ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021
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.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Annual Giving - seeks In-Person Phonathon Student Callers
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, outgoing personalities, a great attitude, and a willingness 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. This position works in-person at the new Towers Call Center.
Schedule: Candidates must commit to working at least 2 shifts/wk and no more than 20 hours/week. Mon-Thu, 2p-5p, Mon-Wed, 5:45p-9:30p, and Fri, 12p-4p. Apply Online
WORK STUDY - Art & Design - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Provide frontline
customer service; answer department phone calls; greet all visiting students, faculty and staff; make copies and scan documents to faculty and staff; word
processing; inventory of office supplies; file confidential documents; preparation of material slips; shredding; coordination of mail and packages; maintain department copier; take attendance for artist talks and art
gallery events; compile and update accounting spreadsheets; assist with keeping the office clean and organized; run errands on campus; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Successful candidates
have excellent telephone communication skills, outgoing personalities, and a great attitude; familiarity with Microsoft Office including Word,
Excel, and Outlook; good interpersonal skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work
effectively with others and independently when necessary; dedicated and willing to learn new skillsets; and can manage a high level of confidentiality. Preference given to underclassmen and applicants available to work Summer 2021; GPA minimum of 3.0; preference given to students with accounting and budgeting experience.
hrs/wk; flexible with classes; Fridays 8-5 required. Some evening hours
required once or twice a month for about an hour after 5pm for art event
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Cindy Verwey, email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - Athletics - seeks Event Staff
Duties Include: Pre-event setup,
ticket taking, access control, assistance with administration of event
logistics, crowd monitoring, customer service, post-event teardown,
opening and closing of facilities, and all other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Knowledge and
proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; strong organizational, communication
and interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail; and ability to lift
50lbs. on a regular basis.
Schedule: Must be available to
work nights and weekends, home football and gymnastics events; approximately 20
hrs/wk, based on availability.
To Apply: Email a resume to Scott
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 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.
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.
WORK STUDY - Education & Human Services: Dean's Office - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Provide frontline
customer service for office guests and those contacting the office by phone; assist with the daily processing of mail and deliveries to the EHS Building; provide assistance with specialized projects and assignments; contribute to
the general operations of the office; and assist with maintenance of office
Skills Desired: Ability to project a
professional, positive image; maintain confidentiality; a demonstrated
knowledge and use of software such as Microsoft suite and the Internet; strong
communication and interpersonal skills; and reliable.
Schedule: To be determined in
coordination with supervising manager; 10-20 hrs/wk within the Dean's
Office regular hours of operation: Mon - Fri, 8 a - 5 p. This
application is to fill a Student Assistant Level 1 position for the remainder
of Spring Semester 2021 with the possibility of extending employment into
Summer 2021 and Fall 2021.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Bradley Bellinger, firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA - Engineering and Technology, School of - seeks a Research Assistant
Duties Include: Perform signal processing and analysis related to electrocardiogram and/or electroencephalography data, and conduct data analysis and classification.
Skills Desired: Candidates will have an interest in signal analysis and data processing; proficiency in MATLAB programming, general programming under Linux such as writing code and debugging, and any statistical software including R/MINITAB/SAS.
Schedule: 10 - 15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email Md Ali Haider, email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - Events & Conference Services - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Greet guests, gather event information, and showcase extreme detail
when processing requests; utilize Engage Central and Kx programs while working
with both internal and external clients; assist in planning and coordination of
special events, meetings, and conferences at CMU; complete event intake and
process requests campus-wide; assist with event payments and processing; and all
other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong written and
oral communication skills demonstrated by the ability to provide excellent
customer service and maintain confidentiality; organization skills demonstrated by completion of projects and event coordination with limited
Schedule: Flexible with classes during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a resume to Krista Holtgreive, firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Accounting Clerk
Duties Include: Compile and update accounting spreadsheets; update files related to purchasing and payables, plant fund accounts, recharges, and utilities; provide clerical assistance to staff; general office support including data entry, copying, scanning documents, filing, delivery, and pick-up of documents to other departments; all other related duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; must demonstrate attention to detail and good communication skills; must have the ability to prioritize tasks; must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a driver's license check.
