Academic Year Job Postings

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 and WORK STUDY - Academic & Professional Programs - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Filing, copying, shredding; running work-related on-campus errands; scanning and editing documents; preparing mailings, including labeling and envelope stuffing; data entry to CMU applications, State of Michigan websites and internal databases; assisting with balancing financial accounts; assisting with entering applications and registrations into CMU system; preparing program materials; lifting boxes up to 50 lbs; and working on projects that may be interrupted.
Skills Desired: Self-motivated and able to work independently; excellent organizational skills; strong attention to detail.
Schedule: 8-12 hrs/wk, during office hours 8a - 5p, Mon - Fri. Position begins in April 2018 and continues through the Summer. Seeking a student for long-term employment (2-3 years) with the department. This position is year-round.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, class schedule and completed application to

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

GSA and WORK STUDY - Art & Design - seeks a North Art Student Assistant
Duties Include: Actively involved in the daily studio activities of the ceramics and sculpture facilities; studio organization and cleaning; materials handling, preparation, and mixing; studio supervision during open lab hours; help with classroom demonstrations and safety training; help the faculty with studio tasks as needed. A previous knowledge of safe shop practices and tool experience is desired. Job training is a regular occurrence to maintain a safe work environment.
Skills Desired: Candidates will have successfully completed one or more sculpture and/or ceramic courses at CMU.
Schedule: Flexible with classes.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Ryan Flesher, or bring to the Art & Design office, Wightman 132.

GSA – 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:
Catering - Bartender 
Catering - Team Member
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Leader
Marketing - Food Crew
Marketing - Graphic Designer
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Team Leader
Robinson - Food Service Worker

GSA - Campus Dining: Administrative Office - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Typing, copying, filing, answering the telephone, distribution of mail, reconciliation of vendor statements and other various office duties.
Skills Desired: Previous office experience is required; accurate typing skills, proper filing, and friendly and courteous customer service skills.
Schedule: Must be willing to commit to two years with current availability MoWe, 10a -2p, and Fri, 12p - 5p.
Apply in person with a resume, 100 Foust Hall.

WORK STUDY - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) - 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,

WORK STUDY - Chemistry & Biochemistry - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Answer phones, make copies, sort mail, do department errands, assist faculty on special projects, and various other projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Microsoft Office including PowerPoint; accurate typing skills; experience with both PC and Mac platforms is desired, but not necessary. A positive, self-motivated, dependable and adaptable personality is required. Students registered for any Chemistry/Biochemistry courses are ineligible to apply.
Schedule: Various hours are available. Preference is given to applicants with availability 8a - 10a and 3p - 5p.
To Apply: Pick up an application in person in Dow 268.

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. More information can be found on the library's website.  Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
Current Openings:
Access Services - Service Desk Operations
Clarke Historical Library - Digitization Student Assistant
Library Systems - Student Cleaner
Library Systems - Student Technician
Park Library - Student Assistant to the Coordinator of Exhibits

WORK STUDY - Communication and Dramatic Arts - seeks an Entertainment Carpenter & Electrician
Duties Include: Building and installing scenery, lighting and sound for University Theatre productions; maintaining and repairing equipment and performance spaces; and other duties as needed in support of University Theatre.
Skills Desired: Understanding and safe usage of woodworking tools, both power and hand tools; a desire to learn entertainment and theatrical techniques for the execution of sets, lighting, sound, and rigging.
Schedule: 8-10 hrs/wk in 2 hour blocks minimum, Mon - Fri, 1p - 5p. Some additional weekend or evening hours may be available.
To Apply: Contact Dan Daugherty,, with experience, availability and Work Study eligibility amount.

WORK STUDY - eLearning Delivery and Support seeks a Video Captioning Student
Duties Include: Caption videos used in online courses; listen to instructor videos and transcribe closed-captioning.
Skills Desired: Strong typing and spelling skills.
Schedule: Flexible schedule, up to 25 hrs/wk available; minimum of 5 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, class schedule and completed application to

GSA and WORK STUDY - Engineering & Technology - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: File, assemble folders, answer phones, respond to department emails, sort mail, receive packages, check in packages, input data into WEAVE Program, cover lunch hours, keep inventory of office supplies and kitchen items, maintain organization of office supplies and kitchen items, scan historical documents into Perceptive Content, assist with ABET folders, arrange luncheons and meetings, shredding, break down cardboard boxes and take to recycle bin, box up and move office supplies and files, maintain both copiers with paper and toner, check computer lab printers for paper and toner, other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Telephone, Excel, Word, self-managed, dedicated, reliable, and good organizational skills.
Schedule: 10 - 15 hrs/wk during the Academic Year; could increase to 15 - 20 hours during Summer.
To Apply: Hand deliver a resume and work history to ET 100 between 8a - 5p, Mon - Fri.

