Summer Job Postings

SUMMER 2019

Enrollment in Summer is not required to receive Summer Work Study. To determine your eligibility for Summer Work Study, call or visit Student Employment Services, 989.774.3881, UC 121.

Contact departments directly to pursue a job.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Annual Giving - Phonathon Student Caller

Duties Include: Call alumni and friends of CMU on behalf of the annual fund. Callers are expected to be friendly on the line, update alumni information, build rapport, inform alumni about campus updates and various funds, and secure donations.
Skills Desired: Successful candidates have excellent telephone communication skills, fluency in English, are outgoing, have a great attitude, and are willing to ask for donations. Ideal candidates are fun, outgoing, hard-working CMU students. A positive attitude, a desire to learn, and sales experience are a plus. 
Schedule: Candidates must be able to work at least 3 shifts a week, Mon - Thu: 10a - 1p, 1-4p, or 4-7p. 
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WORK STUDY - Art & Design - seeks an Image Processing Assistant

Duties Include: Serve as a research assistant processing images for 3D reconstructions, including separating objects from backgrounds using Adobe Photoshop software, and basic color correction and photo conversion using Adobe Creative Cloud software. Training and feedback will be provided by supervisor. Work will be used to generate reconstructions of ancient and medieval sculpture and architecture as part of an active archaeological research project.
Skills Desired: Familiarity with Mac OS; experience using Word and Excel; basic familiarity with Adobe Photoshop; access to Adobe Creative Cloud software during available hours such as availability to use computer labs in Department of Art and Design during open lab hours; ability to work with minimal supervision; aptitude for careful, detailed work and ability to follow directions precisely.
Schedule: To be decided; this position has up to 70 hours available throughout the Summer.
To Apply: Email a resume to artanddesign@cmich.edu.

GSA - Athletics: Communications - seeks a Writer

Duties Include: Write for cmuchippewas.com. Game coverage and game previews make up the bulk of the assignments. An experienced writer with an athletic background is preferred, however ambitious newcomers will be considered. In addition, the Writer will learn sports writing and reporting from the ground up from a veteran writer and editor with more than 25 years in the business. Journalism and/or Public Relations majors are especially encouraged to apply.
Skills Desired: Candidates should have a working knowledge of AP Style; ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in written form and orally; adaptable to a varied schedule.
Schedule: Flexible and varies; up to 20 hrs/wk beginning August 2019.  Night and weekend work are required.
To Apply:  Email a resumé with writing samples to Andy Sneddon, snedd1a@cmich.edu. Writing samples need not be sports related.

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 confidential information.
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; availability to work over the Summer; flexible hours may vary daily and are determined by candidate's schedule.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Ed Burns, burns1eb@cmich.edu.

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:
Catering - Bartender
Catering - Team Member
Summer POD/Market - Team Member

WORK STUDY - Communication - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Answer office phones; greet walk-in customers including students, faculty and administration; complete work orders from faculty and staff which includes typing, formatting, copying, faxing, scanning, deliveries around campus; prepare and sort mail for the building; deliver packages throughout campus; general customer service and office assistance to the department secretary; other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Working knowledge of Mac computers, excellent customer service skills, ability to problem solve, and work independently.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 12p, 1p - 5p.
To Apply: Email Bernie Cesena, cesen1bj@cmich.edu.

GSA - CMU TRIO Detroit Pre-College Programs - seeks an Evening Youth Mentor

Duties Include: Join attendees of Summer Academy while they attend evening activities; Mentors are assigned a group of students to work with during the 2 weeks; live in residence hall and assist with the daily implementation of the total residence program; supervise, monitor and evaluate 8-12 male/female high school residents in a co-ed dormitory unit; assist with Move-In/Move-Out day procedures for the Summer Academy program; eat meals with your assigned groups; submit weekly progress reports to the Director and/or Project Advisors on assigned student group; sponsor educational programs for all the students; report any student problems (social, academic or personal) to the Director and/or Project Advisor; attend all field trips, meetings and training programs related to Summer Academy; meet daily with individual students to assess adjustment to the Academy foreseeing any social issues on the residence floors or with other students in the Academy; conduct room checks each evening and stay awake during evening hours to monitor students; monitor any social or adjustment problems on assigned floor; exemplify mature and professional behavior with students at all times; plan a social activity each week for your floor; assist with planning and implementation of the weekly "Evening College Life 101 Series"; assist with the daily "Bed Checks" and "Newsletters" with upcoming events; complete an incident report form and/or a medical emergency report form, and any additional program report/form as necessary; and participate in and attend the Summer Academy Closing Ceremony. The Evening Youth Mentors receive room and board along with a wage with experience for the two weeks on campus.
Skills Desired: Must possess good communication skills, problem-solving skills, and conflict resolution skills; must be able to be a model to high school students and relate personal college experiences to students; must be able to hold students accountable for their actions; must be a team player and be committed to the principles and philosophy of the CMU TRIO Detroit program; must be flexible, patient, and able to enforce rules; must show no favoritism, and show respect for yourself and for the students.
Schedule: Available to work the entire Summer Academy on the campus of CMU: July 14 - July 26 and attend training on campus and/or Detroit prior.
To Apply: Email Primavera Jimenez, jimen1pe@cmich.edu

