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.

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 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:
Catering - Bartender
Fresh Food Company (FFCo) - Team Leader
The Market - Team Leader
Marketing - Graphic Designer
Merrill Residential Restaurant - Food Service Worker
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Food Service Worker
Real Food on Campus (RFoC) - Office Assistant
Robinson Residential Restaurant - 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,

GSA - Charter Schools: Academic Performance & Accountability - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Data entry functions essential to the department's oversight of student performance
Skills Desired: Applicants must be working towards a degree in Education; must be detail-oriented, exhibit strong organizational and communication skills, and be proficient in Word and Excel.
Schedule: Up to 25 hrs/wk during office hours Mon - Fri, 8:00a - 5:00p.
To Apply: Email Candice Kolbe,

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:
Access Services - Security & Building Operations
Acquisitions & Metadata - Student Assistant
Clarke Historical - Scanning Student Assistant
Library Systems - Student Cleaner
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.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Education & Human Services/Communication & Fine Arts - seeks a Student Technician.
Duties Include: Provide quality, professional customer service while correcting technical issues in a timely manner; interact with faculty, staff, and student technology users in CEHS/CCFA with such difficulties as hardware and software issues, network connectivity, printing issues, and computer configuration; maintain and support five computer labs in use throughout the colleges; create and update documentation for CEHS/CCFA hardware and software systems; utilize systems such as Active Directory, System Center Configuration Manager, Munki, and DeployStudio.
Skills Desired: CEHS/CCFA Tech Ops employees are technologically literate, autonomous problem solvers who understand the importance of positive customer interaction. Technicians are expected to maintain a high level of professionalism and demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills. Verbal and written communication skills are highly valued.
Schedule: 18 - 23 hours of availability per week during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p in 2 hour increments or more.
To Apply: Email Dan Barger,

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: Electric & Mechanical Shops - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Accurate data entry and managing of Timelink for Electric and Maintenance Shops including understanding various types of work, sick, vacation, personal and overtime hours so workers receive proper pay; handles confidential materials such as job order system, account numbers, and credit cards; scan job order system for accurate work order numbers, know various abbreviations used for all areas of campus; look up job orders quickly on SAP for possible recharge numbers for overtime pay chargers; contact the Service Center with pertinent information on a daily basis; must be able to learn names and faces of workers in your area in order to properly facilitate calls and pages; properly transmit radio incoming and outgoing information; place and pick up orders to various vendors in the area; and handle daily mail, answer phones, handle dictation and type journal postings
Skills Desired: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and show attention to detail; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check
Schedule: Candidate must be available to work within the shop schedule, Mon -  Fri, 7:30a - 4p. Preference given to applicants available to work through the Summer and into the Academic Year.
Apply Online

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: Plant Engineering and Planning - seeks a Clerical Assistant
Duties Include: General office duties include filing, typing, data entry, answering phones, reception, mail sorting, and assisting Project Managers; measure and count things like outlets and computer jacks; maintain contract files, purchase orders, and type contracts; authorize campus master keys; cover breaks momentarily for full time clerical staff as needed; any other related duties as assigned
Skills Desired: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, and Excel; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; must be able to keep confidentiality.
Schedule: Must be available to work during office hours Mon - Fri, 8a -5p.
Apply Online

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.
Future openings appear here.

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 background 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 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: $8.90-$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.

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,

WORK STUDY - Payroll & Travel - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Scanning, auditing forms, data entry, filing, sorting reports, assisting with walk in traffic and phone calls, and other general office duties; miscellaneous duties might include light cleaning, sorting recycling and occasional projects.
Skills Desired: Proficiency in Word and Excel, strong attention to detail and experience with scanning and indexing.
Schedule: 10-15 hrs/wk; flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p, with emphasis on availability from 11a - 1p and 4p - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to

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,

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 and WORK STUDY - Public Broadcasting - seeks a General Assignment Radio News Reporter
Duties Include: Produce daily newscast stories and features for broadcast within WCMU's Morning Edition and All Things Considered. On-the-job training and a great work environment are provided. Reporters are expected to prepare questions, record interviews in person or via phone, write copy and produce recorded news stories.
Skills Desired: A smart, reliable, high-energy individual with good journalistic judgment and great writing skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; high degree of professionalism and reliability; radio editing experience is preferred. Majors accepted: JRN, BCA or COM. JRN majors preferred
Schedule: A minimum of 12-16 hrs/wk required; 25 hrs/wk maximum during the Academic Year; 40 hrs/wk maximum during the Summer.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Amy Robinson,, or apply in person at Public Broadcasting Building, 1999 East Campus Drive.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Residence Life: Fitness - seeks a Fitness Attendant
Duties Include: Greet members entering the facility; educate members on policies and procedures in the fitness center and enforce those policies; monitor the membership for any potential medical emergencies; clean, polish, vacuum and/or dust machines and facility; notify the coordinator any issues with the equipment; filling bottles with cleaning solution when empty; serve as the first responder to any medical emergencies that occur; complete written reports and documents; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0; have and maintain Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and Standard First Aid (American Red Cross required) certification; ability to lift 50 pounds; previous experience working in a fitness facility or studying exercise science or other related field.
Schedule: The centers are open Mon - Thu, 8a - Midnight; Fri, 8am - 8pm; Sat, 11a - 8p; Sun, 11a - 11p. Shifts are 2 hours long.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Leslie Stockford,

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 - TRX
Group Fitness - Zumba

GSA and WORK STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks an On-Air Host and Announcer
Duties Include: Under the supervision of the Program Director, serve as local host during award-winning NPR programs, including ‘Weekend Edition’ and ‘All Things Considered, as well as during signature programs like ‘Wait Wait Don't Tell Me’ and ‘This American Life.’ The local host’s responsibilities include delivering news, weather, and sponsorship messages in a clear and conversational manner. The local host is responsible for airing programming, promos, and other on-air elements as scheduled. The successful applicant must have excellent speaking skills, and must be punctual and reliable.
Skills Desired: Ability to deliver material live on-air; experience operating broadcast equipment is preferred; punctuality and attention to detail is required; excellent speaking skills are required.
Schedule: Must be available weekend mornings and/or afternoons, and at least two evenings per week. Availability over university shutdowns is highly preferred. Some holiday shifts will be required. Specific work hours are determined by management on an as-needed basis. Ideal applicants should be available 10-15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter of interest and resume to Mike Horace,

GSA and WORK STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks an Overnight Jazz Host and Board Operator
Duties Include: Under the supervision of the Program Director, serve as host of ‘Nightside Jazz and Blues,’ a locally produced nightly music program. This includes selecting music and presenting it on air. Student also serves as a Board Operator during locally and nationally produced public radio programs, and assists with various production-related tasks.
Skills Desired: Ability to deliver material live on-air; experience operating broadcast equipment is preferred; punctuality and attention to detail is required.
Schedule: Must be available during evenings, overnight, and on holidays; availability over university shutdowns is highly preferred; specific work hours are determined by management on an as-needed basis. Ideal applicants should be available 10 - 15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter of interest and resume to Mike Horace,

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