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 you have, contact Student Employment Services at 989.774.3881, Bovee University Center, Room 121.

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

WORK STUDY - Athletic Training Program - seeks a Student Office Worker

Duties Include: Greet and help students; assist faculty; and answer phones.
Skills Desired: Candidates cannot be in the Athletic Training Program; must possess basic office skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office Suites.
Schedule: 17 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest and resume to Barbara Fracassi,

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 - Team Member
CMBrewFood Service Worker
Concessions - Food Service Worker
Down Under Food Court - Food Service Worker
Down Under Food Court - Office Assistant
Einstein Bros. Bagels - Food Service Worker
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Food Service Worker
Java City - Food Service Worker
The Market - Team Leader
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Northside Market - Team Leader
Northside Market - Team Member
POD Market & Subway - Team Leader
POD Market & Subway - Team Member
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Food Service Worker
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Starbucks - Food Service Worker

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 - 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.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - seeks a Student Assistant

Great opportunity for a detail oriented Information Technology student who is interested in seeing how data from multiple systems is maintained and manipulated for student communication or a detail oriented Marketing major who seeks exposure to, and hands-on experience with a CRM system.
Duties Include: Daily data validation and clean-up; maintaining documentation; identifying and merging duplicate records; assisting with multiple data cleanup and maintenance efforts; assisting with upgrade testing; and other related projects and assignments as needed.
Skills Desired: Ability to work independently, maintain confidentiality, and possess good judgement skills; reliable transportation is necessary to CMU Global Campus, off-campus north of Meijer in Mt. Pleasant.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk for the remainder of the Summer; 20 hrs/wk during the Academic year.
To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, class schedule and completed application to

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 cover letter, resume, Fall class schedule and completed application to

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an 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 Landscape Operations Office Assistant

Duties Include: Compose and type routine correspondence and memos; reception duties include answering the phone, filing, keeping track of daily schedules, and distributing mail; and accurate data entry and managing of Timelink.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; previous office experience desired.
Schedule: Available to work during the office schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p. Applicant available to start work in mid-August to train prior to the start of the fall semester and work 25 hrs/wk preferred.
Apply Online       

GSA or WORK STUDY– Geography & Environmental Studies – seeks an Office Assistant

Do not apply if you are an Education, Geography, or ENV Major. Seeking a Business Major willing to work over breaks. Freshmen and sophomores encouraged to apply. 
Duties include: Answer phone, take accurate messages, greet visitors, scan and copy, computer work, campus deliveries, stock and order supplies (some lifting required), prepare conference room for meetings, keep workroom and office clean, and provide assistance to faculty, staff, and visitors, and other office-related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Previous office experience is preferred; must have excellent language and communication skills; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; candidates will be dependable and organized, with positive, professional behavior, and be able to make efficient use of time and be ready to work.
Schedule: Must be able to work the following schedule 2018 Fall Semester:  MoWe, 8a - Noon; and TuTh 8a - 10:30a.  Must be interested in working between 13-20 hours per week.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, contact information for references, and 2018 Fall Semester class schedule to: N. Bauer, Do not apply in person or by phone. Only emailed applications will be accepted.  This position begins Fall 2018.

WORK STUDY - Journalism - seeks a motivated Student Assistant for their busy office. Freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to apply!

Duties Include: General receptionist duties, answering the telephone, and data entry, assistance with various projects and maintaining databases. 
Skills Desired: Must be highly organized, self-starters who are detail-oriented and work without close supervision. Candidates must present a professional image. Non-Journalism majors and minors only. Must have working knowledge of Office (Word, Excel), the Internet, Blackboard, and email; demonstrated organizational skills with strong attention to details.  Prefer one semester of campus experience and live in the local area.
Schedule: Be able to work between the following hours: 8a - Noon and 1p - 5p.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Cindy Gall,

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

Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to apply.
Duties Include: Provide assistance to faculty, staff and office visitors; answer the phone, noting and delivering accurate messages; schedule appointments for the academic advisor; file, mail distribution, campus delivery, and copy jobs; data entry; constructing documents and spreadsheets, and other duties and projects as assigned. Previous office experience is preferred, but not required. 
Skills Desired: Project a positive attitude and be dependable; possess interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students, staff and the public; must have an eye for detail; exhibit a willingness to learn and be a team player; able to work with minimal supervision; a base knowledge of MS Office Suite is required; familiarity with campus and the CBA is a plus.
Schedule: The position begins August 20. Hours vary based on class schedule/availability during office hours Mon-Fri, 8a - 12p and 1p - 5p.
To Apply:  Email an attached cover letter, resume, and Fall class schedule to Robin Berry, Department Executive Secretary,  Do not apply in person or by phone.

WORK STUDY - Police Department- seeks Safe Rides Escort Officer

Duties Include: Transport students from one Safe Rides Stop to another Safe Rides Stop in a marked department vehicle via a routing system.
Skills Desired: Have a good driving record.
Schedule: 8p-2a, 7 days/wk when classes are in session.
Apply Online

GSA and WORK STUDY - Residence Life: Towers Student Success Center - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Office Assistants in Residence Life at Central Michigan University are among the front line of the office, greeting incoming traffic, and answering phone calls and emails. This position is responsible for general clerical duties in an administrative office. The office assistant is 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/hour.
Skills Desired: Minimum qualifications include: full time student status at Central Michigan University, a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher at the time of application and at the conclusion of the semester in which you 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 preferred. As a result of performing this position, each student will be able to utilize enhanced conflict management skills, provide excellent customer service to diverse populations through effective communication, and demonstrate organization and the ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks.
Schedule: The position begins in August 2018. Must be available to work at least 5 semesters. The ideal candidate is able to work TuTh, 8a - 12p and Fr, 8a - 11a, Fall 2018. Applicants will not be considered if not able to be on campus through December 2020. If you have questions, email
To Apply: Completed application and schedule go to Kim Voisin c/o

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
URec - Event Staff
URec - Fitness Specialist

GSA and WORK STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks an America Counts & Reads Elementary Classroom Tutor

Duties Include: Work in local elementary classrooms directly with children, helping with reading and math. View the application to read more information about the program.
Skills Desired: A passion for literacy and positively impacting local youth, timeliness, consistency and reliability. ACR considers students from all majors. Previous experience working and/or volunteering with children is required. Interested students should already be a self-starter and strong independent worker.
Schedule: Tutoring schedules are flexible around class times, but having open mornings (8a - 12p) or afternoons (12p - 3p) on a MoWe or TuTh schedule works best.
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