Academic Year Job Postings

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 - 2020

To confirm the amount of Work Study you have, contact Student Employment Services at 989.774.3881, Bovee University Center, Room 121.
Students may apply for Work Study jobs only if awarded Work Study on the Financial Aid award letter. If you completed your FAFSA but do not know if you qualify, contact Financial Aid, 989.774.3674 or Student Employment Services, 989.774.3881.
All students may apply for General Student Assistance (GSA) jobs.
Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

 WORK STUDY - Accounting Services - seeks a Skilled Assistant

Duties Include: Assist accountants; process journal entries and run reports in SAP; analyze data; assist in compiling information for financial statements; review department procedures and internal controls; work on independent projects. Assist in general office duties including answering phones, scanning documents, office mail deliveries, copying, and filing. 
Skills Desired: Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with SAP system entry, 10-key; detail-oriented, strong organization and communication skills. Accounting students are urged to apply.
Schedule: Flexible hours Mon-Fri, 8a-5p. Up to 20 hrs/wk and full-time possible during the Summer. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and Spring 2020 class schedule to Patti DeHarde, dehar1pa@cmich.edu. Include your CMU ID#, CMU email address, phone number, and whether or not you are available to work during the summer. 

GSA and WORK STUDY - Annual Giving - Phonathon Student Caller

Duties Include: Call alumni and friends of CMU on behalf of the annual fund. Callers are expected to be friendly on the line, update alumni information, build rapport, inform alumni about campus updates and various funds, and secure donations.
Skills Desired: Successful candidates have excellent telephone communication skills, fluency in English, are outgoing, have a great attitude, and are willing to ask for donations. Ideal candidates are fun, outgoing, hard-working CMU students. A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and sales experience are a plus. 
Schedule: Candidates must commit to working at least 3 shifts/wk, with one shift being a weekend shift. Sun, 1p - 5p and 5:45p - 9:30p, Mon - Thu, 2p - 5p, Mon - Thu, 5:45-9:30p, and Fri, 12-4p. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Athletics - seeks an Academic Tutor

Duties Include: Tutor student-athletes with CMU courses at the Indoor Athletic Complex. Courses include: ACC 250, 255, 301, 302, 321, 501 and 53; BCA 318WI, and 503WI; BIO 101; BIS 101, 255 and 315; BLR 202, 222, 235WI, 302 and 350; BUS 100, 300QR and 301S; CHM 131, 132, 211QR, 265, 345; COM 352, 353, 362, 365, and 461; ECO 202, 203, 204, and 365; ENG 381WI; ENT 200, 210, 213, 221 and 300; FIN 302, 310, 315, 425, 442, 448, 499, and 573; FNS 370, 374, 375; GEO 105; HDF 110, 213, 302, and 303; HSC 211, 214, 215, 216, 235, 308, 404; JRN 203QR, 340, 350, 380 and 556SL; MGT 258, 303; MKT 255, 300, 304, 340, 420, and 440; MTH 105, 107, 113, 130, 132, 133, 175, 217, 223, 332, 334, 341, 363, 499, and 553; PHY 130; 131, 145, and 171; PSC 242; PSY 383, 385, 459, and 487; REL 240WI and 320; SOC 200, 323; STA 282QR.
Skills Desired: Previous tutoring experience is a plus; must have a B+ or higher in the course desiring to tutor and a 3.0 cumulative GPA; must have a strong ability to present material utilizing a variety of tutoring strategies to meet the different learning styles of students.
Schedule: Hours vary according to the needs of the student-athletes' schedules. Hours would be between Mon - Thu, 8a - 10p; Fri, 8a - 4p; Sun, 4p - 10p. A minimum of 5 and maximum of 20 hrs/wk is desired.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and academic history including grades, to Malik Peacock, peaco1ml@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Auxiliary Services - seeks a Level 1 Office Assistant

Duties Include: Scan and verify documents for record retention, maintain and create Excel spreadsheets, verify journal entries and audit processed deposits, general clerical duties, office coverage and other miscellaneous duties.
Skills Desired: Experience with MS Office products, excellent customer service skills and attention to detail are required skills. Desired skills are knowledge of SAP and/or ImageNow.
Schedule: 10-15 hrs/wk for Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and beyond. Hours needed: Mon - Thu, 11a - 2p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Christa, dickm1ca@cmich.edu

GSA and WORK STUDY - Campus Dining

Duties Include: Assist and serve customers in a courteous manner; 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 of time; 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:
Cafe Operations - Team Member
Catering - Bartender
Catering - Team Member
Concessions - Team Member
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Member
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Member
Northside Market - Team Member
POD Market/subway - Team Leader
POD Market/Subway - Team Member
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Team Member
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Team Member

