Academic Year Job Postings
Academic year 2022-2023
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.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Academic Senate Office - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Assist with distribution of documents, campus deliveries, and filing; attend the twice-monthly Senate meetings; assist in set-up, managing microphones, taking attendance, and responsible for ensuring the Panopto live stream runs smoothly during both physical and virtual meetings; maintain the Master Course Syllabi Directory on the Senate website; track curricular items in the curriculum system; double-check minutes and agendas; and other office duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel; possess good communication skills both oral and written, and people skills; a self-starter; have knowledge of general office procedures; strong organizational skills.
Schedule: Approximately 12 - 15 hrs/wk; candidates have Tuesday afternoon availability during Spring Semester; other hours are flexible during the week.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, class schedule and a completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Advancement: Gifts Entry - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Processing gifts and pledges to the Advancement Office based on current policies and procedures of the university; filing, scanning, and attaching documents; proofreading; telephone coverage if needed for the front office; printing and processing gift receipts for mailing; and other clerical duties as assigned by their supervisor.
Skills Desired: Candidates have solid computer skills and experience with Windows, MSWord, MSExcel and MSAccess; must be able to handle multiple tasks and work independently in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate possesses extreme attention to detail, demonstrates a high level of organization and professionalism, and excels in both verbal and written composition.
Schedule: Advancement offers extremely flexible weekly schedule options. Employee normally have a set schedule of approximately 10-20 hrs/wk dependent upon awarded Work-Study if applicable, and the ability to adjust schedule to fulfill academic responsibilities first if situations arise outside of the normal scheduled hours. Available to work during the Summers is also an option depending on if summer classes are being taken and the amount of Work-Study being awarded is large enough to cover both the Summer and the Academic year. Work-Study is preferred, but GSA for 12 hrs/wk can also be used.
To Apply: Applicants should email the following and must provide a Student ID Number: Cover letter, resume, and references to Vicki Begres, email@example.com.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Art & Design - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Answer the department telephone; greet all guests including students, faculty, and staff; make copies and scan documents to faculty and staff; word processing; inventory of office supplies; file confidential documents; prepare material slips; update the budget sheet; shred; sort mail and packages; take attendance for art events such as artist talks and art gallery events; run errands on campus; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Macintosh experience, Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel, Google Forms and Sheets, handle a great deal of confidentiality, have a background in accounting, ability to use Webex, access to Blackboard, dependable, responsible, and able to communicate effectively.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk during office hours Mon-Fri, 8a-5p with Fridays required. Some hours available once or twice a month for about an hour after 5pm for art event attendance.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Cindy Verwey, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Athletics: IAC Tutor-Mentor
Duties Include: Understand and effectively communicating subject matter to students; assisting students to work to define 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; navigate all Blackboard content thoroughly and effectively; and submit tutor reports electronically on time.
Skills Desired: 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 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: $10.25/hr.
To Apply: Email a completed application, resume, and a copy of unofficial transcripts to Kaitlyn Gadsby and Jessica Lautner at email@example.com.
WORK-STUDY - Broadcast & Cinematic Arts - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: General office work including answer phones, greet walk-ins, make copies, check equipment and keys in/out for audio labs, and assist faculty with special projects and shredding.
Skills Desired: Experience with Microsoft Office programs and willing to learn the key checkout program; must be self-motivated and able to work independently; must have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others.
Schedule: TuTh, 2p - 5p; MoWe, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and Work-Study eligibility amount to Llara Granger, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Career Development Center - seeks a Career Peer Advisor
Duties Include: Provide a diverse population of students with detailed resume, curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, and personal statement critiques by a combination of appointments; conduct mock interviews, both general and tailored to specific industry; research and update various office materials, including resources and presentations; assist with staffing office events including career fairs, outreach, and marketing efforts; support students with navigating Handshake and provide guidance with employment search using various resources; conduct CDC presentations in classrooms, for student organizations, and for other special requests; regularly contribute content to office social media sites; and occasionally cover the front desk of the CDC as needed.
Skills Desired: Current CMU student who has completed at least one semester of coursework; strong writing skills and the ability to proofread and edit documents in detailed manner; exceptional communication skills both written and oral to facilitate both group and individual interactions with students and alumni; proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is required; must be responsible, accountable, and possess good time management skills; have utilized the Career Development Center previously; cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher; active user of social media for networking and career purposes such as LinkedIn and blogging; and prior public speaking and/or leadership experience.
Schedule: Start date January 9, 2023 @ $10.10/hr; approximately 10 hours, flexible with classes during office business hours, and must be willing to work evening and weekend shifts for events.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Eric Davis, email@example.com. Deadline to apply is November 30, 2022.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK-STUDY - CMLife - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Assist the Business Manager; greet and assist people coming into the office; typing and data entry; make copies; run errands; pick up and distribute mail; make deliveries; receive and deliver accurate messages; other miscellaneous office duties including assignments from the Director and Assistant Director.
