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WORK STUDY - Academic Administration & Academic Affairs - seeks a Front Desk Receptionist
Duties Include: Basic office administrative duties, including but not limited to greeting visitors; answering phones; completing assigned projects which may include typing, formatting, copying, faxing, and scanning; deliveries throughout campus; prepare and sort mail for the office; update websites; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; basic telephone skills; attention to detail; organizational skills; and the ability to work effectively with others and independently when necessary.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, campus ID number, and class schedule (if applicable) to Jeanine Mahaffey, firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA - CMU Biological Station - seeks a Dining Assistant
Duties Include: Responsible for general food service duties; assists with preparation, production, and service of food at the CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island, MI.
Skills Desired: Previous food service experience is desired, but not required.
Schedule: Summer 2021 from approximately May 15 - August 20. 40 hrs/wk, 8 hrs/day. Assistants live at the CMUBS. Room and board is provided.
To Apply: Email John Gordon, email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - Campus Dining
Duties Include: Assist and courteously serve customers; 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.
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, below. More information can be found on the library's website
. Applicants must have a current class schedule to apply.
WORK STUDY - Educational Leadership - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Basic office
administrative duties, including but not limited to greeting visitors;
answering phones; completing assigned projects including typing,
formatting, copying, faxing, and scanning; deliveries throughout campus, and
other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Microsoft Office
programs such as Word and Excel; excellent communication and interpersonal
skills; basic telephone skills; attention to detail; organizational skills; and
the ability to work effectively with others and independently when necessary.
Schedule: Flexible work hours;
will work around class schedules.
To Apply: Email a resume and
class schedule to Nan Clapp, firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Carpenter Assistant
Duties Include: Assist carpenters
with tasks; work independently on minor repairs; repair and make screens; change glass in broken windows; install cove base; clean and re-caulks
bathtubs and showers; repairs tables, chairs, and other furniture; attend safety
meetings; and any other related tasks as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have knowledge
of and experience with general hand tools and light power tools; must have a valid
Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Up to 40 hrs/wk,
Mon-Fri, 7:30a-4p; no weekends.Apply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Maintenance Worker: Beaver Island
Duties Include: Clean, maintain and
repair buildings, grounds, mechanical equipment, vehicles and boats; some
new construction including paint and masonry; haul food shipments and other
freight to and from the ferry dock in St. James with maintenance of invoice
documentation; maintain maintenance inventories on tools, parts, and gasoline; assist researchers with delivery and set-up of equipment at
field sites; attend staff meetings; and any other related task as assigned.
Skills Desired: Assign tasks to other
student employees; responsible for sub-master keys assigned to student
employees; responsible for check in/out of tools for student employees. Must
have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Mon - FriApply Online
GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Student Painter
Duties Include: Prep, clean up,
pickup and delivery of equipment and materials for crew supervisor; attend
meetings when necessary.
Skills Desired: Able to lift 25
pounds, work well with others, and climb ladders. Optional: Have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a driver's license check.
Schedule: Up to 40 hrs/wk during shop hours, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p; no weekends.Apply Online
WORK STUDY - Geography & Environmental Studies - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Typing, filing,
answer phone; scan; copy; campus deliveries; errands; stock and order supplies;
prepare conference room for meetings; maintain cleanliness of workroom and
office; other tasks as necessary to support the faculty, staff, and visitors.
Skills Desired: Previous office
experience; experience with office machines; knowledge of Microsoft Office
programs, demonstrated attention to detail; and work independently when needed.
Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8a – 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter,
resume, and contact information for references to P. Perry email@example.com
WORK STUDY - History - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Represent the department office and assist with daily operations including but not limited to assisting administrative staff and faculty; greeting visitors; campus errands, typing, scanning, copying, distributing mail, answering the telephone and taking messages. Candidates enjoy working in an academic office and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
Skills Desired: The successful candidate must be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel; have the ability to work well with others as well as independently; complete assigned tasks accurately; be self-motivated, punctual, reliable, and present a positive, professional image.
Schedule: Flexible with class schedule during office hours Mon-Fri, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Visit in person, Powers 106, or email a cover letter and resume to Annette Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org
GSA and WORK STUDY - Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of - seeks a Web Content Migration Specialist
Duties Include: Work with the college's Web Developer to migrate website content from the current site in Sharepoint
to the new site in Sitefinity; assist with supporting department
website editors; manually move content into Sitefinity; build web content,
including assisting with page layout, embedding multimedia, and troubleshooting
presentation issues as needed; assist with content migration plan and
communicating with Content Editors as content is transferred into
Sitefinity; identify and troubleshoot content-related issues associated with
Sitefinity and brainstorm solutions; additional possible opportunity to assist
college with launching new podcast.