Schedule: FlexibleApply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Electrical Shop, Architectural Trades and Maintenance Shop Office Assistant
Duties Include: Accurately
fill out and correct work time records for all shops; handle confidential
materials including account numbers, personal information, and credit cards; understand
and properly prepare time records with various types of work, sick, vacation,
personal, and overtime hours so workers receive proper pay; look up job orders
quickly, print, and close out work orders on SAP; must know names and faces of
full-time staff and student employees to properly facilitate calls and
manage timesheets; use different systems to put in data for the supervisors; handle
daily mail, file, answer phones, or any type of Word or Excel usage; assist supervisors with student interviews and the hiring process; during the Summer,
assist the full-time shop staff with necessary tasks as needed.
Skills Desired: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a driver's license check.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk, Mon-Fri, 7:30a-4p, no weekends; position may continue into the Summer with up to 40 hrs/wk Mon-Fri, 7:30a-4p, no weekends.Apply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Maintenance Worker
Duties Include: Assist full-time staff with changing filters, belts, and other necessary duties.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a driver's license check.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk during office hours Mon - Fri, 7:30a-4p, no weekends; position may continue into the Summer with up to 40 hrs/wk Mon - Fri, 7:30a-4p, no weekends.Apply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - Seeks a Recycling Worker
Duties Include: Collect recyclable materials including paper, cardboard, Styrofoam, batteries, lightbulbs, and electronics from buildings around campus and prepare them for recycling; drop off empty recycling bins as requested; attend weekly recycling meetings; and other related duties as assigned by a supervisor.
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift 50 lbs.; must have a valid Driver's License check; good knowledge of campus and buildings; good communication skills; demonstrated ability to work independently with little or no supervision; a willingness to learn.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon-Fri 7:30-4p.Apply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Service Center Clerk
Duties Include: Take requests for routine and emergency facility repairs via telephone, 2-way radio and email; make decisions using written procedures on how to respond to emergencies; respond to complaints regarding campus concerns such as lighting and parking; communicate with the President and everyone below, and has the possibility of affecting the entire university in situations such as tornado warnings, power outages, floods, and fire; many decisions require common sense. May be responsible for opening Facilities Management Service Center in absence of full-time employee, and assist with training new student employees. Office duties include data entry, answering multi-line phone, filing and creating new files, numerical analysis, copying, scanning work orders and Human Resources information, 2-way radio, errands, and sorting mail
Skills Desired: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; and must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Schedule: Flexible with class schedule during officer hours, Mon- Fri, 7a - 5p.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Vehicle Service Worker
Duties Include: Clean and wash vehicles; clean and maintain garage work area; assist mechanics as needed.
Skills Desired: Knowledge and experience with basic automotive maintenance; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a background check; must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Schedule: Flexible around the class schedule.Apply Online
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. Apply Online
WORK STUDY - Geography - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Type, file,
answer phones; scan; copy; make campus deliveries; run errands; stock and order supplies;
prepare conference room for meetings; maintain cleanliness of workroom and
office; other tasks as necessary to support the faculty, staff, and visitors.
Skills Desired: Previous office
experience; experience with office machines; knowledge of Microsoft Office
programs, demonstrated attention to detail; able to work independently when needed.
12p-3:30p; position continues through Summer, if interested.
To Apply: Email a cover letter,
resume, and contact information for references to P. Perry, 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.
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
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.Apply online
GSA - Media Graphix - 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
Skills Desired: A willingness to learn new skillsets, seek out innovation and explore ideas; availability
to work both in person and remotely as needed; proficient 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: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p; 20 hrs/wk; includes the summer. Summer hours may vary.
To Apply: Submit
a completed application
and email a cover letter, resume, a link to your portfolio and three portfolio
samples: one print, one digital and a third of your choosing, a brief
explanation as to why each was chosen, work availability for the Spring and Summer, and two letters of recommendation to Mel Purdy, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - Residence Life: Fitness - seeks a Fitness Attendant
Duties Include: Check people in, monitor activity, enforce policy, and clean the
equipment; greet members entering the facility; educate members on policies and
procedures in the fitness center and enforce those policies; monitor the
membership for any potential medical emergencies; clean, polish, vacuum
and/or dust machines and facility; notify the coordinator any issues with the
equipment; fill bottles with cleaning solution when empty; serve
as the first responder to any medical emergencies that occur; complete
written reports and documents; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Candidates must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0. Preference given to applicants with Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and Standard First Aid (American Red Cross required) certification; ability to lift 50 pounds; previous experience working in a fitness facility or studying exercise science or other related field.
