Academic Year Job Postings

​​​ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-18
You may apply for Work Study jobs only if you were awarded Work Study on your 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 that you have, contact Student Employment Services at 989.774.3881, Bovee University Center, Room 121.
Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

GSA - Annual Giving - seeks a Student Caller
Duties Include: Successful candidates have excellent telephone communication skills, are fluent in English, outgoing, have a great attitude, and willing to ask for donations. Ideal candidates are fun, outgoing, hard-working CMU students.
Skills Desired: A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and sales experience are a plus.
Schedule: Candidates must be able to work 3 shifts. Available shifts: Sun, 1-5 & 5:45-9:30p; Mon - Thu, 5:45-9:30p; and Fri, 12-4p.
Apply Online

WORK STUDY - Athletics - seeks 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: The ability to work all home football events and gymnastics events; knowledge and proficiency in Excel and Word; strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; availability to work nights and weekends; strong attention to detail; and the ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
Schedule: Varies; must be able to work nights and weekends, home football games, and home gymnastics events.
To Apply: Email a resume to Paul Trewhella,

WORK STUDY - Biology: Biosciences - seeks an Undergraduate Laboratory Prep Technician
Duties Include: A variety of responsibility in Introductory Biology lab prep including: Set up and tear down of individual laboratory experiments; computer work doing inventories and schedules; preparation of solutions and materials used in classrooms; washing and sterilization of glassware and equipment; extraction of enzymes; loading DNA; and general maintenance of prep facility. Work takes place in a laboratory environment with a degree of danger from chemicals, equipment use, cultures, and reagents.
Skills Desired: This Undergraduate Laboratory Prep Technician position requires a high level of responsibility and dependability. Consideration is given to those with a background in the areas of biology or chemistry at the high school or college level. Ideally, individuals once trained would be willing to stay in this position for several semesters.
Schedule: This desirable work environment has some flexibility in hours depending upon the individual's class schedule; 5-10 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Mark Wacker,

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
Catering - Bartender
Catering - Food Service Worker
Catering - Team Member
Down Under Food Court - Food Service Worker
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Food Service Worker
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Food Service Worker
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker

GSA - Civil Rights & Institutional Equity - seeks a Grant Assistant
Duties Include: Manage OCRIE, social media presence on Facebook and Twitter; perform SnapChat takeovers; promote the Sexual Violence Prevention Grant Programming; work with RSO's, CMU Departments, and local businesses on partnerships with our office; assist with setting up and attending OCRIE events as directed; assist with research and drafting next year's Sexual Violence Prevention Grant; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Social media experience, public speaking, and excellent communication skills.
Schedule: Availability for up to 25 hrs/wk, from August 28 - November 30.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Alesha Spooner,

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 located below.   In addition, postings can be found on the library's website.  Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
Current Openings:

GSA and WORK STUDY - Communication and Fine Arts-seeks an IT Technician
Duties Include: Technical support for both the Mac/PC hardware and software technologies. The areas of IT support are for faculty, staff, college and department administrative offices. Also, IT support for CCFA mediated classrooms, computer graphics labs, recording studios, 3D printing, broadcast radio and TV stations. 
Skills Desired: Technical hardware experience (repairs and upgrades) working with both Apple Macintosh and PC computers and printers with emphasis on the Apple Macintosh platform. Experience working with both Mac and PC OS system software, Windows 8 to Windows 10, and Mac OS 10.10x to 10.12.x and experience with Mac and PC basic internet and office productivity software such as IE , Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iTunes, Microsoft Office 2016, iLife (Photos, iMovie and GarageBand) and iWork applications (Pages, Numbers and Keynote). Other experience that is helpful but not necessary, is experience with Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), Audacity, Finale, FileMaker, SAP, and SPSS. Experience working with Apple iOS software and devices. Applicant should have good interpersonal skills and attention to detail when working in an IT Help Desk support environment. 
Schedule: M-F, 8a-5p. 
To Apply: Email Renni Ritzler,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Architectural Trades Student Assistant
Duties Include: Assist the Journeyman with day to day activities; attend safety and department meetings as necessary.
Skills Desired: Successfully complete a driving and criminal background check; experience with hand and power tools, mechanical aptitude, ability to lift 40 lbs. and work on foot for extended periods of time; familiarity with CMU campus buildings; a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently; maintain confidential information and directives; follow verbal and written directions.
Schedule: Available to work during the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an HVAC Controls Assistant
Duties Include: Assist pulling wire for Controls, install electronic devices and wiring, label equipment, and decommission pneumatic devices; assist Controls Shop personnel as directed by supervisor; any other related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have knowledge of, and experience with hand tools and small power tools; must be comfortable on ladders and with heights; must be able to lift 25 pounds; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check. Additional qualifications desired are a background with electronics and computers, mechanical experience, and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Schedule: Applicant must be available to work during shop hours, Mon-Fri, 7:30a - 4p shop schedule.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Vehicle Service Worker/Garage
Duties Include: Clean and wash vehicles; clean and maintain garage work area; and assist mechanics as needed.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Drivers License and be able to pass a Drivers License check; must have the ability to lift 50 lbs.; a knowledge of and experience with basic automotive maintenance is desired.
Schedule: Applicants must be available to work within a Mon-Fri, 7:30a - 4p shop schedule.

