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.

WORK STUDY - Athletic Training Program - seeks a Student Office Worker
Duties Include: Work independently in an educational academic office environment including, answering phones, scanning, making copies, running errands, filing, shredding documents, and assisting faculty.
Skills Desired: Candidates are 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. Candidates 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 and Excel; 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, and 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.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, three references, Campus ID number, and Work Study eligibility amount 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
CMBrew  - Food Service Worker
Down Under Food Court - Food Service Worker
Einstein Bros. Bagels - Food Service Worker
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Food Service Worker
Java City Park Library - Food Service Worker
The Market - Team Member
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
POD Market & Subway - Team Member
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Food Service Worker
Robinson Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Starbucks - Food Service Worker
WhichWich - 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:
Library Research and Instruction Services - Student Assistant

WORK STUDY - Humanities and Social & Behavioral Sciences, Dean's Office - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Front desk support, answering the phones, filing, copying, data entry, deliveries, and mail.
Skills Desired: Phone etiquette, effective communication, and a basic knowledge of Word and Excel.
Schedule: Flexible with classes during business hours.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Karen Wixson, Coordinator of Business Services,

WORK STUDY - Marketing and Hospitality Services Administration - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Provide assistance to faculty, staff and office visitors; answer the phone; note and deliver accurate messages; schedule appointments for the academic advisor; file; mail distribution; campus delivery; copy jobs; data entry; and constructing documents and spreadsheets; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Previous office experience is preferred, but not required; a positive attitude and dependability; interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff and the public; must have an eye for detail; trained in FERPA compliance; exhibit a willingness to learn and be a team player; able to work with minimal supervision; a base knowledge of Office Suite is required; familiarity with CMU's campus and the College of Business is a plus.
Schedule: Availability during office hours, Mon -Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply:  Email a cover letter, resume and availability to Robin Berry,

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.
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WORK STUDY - Psychology - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Typing; scanning; filing; data entry; copying, collating and stapling of class materials; running errands on campus; and providing general assistance to department staff and faculty.
Skills Desired: Prior office experience; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; accurate typing with good grammar; spelling and proofreading skills; excellent attention to detail. Must be detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, excellent customer service skills, and work independently. Candidates must be able to work with frequent interruptions; must present a very positive and professional image; and be extremely punctual and reliable
Schedule: Flexible, approximately 10-15 hrs/wk within office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and class schedule to: Colleen Craft at

GSA and WORK STUDY - 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. 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.
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 you are applying (cumulative grade point average of 2.0 must be maintained during the period of employment), basic knowledge of 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; and knowledge of Residence Life programs and other campus offices and resources is preferred. As a result of performing this position, each student employee 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: Beginning August 2017, candidates must be available to work TuTh, 12:30 - 5p, Fall Semester; overall, candidates must be available to work at least 5 semesters. Applicants will not be considered if not able to work those shifts or be on campus through December 2019. If you have questions, email
To Apply: Email a completed application (.doc) and schedule to Kim Voisin,, or mail to Kesseler 130, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859.

WORK STUDY - Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work - Office Assistant
Due to confidentiality issues, major and minors in SASW cannot be considered for this position.
Duties Include: Assist this busy academic office with filing, copying, campus deliveries, phone, computer work and other office related tasks as assigned. Training is provided, but good computer skills are a must. Positive, professional behavior and dependability are required. Applicants must be organized, able to make efficient use of time and be ready to work.
Skills Desired: Basic computer skills, a positive, professional behavior, and dependability.
Schedule: To be determined based on office needs and class schedule, during office hours Mon – Fri, 8a – 12p, and 1 – 5p.
To Apply: Pick up an application in the SASW office, 142 Anspach Hall. Submit completed application, a resume and class schedule. For further information, contact Patti Hohlbein,

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 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:
Group Fitness - Cycling
Group Fitness - TRX
Group Fitness - Zumba
URec - Event Staff
URec - Guest Services
URec - Intramural Official
URec - Water Safety Instructor

WORK STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks an America Counts & Reads Elementary School Tutor
Duties Include: Work alongside local teachers to help grade school students with literacy and numeracy. For reading, Tutors read one-on-one with students using trained methods to instill confidence in the child’s independent reading ability. For math, Tutors act as a general classroom assistant during math time, answering questions as needed and leading small group activities. All tutors must go through training and complete a successful background check prior to being in the schools.
Skills Desired: Professionalism, reliability, consistency, a self-starter and independent worker, passion for affecting positive change in local youth, passion for literacy and numeracy, and strong verbal and written English skills.
Schedule: Flexible around class schedules. Prospective tutors are expected to offer at least 10 hours of availability during regular public school hours (8a - 3p) and should be prepared to work 5-10 hrs/wk. Tutors typically work a two day (M/W, T/Th) or three day (M/W/F) schedule. Transportation is not provided to local schools, but a few are within walking distance to campus.
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