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.

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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.

GSA - Art and Design - seeks an Art Model
Duties Include: Model nude for figure drawing and painting classes.
Skills Desired: Have the ability to hold poses for varying lengths of time, follow directions, and move under varying lighting conditions; must be dependable and available for class times.
Schedule: Class times are TuTh, 6-8:50p.
To Apply: Complete an application in the Art department, Wightman 132. For more information, email Prof. Dominguez,

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: Knowledge and proficiency in Excel and Word; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; and the ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
Schedule: Must be available to work nights and weekends, plus all home football and gymnastic events.
To Apply: Email resumes to Maddie Heilman,

WORK STUDY - Athletic Training Program - seeks a Student Office Worker
Duties Include: Answering phones; assisting students; and assisting faculty with projects.
Skills Desired: Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite; basic office skills; punctuality; and strong customer service skills.
Schedule: Mon-Thu, 2p - 5p, and Fri, 12p - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, three references, Campus ID number, and Work Study eligibility amount to Barbara Fracassi,

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:
Burrito Bowl - Food Service Worker
Burrito Bowl - Team Leader
Down Under Food Court - Food Service Worker
Down Under Food Court - Team Leader
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Food Service Worker
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Northside Market - Team Leader
Northside Market - Team Member
POD Market & Subway - Team Leader
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Food Service Worker
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Starbucks - Food Service Worker

WORK STUDY - Carls Center - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Greet visitors, type, file, answer phones, data entry, hand deliveries on campus, assistance with special projects, mail and fax reports, open clinic rooms for Carls Center, and additional duties as needed.
Skills Desired: Computer skills with Microsoft Word and Outlook; attention to detail; project a professional image; must be self-motivated, dependable, responsible, and have a good attitude. Previous office experience is desired.
Schedule: Flexible with class schedule; position begins Spring semester 2018.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume with Campus ID number to Sheryl Sias,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) - seeks an undergraduate Instructional Technology Assistant
Duties Include: Researching, evaluating, recommending, and implementing various technologies for use by faculty, staff, and students; facilitating face-to-face and online overview and hands-on technical training on a wide variety of technologies; providing top-level support to users via the CMU Help Desk ticketing system; identifying existing and creating CMU-specific documentation for inclusion in CMU’s knowledge base and on the CETL web site; establishing processes for successful implementation; communicating with users; assisting CETL staff with the planning and execution of pilot projects; and supporting and guiding faculty interested in gaining a better understanding of various technologies and connecting them with appropriate resources.
Skills Desired: Professionalism, confidence, strong communication skills, effective facilitation and presentation skills, detail-oriented, organized, creative, visual, analytical, and have the ability to troubleshoot; have a solid history and proven understanding of, or clear desire to learn more about face-to-face and online teaching and learning, software, hardware, operating systems, training, professional development, mobile device use, cloud solutions, communication, technical support, and presentation systems and skills.
Schedule: 10 hrs/wk between 8a - 5p, but some evenings and weekends may be required on rare occasions.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume indicating major, minor, and any other knowledge, skills, experience, or special interests that fit for the position, including a Spring 2018 class schedule and a completed application to

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,

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.
Currently Openings:
Clarke Historical - Digitization Student Assistant
Library Systems - Student Technician

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 - Contracting & Purchasing Services - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Look up purchase orders and vendor information in SAP to send out PO's; answering the phone. 
Skills Desired: Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel; basic office skills including problem-solving, communication, reliability, multi-tasking, and teamwork; basic telephone skills; attention to detail necessary for proofreading purchase orders; ability to work effectively with others and independently when necessary. Preference is given to applicants with SAP experience, but training is provided.
Schedule: Afternoons, Mon - Fri, 1p - 5p.
To Apply: Email resume to Yolanda Nummer,

WORK STUDY - Counseling Center - seeks a Student Office Assistant
Duties Include: Schedule student counseling appointments using a multistep process; provide a friendly greeting to clients and others when they enter the Counseling Center or over the phone; assist in creating a warm, welcoming student-centered Counseling Center environment; talk and interact with students, faculty, staff, parents, referral sources, and others on and off campus; clarify caller's need for speaking with a counselor and provide referral information for other CMU and off-campus offices as appropriate to the situation; assist students who may be in crisis to access urgent appointments that are available daily Mon - Fri; accurately enter data into a student based college Counseling Center database; attend to counseling appointment waitlist to minimize the amount of time a student is on the waitlist; create a monthly bulletin board with timely educational information applicable for college students; answer phone, take messages, make copies, run errands; complete training as needed.
Qualifications include: Honesty, integrity, responsible, and highly ethical behavior; ability to maintain confidentiality; positive attitude; friendly; strong attention to detail; accurate keyboarding skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office; ability to remain calm in crisis situations; team player; punctual and reliable; uses sound judgment; able to work independently and seek consultation as needed; completes criminal history check; signs confidentiality statement; at least a junior in college; prior related work experience. Preference given to a graduate student in a related field (e.g., Counselor Education, Clinical Psychology); work or related experience in a counseling, health, or student services setting.
Schedule: 1-2 days/week, depending on class schedule.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and references to Peggy Clerc,