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.
Current Openings
Reading Room Assistant

GSA - Customer Relationship Management - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Perform daily data validation and clean-up; maintain documentation; identify and merge duplicate records; assist with multiple data cleanup and maintenance efforts; assist with upgrade testing and other related projects and assignments as needed.
Skills Desired: Ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality, possess good judgement skills and be detail-oriented. Marketing or IT students preferred. Reliable transportation is necessary to CMU Global Campus in Mount Pleasant. 
Schedule: Two positions available. First position, 20 hrs/wk. Second position, 10 hrs/wk. 
To Apply: Email Jodi Drouse, drous1jm@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Sign Shop Assistant

Duties Include: Assist Sign Shop staff; attend safety meetings; any other related tasks assigned.
Skills Desired: Computer knowledge and graphic design experience; proper grammar and spelling skills; and attention to detail. Must have a valid Driver's License and the ability to pass a Driver's License check. 
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: IT - seeks a Computer Systems Technician

Duties Include: Configure, install, and maintain computer systems in a local area network (LAN) environment; work with end-users, troubleshoot computer hardware, software, printers, and network issues including wireless; and maintain an inventory of supplies, stocks, and assets
Skills Desired: Should be able to install, configure, and diagnose network printers and associated hardware and software; must be familiar with deploying and installing Microsoft Office Suite Windows, malware cleaning, replacing computer and electronics hardware components; must have good communication skills, be able to work independently, and follow directions; familiarity with CMU's wired and wireless networks; knowledge of NTFS permissions and file-sharing; experience with Windows Server; some knowledge of SQL queries; and knowledge of Computer Programing. Familiarity with an Active Directory environment is beneficial. Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: Landscape Operations - seeks a Grounds Worker

Duties Include: Take care of all areas of CMU campus grounds and the athletic areas; seed, fertilize, and water landscape areas; clean, trim, and maintain all areas assigned (sidewalks, flowerbeds, lawn areas, and bleachers); assist regular Landscape Operations personnel in their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Minimal skills and experience required; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri. 
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WORK STUDY - Fashion, Interior Design & Merchandise - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Answering the phone, greeting visitors, running errands, handling mail, making copies and scanning them, filiing, inventory, and general office tasks as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Microsoft Word and Excel, preparing SOS materials, knowledge of copy machines, filing, general knowledge of accounting, friendly and warm attitude, motivated, responsible, and proactive. 
Schedule: Generally 12p-5p, Mon-Fri.
To Apply: Email a resume to Mikayla Jones, jones1mb@cmich.edu

GSA and WORK STUDY - Financial Wellness Collaborative - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Manage and respond to Financial Wellness emails; maintain Financial Wellness calendar; answering and direct calls coming into the office; provide exceptional customer service to visitors; attend all Money Mentor trainings; aid with referrals to partner offices; assist with filing and organization of electronic and hard-copy files; assist with daily upkeep of facility including cleaning and organizing; monitor and restock Student Food Pantry disbursement closet; assist with creation and promotion of any Financial Wellness related topics and events; assist with planning and implementing programs designed to educate and engage students regarding topics associated with financial wellness including but not limited to budgeting, borrowing, money management, loan repayment, and long-term fiscal responsibility; ability to maintain professionalism amongst peers, co-workers, and other campus partners; and other duties as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Previous demonstration of teamwork and collaborative skills; obtained a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Preference given to prior involvement in leadership positions including, but not limited to, on-campus position, employment, and high school; experience serving in an office environment; knowledge in finance, including but not limited to related fields such as: Financial Aid, Personal Financial Planning, and/or Individual Fiscal Responsibility.
Schedule: 8- 10 hrs/wk. Must have availability for two of the following shifts during the Spring 2020 Semester: Mon, 1p - 5p; Tue, 1p - 5p; Wed, 1p - 5p; Thu, 1p - 5p; Fri, 8a - 12p, 12p - 5p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Financial Wellness Collaborative - seeks a Money Mentor / Peer Coach

Duties Include: Meet with students to create personal savings plans; help students understand the basic principles of financial literacy; address students individual financial needs; attend all Money Mentor trainings and additional trainings specific to Peer Coaches; aid with referrals to partner offices; assist with creation and promotion of any Financial Wellness related topics/events; assist with planning and implementing programs designed to educate and engage students regarding budgeting, borrowing, money management, loan repayment, and long-term fiscal responsibility; ability to maintain professionalism among peers, co-workers and other campus partners; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Previous demonstration of teamwork and collaborative skills, and obtained a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Involvement in leadership positions including, but not limited to: on-campus positions, employment, high school, etc. Knowledge in finance including, but not limited to: financial aid, personal financial planning, and/or individual fiscal responsibility. Preference given to individuals with wide availability of Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. 
Schedule: 2-5 hours per week with potential for more.
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GSA - Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools - seeks a Board Governance Student Assistant

Duties Include: Assist with communications, the review of literature, data entry, staffing the front desk, preparing materials for events, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Proficiency with MS Word and Excel, detail-oriented, and able to exhibit strong communication skills and organizational skills.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk during office hours Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a resume to Candice Kolbe, kolbe1ck@cmich.edu.

