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 - 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: Mon - Thu, 5:45-9:30p; some Fri,
12-4p shifts are available as extra shifts.
GSA - Auxiliary Services Information Technology - seeks a TechOps Expert
Duties Include: Communicate with
supervisor and peers to provide desktop computing assistance across a broad set of administrative offices and student computer labs in-person, over the phone, and through
chat; work with System Administrator and
Expert teammates to complete scheduled and unscheduled support tasks and
special projects; report hardware moves to ensure consistency of inventory; communicate with teammates regarding task progression and completion while changing
shifts; serve as first-level
support for computing issues; identify, diagnose, and fix problems
reported by users within the scope of training, escalating as appropriate; review work order system to
complete work as assigned and as available; maintain an accurate record of
completed and pending tasks; respond appropriately and timely to any staff
issues or requests; review work order
system to communicate and serve users; review machine records to understand
current or last known state of computers; listen and communicate with users to
assist with needs and provide appropriate solutions; research and find
solutions to new problems; develop
expertise for assisting users and troubleshooting current Mac and Windows
operating systems; become proficient in command-line interface and troubleshooting printer issues; install and configure software on current Mac and Windows
operating systems; troubleshoot Ethernet and wireless network connectivity and
registration; document work
performed for incidents and changes; contribute to knowledge base; and assist users with applications that may display
Skills Desired: Strong desire to
learn desktop computing support methodology and related technologies; previous
customer service experience; intermediate-to-advanced Windows and Macintosh
knowledge. Certifications required during first year of employment include Service
Excellence Training, Sexual Harassment Training, and MUV Safety Training Program.
Schedule: Availability to work for at least 4
semesters; flexible hours may vary daily
and are determined by candidate's schedule.
To Apply: Email a resume and cover
letter to Ed Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK STUDY–
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
Schedule: Days and hours vary by location.
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
Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
WORK STUDY - Counseling & Special Education - seeks a Clerical Assistant
Duties Include: Answering the phone,
greeting visitors, filing, typing, running errands, photocopying and various
other duties as needed.
Skills Desired: Minimum
qualifications include strong communication skills, the ability to work in a
timely manner with minimal supervision, a strong attention to detail, and
experience with Microsoft Office programs.
Schedule: Candidates must be available
Wed, 1-5p, and TuTh mornings; availability up to 12
To Apply: Email a cover letter,
resume, references, and Spring class schedule to Stephanie Terrian, email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Architectural Trades Student Assistant
Duties Include: Assist the Journeyman
with day to day activities; attend safety and department meetings as necessary.
Skills Desired: Successfully complete
a driving and criminal background check; experience with hand and power tools,
mechanical aptitude, ability to lift 40 lbs. and work on foot for
extended periods of time; familiarity with CMU campus buildings; a strong work
ethic and the ability to work independently; maintain confidential information
and directives; follow verbal and written directions.
Schedule: Available to work
during the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Beaver Island Maintenance Worker
Duties Include: Clean, maintain and
repair buildings, grounds, mechanical equipment, vehicles, and boats; do some
new construction including painting and masonry; haul food shipments and other
freight to and from the ferry dock with maintenance of invoice
documentation; help maintain inventories of tools, parts, and gasoline; assist researchers with delivery and set-up of equipment at field sites;
attend staff meetings.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid
Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: SUMMER, flexible within the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Fire Extinguisher Worker
Duties Include: Check fire
extinguishers, change glass on fire extinguisher boxes, install new fire
extinguishers, and check emergency lighting; any other related tasks as
assigned by supervisor.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid
Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Candidates must be available during both the Academic Year and Summer; must be able to work
within the shop schedule, Mon - Friday, 7a - 4p.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Maintenance Mechanic Worker
Duties Include: Change filters;
assist Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic with unplugging sinks and drains; other related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Candidates must have a valid
Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Flexible during the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p. This job continues through Summer
and into the next Academic Year.
