Academic Year Job Postings

​​​ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017
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– 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.

Days and hours vary by location.

Current Openings:
Fresh Food Company (FFCo)  - Food Service Worker
Merrill Residential Restaurant (MRR) - Food Service Worker
Merrill Residential Restaurant (MRR) - Team Leader
Robinson Residential Restaurant (RRR) - Food Service Worker

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 - Engineering & Technology - seeks an Undergraduate Research Assistants
Duties Include: Assist research projects in the areas of mechatronics, robotics, and haptics.
Skills Desired: Programming experience with any of the following hardware: Arduino, Raspberry PI, BeagleBone, Pixy CMUCam (or any similar camera); programming experience with C++ (Visual Studio); a high GPA (>3.0) is a plus.
Schedule: Flexible; up to 10 hrs/wk.
To Apply:  Email a cover letter stating interest, relevant skills and experience, a resume and an unofficial transcript to Dr. Ernur Karadogan,
GSA and WORK STUDY - Enrollment Services: Application Processing - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Processes all transcripts received by the University, including receiving transcripts via postal and electronic download; responsible for validating, sorting, scanning, linking, and routing transcripts; review and update records in student information systems: logs transcripts, admission portfolio documents, and graduation documents; scan, quality control, index and verify student records in document imaging system; review imaged files for accuracy; batch documents for scanning; print files; process daily mail; open mail, file, copy material, pull files, distribute materials, and shred confidential documents; process electronic correspondence sent via CRM system; work with a high volume of confidential documents; work in CRM system to review student mail and assign as appropriate; and special projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Attention to detail; the ability to work independently and handle confidential information.
Schedule: 25 hrs/wk during the Academic year, 40 hours during the summer.
To Apply: Email a resume, class schedule and completed application to

GSA and WORK STUDY - Events & Conferences Services
Duties Include: Responsible for greeting guests, gathering event information and showcasing 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; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidentiality; organization skills; demonstrated ability to complete projects and event coordination with limited supervision.
Schedule: Flexible; hours available Mo - Fr, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Melissa Blythe,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Computer Systems Technician
Duties Include: Configure, install, and maintain computer systems in a local area network (LAN) environment. Working with end-users, troubleshoot computer hardware, software, printers, and network issues (including wireless) on a regular basis. Should be able to install, configure, and diagnose network printers and associated hardware and software; responsible for maintaining inventory of supplies, stocks, and assets.
Skills Desired: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Must be familiar with deploying and installing Microsoft Office Suite Windows 10, malware cleaning, replacing computer and electronics hardware components; must have good communication skills, be able to work independently, and follow directions. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity with CMU's wired and wireless networks; knowledge of NTFS permissions and file sharing; familiarity with an Active Directory environment are beneficial; experience with Windows Server; some knowledge of SQL queries; knowledge of computer programing.
Must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to pass a Driver’s License check.
Schedule: Applicant must be available to work within a Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm office schedule.
Apply Online

WORK STUDY - Health Sciences - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Work independently in an educational academic office environment including scanning, making copies, preparing mail, running errands, filing, shredding documents, and equipment support as identified.
Skills Desired: Applicants must be dependable, possess a strong attention to detail, and maintain utmost confidentiality. Candidates are fluent in English, outgoing, have a great, positive attitude and a desire to learn. Candidate must be dependable, friendly, outgoing, and have the ability to prioritize daily and weekly task completion for faculty or staff. Computers skills must include Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with Microsoft Office Picture Manager and Adobe Acrobat is desired, but not required. Individual must be able to handle multiple tasks. This position requires a courteous individual when communicating with both faculty and students while, presenting a high standard of service,  projecting a professional attitude. Successful candidates possess an extreme attention to detail, and demonstrate a high level of organization, excelling in both verbal and written communications.
Schedule: 10-12 hrs/wk; flexible hours with classes during weekly business hours, M-F, 8a - 5p.. Occasionally, there may be additional hours required for special events and projects. Preference is given to applicants available during the summers, and staying at CMU until 2019 or longer.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, three references, Campus ID number, and Work Study eligibility amount to Theresa Ames,