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.
Current Openings:
Desktop Support Technician
Service Desk Staff

GSA - Information Technology - seeks a Media Services Student Technician

Duties Include: Troubleshoot and maintain classroom technology including in-class assistance and night tech shifts. Prior knowledge of classroom technology is not required, and on the job training is provided. Knowledge of computers is not required.
Skills Desired: Unafraid to climb ladders, troubleshooting skills, ability to work in front of a large number of people, and a driver's license.
Schedule: Flexible Mon - Fri, 8a -5p, with night tech shifts Mon - Thu, 5p -9p.
To Apply: Email Marcus Clowers, clowe1ml@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology - seeks a Service Representative

Duties Include: Provide administrative and technical support to CONNECT CMU customers, including answering phone calls, responding to emails and chat/SMS messages, greeting visitors, service ticket management, database management, document scanning and storage, device activations, device deliveries, charging purchases using a POS register and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong written and oral communication skills; a demonstrated ability to provide an excellent customer service experience and maintain confidentiality; general computer skills including database experience; must present a professional image and display consistent integrity, positivity and maturity; must have a valid driver's license.
Schedule: Availability on TuTh afternoons desired.
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WORK STUDY - Isabella County Parks & Recreation - seeks a Park Ranger

Duties Include: Participate in the maintenance of a county park performing general grounds upkeep, assist in the completion of maintenance projects such as janitorial duties, work on special event preparations, and complete other work assignments as provided by the supervisor. Pay range: $9.45 - 10.43/hr. 
Skills Desired: Ground keeping skills preferred but not necessary.
Schedule: Flexible during park hours: Sun - Sat, 8a - 10p.
To Apply: Email a completed Isabella County Application, resume, Work Study award amount and class schedule to Miranda Walker, mwalker@isabellacounty.org.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Mathematics - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Answer the phone, greet visitors, photocopying, scanning, work with spreadsheets, on-campus deliveries, create announcements and bulletin boards, and other basic office duties as needed.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, strong communication skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with others and independently when needed. Previous work experience, knowledge of Photoshop and Publisher are a plus.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon-Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a completed Student Employment Application, current resume and Spring 2020 class schedule to math@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Music, School of - seeks Music Event Staff

Duties Include: Ushering, staging, lighting, technical production and stage management. Event Staff are part of a team that teaches technical skills, and highly values excellence, leadership development and collaboration. The values and skills learned by being part of this team prepares students for a wide variety of occupations in the future. Music Event Staff have gone on to be professionals in many fields including, graduate and doctoral studies, medicine, arts administration, human resources, arts education and business.
Skills Desired: Must be people-friendly; technical skills are a plus but not required; ability to lift a minimum of 35 lbs.
Schedule: Nights and weekends, 5-15 hrs/wk depending on time of the semester. Involves setting up, involvement in rehearsals, and running the events. 
To Apply: Email a resume and brief description of interest to Dan Koefoed, koefo1ds@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Music, School of - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Greet visitors, filing, answer phones, light cleaning of common areas and distributing incoming mail.
Skills Desired: Experience with MS Office products, excellent customer service skills and attention to detail. Knowledge of SAP is preferred.
Schedule: Approximately 15-20 hrs/wk based on class schedule. 
To Apply: Email a resume and Spring class schedule to Melinda Zeneberg, zeneb1ms@cmich.edu.


WORK STUDY - Payroll and Travel Services - seeks a Student Assistant 

Duties Include: Front line customer service and reception, scanning, auditing documents, data entry, copying, preparing mail, filing, sorting reports, light cleaning, recycling, and general office duties as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel). Experience with scanning and indexing. Effectively work both independently and as a team. 
Schedule: Flexible hours between 8a-5p, Mon-Fri. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to payroll@cmich.edu 


WORK STUDY - Police Department- seeks a Safe Rides Escort Officer

Duties Include: Transport students from one Safe Rides Stop to another Safe Rides Stop in a marked department vehicle via a routing system.
Skills Desired: Have a good driving record.
Schedule: 8p - 2a, 7 days/wk when classes are in session.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Public Media - seeks a News Reporter