Skills Desired: Basic MS Office
skills are required including copy and paste, understanding formatting
techniques such as headings (H1, H2) and paragraph styles. Training workshops
on Sitefinity will be available. Strong proofreading and communication skills are required.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk
To Apply: Email Sarah Buckley, email@example.com
GSA - Marketing & Hospitality Services Administration - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Front desk
management, answer phone calls, make appointments for students using
Microsoft Outlook, make campus deliveries, assist the supervisor, department chair
and faculty with various tasks, and other general office duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Provide
information when needed by department and CMU personnel, students, and
visitors through demonstrated resourcefulness by exploring the internet and other sources; a willingness to learn; adaptable; accountable; ability to work with minimal supervision and as a team player; ability to manage multiple duties while assisting anyone on the phone or in the
office; convey a professional, courteous, and kind attitude with visitors,
students, and department and CMU personnel whether in person, on the phone, or
email; follow HIPAA and FERPA guidelines to ensure confidentiality of all
student information; ability to communicate verbally or in writing with persons
inside and outside the MHSA department; must be able to answer general
questions and provide general information about the MHSA department and its
programs; assist students by phone or in person to book appointments with the
department's academic advisor; must be proficient with Microsoft Outlook and
Calendars; must have an eye for detail, use proper grammar in speech and
written form, and convey messages clearly and completely in a timely manner; proficiency with computer software programs including SAP, MS Office Suite, Adobe, and Google Docs; familiarity with navigating the CMU and CBA website; able to use
the office copier and scanner to save and preserve documents required for
record-keeping in the department; exhibit a willingness to fill in and/or assist
coworkers or department personnel to complete a task for the department or
provide support during a department or CBA event; exhibits a positive attitude
and dependability; ability to work with department and CMU personnel to support
special projects or events such as Career Fair, CMU Sales Challenge, SCMA
Events, and Company Recruiting Days; value and respect all students, visitors,
and CMU personnel on the phone, in person, or email; ability to interact with
respect and understanding of individual differences. Identify and articulate
own skills, strengths, knowledge, and life experience relevant to the desired
position or career goals; ability to identify areas requiring personal growth; self-motivated to explore options and pursue job opportunities.
Schedule: Available and
flexible to work during office hours, Mon - Fri, 7:30A-4P.
To Apply: Send an
introductory email to Robin Berry, firstname.lastname@example.org
and attach a cover letter, resume, and Summer 2021 class schedule (if
GSA - Philosophy & Religion - seeks a Graduate Student Administrative Assistant
Duties Include: Assist the Co-Editor
of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism by sending timely correspondence
with authors submitting papers to the Journal, and referees of articles. The Assistant makes sure submissions are ready to be anonymously reviewed and
assigns them to an editor per the co-editor’s instructions.
Schedule: 10 hr/wk for up to 12 months. Preference given to applicants available from Summer
2021 – Fall 2022, but candidates who are available for
only part of that period will be considered.
To Apply: Graduate students
interested in the position should email a letter of interest and a resume to
Robert Stecker, email@example.com
WORK STUDY - Scholarships & Financial Aid - seeks a Clerical Assistant
Duties Include: Filing, data entry,
answering phones, mail sorting, scheduling appointments, responding to emails,
certifying private loans and assisting staff with other financial aid functions.
Skills Desired: Strong communication
and organization skills; ability to work independently with interruptions and
have an understanding of accounting and/or math.
Schedule: Mon - Fri, 9a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter
and resume to Julie Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org
WORK STUDY ONLY - Student Account Services & University Billing - seeks multiple Call Center Student Assistants
Sophomores or new transfer students are encouraged to apply. Students with accounting and budgeting experience are preferred, but not required.
Duties Include: Provide quality service related to answering questions regarding student accounts, financial aid refunds, and other general billing questions for the CMU community; answer phone calls and schedule appointments; interoffice mail delivery, recycling maintenance, data entry, scan documents, and process incoming coin; stuff envelopes for mass letter mailings; assist in keeping the office clean and organized; assist with reception desk management; and other general office duties and projects as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to provide excellent customer service; must be able to work independently, as a team, work with interruptions and multi-task. Basic accounting and budgeting experience is desired. Must sign a confidentiality agreement.
Schedule: Availability during Call Center Hours, Mon-Fri, 9a - 4:30p. Multiple positions are available. Minimum of a 3-hour shift required, number of hours assigned weekly dependent upon financial aid budget.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and class schedule to Karlee Herzog, email@example.com
GSA and WORK STUDY - Undergraduate Admissions - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: Conduct campus tours for parents, prospective students and their guests; assist with general office work including but not limited to processing mail, filing, restocking supplies, answering phones, event set-ups, and data entry.
Skills Desired: Team-oriented, excellent oral and written communication skills, knowledge of campus building locations, student life, and activities on campus.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
WORK STUDY - University Communications - seeks a Student Assistant
GSA and WORK STUDY - University Recreation
Duties Include: Receive visitors at the front desk by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately.
Skills Desired: Friendly, welcoming and helpful to those visiting the department in person. Applicants should be familiar with basic computer software programs.
Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email April Roberson, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
GSA and WORK STUDY - WCMU Public Media - seeks a Production Assistant
Duties Include: Import local and national programs into
on-air playback systems, produce and edit local spots and programs, and
post stories to our website. The Production Assistant may occasionally serve as a
Board Operator during locally and nationally produced public radio programs,
and assist with various production-related tasks.
Skills Desired: Background in Audio Production; working
knowledge of audio editing software, including Adobe Audition; working
knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; punctuality and attention to detail is
Schedule: Work hours are determined by management
on an as-needed basis. Ideal applicants are available 10 - 20 hrs/wk, during 8a - 6:30p. Most hours will be scheduled afternoons - early evenings.
To Apply: Email a cover letter expressing an interest in
this position, and a resume to Michael.Horace@cmich.edu