Academic Year Job Postings

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 - 2020

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. To confirm the amount of Work Study you have, contact Student Employment Services at 989.774.3881, Bovee University Center, Room 121.

All students may apply for General Student Assistance (GSA) jobs. 

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

WORK STUDY - Arts & Media: Dean's Office - seeks an Office Assistant
Cannot be majoring or minoring in any programs under the College of the Arts & Media.
Duties Include: General clerical office duties including copying, deliveries on campus, retrieving and sorting mail, tracking office supplies for reorder, keeping printers filled with paper, dusting, helping set up for and cleaning up after meetings, shredding, occasional typing, assist with promotional items inventory and organization, answering phones and greeting visitors when secretary is away; assist others in the office as needed.
Skills Desired: Friendly, courteous, punctual, self-motivated, willing to do various tasks, not afraid to ask questions if unsure of a task given, speak clearly, able to do on campus deliveries, able to work 12 hours or more each week.
Schedule: Flexible with class schedule during office hours, Mon - Fri, 9a - 5p.
To Apply: Email Maxine Davis to receive an application and time grid for work availability to be completed and returned. Once received, only candidates for the position will be contacted by email for an interview to be scheduled.

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 531; ANT 175; BCA 318WI, and 503WI; BIO 500 and 537; BIS 255 and 315; BLR 202, 222, 235WI, 302 and 350; BUS 100, 300QR and 301S; CHM 132, 211QR, 342; COM 352, 353, 362, 365, and 461; CPS 181; ECO 202, 203, 204, and 365; EGR 190QR, 200, 253, 255, and 499WI; ENG 381WI; ENT 200, 210, 213, 221 and 300; FIN 302, 310, 315, 425, 442, 448, 499, and 573; FNS 370, 374, 375; HDF 110, 213, 302, and 303; HSC 211, 214, 215, 216, 235, 308, 404, HST 110W and 325WI; IET 154; JRN 203QR, 340, 350, 380 and 556SL; MKT 255, 300, 304, 340, 420, and 440; MTH 107, 113, 130, 132, 133, 175, 217, 223, 332, 334, 341, 363, 499, and 553; PES 218, 280, and 318; PHY 131 and 171; PSC 100WI, 150WI, 261, 280QR, and 371; PSY 383, 385, 459, and 487; REL 240WI and 320; SOC 200, 323; STA 282QR and 589.
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 desired.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and academic history including grades, to Malik Peacock,

WORK STUDY - Athletics - Event & IAC Staff

Duties Include: Pre-event setup, event security, assistance with administration of event logistics, post-event teardown, opening and closing of the Indoor Athletic Complex (IAC), control desk supervision, and all other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
Schedule: Must be able to work all home football and gymnastic events, as well as nights and weekends.
To Apply: Email resumes to Rebecca Thornton, Facilities and Event Operations Graduate Assistant,

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:
Burrito Bowl - Food Service Worker
Cafe Operations - Food Service Worker
Catering - Team Member
Catering - Office Assistant
Catering Sales - Office Assistant
Concessions - Team Member
Down Under Food Court (DUFC) - Food Service Worker
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Member
The Market - Team Leader
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Member
Northside Market - Team Leader
Northside Market - Team Member
POD Market/Subway - Team Leader
POD Market/Subway - Team Member
Real Foods on Campus (RFoC) - Team Member
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Team Member
Starbucks -Barista

GSA and WORK STUDY - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning - seeks a Media Producer

Duties Include: Responsible for pre-production, production, and post-production of various media projects within CETL Media Production. Requires use of specialized editing software (FCPX, Adobe Creative Suite, Panopto) and studio equipment (Sony cameras, mics, lighting). Producers handle all communication with clients and are responsible to make sure proper invoicing and archiving procedures are followed.
Skills Desired: Experience with Final Cut Pro X, excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
Schedule: A minimum of four 4-hour shifts.
To Apply: Email a resume to Phillip Coffman,

GSA - Civil Rights and Institutional Equity - seeks a Grant Assistant

Duties Include: Create content including videos, posts, and graphics to post on social media (Facebook and Twitter) regularly; promote available resources on campus including OCRIE's online reporting tool; work at events OCRIE is attending as directed; assist with events as planned for the #ConsentIsCentral Speaker Series and campaign; disseminate promotional materials through various #ConsentIsCentral events and partnerships; work with Registered Student Organizations, CMU Departments, and local businesses on partnerships with OCRIE to create educational programming and events; assist with research and drafting future grants, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience with social media management and event planning is preferred
Schedule: Fall semester, August 26 - December 6, 2019. Starting date is negotiable. Desired work schedule is Mon - Fri with some weekends; maximum of 15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to

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
Business Services - Student Assistant
Research & Instruction Services - Student Assistant

WORK STUDY - Educational Leadership - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: General office duties, answering phones and greeting visitors, and assist faculty and staff in the office as needed.
Skills Desired: Friendly, courteous, punctual, self-motivated, willing to do various tasks, not afraid to ask questions if unsure of a task given, and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Schedule: Flexible with class schedule during office hours, Mon - Fri 8:30a - 5p.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and Fall class schedule to Nan Clapp,