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.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Snow Removal Worker
Duties Include: Shovel snow from campus building entrances and apply snow melt and salt to the sidewalks as needed; snow removal must be completed before buildings open for the day; other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Skills Desired: Must be reliable; must be able to life 50 pounds and do physical labor in cold weather.
Schedule: This seasonal position runs from approximately Jan - Apr, dependent upon snowfall. Applicant must be available to work Mon - Fri starting at 5a to remove snow before buildings open for the day at 7a.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Sustainability Assistant
Duties Include: Prepare graphs and reports using custodial and recycling purchasing data pulled from SAP on a monthly and quarterly basis for distribution to supervisors and building coordinators; create presentations for quarterly custodial meetings; schedule and log custodial training hours; research new green products and vendors; submit work orders for recycling pickups; promote recycling around the campus community and organize outreach events; answer phone and email inquires; and attend weekly recycling meetings.
Skills Desired: Graduate student level preferred; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; good communication skills; ability to multitask; must demonstrate ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Schedule: Applicants must be available to work during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Vehicle Service Worker
Duties Include: Clean and wash vehicles, maintain a clean garage work area, and assist mechanics as needed.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of and experience with basic automotive maintenance preferred. Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; must have the ability to lift 50 pounds.
Schedule: Applicant must be available to work within the office schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p. This is an academic year and summer position.
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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:

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.

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 - MediaGraphix - seeks a Graphic Designer
Duties Include: Create a variety of promotional materials; manage multiple projects and deadlines; coordinate client meetings; work with vendors and Printing Services; communicate with clients and vendors; assist with table tent advertising; design CMU’s Wayfinding event signage.
Skills Desired: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator CC; and excellent customer service.
Schedule: Designers must be able to work 4-hour shifts.

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,

GSA - Philosophy & Religion - seeks a Journal Administrative Assistant
Only Graduate Students may apply.
Duties Include: Assist the Co-Editor of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism; timely correspondence with authors submitting papers to the Journal and referees of articles; assure submissions are ready to be reviewed; assign submissions to an editor according to the co-editor's instructions.
Schedule: Flexible. Preference given to students available during the spring and summer semesters, minimum; this is a 12 month, 10 hr/wk, $10/hr position.
To Apply: Email Robert Stecker,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Physics - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Greet office visitors, answer phones, make copies, scan documents, sort mail, do department errands, assist faculty on special projects, and various other projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Applicants should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, and accurate typing skills. A positive, outgoing, self-motivated, dependable and adaptable personality is required. Due to confidentiality, applicants cannot be registered for any Physics courses.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk. Preferred work hours: Mon, 8a - 11a, Tue, 10:30a - 3:30p, Wed, 8a - 12p, Thu, 8a - 12p, and Fri, 8a - 12:00p.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, availability, and Spring 2018 semester schedule to Angela Fulk,

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.

GSA - Residence Life: Towers - seeks a Desk Manager
Duties Include: Keep the desk supplied with change; assist with TimeLink computation and payroll; check on supplies and inform the supervising Residence Hall Director (RHD) when supplies are needed; check Cash Count spreadsheet at least once a day, reporting any variances to the supervising RHD, and contacting the person responsible; ensure mail is distributed properly and accurately; assist in the interviewing of applicants, and evaluation of employees; motivate and encourage positive morale among the desk staff; compile and maintain an accurate schedule on; be available for questions and feedback from the desk staff; attend a meeting with the supervising RHD once a week and at other scheduled times to discuss staffing, administrative operations and service excellence; attend and run bi-weekly staff meetings; respond to email from staff and supervising RHD promptly; perform other duties assigned by the supervising RHD.
Skills Desired: Organization, flexibility and the ability to work with and supervise peers.
Schedule: Flexible with classes. Position continues through the Academic Year 2018-2019.
To Apply: Email Darell Armentrout,

GSA - Residence Life: Towers Student Success Center - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Front line of the office, greeting incoming traffic, and answering phone calls and emails; general clerical duties in an administrative office; responsible for management of office functions including typing and proofreading, creating and working with databases, answering phones, processing mailings, providing information to CMU and non-CMU constituents about The Office of Residence Life, and other duties as assigned. This position involves significant work with confidential information. Rate of pay is $9.35/hr.
Skills Desired: Minimum qualifications include a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and at the conclusion of the semester in which applicants are applying (cumulative grade point average of 2.0 must be maintained during the period of employment), basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated ability to follow through with each task to completion, excellent customer service skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, and self-motivation; must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Knowledge of Residence Life programs and other campus offices and resources is preferred.
Schedule: The position begins January 2018. Applicants must be available to work at least 5 semesters, and must be available to work MoWe, 2 -5p, Spring 2018. Applicants will not be considered if not able to work those shifts or be on campus through May 2020.
Questions: Email
To Apply: Email a completed application and schedule to Kim Voisin, or mail to Kesseler 130, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859.

WORK STUDY - Special Olympics Michigan - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Primarily responsible for assisting the Secretary with day-to-day tasks including answering the phone and directing calls, greeting guests, opening and sorting incoming mail using dual control system, logging incoming money using dual control system, helping with scheduling routine maintenance and periodic cleaning of staff vehicles, files, faxes, prepares mailings, and performing various other related duties, deliveries and other errands, covering breaks throughout the day, covering vacation and sick days for the secretary, assisting with other departments when needed, and other duties as assigned. 
Skills Desired: Must have a positive friendly attitude; typing and proofreading skills; detail- oriented; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, tables and merging databases; ability to learn new computer software programs; good organizational skills and communication; ability to work independently; able to meet deadlines; ability to perform the essential functions of the job; experience with a multi-line phone.
Schedule: TuThFr,11:30a - 2p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Heather Sizemore,

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 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
GSA and WORK STUDY - Graduate Recruiting and Admissions - seeks a