Schedule: Every other weekend,
some late evening and early morning shifts (7:45a).
To Apply: email cover letter
and resume to Leslie Stockford at firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA and WORK STUDY - Residence Life: Fitness - seeks a Group Fitness Leader
Duties Include: Ensure the safety
of participants by understanding general signs and symptoms of physical
exertion; responsible for appropriate use of all aerobic related equipment; have general knowledge of exercise recommendation principles and educate
group fitness participants; answer questions regarding routine movement and
other related exercise concerns; assist in training new aerobic leaders; participate in a mentoring process to teach proper skills and increase
knowledge of exercise program; and report any facility problems.
Skills Desired: Candidates must have and
maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0; must be comfortable in front of group
and have an appreciation of individual skills and diversity of class participants; must be able to sustain aerobic activity for 30-90 minutes through a
series of physical activities; must have National Certification for
specialty group fitness classes such as Zumba, Turbo Kick, PiYo/Yoga Fit, and/or Yoga). Preferred Qualifications: Have
and maintain Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and Standard First Aid (American Red
Cross required) certification; prior experience teaching aerobic classes; national certification for non-specialty classes.
Schedule: Evenings with a
possible 10:30a Friday class.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Leslie Stockford, email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - Residence Life: Fitness - seeks a Small Group Trainer
Duties Include: Conduct fitness related
tests such as resting blood pressure, body fat composition, muscular strength and
endurance, cardiovascular endurance, grip strength, and flexibility on
clients; conduct training session twice weekly during the 6-week
program; be available for equipment orientations in the centers on campus; recommend fitness programs for clients; make referrals to the dietetics
department for nutrition advice when appropriate; provide educational
information about health, fitness, and wellness; attend staff meetings and
training sessions; complete comprehensive training sessions.
Skills Desired: Candidates must be a current personal trainer; must have completed HPR 220; must have and maintain Adult, Child, and Infant
CPR and Standard First Aid (American Red Cross required) certification. Preferred Qualifications: National Personal Trainer certification within 6 months of hire.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Leslie Stockford, firstname.lastname@example.org
WORK STUDY - Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety - seeks an Environmental Compliance Student Assistant
Duties Include: Conduct and assist
with environmental and safety inspections throughout campus; administrative tasks;
update and help maintain various databases; perform routine equipment
calibrations; assist with maintenance of equipment; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Effective written and
verbal communication skills; computer skills; Microsoft Office; ability to work
in a variety of environments; ability to work independently and in a team;
ability to maintain confidentiality. Preferred Qualifications include basic knowledge
of environmental regulations including, but not limited to EGLE/EPA, MIOSHA,
and OSHA. Preference is given to students majoring in Environmental Health and Safety. Minimum GPA of 3.0
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com
WORK STUDY - Statistics, Actuarial & Data Science - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: General office duties; answering phones and forward or take messages as needed; scan and copy projects on behalf of professors; greet visitors; assist faculty and staff; deliver departmental mail as needed.
Skills Desired: Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong attention to detail; self-motivated; willing to do various tasks; professional. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Experience with Photoshop and Publisher is preferred. Office experience is preferred but not required.
Schedule: TuTh, preferably midday; and Fr, 8a - 12p.
To Apply: Email a resume and two professional references to Eszter Hasel, firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA - Student Activities and Involvement - seeks a UCTV Video Content Producer
Duties Include: Create video
commercials and other digital content visible on display units in
the Bovee University Center, as well as on the Office of Student Activities
& Involvement YouTube channel; create video commercials based on project
requests from departments and registered student organizations on campus; develop video commercials for all program areas in the office; assist with other
departmental marketing efforts; record B-roll and capture activities and
programs sponsored by the Office of Student Activities & Involvement such
as but not limited to: Engaging in Excellence, Mainstage, Parking Lot Party,
Lunch on the Lawn, Siblings Weekend, Up All Night, and the SEAL Awards; and other
duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: The successful
candidate should be at least a sophomore with a background in video recording,
photography, and editing. The candidate should also have leadership experience,
be organized, creative, and motivated to take initiative. Must be able to make
professional video commercials and static advertisements and have experience
with using Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Final Cut X, or similar programs. Must be
able to utilize video camera equipment to record events or projects assigned, and relate content based on deadlines.