GSA - Events and Conference Services - seeks a UC Information Desk Assistant
Duties Include: Utilizing Kx program while working with both internal and external clients for events within the University Center, greeting guests, providing information about the University Center, excellent customer service, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Attention to detail and good organizational and time management skills.
Schedule: Hours are available on weekdays, nights, and weekends.
To Apply: Email resume, cover letter, and references to Melissa Blythe,

GSA - Events and Conference Services - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Greet guests, gather event information and showcase extreme detail when processing requests; utilize OrgSync and Kx programs while working with both internal and external clients; assist in planning and coordination of special events, meetings and conferences at CMU; complete event intake and process requests campus-wide; assist with event payments and processing; and all other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong written and oral communication skills, demonstrated by the ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidentiality; organization skills,  demonstrated by completion of projects and event coordination with limited supervision.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Alyssa Wolter,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - Architectural Trades Assistant
Duties Include: Assist Journeyman with day to day activities; keep accurate and timely records; use hand and power tool as needed; and attend safety and department meetings as necessary.
Skills Desired: Must successfully complete a driving and criminal background check; must be experienced with Microsoft Word and Excel; must have the ability to lift 40 pounds and work on foot for extended periods of time; must have familiarity with CMU campus buildings; must have a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently; must maintain confidential information and directives; and have the ability to follow verbal and written directions.
Schedule: Applicants must be available to work during the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
Apply Online

GSA and WORK STUDY - Global Campus CRM - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Perform data validation and clean-up in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system; maintain documentation; identify and merge duplicate records; assist with clean-up and ongoing addition and removal of user access; assist with testing; related projects and assignments as needed.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of the CRM system; ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality and possess good judgement skills.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk during the Academic year; 20-40 hrs/wk during the Summer.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, class schedule and completed application to

GSA - Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools - seeks a Board Governance Student Assistant
Duties Include: Assist with communications, participate in the review of literature, perform data entry, staff the front desk, prepare materials for events of all sizes, and other duties as assigned. At times this position is fast-paced.
Skills Desired: The Student Assistant must be proficient with computers, Word, Excel, and Access, along with some working knowledge of Adobe PageMaker and web-based applications. The student must be detailed-oriented and able to exhibit strong writing, editing, organizational and communication skills. The ability to multitask and prioritize projects and responsibilities is a must.
Schedule: Up to 25 hours during office hours, Mon -Fri, 8a - 5p; Summer, up to 40 hours.
To Apply: Email Candice Kolbe,

GSA and WORK STUDY – Healthcare IT, a division of OIT
Healthcare IT is 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:
Desktop Support Technician
Desktop Support Technician (Saginaw)
Service Desk Technician

GSA - Human Environmental Studies - seeks an Interior Design CAD Lab Student Assistant
Duties Include: Interaction with interior design students, faculty, HEV department staff, and CEHS Tech Ops office, correcting both hardware and software issues in a timely manner, and supervision of the lab operation.
Skills Desired: Computer science and/or IT backgrounds are expected; knowledge in AutoCAD, Revit, 3dsMax, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, and other graphic software and VR technologies is preferred.
Schedule: 15 - 22 hours of availability per week between Mo - Th, 5 - 10p, and Su, 12p – 8p, in 2 hour increments or more.
To Apply: Email Julie Zuo,

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.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Licensure Regulatory Services & Human Capital - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Copy, print, scan, and compile faculty materials; type faculty forms; utilize CMU systems including CRM and Perceptive Content; update and maintain system manual and student manual; and other duties as assigned. Regulatory Services: Daily maintenance of military student portals; deliveries of confidential compliance leasing and licensure documents; maintenance of confidential compliance, and leasing and licensure files. Building Operations Related: Assist with building front desk operations including answering phones and assisting incoming visitors; daily mail deliveries to various locations on campus; assist with daily upkeep and maintenance of CMU vehicles including taking vehicles for repairs and routine maintenance, vehicle detailing, and small maintenance items; assist with miscellaneous building related tasks such as mail room, inventory, and stock items.
Skills Desired: Attention to detail, proofreading, experience filing, processing mail, distributing and processing confidential faxes; ability to handle and maintain confidential information and documents; candidates have a valid driver's license and the ability to drive CMU licensed vehicles. 
Schedule: 15-25 hrs/wk during the Academic Year, with more possible hours available during the Summer.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, class schedule and completed application to