GSA and WORK STUDY – Healthcare IT, a division of OIT
Located within the College of Health Professions and Saginaw College of Medicine Campus, offering many specialized learning opportunities, great job experience, flexible hours and a fun working environment. We support CMU classroom, lab, clinician, faculty, and staff workstations, printers and mobile devices, and provide support through direct customer contact and various enterprise-level management and administration tools to assist our end users.  Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
Current openings:
Mount Pleasant - Desktop Support Technician
Service Desk Technician

GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology: Technical Services - seeks a Level 3 Technician
Duties Include: Provide on-site, carry-in, and drop-off repairs and other IT services for CMU's staff, faculty, and students; maintain, upgrade, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair any hardware or software issues for desktop computers, laptops and netbooks, servers, peripherals, printers, tablets, and smartphones. Our services also include consultation, research, testing, documenting solutions for new and existing systems, and training users.
Skills Desired: Customer service background;  current industry-standard certifications are strongly encouraged such as CompTIA's A+; comfortable with current and popular computer operating systems, devices, and software; able to independently search for answers or create solutions to obscure and complicated problems.
Schedule: Flexible hours within M-F, 8a – 8p, Weekends, Noon - 8p. Openings vary by semester. If selected, you will be contacted for an interview.
Apply Online

GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology: Technical Services - seeks a Resnet Depot Technician
Duties Include: Residential Networking, or Resnet, is a group that helps on-campus residents connect to CMU's internet, wireless, and other network resources. At the start of each Fall semester, Resnet's student technicians set up Depot stations in three convenient locations across campus to provide carry-in and drop-off technical support for CMU's network registration process for thousands of campus residents. IT hires tech savvy CMU students to run these Depots from early move-in through the start of classes, up to three weeks. Early move-in options are available for techs who will be campus residents themselves. For this entry-level, seasonal job Depot Technicians must: Communicate frequently and professionally with customers in-person and by phone or email; ensure devices comply with CMU's network security requirements; connect devices to secure wireless and Ethernet networks; install and update software; troubleshoot basic computer issues; remove common malware or interfering applications and/or plugins; and document work performed and solutions.
Skills Desired: Candidates have, or can quickly learn the following skill sets: Customer Service and Teamwork; customer-oriented attitude; proficient written and oral communication skills; cooperate with others in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment; stay focused when handling repetitive tasks; admit when in need of help and take directions; see tasks to completion with minimal supervision; and attention to detail. Tech savvy Technicians must be able to rapidly perform technical research (i.e. Google-fu) and develop and apply solutions. They should be comfortable with modern and popular systems, including: Operating systems (e.g. Windows 7+, OS X 10.6+); web browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome); video game consoles (e.g. Xbox, PlayStation, Wii); smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices (e.g. Microsoft Surface, iPhone, Kindle); streaming devices (e.g. Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast). Preferences given to applicants with prior technical and customer service experience; basic understanding of TCP/IP protocol and wireless networking; and comfortable with command line (e.g. Command Prompt, Terminal).
Schedule: Candidates must be available to work during Depot operating hours: 12pm-8pm, 7 days a week. 2-hour minimum shifts, up to 25 hours per week maximum.

WORK STUDY Community Service - Isabella County Parks & Recreation - seeks a Park Ranger
Duties Include: Participate in the maintenance of a county park performing general grounds upkeep, assist in the completion of maintenance projects such as janitorial duties, work on special event preparations, and complete other work assignments as provided by the supervisor. Pay Range: $8.90-$9.84.
Skills Desired: Grounds keeping skills are preferred, but not necessary.
Schedule: Flexible within park hours: Sun - Sat, 8a - 10p.
To Apply: Email a completed employment application, Work Study award amount, class schedule and resume to Miranda Walker,, or mail to Isabella County Parks, 200 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.