Skills Desired: Project a positive attitude, dependability; possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively with students, staff, and the public; have an eye for detail; exhibit willingness to learn and be a team player; ability to work with minimal supervision; basic knowledge of Microsoft Word processing and Excel; and familiarity with campus is a plus.
Schedule: Approximately 5 hrs/wk beginning in January 2023; flexible with class schedule during office hours, Mon - Thu, 8a - 5p; might increase to 10-15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and anticipated graduation date to Tricia Kierst, email@example.com by Dec. 7, 2022. No phone calls.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - CMU Bookstore - seeks a Clerk
Duties Include: Attend to customers; answer the phone; run a cash register; receive merchandise; stock shelves; pull, process, and pack online orders; and work events.
Skills Desired: Good communication and listening skills, dependability, and willingness to learn new tasks.
Schedule: Flexible with classes; hours vary, Mon-Fri shifts with occasional weekends.
To Apply: Email, mail, or hand-deliver a completed application to: CMU Bookstore, 202 Bovee University Center, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859 C/O Foster Williamson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - CMU Dining
CMU Dining is the largest employer of students on CMU's campus with a wide range of opportunities across fifteen locations. CMU Dining Team Members and Team Leaders gain valuable life skills, resume-building opportunities, free or discounted meals, and meet many new people in the campus community. CMU Dining brings fresh ideas and innovative concepts with a focus on food and nutrition. Development is fostered in a setting where mobility, teamwork, and communication flourish.
GSA and 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 - Reading Room Assistant
WORK-STUDY - Curriculum & Instructional Support: Learning Media Production - seeks a Media Producer
Duties Include: Pre-production, production, and post-production of various media projects, and handle all communication with clients making sure proper invoicing and archiving procedures are followed. Projects include online lecture editing, recording events and lectures, listening to videos and transcribing audio for closed-captioning, creative and promotional video production, various types of media conversion, and providing equipment maintenance for studio and edit suite; provide support to Media Production staff as needed for live shoots and streaming events.
Skills Desired: Possess current technical knowledge and decision-making ability to proofread and edit media; strong typing and spelling skills; must be dependable and complete tasks within a set timeframe; must be a self-starter and able to work independently, with input from supervisor and other CIS staff accordingly; demonstrated knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Panopto, and other tools as needed.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p, with some evenings and/or weekends as events require.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Phil Coffman, email@example.com.
WORK-STUDY - English Language Institute - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Office work including answering phones, greeting walk-ins, making copies, and assisting faculty with special projects.
Skills Desired: Applicants with an interest in languages and cultural experiences are highly desired; must be self-motivated and able to work independently; must have excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
Schedule: Start date January 9, 2023 @ $11.00/hr; up to 20 hours, flexible with classes during office business hours.
To Apply: Send a brief introduction in the body of an email, including Work-Study eligibility amount and an attached resume to Josh Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, Facilities Management offers 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 the team, students make a difference on campus and learn lifelong skills in the process.
WORK-STUDY – Health Professions: Dean’s Office - seeks a Student Marketing Assistant
Duties Include: Create college flyers, write up summaries about College of Health Professions events, create social media posts, photography, and other small projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Requires good writing and communication skills along with excellent editing & proofreading skills. Applicants should be skilled at and enjoy writing. Students with a signed major in Communication, IPR, or Journalism are preferred.
Schedule: Flexible schedule during office hours, M-F, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and Work-Study eligibility amount to email@example.com.
GSA and WORK-STUDY – Healthcare IT
Healthcare IT is the main provider of desktop technology support for all departments within the College of Health Professions, College of Medicine, and CMU-affiliated healthcare clinics. Online applications must be submitted to be considered as a candidate for these positions.
Healthcare IT Student Technician, year-round position
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Information Technology: Help Desk - seeks a Systems Analyst I
Duties Include: Provide general answers to IT-related questions; support campus systems like CentralLink, Blackboard, and Office365; troubleshoot campus network registration, connection, and configuration issues; troubleshoot Global ID account issues; and troubleshoot general computer hardware and software issues.
