Anticipated Openings at CMU Fall 2020:

All positions are tentative and subject to change accordingly.

CMU Counseling Center (1 anticipated opening)

  • Counseling Center Graduate Assistant. Work with counselors to create and market health and wellness information through social media, Counseling Center website, and outreach and prevention programming. Assist counselors in building and developing a successful and engaging social media campaign to promote health and wellness information to students on a regular basis. Assist counselors in the creation of interactive outreach activities to be shared with students across campus. Read the full position description here.

Financial Wellness Collaborative (1 anticipated opening)

  • Financial Wellness Program Graduate Assistant. Under general direction, coordinates and oversees the programmatic activities and execution of financial wellness and educational efforts offered through the Central Michigan University Financial Wellness Collaborative. Performs a variety of professional responsibilities, including student ambassador recruitment, development and supervision, as well as logistical programming and alignment with defined competencies and learning outcomes. Exercises technical and functional supervision for student volunteer staff. The Financial Wellness Program GA serves as a resource for the Collaborative Executive Board and work groups in development and execution of strategic plan goals. Read the full position description here.

Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center (2 anticipated openings)

  • Mentor Programs Graduate Assistant. Primary duties include managing the Lunch Buddies and Adopt-A-Grandparent in an advisor and training capacity. Will work to build collaborative partnerships both on and off campus. Read the full position description here.

  • Student Food Pantry Graduate Assistant. Primary duties include managing the Food Pantry program including all processes and procedures for procuring and distributing food to students in need. Read the full position description here.

Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (1 anticipated opening)

  • Graduate Assistant. This position assists with various segments of the financial aid programs administered by the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is committed to providing quality financial aid services to its constituents while maintaining equality and accountability in the administration of public, institutional, and private financial aid funds. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is a department within the Enrollment and Student Services division. Read the full position description here.

Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute (2 anticipated openings)

  • Leadership Programs Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening). The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs coordinates the planning, development, and execution of co-curricular programs within the Leadership Institute. The Graduate Assistant works collaboratively with Leadership Institute staff and performs a variety of professional consultation and assessment efforts for educational programming, including staff recruitment, staff development, logistical planning and curriculum development with university-wide leadership competencies and learning outcomes. The Leadership Programs Graduate Assistant exercises technical and functional supervision of student staff of the student staff of Leadership Safari. Read the full position description here.

  • Leader Advancement Scholars Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening). The Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute Graduate Assistant is will assist with duties related to the management of the Leader Advancement Scholarship cohort. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment and enrollment management initiatives designed to attract high- ability high school seniors to the university, providing academic advising and assisting with course registration for Leader Advancement Scholars, and assisting with the design and implementation of student leadership programs for scholarship recipients. Read the full position description here.

Sexual Aggression Services (1 anticipated opening)

  • Sexual Aggression Services Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening). The Graduate Assistant is responsible for sharing administrative leadership for Sexual Aggression Service's peer advocate group Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates (SAPA) volunteers. SAPA is responsible for operating a support/crisis line and online services working with those affected by sexual assault, domestic partner violence, intimate partner violence, harassment and stalking. The experience allows for the graduate student to serve in a leadership role over a group of 60-75 student volunteers. The scope of the work requires the student to develop connections with the on-campus community. Read the full position description here.

Student Activities and Involvement (3 anticipated openings)

  1. Fraternity and Sorority Life Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening). The successful candidate will assist in providing leadership to the Fraternity & Sorority Life community at Central Michigan University. They will work with all Greek councils to meet their goals that support their mission statement and Fraternity & Sorority Life's. In addition, they will work to improve campus & community relations. Read the full position description here.

  2. Student Activities Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening). The successful candidate will assist in providing oversight and visionary leadership to the Student Activities committees (Mainstage, Homecoming, Siblings Weekend & CMU Up All Night) and our campus programming board (CMU Program Board). They will oversee & advise the committees and assist them in their efforts to reach their goals and those of the Office of Student Activities & Involvement. Read the full position description here.

  3. Student Engagement Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening).  This position assists the Office of Student Activities and Involvement in providing support to first year and transfer students seeking to get involved in activities across campus. Read the full position description here.

University Recreation (3 anticipated openings)

  1. Guest Services/Ticket Operations Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening).  Responsible for providing the supervision, hiring, training, and scheduling Service Center and Ticket Central staff. Collaborate with program areas to maintain up to date registration and payment procedures including memberships, fitness, intramurals, aquatics, and other UREC services. Some evenings and weekends required.
    Certification Requirement:  Red Cross CPR-PR. Read full position description here.

  2. Facilities Operations and Events Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening).  Assist with daily supervision and operations of University Recreation facilities. Responsible for the supervision, hiring, training and scheduling of student Events/Facilities Operation staff. Assist in facility rental/special event logistics for special events held in University Recreation facilities. Serve as Events Facility Administrator during assigned events. Certification Requirement:  Red Cross CPR-PR. Read full position description here.

  3. Intramurals and Officials' Graduate Assistant (1 anticipated opening). Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision, evaluation and retaining of all IM sport officials. Assist with the marketing of the IM program. Assist with coordinating IM Sports & Special Events. Assist with the development and management of the personnel and equipment budgets. Certification Requirement:  Red Cross CPR-PR. Read full position description here.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight. See more at Office of Civil Rights and Institutional Equity