GSA and WORK STUDY - MEDIAGraphix - seeks a Graphic Designer
Duties Include: Provide graphic design and printing services to Central Michigan University's faculty, staff, and students as well as to the Mount Pleasant community; oversee client projects including handouts, brochures, banners, logos, booklets, and web graphics. Joining the MGX team provides the opportunity to broaden design skills and portfolio, learn prepress and printing components, and grow a professional network. CMU Undergraduate students may apply for Summer 2017, the Academic Year 2017-18, or both. Candidates must be full-time (6+ hours) Undergraduates studying graphic design, multimedia, public relations, communications, or related degree. Recent graduates are not eligible for this program.
Skills Desired: Great organizational and communication skills; proficiency in Apple and Mac products and software; must have a positive, eager-to-learn attitude, and hardworking demeanor; excellent customer service; exhibit a professional appearance, communication and composure when representing Central Michigan University and MEDIAGraphix; experience working in Word, Excel, PowerPoint; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Schedule: Graphic Designers must be able to work in 4-hour blocks during the week.

GSA - Medicine - seeks a Standardized Patient
Duties Include: Interact with students as a Standardized Patient with duties such as present case history in response to questioning by the student, undergo a limited physical examination at the student's direction, assist students in developing their communication and clinical skills, and assist students in working through difficult emotional situations in a safe environment.
Skills Desired: No acting or medical experience is required but a desire to be a participant in health care education. Applicants should have the ability to learn to consistently stimulate patient cases, have strong memory recall, are familiar with computers, and have personal dependability.
Schedule: Work hours and days vary depending on programs and cases.
To Apply: Email online application to Rachel Older,

WORK STUDY - Police - seeks Safe Rides Officers
Duties Include: Transport students from one Safe Rides Stop to another Safe Rides Stop in a marked department vehicle via a routing system. Safe Rides runs when class are in session, 7 days/wk, 8p-2a.
Skills Desired: Must pass background check.

WORK STUDY - Student Athlete Services – Seek Tutors

Student-Athlete Services (SAS) offers a comprehensive tutorial program for CMU student-athletes. The department hires qualified and content-knowledgeable undergraduate and graduate students to provide assistance in a wide variety of academic subject areas. 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. This position reports directly to the Student-Athlete Services Tutor Coordinator.
Duties Include: Providing content-specific and general tutoring for academic coursework; aiding in the process of helping students define and utilize personal learning styles and study strategies; assessing tutee's progress throughout the semester; filing timely and accurate tutor reports at the conclusion of each tutor session; participating in the required tutor training.
Skills Desired: Qualifications to tutor content-specific courses is a minimum of B+ or better in a course or have tested out of any course that is equivalent to a course taken, whether at CMU or another institution and holds a 3.25 cumulative GPA or above. General tutors must have excellent planning and organizing skills as well as meet the GPA requirement.  Work study eligibility a plus.
Schedule: Appointments may be scheduled Sunday through Friday during SAS hours of operation.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and qualified academic coursework to Jennie Walker at

GSA - Technology Operations - seeks a Front-End Developer
Duties Include: Designing web and mobile user experiences.
Required qualifications: Self-motivation, willingness to learn from others, ability to work on a team, ability to carefully follow written and verbal instructions, at least two years of eligibility remaining (graduating December 2018 or later, and planning to work until graduation).
Desired qualifications: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and design chops. Photography and image manipulation skills help, as does logo and layout design experience. Experience with the command line and git is even better.
Schedule: At least 15 hrs/wk during the Academic Year and 30-40 hrs/wk during the Summer. All work must be completed within M-F, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a resume and work samples (web, design, photography) to Kevin Daum,

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Communications- seeks a Marketing Student Assistant
Duties Include: Preparing UPS shipments; assisting with preparing shipments to trade shows and centers; inventory, including organizing and maintaining storage of marketing materials at Global Campus and storage units; filing; data entry into the Work Order system; sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail; and running errands.
Skills Desired: Able to follow directions and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner; strong organizational skills; attention to detail; able to work independently and take initiative; and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. The Student Assistant must have reliable transportation to 802 Industrial Drive Building. Preference is given to applicants with Work Study eligibility.
Schedule: TuThFri mornings, up to 15-20 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, class schedule and completed application to Sandy Rogers,

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks a Student Technician
Duties Include: Conduct furniture setups for events; assist in audio and lighting execution; and responsible for keeping all UE equipment in good working condition. On the job training and formal training sessions may include but are not limited to: audio, lighting, video, and staging.
Skills Desired: Must have the ability to do multiple tasks; must be able to work at heights in excess of 6 feet; ability to operate a CMU vehicle; must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.; a willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential; and must maintain a positive image to CMU customers and the public.
Schedule: Flexible, with frequent night and weekend work required.
To Apply: Email Cindy Verwey,

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 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:
Group Fitness - Cycling
Group Fitness - TRX
Group Fitness - Zumba
URec - Event Staff