WORK STUDY - English Department - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Tend the front desk, answer office phones and forward or take messages as needed, scan and copy projects on behalf of professors, and deliver interdepartmental mail as needed.
Skills Desired: Office experience is preferred, but not required; excellent written/oral communication skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to present a professional face is required.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours Mon-Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Megan Stevens,

WORK STUDY - History - seeks two Office Assistants

Duties Include: Basic office duties including but not limited to assisting faculty, staff, and office visitors; campus errands, typing, scanning, copying, distributing mail, answering the telephone and taking messages, and other duties and projects as assigned. Candidates enjoy working in an academic office environment and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
Skills Desired: Successful candidates are proficient with Word and Excel; project a positive attitude, work well with others and independently; complete assigned tasks accurately; are self-motivated, punctual, reliable, and present a positive, professional image.
Schedule: One position begins in Summer II, paid GSA. Both positions are flexible with class schedules in the Fall and Spring. 
To Apply: Stop by in person to Anspach 314 (before August 9, 2019) or Powers 106 (after August 10, 2019), or email a cover letter and resume to Annette Davis,

WORK STUDY - Marketing & Hospitality Services Administration - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Provide assistance to faculty, staff and office visitors, answer the phone, note and deliver accurate messages, schedule appointments for the academic advisor, file, mail distribution, campus delivery, copy jobs, data entry, and construct documents and spreadsheets; other duties and projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Project a positive attitude and be dependable; possess interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students, staff and the public; must have an eye for detail; exhibit willingness to learn and be a team player; able to work with minimal supervision; a base knowledge of MS Office Suite is required; familiarity with campus and the CBA is a plus; previous office experience is preferred but not required. 
Schedule: Flexible with class schedule; availability varies during office hours Mon - Fri, 8a-12p, 1p-5p.
To Apply: Send an introductory email addressed to Robin Berry, MHSA Department Executive Secretary,, and attach a cover letter, resume, and Fall class schedule. Do not apply in person or by phone.

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. 
Apply Online

WORK STUDY - Psychology - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Typing; scanning; filing; data entry; copying, collating and stapling of class materials; running errands on campus; answering phone; and providing general assistance to department staff and faculty.
Skills Desired: Prior office experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; accurate typing; spelling and proofreading skills; and excellent attention to detail.
Schedule: Approximately 10-15 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri, between 8a - 5p, based on student availability and Work Study funds. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and class schedule to Colleen Craft,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Residence Life: Towers Student Success Center - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Office Assistants are among the front line of the office, greeting incoming traffic, and answering phone calls and emails. Office Assistants are responsible for general clerical duties in an administrative office including typing and proofreading, creating and working with databases, answering phones, processing mailings, providing information to CMU and non-CMU constituents about The Office of Residence Life, and other duties as assigned. This position involves significant work with confidential information. Rate of pay: $9.45/hr.
Minimum qualifications include: A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and at the conclusion of the semester in which you are applying (cumulative grade point average of 2.0 must be maintained during the period of employment), basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to follow through with each task to completion, excellent customer service skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, and self-motivation. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Knowledge of Residence Life programs and other campus offices and resources preferred.
Schedule: Candidates must be available to work at least 4 semesters; 5 or more semesters is preferred. The ideal candidate is able to work MoWe, 1:30 - 5p and Tu, 12:30 - 2pm in Fall 2019 as these are the specific hours that need filled. Applicants will not be considered if not able to be on campus through May 2020.
To Apply: Email completed application and schedule to attention: Kim Voisin.

WORK STUDY - Risk Management & Environmental Health and Safety - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Answer phones and take detailed messages; assist with walk-in traffic; create forms, documents and labels in Microsoft Word; create and maintain databases and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel; order office supplies; do filing; run errands on campus and hand deliver mail; data entry; operate and maintain various department equipment such as a copier, fax, scanner and laminator; assist with routine checks of AED equipment across campus; and special projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Experience with Word and Excel; attention to detail; ability to maintain confidentiality.
Schedule: Flexible with classes, 15 hrs/wk. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation and references to

GSA - Technical Services - seeks a ResNet Depot Technician

Duties Include:  Help on-campus residents connect to Central's internet, wireless, and other network resources. ResNet Depot Technicians assist incoming students with network registration, device setup, and general IT problems encountered with the residential network. Job responsibilities include software installation and configuration, basic hardware troubleshooting, network configuration, and communicating with students. This short-term position may lead into a longer position with CMU's Office of Information Technology.
Skills Desired: Basic computer knowledge of Windows and/or Mac; a friendly, customer-oriented attitude; the ability to work well with others; the ability to take directions and complete tasks with minimal supervision, staying on task.
Schedule: Afternoons Aug 17 - Aug 28, seven days a week; minimum of 2 hour shifts. Early on-campus move-in accommodations will be provided. 
Apply Online

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:
SAC - Lifeguard

WORK STUDY - Women and Gender Studies - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Office support, filing, copying, data entry, scanning, deliveries, ordering supplies, creating and distributing fliers and other marketing materials, and assisting the WGS Director with other projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Effective communication, basic computer skills, working knowledge of MS Word and Excel, and a professional and positive attitude.
Schedule: Flexible with classes.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Katy Lemorie, Administrative support for Women and Gender Studies,