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.
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: $8.50-$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 - Medicine - seeks a Student Receptionist and Technology Assistant (Saginaw)
Duties Include: Act as first contact for College of Medicine students and employees with tech difficulties, documenting issues and scheduling follow-ups by technicians. Tech Assistants are expected to regularly drive and report to the Saginaw location for the following: Assist with very basic technology needs such as helping faculty use classroom technology; assist with general office work such as answering phones, updating documentation and inventory records; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: The ideal candidate is either local or willing to commute to Saginaw; strong communication and customer service skills are necessary; as well as attention to detail and a methodical approach to tasks. An interest in technology is a bonus.
Schedule: 10 - 25 hours of availability in 2 hour or longer increments, between 8a-5p, Mo-Fr.
To Apply: Email resume, expected graduation date and class schedule to
GSA - Medicine - seeks a Technology Support Analyst
Duties Include: Engage faculty, staff, and students to troubleshoot technical problems and answer IT-related questions locally or remotely; troubleshoot issues including Ethernet and wireless connectivity, inkjet and LaserJet printers, computer hardware and software issues, malware removal, and basic audio/visual setups; create and maintain documentation to solve issues, and update our inventory of computers and related assets; use tools such as Active Directory, Group Policy Management and System Center Configuration Manager.
Skills Desired: Ideal CMED Technology Support Analysts are technically-savvy and possess natural problem-solving skills; analysts are also expected to demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, maintain a high level of professionalism, be entrusted with the protection of sensitive information, hold a strong work ethic, and continue to seek additional learning opportunities.
Schedule: 18 - 25 hours of availability in 2 hour or longer increments, between 8a-5p, Mon - Fri.
GSA - Medicine - seeks a Technology Support Analyst (Saginaw)
Duties Include: Applicants will be expected to regularly drive and report to our building in Saginaw for the following: Engage faculty, staff and students to resolve technical problems and answer IT-related questions, both locally and remotely; troubleshoot issues including Ethernet and wireless connectivity, inkjet and LaserJet printers, computer hardware and software issues, malware removal, and basic audio/visual setups; create and maintain documentation; use tools such as Active Directory, Group Policy Management and System Center Configuration Manager.
Skills Desired: Ideal candidates are local or willing to commute to Saginaw, and are technically savvy and possess natural problem solving skills. Analysts are also expected to demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills, maintain a high level of professionalism, be entrusted with the protection of sensitive information, hold a strong work ethic, and continue to seek additional learning opportunities.
Schedule: 10 - 25 hours of availability in 2 hour or longer increments, between 8a-5p, Mo-Fr.
To Apply: E-mail cover letter and resume to Shaun Leininger,
GSA and WORK STUDY - Office of Research and Graduate Studies - seeks an Animal Care Technician
Duties Include: Preference is given to a student with Work Study eligibility. Provide animal care and husbandry services, including but not limited to: feeding and watering animals; handling and restraint of animals; cage and  bedding change outs; cleaning and sanitizing of animal rooms, hallways, ancillary equipment; monitoring environmental parameters as required; performing animal health checks; assist in the local delivery of animals and other job duties; participating in the ongoing employee training program, with special emphasis on safety and health, safe work practices, and use of personal protective equipment; performing job tasks and duties in compliance with regulations; adherence to equipment and facility sanitation schedules; assuring that records, log books, and other project records are appropriately maintained; operation of cage washing equipment and autoclave; assist the technical and professional staff as needed; assuring that procedures and practices involving the program of animal care are appropriate; adherence to security procedures and confidentiality requirements; other job duties as assigned. This is a physical job. You can expect to be on your feet.
Skills Desired: Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs.; some heavy lifting and pushing, bending; ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information; knowledge of Microsoft Office and general computer knowledge; time management and effective use of time and punctuality are a must.
Schedule: Current shift is Mo-Th, plus weekends on a rotational basis, and holidays; about 12 hrs/wk, not including weekends. Applicants must have 2-3 hour blocks of time of availability between 8a - 5p, Mo-Th. Summer is a requirement.
To Apply: Call Carol Stevens, 989.774.3015.
GSA - Office of Sponsored Programs - seeks a Post-Award Services Student Assistant
Duties Include: Provides general office support to enhance the administration of grants and contracts. Examples of responsibilities include: Data entry, including maintaining multiple databases, filing; copying; preparing forms, emails, and other communications for the campus community; pulling reports and information from SAP (CMU's accounting system); and other responsibilities as assigned.
Skills Desired: Previous office experience is preferred; a working knowledge of Excel and Word; extremely accurate typing with excellent grammar, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must be extremely dependable and reliable with outstanding attention to detail; be able to present a positive and very professional image, and have an ability to appropriately handle confidential information.
Schedule: 5 hrs/wk for the remainder of the spring semester, one to two hrs/day MoTuWe, and then commit to approximately 10 hrs/wk during the summer for one or two hrs/day Mon - Fri.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and class schedule to Melinda Brakenberry, Incomplete applications will not be considered. Do not inquire in-person. We will contact you if we are able to offer an interview.

GSA - Science & Engineering: CMU Biological Station - seeks a Food Service Worker
Duties Include: Assist in the preparation, production and service of food; responsible for the sanitation and maintenance of the work areas, equipment and utensils.
Skills Desired: A safe and orderly manner; previous food service experience is preferred, but not required.
Schedule: The Food Service Worker lives at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island, May 6 - Aug 19, 2017; varied schedule up to 40 hrs/wk; free Room and Board provided.
To Apply: Email John Gordon for an application and information,
WORK STUDY - Student Account Services and University Billing - seeks a Student Clerk
Duties Include:
Typing memos, forms, and form letters using typewriter or computer; entering and updating data via computer; answering the telephone if needed and taking messages; copying, filing; stuffing envelopes for mass mailings; processing incoming coin; opening and sorting mail; delivering mail to and from other campus departments; simple recordkeeping including recording information, totaling numbers, and routine calculations; and scanning and indexing documents.

Skills Desired: Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships; maintain confidentiality of work; complete assigned duties with accuracy; data entry level accounting experience; proficiency in Excel and Word; ability to complete assignments with minimal direct supervision; knowledge of office policies and procedures; keyboarding skills; ten-key calculator; and cashiering.
Schedule: 10 hrs/wk, M-F.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Karmen Grondin,

WORK STUDY - Student Athlete Services - seeks a Tutor
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: Provide tutoring for specific academic coursework; aid in the process to help students define and utilize personal learning styles and study strategies; assess tutee's progress throughout the semester; file timely and accurate tutor reports at the conclusion of each tutor session; participate in 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.
Schedule: Sun-Thu evenings after 5p, with the possibility of some day time appointments.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and qualified academic coursework to Eric Vendemia,
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 Events - seeks a Student Technician
Duties Include: Conduct furniture setups for events; assist in audio and lighting execution; responsible for keeping all UE equipment in good working condition. Both 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; must maintain a positive image to CMU customers and the public.
Schedule: Flexible; frequent night and weekend work is required.
To Apply: Email Scott Harrington,
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:
Fitness/Wellness - Program Coordinator
Group Fitness - Cycling
Group Fitness - TRX
Group Fitness - Zumba
URec - Building Maintenance Worker