GSA - MediaGraphix - seeks a Student Graphic Designer
Duties Include: Turn design requests to record requirements and client needs; manage project implementation and define budget constraints; work with the latest Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator programs; think creatively and develop new concepts, visuals and layouts; prepare rough concepts and present your ideas; amend final designs to clients' comments and gain full approval; assist with advertising and university event signage.
Skills Desired: Evident graphic design skills with a strong portfolio; possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual and visual ability, and originality; professionalism regarding time, costs and deadlines; high proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; exhibit excellent customer service, professional appearance and communication; ability to interact, communicate and present ideas; possess strong organizational skills; display a positive eager-to-learn attitude and hardworking demeanor.
Schedule: Students should be available to work at least 4 hrs/day, Mon – Fri.
Apply online. Email required documents to

GSA and WORK STUDY - ORGS Vivarium - seeks an Animal Care Technician
Duties Include: General animal care such as feeding, watering, daily health checks, daily paperwork, general housekeeping such as sweeping, mopping, laundry, cage and bottle wash, and operating autoclave.
Skills Desired: Ability to work with rodents, able to lift 35lbs, ability to stand and work on your feet for extended periods of time, ability to work with disinfectant chemicals, and the ability to follow and wear all personal protective equipment.
Schedule: List all available 3-4 hour time blocks within Mo - Fr, 8a - 5:30p, M-F; must be able to work semester breaks, holidays, and rotational weekends.
To Apply: Email a resume, work availability, and a cover letter explaining why you would like to work in the vivarium and if you have any experience working with rats, mice, and/or other animals to Carol Stevens,

WORK STUDY - Philosophy & Religion - seeks Office Assistants
Duties Include: Reception, copying, scanning, and inventory.
Skills Desired: Ability to speak well on the phone; work with people face to face; experience with Word; experience with Excel is helpful but not required.
Schedule: Openings Mon - Fri, either 8a - 12p or 1 - 5p. Position continues through the Summer and into the Academic Year, 2018-19.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and class schedule (if taking Summer classes) to Betty Lewis,, or complete an application in ANS288.

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.
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GSA - Science and Engineering: Beaver Island/Biology - seeks a Dining Services & Housekeeping Assistant
Duties Include: Assisting the Food Service and Housekeeping Manager at the CMU Biological Station with daily food service operations; assist in the inventory and storage of food; the preparation, cooking, and serving of food; dishwashing; cleaning and maintenance of kitchen equipment; clean up of kitchen and dining areas; and other duties, not necessarily limited to the kitchen, as assigned.
Skills Desired: Self-motivated, good work ethic, flexible; good verbal and written communication skills; friendly to deal with our customers; a team player able to work with others; the ability to take and follow directions; able to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds; prior food service experience is preferred.
Schedule: 40 hrs/wk; shifts vary; room and board is provided at the BioStation, and Assistants must live on Beaver Island from approximately May 5 - August 15.
To Apply: Email a request for information and an application to John Gordon,

WORK STUDY - Special Olympics Michigan - seeks a Sports and Program Assistant
Duties Include: Assist with reporting of data for all aspects of the program and creating Excel reports; assist with the mandatory reporting for volunteer screening and coach certification; assist with the background check information on all volunteers; data entry for coach education forms, volunteer forms, and on line registration process for events; data entry for team game scores, rosters, and team evaluations; equipment and inventory coordination for all sport events; equipment inventory and reporting for Young Athlete Programs; assist at State, Region and Area events as assigned; assist in the development, implementation and reporting of new initiatives; perform other duties as assigned, which may require attendance at events held in the evenings or on weekends.
Skills Desired: Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience working in Google Drive and other web based programs; demonstrated organizational skills with strong attention to detail; spreadsheet and/or database experience may be required; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines; demonstrated ability to accurately perform work assignments and construct documents.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk during regular office hours.
Apply Online

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 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 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:
Group Fitness - Cycling
Group Fitness - Strength/Cardio
Group Fitness - TRX
Group Fitness - Zumba