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Utility Operations AssistantDuties Include: Cleaning, painting,
and maintaining areas inside and outside of the Central Energy Facility
building; any other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.Skills Desired: Candidates must have a valid
Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.Schedule: Candidates must be
available during both the Academic Year and Summer; must be able to work within
the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p. Apply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Perform data
validation and clean-up in the CMU Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
system; maintain documentation; identify and merge duplicate records; assist
with clean-up and ongoing addition or removal of user access; assist with testing; and
related projects and assignments as needed.
Skills Desired: CRM experience is a plus; detail-focused; and organized.
Schedule: 25 hrs/wk.
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:
Skills Desired: Grounds keeping
skills are preferred, but not necessary.
Schedule: Flexible within park hours: Sun - Sat, 8a - 10p.
To Apply: Email completed application and resume to Miranda Walker, email@example.com, or
mail to Isabella County Parks, 200 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858. Include Work Study award amount and class schedule. Employment Applications can be found at http://bit.ly/1rrWyKn.
GSA - Medicine - seeks a Student Receptionist and Technology Assistant (Saginaw)
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
the following: Assist with very basic technology needs such as helping
use classroom technology; assist with general office work such as
phones, updating documentation and inventory records; and other duties
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 and WORK STUDY - Public Broadcasting - seeks a General Assignment Radio News Reporter
Duties Include: Produce daily newscast stories and features for broadcast within CMU Public
Radio's news programs; pitch story leads, prepare
questions, record interviews in-person or via phone, write copy and edit
finished news stories.
Skills Desired: High energy individual with good journalistic judgment and great writing skills; excellent verbal and
written communication; high degree of professionalism and reliability. Candidates must be coachable. Audio editing experience is preferred; JRN, COM or BCA majors are accepted.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk during the Academic Year; some weekend or evening hours may be
required. Preference given to applicants with summer availability.
WORK STUDY - Registrar's Office - seeks an Student Receptionist
Duties Include: Assist front desk staff with answering phones, greeting walk-ins, making appointments, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Applicants should possess strong verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task while providing excellent customer service. Applicants will be required to maintain confidentiality in respect to all student information and records. Experience with Microsoft Outlook calendar and SAP is preferred.
Schedule: Applicants must be able to work M-F, 10a-2p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter,
resume, references, and class schedule to Kimberly Bendele, email@example.com.
GSA - Science & Engineering: CMU Biological Station - seeks a Food Service Worker
Duties Include: The Food Service Worker assists
in the preparation, production and service of food, and is 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.
WORK STUDY - Special Olympics Michigan - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Answering multi-line
telephone, scanning, opening mail, making copies, and running errands as requested.
Skills Desired: Candidate must be
able to work independently and be outgoing; experience with Microsoft Word and
other computer programs as well as scanners and printers; must be dependable
Schedule: Flexible, but preference given to TuTh, 11a-2p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter
and resume to Kara Snyder, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORK STUDY - Student Account Services and University Billing
Duties Include: Assist with general
office duties and University Billing tasks as given.
Skills Desired: Requires strong
attention to detail; the ability to work in a confidential and secure environment; previous work experience is desired.
Schedule: This position is for the full Academic school year, as well as Summer; availability for up to
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and Spring class schedule to
Karmen Grondin, email@example.com.
GSA - Student Activities and Involvement - seeks a Student Video Content Producer
Duties Include: Create video commercials and other digital content that will be visible on display units in the University Center and in the residential restaurants, as well as on the Office of Student Activities & Involvement YouTube channel. Write and produce scripts for video projects, produce short videos that will be visible on University Center display units, coordinate promotional efforts for all activities and programs that are sponsored by the Office of Student Activities & Involvement, develop informational campaigns both digital and print for all program areas, assist with other departmental marketing efforts, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Experience in creating scripts and producing short commercials. A successful
candidate should be at least a junior with a background in broadcast and
cinematic arts. The candidate should also have significant leadership
experience, be organized and possess strong communication (oral & written)
skills. Must be able to make professional presentations and have experience
using Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Final Cut X or similar programs, as well as the ability to utilize video camera equipment to record events or projects assigned.
Schedule: 10-15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Maricella Reyes, firstname.lastname@example.org
by January 13, 2017.
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, email@example.com.
GSA - Technology Operations - seeks a Front-End Developer
Duties Include: Designing web and mobile user experiences
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.