Duties Include: Produce daily newscast stories and features for broadcast within WCMU Public Radio's Morning Edition and All Things Considered; prepare questions, record interviews in person or via phone, write copy and edit finished news stories and features.
Skills Desired: High energy, good journalistic judgment and great writing skills; excellent verbal and written communication; Audio editing experience preferred; high degree of professionalism and reliability; COM, BCA or JRN majors preferred.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk during the Academic Year; up to 40 hrs/wk during Summer 2020. Some weekend and evening hours may be required. Position requires Summer availability.
To Apply: Stop in at the Public Broadcasting Center with a resume, attention: Amy Robinson, amy.robinson@cmich.edu, and fill out an application.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Research and 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. Prefer 3-4-hour morning blocks of time. Candidates must be available during breaks and holidays.
To Apply: Email a resume to Carol Stevens, steve1ca@cmich.edu.

GSA - Technical Operations - seeks a Web Developer

Duties Include: Designing user interfaces and coding web applications and API's. 
Skills Desired: Freshmen are encouraged to apply, and training is provided. TechOps Developers have gone on to work for large corporations, join tech companies or start a business of their own. Required qualifications include self-motivation, willingness to learn from others, ability to work on a team, ability to carefully follow written and verbal instructions, at least two years of eligibility remaining (graduating May 2021 or later and planning to work until graduation), and interest in web development. Desired qualifications include experience with Python, Django, Git, HTML, CSS, Javascript, user interface and experience design, databases, and the command line.
Schedule: Required to work a minimum of 15 hrs/wk in shifts of at least 2 hrs between 8a - 5p, Mon - Fri. Within these parameters you can usually set your own schedule. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks Event Crew

Duties Include: Responsible for event setup duties including transportation, maintenance, and inventory of UE equipment and furniture. Will be involved in on the job and formal training sessions that may include but are not limited to: leadership, venue safety, and event logistics. Applicants should have the ability to excel within a dynamic team structure. Other responsibilities include preparation and restoration of event venues before and after use. Ability to operate a CMU vehicle is required and must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Work uniform requirement to include black pants (no jeans), black work shoes, and shirt supplied by department. 
Skills Desired: Willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential. Must maintain a positive demeanor to CMU customers and the public and must be adaptable with changing event needs and schedules. Applicants should be self-starters who are detail oriented and able to multitask with minimal direction. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is critical. Must display continued integrity, positivity, and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts. Applicants should be able to work and communicate effectively in a team setting while maximizing productivity. Those selected that show initiative may be selected for future leadership roles.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required; late nights, early mornings and long shifts.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume listing skills and interest to uevents@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks an Event Technician

Duties Include: Will be involved in on the job and formal training sessions that may include but are not limited to: audio, lighting, and other A/V applications. Must be able to work at heights in excess of 6 feet. Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and operating UE technical equipment. Other responsibilities include preparation & restoration of event venues before and after use. Ability to operate a CMU vehicle is required and must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Work uniform requirement to include black pants (no jeans), black work shoes, and shirt supplied by department.
Skills Desired: Based on job requirements cell phone use is not permitted during work. Willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential. Must maintain a positive demeanor to CMU customers and the public and must be adaptable with changing event needs and schedules. Applicants should be self-starters who are detail oriented and able to multitask with minimal direction. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is critical. Must display continued integrity, positivity, and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required. Late nights, early mornings and long shifts.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter listing skills and interest to uevents@cmich.edu.

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:
Event Staff
Event Staff Supervisor
Fitness Instructor
Fitness Specialist
Graphic Design Coordinator

WORK STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks an America Counts and Reads Tutor

Duties Include: Meet students at school(s) 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; and act as a general classroom assistant answering questions as needed and leading small group activities during math time.
Skills Desired: Passion for children and mentorship, ability to develop 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 prior to being in the schools.
Schedule: Prospective 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. It is key that potential tutors have a fairly open weekly schedule. Transportation is not provided to local schools, but a few are within walking distance to campus. 
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WORK STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks a Student Food Pantry Distribution Coordinator

Duties Include: Assist in developing and assessing procedures for distributing food at the pantry; assist with coordinating and training volunteers to prepare food and help with distributions; create and maintain positive relationships within the food pantry volunteers, students, and faculty; work with Student Food Pantry staff to manage intake of students in need as well as inventory of the pantry; supervise the pantry and oversee volunteers during weekly distributions; track food donations received at the food pantry; manage cleanliness and overall appearance of the food pantry; and uphold ServSafe requirements for food pantry operations. Secondary duties include maintain quality student relations and customer service at the Student Food Pantry; update legacy notes for continued program development; and assist with projects and programs as assigned.
Skills Desired: Passion for food insecurity, ability to work independently, and the ability to supervise others.
Schedule: TuWe evenings, Fridays.
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