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks an Architectural Trades Student Assistant

Duties Include: Assist Journeyman with day to day activities; computer skills include use of Microsoft office; accurate and timely record keeping; use of hand and power tools as needed; attend safety and department meetings as necessary. Operation of a motor vehicle, and a valid driver's license is required.
Skills Desired: Successfully complete a driving and criminal background check. Ability to lift 40lbs and work on foot for extended periods of time; familiarity with CMU campus buildings; strong work ethic and the ability to work independently; maintain confidential information and directives; and follow verbal and written directions.
Schedule: Flexible during shop hours, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p. 
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Recycling Worker

Duties Include: Collect all types of recyclable materials including paper, cardboard, Styrofoam, batteries, light bulbs, and electronics from buildings around campus and prepare them for recycling; drop off empty recycling bins as requested; attend weekly recycling meetings; other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Skills Desired: Must be able to lift 50 pounds; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; good knowledge of campus and buildings; good communication skills; must demonstrate ability to work independently with little or no supervision; a willingness to learn.
Schedule: Up to 40/hrs week.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Vehicle Service Worker/Garage

Duties Include: Clean and wash vehicles; clean and maintain garage work area; assist mechanics as needed.
Skills Desired: 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; knowledge of and experience with basic automotive maintenance desired.
Schedule: Candidate must be available to work within the garage schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management: Landscape Operations - seeks a Student Worker

Duties Include: Take care of all areas of CMU campus grounds and athletic areas: seed, fertilize and water landscape areas; clean, trim and maintain all areas assigned  including sidewalks, flowerbeds, lawn areas and bleachers; assist regular Landscape Operations personnel in their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned. Minimal skills and experience is require.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Up to 20 hrs/wk. 
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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. Range: $9.45 - 10.43.
Skills Desired: Grounds keeping skills preferred but not necessary.
Schedule: Flexible during Park Hours: Sun - Sat, 8a - 10p.
To Apply: Email an  Isabella County Application, resume, Work Study award amount and class schedule if applicable to Miranda Walker, mwalker@isabellacounty.org.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Journalism - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Answer phones, greet customers including students, faculty, staff and department visitors; complete work requests and Blackboard requests from faculty; typing, copying, scanning, entering grade information into Blackboard; maintenance of databases; campus deliveries; and assisting the Executive Secretary, plus other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Non-journalism students only. Working knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel, Internet, and Blackboard; must be highly organized, a self-starter, detail-oriented and work without close supervision; must be reliable with a strong work ethic and present a professional image. Prefer one year of campus experience.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon -Fri, 8a - noon and 1 - 5p. Position may continue into the Academic Year. 
To Apply: Email Cindy Gall, gall1c@cmich.edu.

GSA - Medicine - seeks a Translator

Duties Include: Translate short documents (generally less than 500 words) from English into French, Italian, and/or German; proofread existing translations (French and/or Italian); initial need to translate a backlog of such documents including blog posts and academic abstracts, followed by a sporadic need as new documents are gradually generated on an unpredictable schedule.
Skills Desired: Intermediate to advanced proficiency in written French, Italian, and/or German; familiarity with academic writing conventions in English and the target language; an interest in social sciences, qualitative research, autism, and/or disability studies is a plus.
Schedule: Intermittent work throughout the Summer and Academic Year.
To Apply: Email a letter of interest and a resume to Dr. Ariel Cascio, casci1ma@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks Event Crew