Skills Desired: Help Desk System Analysts are technically savvy and natural problem-solvers. They are also expected to demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, maintain a high level of professionalism, be trusted with the protection of sensitive information, be creative and improvise when necessary, and demonstrate strong technical writing skills. At a minimum, candidates must be able to work at least two full semesters before graduating. Freshmen in particular are ideal due to the unique learning opportunity this job offers to students new to campus.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during hours of operation; check help.cmich.edu for our current hours of operation.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Information Technology: Media Services - seeks a Student Classroom Technician
Duties Include: Provide Tier 1 audio/visual support for campus classrooms, conference spaces, and study areas; may include but is not limited to supporting CMU faculty, staff, students, and guests with the 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: Up to 40 hrs/wk during the Summer, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a resume to James Young, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK-STUDY - Information Technology: Technical Services - seeks a Technician
Duties Include: Provide on-site and remote technical assistance to students and staff; troubleshoot, maintain, and repair computer hardware and software of many types; troubleshoot and maintain Ethernet and wireless network connectivity and registration; troubleshoot and maintain networked printers and various IoT devices; provide on-site support for CMU events, conferences, and games; utilize enterprise tools such as Active Directory, Group Policy Management, System Center Configuration Manager, JAMF, Print Management, File Share Management, Remote Support Tools, and Configuration Manager; and create, maintain, and follow processes and knowledge-content within the IT Knowledge Base.
Skills Desired: An eagerness to learn, good troubleshooting skills, and the ability to communicate with customers effectively. This position does not require previous experience and is open to all students. Technical experience is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
GSA & WORK-STUDY - Inter-professional Education & Practice Center - seeks a Standardized Patient
Duties Include: Attend training for Standardized Patients; portray a medical patient for health profession students; present a case history in a consistent manner for all students; and undergo limited examination by students as needed.
Skills Desired: Must be reliable, punctual, and dependable; good written and verbal communication skills; ability to act or portray a medical patient according to directions; and the ability to use computers to watch videos, complete checklists, and type comments.
Schedule: Flexible with classes and based on Simulation Center needs.
To Apply: Email resume and letter of interest to Amy Malheim, email@example.com.
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, filing, distribute mail, make campus deliveries, make copies, data entry, and construct documents and spreadsheets.
Skills Desired: Project a positive attitude; 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. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls.
GSA – MediaGraphix - 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; proficiency 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 2023 hours may vary.
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; are 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; and can 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.
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 email@example.com with the subject: Research Assistant Position.
WORK-STUDY - Military Science and Leadership - Army ROTC - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Update archival ROTC documents and spreadsheets with accuracy and confidentiality; Check mail; Answer phone and greet walk-in guests; Assist with miscellaneous tasks related to ROTC Events & special projects; Assist other Cadre as needed; and supply technician through inventory and organizing ROTC supplies.
Skills Desired: Detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently. Experience with Excel and Microsoft Office is required. Project a positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills because not only will there be interface with ROTC Cadets & Cadre but with visiting Alumni, other CMU administrators, and prospective students.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, M - F, 8a - 5p. Minimum of 2 hour shifts.
To Apply: Email a resume, Work-Study eligibility amount, and Fall 22 & Spr. 23 class schedule to Antoinette Tucker, 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.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Parking Services - seeks a Parking Enforcement Student
Duties Include: Issue parking violations to motor vehicles that violate university ordinance(s); issue violations by foot and vehicle patrol; work on special events including but not limited to basketball and football games, and commencement; communicate effectively with headquarters via radio; any other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Candidates are punctual, reliable, able to work under minimal supervision, and possess good communication skills. A current, valid Driver's License is required as driving is an essential function of this position.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p, with additional night and weekend hours possible for special events.
Apply Online - No walk-ins. Only applicants with availability will be contacted for a position.
WORK-STUDY - Psychology - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Answering phones; data entry; copying, scanning, and proofing class materials; filing; running errands on campus; room scheduling; and general assistance to department staff and faculty.
Skills Desired: Prior office experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; spelling and proofreading skills; experience with Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat Pro; and attention to detail.
Schedule: Approximately 10 hrs/wk between M - F, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a resume and Work-Study eligibility amount to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Research & 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. Preference is given to applicants with 3-4-hour morning blocks of availability. Candidates must be available during breaks and holidays.
To Apply: Email a resume to Carol Stevens, email@example.com.
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 the ability to meet deadlines; must be able to work independently; ability to work with interruptions and multi-task; must sign a confidentiality agreement; clerical, accounting, and spreadsheet analysis.
Schedule: Three-hour blocks of time during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
WORK-STUDY - Student Inclusion & Diversity - seeks a Program Engagement Coordinator
Duties Include: Independently create social media content for the office, promoting the office’s events, programs and initiatives; assist in the recruitment, onboarding, and planning of IMPACT, the Multicultural Career Workshop, and the Multicultural Student Leadership Conference; repost and share content related to events and opportunities extended by the offices within the CSID; plan, implement, execute, and evaluate assigned events planned by committee; and maintain regular and consistent communication with committee members, student organizations, and campus constituents.
Skills Desired: Demonstrated work experience with social media and event management; 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, M-F, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a resume, two professional references with name, job title, contact email, and phone number, and unofficial CMU transcripts to Jewel Larkins, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 - 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
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 from campus.
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 sessions 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 in 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 FINWELL@Cmich.edu.