Schedule: - 5-10 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter
and resume to Dani Rossman, email@example.com
GSA - Student Publications - seeks a Designer
Duties Include: Help CMU Publications look their best and build a personal portfolio with published
print ads, digital ads, and magazine spreads.
Skills Desired: Knowledge and experience with InDesign, Illustrator,
and LightRoom or Photoshop.
Schedule: 6+ hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email portfolio links
or work samples with resume to Dave Clark, firstname.lastname@example.org
. No phone calls.
GSA and WORK STUDY - University Communications - seeks Web Content Migration Specialists
Duties Include: Migrate content from Sharepoint to Sitefinity; work with the digital strategy team to complete migration, including participating in migrating content, and basic end-user customer support; manually move content into Sitefinity; build web content, including the application of page layout and visual presentation, incorporate embedded multimedia, and troubleshoot presentation issues as needed; other duties as assigned in Sitefinity; provide support for overall content management and basic Sitefinity support; work with digital strategy team to assist with tactics of content migration plan following a predetermined content organization strategy; work with digital strategy team to identify and troubleshoot content related issues associated with Sitefinity and brainstorm solutions with the team; and provide assistance in building training documentation for Sitefinity.
Skills Desired: Basic MS Office skills are required including copy and paste, understanding formatting techniques H1, H2, and paragraph.
Schedule: Candidates have 20 hrs/wk minimum availability.
To Apply: Email interest to Lisa Wendland, email@example.com
. No phone calls or walk-ins.
GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks an Athletic Event Engineer Trainee
Duties Include: Assist with audio
production for athletic competitions in McGuirk Arena including Basketball,
Wrestling, Volleyball, and Gymnastics; work with professional
staff and learn how to set up and use all necessary equipment; and work in teams to see that all department equipment is handled with care,
department safety guidelines are implemented adhering to industry event
standards, and that inclusive event practices are honored. Candidates are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment which values and prioritizes
reliability, professionalism, communication, and a high level of customer
service and care. This position requires commitment to following event
guidelines and technical protocols relating to vehicle and equipment operation,
venue-based parking, loading, and operating instructions, and procedures for
safe equipment operation. On the job and formal training is provided in areas
including but not limited to leadership, venue safety, and event logistics.
Candidates have the ability to thrive within a dynamic team structure
and a willingness to learn and understand their role on the team.
Skills Desired: Basic mechanical and
technical knowledge is preferred but not required if the applicant has a
strong desire to learn about complex audio systems including mixing equipment,
signal paths, audio effects, and troubleshooting equipment. Candidates must
have an ability to follow written instructions, a positive attitude, good work
ethic, punctuality, alertness, and must display continued integrity and
maturity while working.
Schedule: Work times are dependent on CMU home athletic schedule. Candidates are available to work in
Mount Pleasant for all games scheduled between semesters. As these dates are
subject to change, preference is given to those with a flexible schedule
over breaks who live locally. Amount of work per week is dependent on the number of events but will
not exceed 20 hrs. Some late evening shifts are required. Work continues into the Spring Semester and other event-related opportunities may be
available at this time.
To Apply: Email a cover letter
and resume listing relevant skills, requested number of hours, class schedule,
current work or RSO commitments, and interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks Event Crew
Duties Include: Labor-intensive event setup; delivery of event furniture, sound and lighting systems, and installation of carpet and vinyl floor covering for comprehensive university and community events; pre- and post-event clean-up; responsible for returning department-owned equipment, furniture, and technology to proper storage locations after event use and treating all department gear with care; implement department safety guidelines, adhering to industry event standards, and honoring inclusive event practice; safely operate CMU owned vehicles; ability to perform repetitive lifting (40 lbs and up); install furniture in all environmental conditions. Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment that values and prioritizes reliability, professionalism, communication, and a high level of customer service and care. This position requires a commitment to following event guidelines and technical protocols relating to vehicle and equipment operation, venue-based parking, loading, and operating instructions, and procedures for safe equipment operation. On the job and formal training is provided in areas including but not limited to leadership, venue safety, and event logistics. Applicants should have the ability to thrive within a dynamic team structure and a willingness to learn and understand their role on the team.
