Academic Year Job Postings
Academic year 2023-2024
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 - Art and Design - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Providing frontline customer service; answering department phone calls; greeting all guests including students, faculty and staff; and making copies and scanning documents to faculty and staff.
Skills Desired: Excellent communication skills; knowledge of Microsoft office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook; and accounting skills.
Schedule: 10-20 hrs/wk. Flexible with classes during office hours, M-F, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Cindy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Athletics - seeks a Director of Soccer Operations
Duties Include: Coordinating team travel logistics and itineraries; assisting with coordinating team meals; assisting the coordination of marketing events; assisting with official and unofficial visit paperwork and itineraries; assisting with day-to-day soccer activities; scheduling within Arms; contracts; statistic sheets and film; and other duties assigned by the Soccer Coaching Staff.
Skills Desired: Strong Organizational Skills; effective communication skills; creative problem solving skills; and regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance.
Schedule: As needed for practices, games, and assisting in other duties.
To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to Jeremy Groves email@example.com.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - Athletics - seeks an IAC Tutor and 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK-STUDY – Campus 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.
- Concessions: Team Member
- WhichWich: Team Member
WORK-STUDY - Center for Learning through Games and Simulations and CMICH Press - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Monitor and post on several social media platforms; organize and monitor the tabletop game library; support the Associate Director as needed and time allows.
Skills Desired: Familiarity with multiple social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok, Discord, YouTube, Mastadon, Twitch, or others; a willingness to learn new or new-to-you social media channels; ability to write in a clear and concise manner; knowledge of tabletop games; and creativity and self-motivation.
Schedule: Flexible with classes, 10 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Andrew Devenney, email@example.com.
WORK-STUDY - Human Development and Family Studies - seeks A Social Media Content Coordinator
Duties Include: Attending University Communication’s social media and branding workshops; participating in creative brainstorms and developing content with the HDFS branding and marketing committee; creating visual content, stories, and graphics for HDFS’ social media channels following CMU’s social media branding practices; scheduling regular posts in Agorapulse in accordance with University Communication policies; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience with Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook; creativity; strong oral and written communication skills; and the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
Schedule: 5-10 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com. No phone calls.
GSA and WORK-STUDY – 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 - 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, M-F, 8a-5p; no less than 2 hour blocks.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and Work-Study 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.
GSA and WORK-STUDY - OIT 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 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.
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.
WORK-STUDY Community Service - Special Olympics Michigan - seeks an Accounts Payable Assistant
Duties Include: Mailing of weekly accounts payable check run; data entry; scanning; filing credit card journal entry; and entering and balancing online grant reports.
Skills Desired: Work independently; strong attention to detail; good work ethic; reliable; good organizational skills; and self-motivated.
Schedule: Minimum of 10 hrs/wk available; must be available 2-4 hours on Fridays for the weekly check run; remaining hours are flexible. Position continues into the Summer.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Lori Swift, email@example.com with subject line: Accounts Payable Assistant
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.
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.
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.