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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.

WORK-STUDY and GSA - Art Gallery seeks a Gallery Graphic Designer for 2024-25 School Year
Duties include: 
Design poster, postcard and fliers for the exhibitions and programming at the gallery. Maintenance and design of the art gallery's Facebook and Instagram. 
Skills desired: Graphic Design skills, proficiency in Adobe suite, ability to follow guidelines of University Communications and Printing Services. Photography skills are a plus.Schedule: Flexible hours, must be able to work independently and with deadlines.
To apply: 
Email portfolio of cover letter, resume and samples of design work to Anne Gochenour at

WORK-STUDY and GSA – Career Development Center - seeks a Career Peer Advisor
Duties include:  Conduct mock interviews for students/alumni, both general and tailored to specific industry. Conduct professional document reviews for students, including resume, cover letter, CV, etc. both in-person or virtual meetings and via email. Support students with navigating Handshake and provide guidance with employment search using various resources. Provide a diverse and deep understanding of professional resources and knowledge. Organize and execute tabling events and other career related workshops and programming. Conduct CDC presentations in classrooms, for student organizations and for other special requests.
Skills desired:
 Current Central Michigan University student who has completed at least one semester of coursework. Strong writing skills and the ability to proofread and edit documents. Exceptional communication skills to facilitate both group and individual interactions with students/alumni. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint required. Must be responsible, accountable, and possess good time management skills. Preferred Qualifications: Have utilized Career Development Center in the past. Cumulative GPA 2.5 or higher. Active user of LinkedIn. Prior public speaking and/or leadership experience.
  Work Hours: 10-12 hours per week, (plus additional hours/times as needed to staff events, assist with marketing, conduct presentations, etc.). Possible evening and weekend shifts.
To apply:
  Email your resume and cover letter to by Friday, April 19. If a position can be offered, applicants will be notified.


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.
Current openings: 

    GSA and WORK-STUDY - Events and Conference Services - seeks an Office Assistant

    Duties include: Maintain data related to office activities, maintain financial records, complete reference checks, manage meetings and professional staff calendars, assist in research projects and other data collection, regularly review, implement, and enhance office procedures/operations.
    Skills desired: 
    Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidentiality, organizational skills, working knowledge of MS Office applications, knowledge of residence life programs, University Recreation, Athletics, University Events and other campus offices and resources.
    Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Summer availability.
    To apply: 
    Email a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Robinson

    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.
    Current Openings

    GSA and WORK-STUDY - Information Technology - seeks Student Technicians

    The Office of Information Technology offers an array of jobs across campus to suit all 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.
    Apply Online

    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 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. Position continues through Summer and into the Academic Year 24-25. 
    To apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to with the subject: Research Assistant Position.

    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, 8-5 p.m.
    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,

    GSA and WORK-STUDY - Parking Services - seeks a Student Assistant

    Duties include: Issue parking violations to motor vehicles violating university ordinance(s); issue violations by foot and vehicle patrol; work special events including but not limited to basketball and football games, and commencement; communicate effectively with headquarters via radio; and other duties as assigned.
    Skills desired: Candidates are punctual, reliable, able to work under minimal supervision, and possess good communication skills.
    Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8-5 p.m., with additional night and weekend hours possible for special events.
    Apply online

    WORK-STUDY – Student Account Services and University Billing Office – seeks a Skilled Assistant

    Duties include: Perform clerical support to the collections department. Maintains and processes correspondence and prepares records and reporting documents. Monitor and maintain the past due payment plan program. Phone contact with students regarding payment plan adjustments. Performs statistical analysis of data.
    Skills desired:
    Accounting or math major preferred. Strong understanding of financial transactions. Must be experienced user of Microsoft Excel and Word. Strong communication and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines. Must be able to work independently and multitask.
    Office hours are M-F, 8-5 p.m. Flexible with class schedule, position is year round.
    To apply:
    Send email with cover letter and resume to Karmen Grondin,

    WORK-STUDY and GSA – Undergraduate Admissions - seeks a Campus Ambassador
    Duties include:  Provide campus tours to prospective students, answer inbound calls from prospective students and their family members, assist in event prep and facilitation.
    Skills desired: 
    Knowledge of campus, high comfortability in speaking in front of a crowd, organization and attention to detail.
      Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon- Fri, 8-5 p.m., must be willing to work one Saturday per month
    To apply:
      Complete application

    GSA and WORK-STUDY - University Events - seeks Office Assistant

    Duties include: Assist in all steps to the room and event reservation process at CMU.
    Skills desired: Microsoft Office Proficiency, Attention to Detail, Excellent Written and Verbal Communication.
    Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8-5 p.m.
    To apply: Please complete this form.

    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.
    Current openings:


        GSA and WORK-STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks an On-Air Host / Announcer / Producer

        Duties include: The local host is responsible for airing programming, promos, and other on-air elements as scheduled. This position will also have occasional voice tracking and production responsibilities. This includes helping prepare news stories for the website and for on-air broadcast. This role serves 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, including an ability to deliver material live on-air in a professional manner. Ability to use and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Preferred knowledge of Adobe Audition, audio production and operating broadcast equipment.
        Must be available for 10-20 hours per week during the academic year, and 25-40 hours per week during the summer. Evenings and weekend shifts ARE REQUIRED. Applicants MUST be available to work over the summer.
        To apply: 
        Submit a cover letter expressing your interest in this position, and resume to Michael Horace No phone calls. If a position can be offered, applicants will be notified.