Skills Desired: Candidates should have experience performing tasks involving manual labor and the ability to follow written instructions and event diagrams along with implementing room layouts; be able to demonstrate knowledge of methods, materials, and tools utilized in event setups as well as some mechanical and technical knowledge of equipment; have a positive attitude, taking initiative in anticipating what needs to be done, and critical thinking with changing event needs and schedules are crucial for this position; good work ethic, punctuality, and alertness are essential; display continued integrity and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts. Selected candidates who obtain a Chauffeur’s License and excel within the team dynamic and interpersonally may be selected for future leadership roles.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required; late nights, early mornings, and lengthy shifts. The shift schedule varies to match changing event needs. Preference given to applicants with a desire to work 15 - 20 hrs/wk, have availability during times when classes are not in session and are looking to grow with the team throughout their academic career.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume listing relevant skills, requested number of hours, class schedule, current work or RSO commitments, manual labor, leadership, theatre, and/or event experience, and interest to email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks Event Technician
Duties Include: Setup, operation, and removal of technical audio, lighting, and video equipment assets for university and community events; pre- and post-event clean-up; demonstrated commitment to consistent safe practices, department guidelines, adhering to industry event standards, and honoring inclusive event practice; responsible for returning department-owned equipment, furniture, and technology to proper storage locations after event use and treating all department gear with care; safely operating CMU owned vehicles; the ability to perform repetitive lifting (40 lbs. and up); installing furniture in all environmental conditions. Applicants should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment that values and prioritizes reliability, professionalism, communication, and a high level of customer service and care. This position requires a commitment to following event guidelines and technical protocols relating to vehicle and equipment operation, venue-based parking, loading, and operating instructions, and procedures for safe equipment operation; fill roles as a technician in training, stage manager, usher, audio operator, lighting operator, or building manager based on event need.
Skills Desired: Candidates have experience involving technology and must have the ability to learn and follow written instructions and interpret and execute technical equipment setups utilizing event diagrams and technical riders; demonstrated knowledge of methods, materials, and tools utilized in event production as well as skills related to practical and technical troubleshooting; must present a calm and positive demeanor to CMU partners and community while maintaining the ability to creatively problem-solve in the presence of an evolving event; work independently with technology, take initiative, and communicate concerns with professional staff; applicants should have a capacity for understanding complex systems with an ability to think on their feet, approach conflict management with confidence, and be comfortable with learning the principles of event reporting and assessment. Selected candidates who demonstrate strong technical skills and excel within the team dynamic may be selected for future leadership roles.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required; late nights, early mornings, and up to 6-hour shifts. The shift schedule varies to match changing event needs. Preference given to applicants with a desire to work 15 - 20 hrs/wk, have availability during times when classes are not in session, and are looking to grow with the team throughout their academic career.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume listing relevant skills, requested number of hours, class schedule, current work or RSO commitments, leadership, theatre, or event experience, and interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks Student Office Assistant
Duties Include: Event Intake, processing, submission, and phone triage for university and community events; process production trackers, master crew booking board, and production email and calendar as well as update the website. Due to the fast-paced and frenetic nature of the event flow and the demanding pace of event requests, the candidate must possess a high level of professionalism, organization, verbal acuity, and an ability to communicate with a calm service forward approach when navigating competing event priorities and requests; must be comfortable utilizing a variety of space management data, systems, and software platforms to effectively and efficiently triage requests and to determine the necessary information to execute event documentation; should be adaptable and comfortable working in an environment where work priorities may shift with changing deadlines and department needs; may be asked on occasion to perform some on-site event responsibilities.
Skills Desired: Candidates have administrative experience and work deftly with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; strong written and verbal communication skills are a must; present a positive demeanor to CMU partners and community; have a strong work ethic, punctuality, initiative, and impeccable interpersonal skills interacting as part of the team, with the professional staff, and with the campus community; must display integrity, accountability, and maturity during work shifts.
Schedule: Work during normal business hours based on department event needs; there may be project-based evening or weekend hours. Preference given to applicants with a desire to work at least 15 hrs/wk, have availability during times when classes are not in session, and are looking to grow with the team throughout their academic career.Apply Online
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(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; 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, 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: 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 an open weekly schedule. Transportation is not provided to local schools, but a few are within walking distance to campus. Apply Online