Academic Year Job Postings

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 - Academic Advising & Assistance - seeks Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders for ACC, BIO, CHM, CPS, ECO, HDF, MTH, PSY, STA

Duties Include: Assist in providing leadership in implementing an exemplary and comprehensive SI program; conduct two or three peer-assisted study sessions per week for assigned class; attend all lectures for the assigned class every week and keep up on class materials; create handouts, worksheets, pre-tests, and other instructional tools to be used during SI sessions; develop a positive and effective working relationship with the professor, instructor, GA and/or TA teaching the lecture section assigned to; and attend mandatory SI Leader trainings and meetings.
Skills Desired: Possess an overall GPA of 3.0 or above; must have received a minimum of an A- as a final grade in the course applying for, preferably at CMU; demonstrate good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; ability to commit 12+ hours per week to the job and attend required meetings and training sessions; a strong emphasis is placed on the ability to integrate cultural competency into the SI sessions
Schedule: 2 - 3 evenings per week and attendance at all classes required.
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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:
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Member
Market - Team Leader
Market - Team Member
Marketing - Graphic Designer
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Member
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Team Member
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Team Member

WORK STUDY - Carls Center for Clinical Care and Education - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Assis office staff with special projects and daily tasks; unlock and restock clinic rooms; fax reports to providers; file patient charts; put together new patient packets and new patient file folders; run mail and deposit; keep areas well sanitized and organized; and recycling and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Friendly, respectful, well-organized, demonstrated attention to detail, good communication skills, ability to prioritize tasks, reliable and the ability to work independently.
Schedule: Mon - Fri starting at 8a.
To Apply: Email a resume, class schedule and Work Study eligibility to Lisa King, kjell1lm@cmich.edu.


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
Acquisitions & Metadata Svc-Serials  - Student Assistant
Digitization Student Assistant


GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Accounting Clerk
Duties Include: Compile and update accounting spreadsheets; update files related to purchase/payable, 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: Flexible
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - Seeks a Recycling Worker

Duties Include: Collect all types of recyclable materials (paper, cardboard, Styrofoam, batteries, lightbulbs, electronics, etc.) from buildings around campus and prepare them for recycling. Drop off empty recycling bins as requested. Attend weekly recycling meetings. Other related duties as assigned by a supervisor.
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must have valid Driver's License check. Good knowledge of campus and buildings. Good communication skills. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Willingness to learn.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Mon-Fri 7:30-4p.
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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 class schedule.
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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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GSA - Medicine - seeks a Research Assistant

Duties Include: Translate short documents (generally less than 500 words) from English into French and Italian, and/or proofread existing translations in French and/or Italian). 
Skills Desired: Intermediate to advanced proficiency in written French or Italian; familiarity with academic writing conventions in English and the target language; interest in social sciences, qualitative research, autism, and/or disability studies is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible as needed.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to casci1ma@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Parking Services - seeks a Parking Enforcement Officer

Duties Include: Issue parking violations to motor vehicles that violate university ordinances; issue violations by both foot and vehicle patrol; work in all weather conditions; parking enforcement at special events includes but not limited to, football, basketball, and commencement; communicate effectively with CMU Dispatch via radio; and vehicle maintenance.
Skills Desired: Must pass a background check and be fingerprinted; must have at least one full year of school left before graduation; punctual; reliable; and able to work under minimal supervision.
Schedule: Ability to work early mornings, nights and weekends as needed, typical hours 8a-5p; minimum of 2 hour blocks between classes
Apply online, click 'Employment Opportunities.'

WORK STUDY - Police Department - seeks a Building Security Officer

Duties Include: Patrol assigned building(s) on campus; report suspicious activities via radio to CMU Police dispatch; lock/unlock doors; assist in opening/closing buildings; work special events; check ID's to assure people are in correct buildings; other duties as assigned. DOES NOT act as a police offer.
Skills Desired: Must pass a background and fingerprint check; must have at least one full year of school left before graduation. Punctual; reliable; independent; good communication skills.
Schedule: Evenings and weekends.
To Apply 


WORK STUDY - Police Department - seeks a Lost and Found Clerk

Duties Include: Maintaining lost and found; coordinate the return of items to proper owners; keep record of all transactions; responsible for a weekly collection of lost and found items for the entire university; work on special events; any other duties as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Must pass a background and fingerprint check; must have at least one full of school left before graduation. Punctual; reliable; friendly; good communication and organization skills.
Schedule: Between the hours of 8a -4 p, Mon - Fri. 
To Apply


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 - Residence Life - seeks a Fitness Attendant

Duties Include: 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 of any issues with equipment; fill cleaning bottles with solution; serve as the first responder to any medical emergencies; complete written reports/documents; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and Standard First Aid certification; ability to lift 50 pounds; previous experience working in a fitness facility or studying exercise science or other related field. 
Schedule: Some evenings and weekend shifts.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Leslie Stockford, stock2lg@cmich.edu.


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 on environmental regulations including, but not limited to EGLE/EPA, MIOSHA, and OSHA. Preference given to students majoring in Environmental Health and Safety. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is preferred.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and three references to environmental@cmich.edu.


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/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: Tues and Th, preferably mid-day and Friday from 8a - 12p. 
To Apply: Email two professional references and a resume to Eszter Hasel, hasel1e@cmich.edu

WORK STUDY - Student Account Services & University Billing - seeks a Call Center Student Assistant

Sophomores or new transfer students encouraged to apply.
Duties Include: Answer general questions regarding student accounts, financial aid refunds and other billing questions; perform a wide range of clerical support; open, sort and deliver mail to and from campus departments; data entry, scanning and indexing documents and processing incoming coin; simple recordkeeping including recording information, totaling numbers, and routine calculations; stuffing envelopes for mass mailings; errands; assist in keeping office clean and organized; assist with line management; and other general office duties and projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must be an experienced user of Microsoft Excel and Word. An accounting or math background is helpful. Must have strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Must be able to work independently, work with interruptions, and multi-task. Must sign a confidentiality agreement.
Schedule: Availability during Call Center Hours, 10a - 3p daily. Multiple positions are available. Minimum of 3 hour shift required.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and class schedule to Karlee Herzog,
zuker1kr@cmich.edu.

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, rossm1dl@cmich.edu.

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 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. 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. 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 uevents@cmich.edu.

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 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; fill roles as technician in training, stage manager, usher, audio operator, lighting operator, or building manager based on event need. 
Skills Desired: Candidates was 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. 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 uevents@cmich.edu.

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, 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 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.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume listing relevant skills, requested number of hours, class schedule, current work or RSO commitments,  administrative and leadership experience, 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
Building Supervisor

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 an open weekly schedule. Transportation is not provided to local schools, but a few are within walking distance to campus. 
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