Duties Include: Responsible for event setup duties including transportation, maintenance, and inventory of UE equipment and furniture. Will be involved in on the job and formal training sessions that may include but are not limited to: leadership, venue safety, and event logistics. Applicants should have the ability to excel within a dynamic team structure. Other responsibilities include preparation and restoration of event venues before and after use. Ability to operate a CMU vehicle is required and must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Work uniform requirement to include black pants (no jeans), black work shoes, and shirt supplied by department. 
Skills Desired: Willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential. Must maintain a positive demeanor to CMU customers and the public, and must be adaptable with changing event needs and schedules. Applicants should be self-starters who are detail oriented and able to multitask with minimal direction. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is critical. Must display continued integrity, positivity, and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts. Applicants should be able to work and communicate effectively in a team setting while maximizing productivity. Those selected that show initiative may be selected for future leadership roles.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required. Late nights, early mornings and long shifts.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter listing skills and interest to uevents@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - University Events - seeks an Event Technician

Duties Include: Will be involved in on the job and formal training sessions that may include but are not limited to: audio, lighting, and other A/V applications. Must be able to work at heights in excess of 6 feet. Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and operating UE technical equipment. Other responsibilities include preparation & restoration of event venues before and after use. Ability to operate a CMU vehicle is required and must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Work uniform requirement to include black pants (no jeans), black work shoes, and shirt supplied by department.
Skills Desired: Based on job requirements cell phone use is not permitted during work. Willingness to learn and follow instructions is essential. Must maintain a positive demeanor to CMU customers and the public, and must be adaptable with changing event needs and schedules. Applicants should be self-starters who are detail oriented and able to multitask with minimal direction. Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is critical. Must display continued integrity, positivity, and maturity while working late nights, early mornings, and long shifts.
Schedule: Frequent night and weekend work required. Late nights, early mornings and long shifts.
To Apply: Send a resume and cover letter listing skills and interest to uevents@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Volunteer Center - seeks a Budget and Logistics Student Coordinator

Duties Include: Assist with coordination and filing of receipts for all departmental purchase and cross referencing on departmental budget accounts; assist with processing credit card reconciliations; assist with coordinating, updating, filing of office documents; ordering office supplies and maintaining supply inventory; maintaining data base and processing thank you cards for donors and campus and community affiliates; coordinate and distribute weekly staff meeting agenda; manage the Volunteer Center cleaning and birthday schedules; pick up and deliver office mail; assist staff with front desk duties; update legacy notes for continued program development; attend required Volunteer Center events (Mainstage, Issue Day, MLK Day of Service, Be My Neighbor Day, the Volunteer Appreciation Party, and Fall/Spring Staff Retreats); attend one-hour weekly staff meetings, included in weekly scheduled hours; assist the Administrative Staff, Graduate Assistants, and other Volunteer Center student staff members in projects and programs as assigned; assist Executive Secretary with general office duties, coordination and filing of receipts for all departmental purchase and cross referencing on departmental budget accounts, processing credit card reconciliations, filing of office documents. Ordering office supplies and maintaining supply inventory. Assist staff at the front desk. Other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Preference given to applicants pursuing a degree in finance, accounting, or other business-related fields, with at least three semesters until anticipated graduation, and previous experience in Volunteer Center programs.  At least three semesters until anticipated graduation. Being part of the dynamic Volunteer Center team offers the opportunity to gain valuable and transferable skills working in an office setting, as well as learning how to be an active citizen on campus and in the community, and participate in Volunteer Center events and programs that pertain to social justice issues. Check out our website by searching Volunteer Center on cmich.edu for more details or feel free to stop in at Bovee UC 106.
Schedule: Position begins immediately with schedule based on availability, and continues through Summer (20-25 hrs/wk minimum) and the 2019-2020 Academic Year with a minimum of 10 hrs/wk depending on availability. 
To Apply: Using subject line: Volunteer Center Position, email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: volunteer.center@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks an On-Air & Jazz Host

Duties Include: Under the supervision of the Program Manager, this student employee serves as host of ‘Nightside Jazz and Blues,’ a locally produced nightly music program. This includes selecting music and presenting it on air. Host 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; a knowledge of the jazz and blues music genres is highly encouraged; ability and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; basic knowledge of Adobe Audition; a background in audio production is preferred, but not required.
Schedule: Must be available to work evening, overnight and weekend shifts. Availability over university breaks and shutdowns is highly preferred. Specific work hours will be determined by management, on an as-needed basis. Ideal applicants should be available at least 10 - 15 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, and resume, to Michael Horace, Michael.Horace@cmich.edu.