to office visitors, staff and faculty; answering phones; greeting visitors in the office; scanning and copying; running errands on-campus.
Skills Desired: Must have a positive attitude; dependable; possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively with students, staff, and the public; must be detail oriented; exhibit a willingness to learn and be a team player; and be able to work with minimal supervision. Basic MS Office skills required.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email Work-Study eligibility amount, cover letter, resume, and class schedule to Angela Fulk, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK-STUDY - Science and Engineering Sponsored Research Administration - seeks a Student Office Assistant
Duties Include: Working with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook to perform tasks such as data entry, electronic filing, e-mail management and communications; copying; scanning and organizing electronic files; running errands on campus; and other duties to be determined.
Skills Desired: Knowledge and experience using software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; must be detail oriented; must have strong communication skills, written and interpersonal; ability to work independently when needed and stay focused on details; ability to maintain confidentiality; and willing to learn new things.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Send email of interest and resume to email@example.com.
WORK-STUDY - Theatre and Dance - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Answering phones; greeting visitors: typing: running errands on campus; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; punctuality; good time management; and professionalism. Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p. Tuesdays and Thursday are desired for fall semester.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and Work-Study eligibility to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK-STUDY - University Advancement, Stewardship and Donor Relations - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Assisting with stewardship and donor relations programs; assisting in creating future donor relations programs including writing and social media outlets; assisting in coordinating both in-person and virtual events; assisting with on-campus and off-campus programming; marketing and communication campaigns; various clerical duties including proofreading materials, writing donor and recipient stories, handling of confidential documents and reports, filing, scanning; additional tasks as required by the stewardship department or other internal departments within Advancement; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Solid computer skills and experience with Windows, MSWord, and MSExcel; experience in Canva, Adobe software, and other design software preferred. Applicants must be able to handle multiple tasks; interact courteously with constituents while presenting a high standard of service and projecting a professional attitude; be willing to work in collaboration with others and be receptive to feedback; possess extreme attention to detail; demonstrate a high level of organization and professionalism; excel in both verbal and written composition; and creativity. Writing, research, and event assistance will be the focus of this position. Diversity is highly encouraged within the Advancement department.
Schedule: Flexible with classes; typically a set schedule of approximately 10-20 hrs/wk with additional hours required for special events and projects; able to adjust schedule to fulfil academic responsibilities. Summer work opportunities available.
To Apply: Email student ID number, cover letter, resume, and references to Vicki Begres, email@example.com.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - University Events
University Events provides comprehensive event estimation, design, consulting, management, and production for the Central Michigan University community local and statewide. Join our team today to learn and grow either out on the field or in the office.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks an On-Air Host, Announcer, and Producer
Duties Include: Working in a professional environment alongside WCMU’s award-winning staff of reporters, producers, and hosts; learning valuable hosting and production skills that can be directly applicable to a future career in journalism, broadcasting, communications, or related fields; delivering news, weather, and sponsorship messages in a clear and conversational manner; voice tracking and production responsibilities; helping prepare news stories for the website, WCMU.org, and for on-air broadcast; airing programming, promos, and other on-air elements as scheduled; and serving as local host during national NPR programs including ‘Weekend Edition,’ ‘All Things Considered,’ and ‘Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” among others.
Skills Desired: Excellent speaking skills; punctual; reliable; ability to deliver material live on-air in a professional manner; excellent speaking skills; punctuality and attention to detail; ability to use and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; basic knowledge of Adobe Audition; background in audio production; and experience operating broadcast equipment.
Schedule: Specific work hours are determined by management on an as-needed basis. Applicants must be available between 10-20 hrs/wk. Production shifts will be scheduled on weekdays between 2p-7p. On-air shifts are weekdays from 7p–10p and weekends from 7:30a–2a. The length of each shift will generally be between 3 -7 hours long. Evening and weekend shifts are required. Availability during university shutdowns including Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Break is highly preferred.
To Apply: Send a letter of interest and your resume to: Mike Horace, Michael.Horace@cmich.edu. No phone calls.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks a Radio News Reporter
Duties Include: Working in a professional environment at the NPR stations at CMU; reporting and producing daily news stories with WCMU’s award-winning news team; reporting and producing skills will be gained that can be directly applicable to a future career in journalism, broadcasting, communications, or related fields; candidates will pitch story ideas to the news director; identify and contact sources via phone and email; receive assignments and leads; prepare questions and record interviews in person and via phone; write and edit copy and audio for radio broadcast; and produce digital versions of all stories for our website, WCMU.org.
Skills Desired: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; punctuality and attention to detail; willingness to learn and receive critical feedback; ambition to chase down stories and contact sources on short notice; experience with digital audio editing software including Adobe Audition; and Sound news judgement.
Schedule: Specific work hours are determined by management on an as-needed basis. Applicants must be available 10-20 hrs/wk during the academic year. Shifts will be scheduled on weekdays between the hours of 8a-7p, and will be at least three hours in length. Some evening and weekend hours may be required facilitate events or breaking news coverage. At WCMU’s discretion, the successful candidate for this position may be offered employment during the summer as well.
To Apply: Email a cover letter expressing interest, resume, and any writing possible writing samples to Rick Brewer, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls.