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 - Admissions: Application Processing seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Coordinate the secretarial duties associated with a program, project, or process; conduct special projects and assignments as directed; serve as a primary support staff personnel for work area, department, or unit Intake; print and scan transcripts; and look up student info to get transcripts attached to the correct file in a timely manner.
Skills Desired: Good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and Teams; basic knowledge of SAP, Perceptive Content, and SharePoint is preferred.
Schedule:  15 - 20 hrs/wk; must have availability Summer 2021.
To Apply: Email a resume and availability for Spring and Summer 2021 to Jennifer Sexton, sexto2js@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Annual Giving - seeks In-Person and Remote 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, 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. This position works both in-person at the Carlin Alumni House and remotely. Remote Student Callers are required to have reliable internet speeds at 100Mbps download and 10Mbps upload speeds. Check your speed prior to applying. A headset is provided.
Schedule: Candidates must commit to working at least 3 shifts/wk, with one shift being a weekend shift. Mon-Thu, 2p-5p, Mon-Wed, 5:45p-9:30p, and Fri, 12p-4p. 
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WORK STUDY - Arts & Media, College of - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Answer phones, make deliveries on-campus, make copies, collaborate on special projects, general receptionist duties including greet visitors and answer questions; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality, and punctuality.
Schedule: M-F, 10a-2p or M-F, 12-2pm.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and class schedule to Kyra L. Williams, andre1kl@cmich.edu. Cover letter and resume must be attachments. Do not include them in the body of the email.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Athletics - Student-Athlete Services - seeks Mentor

Duties Include: Layout and assist the student-athlete in accomplishing his or her weekly objectives; Provide study skills assistance; Provide a time management break down for the student-athlete each week; Assist students to work to define and utilize personal learning styles in academic pursuits; Provide feedback to Academic Coordinators via in person conversations, emails, phone calls, and session reports on our internal software system; Submit mentor reports electronically in a timely manner.
Skills Desired: Hold a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher; Possess strong communication skills and the ability to relate to students of diverse academic backgrounds; Display leadership skills; Show commitment to the Dick Enberg Academic Center Policies & Procedures, Central Michigan University, Mid-American Conference, and NCAA standards. Mentors are responsible for abiding by all NCAA and CMU policies and procedures while upholding the academic integrity and confidentiality in all areas of their job performance.
Schedule: Hours are based on Mentor’s availability.
To Apply: Email resume, application, and copy of unofficial transcripts to Lucy Mariani, maria1l@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Athletics - Student-Athlete Services - seeks Tutors for CHM 101, MTH 217, PHS 151QR, IET 154, PHL 318, PHL 141QR, ENS 101QR, CHM 421, CHM 343

Duties Include: Understand and effectively communicate subject matter to students; assist students to work to define and utilize personal learning styles in academic pursuits; provide feedback to Academic Coordinators via in-person conversations, emails, phone calls, and session reports on the internal software system; and submit tutor reports electronically in a timely manner.
Skills Desired: Must have earned a minimum of B or better in the course to be tutored; must be able to tutor in the following subjects: math, chemistry, biology, physics, and business (experience with upper level courses is a plus); hold a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher; possess strong communication skills and the ability to relate to students of diverse academic backgrounds; and show commitment to the Dick Enberg Academic Center Policies & Procedures, Central Michigan University, Mid-American Conference, and NCAA standards. Tutors are responsible for abiding by all NCAA and CMU policies and procedures while upholding the academic integrity and confidentiality in all areas of their job performance.
Schedule: Hours based on Tutor’s availability.
To Apply: Email a resume, completed application, and a copy of unofficial transcripts to Lucy Mariani, maria1l@cmich.edu.

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.
Current Openings:
Cafe Operations - Team Member
Catering - Team Member
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Member
The Market - Team Leader
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Leader
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Team Member
Northside Market - Team Leader
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
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Team Leader

GSA - CMU Biological Station - seeks a Conference Hall Director

Duties Include: Responsible for the daily on-site housing operations for all station users lodging in CMUBS facilities; build positive community relations among station staff and users, assist users with personal, academic, or event concerns as well staff a small store and transport station users.
Skills Desired: Strong written and verbal communication skills, and general computer skills. Eligible candidates must have a valid and current motor vehicle license, no special endorsements needed.
Schedule: Summer 2021 from approximately May 15 - August 20. 40 hrs/wk, 8 hrs/day. Assistants live at the CMUBS. Room and board is provided
To Apply: Email John Gordon, gordo2jj@cmich.edu

GSA - CMU Biological Station - seeks a Dining Assistant (SUMMER)

Duties Include: Responsible for general food service duties; assists with preparation, production, and service of food at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island, MI. 
Skills Desired: Previous food service experience is desired, but not required.
Schedule: Summer 2021 from approximately May 15 - August 20. 40 hrs/wk, 8 hrs/day. Assistants live at the CMUBS. Room and board is provided.
To Apply: Email John Gordon, gordo2jj@cmich.edu

GSA - CMU Biological Station - seeks an Operations Assistant

Duties Include: Assist the Station Manager to ensure the station operates efficiently and meets all users’ needs.
Skills Desired: Strong written and oral communication skills; experience using standard software including word processing and spreadsheets; boat experience and boater safety certificate, first aid, field experience, and a natural sciences background.
Schedule: Summer 2021 from approximately May 15 - August 20. 40 hrs/wk, 8 hrs/day. Assistants live at the CMUBS. Room and board is provided
To Apply: Email John Gordon, gordo2jj@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
Digitization Student Assistant
Reading Room Assistant

WORK STUDY - Contracting & Purchasing Services - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Basic office administrative duties, including but not limited to greeting visitors; communicating with vendors and campus departments; filing; answering phones; managing purchase orders, maintenance agreements, blanket purchase orders, and master service agreements; and other related duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Familiarity with ImageNow and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Applicants should have good interpersonal skills, basic telephone skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with others and independently when necessary. SAP is used to create and manage purchase orders, therefore, experience with SAP is preferred.
Schedule: 15-20 hrs/wk during office hours Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p Spring semester. Up to 40 hrs/wk, Summer.
To Apply: Email resume, Spring semester class schedule, and Campus ID Number to Bridget Ervin, ervin1b@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Engineering and Technology, School of - seeks a Maintenance and Repair Assistant

Duties Include: Move equipment, empty recycling, and other general maintenance and repair duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience with machine repair and CAD or 3D printing is desired. Heavy lifting may be required. Ability to work independently and follow proper safety guidelines are required.
Schedule: Flexible, 10 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to etdept@cmich.edu

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: Flexible
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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.
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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 the 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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WORK STUDY - Geography & Environmental Studies - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Provide assistance to faculty, staff, and visitors; answer the phone; scan; copy; make campus deliveries and errands; stock and order supplies with some lifting required; prepare the conference room for meetings; maintain the cleanliness of the workroom and office; and other tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have excellent language and communication skills.
Schedule: Customer service and phone skills are a plus as is previous office experience; experience with office machines; knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, demonstrated attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively with others and independently when needed.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, references' contact information, and 2021 Spring Semester class schedule to P. Perry, perry1pj@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Graduate & International Studies - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Correspond with prospective international students via email, chat, and phone; data entry on prospective students; collaborate on special projects as required; support the growth of CMU’s international student population; participate in international recruitment events and webinars as needed.
Skills Desired: Familiar with Microsoft Office suite; excellent written and verbal communication; ability to follow instructions and work independently; motivated team player with a positive and hardworking attitude; a willingness to learn and grow; and enthusiasm for Central Michigan University. Preference is given to applicants familiar with a CRM system, and who have experience with international populations. 
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. 
To Apply: Email a resume to Kennedy Schafer, schaf3k@cmich.edu.ached schedule.

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

Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to apply.
Duties Include:  Assist faculty, staff and office visitors; answer the phone; make appointments; take and deliver accurate messages; file; distribute mail; make campus deliveries; copy; perform data entry, construct documents, spreadsheets, and other duties as assigned. Previous office experience is preferred, but not required. 
Skills Desired: Project a positive attitude and dependability; possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively with students, staff and the public; must possess an eye for detail; exhibit a willingness to learn and be a team player; able to work with minimal supervision; a knowledge of MS Office Suite is required; familiarity with campus and the College of Business Administration is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible and varies based on class schedule and availability. Office hours are M-F, 8a-12p and 1p-5p.
To Apply: Compose an introductory email addressed to Robin Berry, Supervisor, MHSA Executive Secretary, attach a cover letter, resume, and class schedule, and send to berry2rl@cmich.edu. Do not apply in person or by phone.  

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 leadership standards.
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, mel.purdy@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Medicine, College of - seeks a Simulation Student Assistant

Duties Include: Assist staff with documentation, event set up, data input, event management, and other duties as assigned within the Simulation and Standardized Patient Program.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel; self-motivated; ability to maintain confidentiality and punctuality; willingness to do various tasks and ask questions if unsure; strong written and verbal communication skills, and attention to detail.
Schedule: 15-20 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email and cover letter and resume to Rachel Older, older1ra@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Medicine, College of - seeks a Web Content Migration Specialist

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 including copy and paste, understanding formatting web formatting techniques, understanding of basic web design principles and best practices, and understanding of SEO. Writing and editing skills are a plus.
Schedule: 10-20 hrs/wk, in office or remote work.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Kate Worster, worst1k@cmich.edu.

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.

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 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 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, hasel1e@cmich.edu

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

Sophomores or new transfer students are encouraged to apply. Students with accounting and budgeting experience is preferred.
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 the 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 a 3-hour shift required.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and spring 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 - 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, clark6da@cmich.edu. No phone calls.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Undergraduate Admissions: CRM - seeks a Student Assistant

Position can start remotely!

Duties Include:  Identify and merge duplicate records in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system; validate and clean up data for completeness and accuracy; maintain documentation; assist with data entry; and other related projects and assignments as needed.
Skills Desired:  Ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality, possess good judgment skills, and attention to detail; reliable transportation is necessary to CMU North/Global Campus Office (off-campus, north of Meijer in Mount Pleasant.)
Schedule:  20 hrs/wk during the Academic year.
To Apply:  Email a cover letter, resume, class schedule, and a completed application to globaljobs@cmich.edu.  


GSA and WORK STUDY - University Communication - 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, wendl1l@cmich.edu. 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 ueventsproduction@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 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 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 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 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, 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.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume listing relevant skills, the 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

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. 
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