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 - 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 - 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
Summer POD/Market - Team Member
Summer Residential Restaurants - Team Member

GSA and WORK STUDY - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning - seeks a Content Assistant

Duties Include: Assist in the design, development, and deployment of faculty development materials and opportunities, including authoring web content or newsletter articles on teaching topics or developing Blackboard online course modules for self-paced training; perform other duties as assigned to support daily operations, such as web research, taking meeting notes, preparing or distributing communications, and room event set-up.
Skills Desired: Experience with online research, including peer-reviewed, academic databases; demonstrated competency with both academic writing and writing for broad, public appeal; interest in and/or aptitude for aesthetic design, such as graphic design, web design, media design, or the fine arts; experience with a variety of technologies such as learning management systems, and cloud-based collaboration systems; high level of initiative and detail-orientation.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk, Summer and Academic Year.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, an academic writing sample (such as a course paper), a sample of your aesthetic work (something you've designed that has a visual component such as a handout, poster, or slide set), and a completed application to globaljobs@cmich.edu.

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 - Engineering & Technology - seeks a Student Worker

Duties Include: File, assemble folders, answer phones, department email, sort mail and receive packages, input data into Weave Program, receive and check in packages, cover for lunch hours, keep inventory and organization of office supplies (ET 100/252) and kitchen items, scan historical documents into Perceptive Content, assist with ABET folders, arrange luncheons and meetings, break down cardboard boxes and take to recycle bin, boxing up and moving office supplies and files, maintain both copiers with paper and toner, check computer lab printers for paper and toner, and other duties as assigned .
Skills Desired: Telephone, Excel, Word, self-managed, dedicated, reliable, and organized.
Schedule: Hours may vary, 20-25/wk. 
To Apply: Bring resume and work history to ET 100 Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Events & Conference Services - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: Greet guests, gather event information and showcase extreme detail when processing requests; utilize OrgSync, Engage, and Kx programs while working with both internal and external clients; assist in planning and coordination of special events, meetings and conferences at CMU; complete event intake and process requests campus-wide; assist with event payments and processing; and all other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Strong written and oral communication skills demonstrated by the ability to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidentiality; organization skills demonstrated by completion of projects and event coordination with limited supervision.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Alyssa Wolter, wolte1am@cmich.edu.

GSA - Events & Conferences Services - seeks a Student Manager

Duties Include: Supervision of public areas; locking and unlocking meeting rooms at scheduled times; building security; assisting in set-up of AV equipment, tables, and chairs; being fair but firm with UC rules and regulations; learning to recognize all university officials and be aware of public relations at CMU; and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications include: Minimum GPA of 2.50; no less than a third semester student; security conscious; ability to get along with all types of people; high moral character, well-mannered, leadership ability, and a willingness to accept responsibility; well-groomed, neat, clean, and organized; possess computer knowledge; ability to work as part of a team; and attend all necessary employee meetings.
Schedule: Hours vary during building hours of operation, 7:30a - 6p.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Krista Holtgreive, holtg1ks@cmich.edu.

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.
Apply Online

GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Sign Shop Assistant

Duties Include: Assist Sign Shop staff as directed; attend safety meetings; any other related tasked as assigned.
Skills Desired: Computer knowledge and graphic design experience is desired; must have good spelling skills and attention to detail for end result of jobs assigned; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: flexible: up to 40 hrs/wk.
Apply Online

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. 
Apply Online

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.

WORK STUDY - Risk Management & Environmental Health and Safety - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Answer phones and take detailed messages; assist with walk-in traffic; create forms, documents and labels in Microsoft Word; create and maintain databases and spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel; order office supplies; do filing; run errands on campus and hand deliver mail; data entry; operate and maintain various department equipment such as a copier, fax, scanner and laminator; assist with routine checks of AED equipment across campus; and special projects as needed.
Skills Desired: Experience with Word and Excel; attention to detail; ability to maintain confidentiality.
Schedule: 30-40 hrs/wk during the Summer. 
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume, letter of recommendation and references to risk@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Scholarships & Financial Aid - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Scan documents using ImageNow, filing, and weekly shredding.
Skills Desired: Accuracy and reliability is required; dependability, strong attention to detail and maintain confidentiality.
Schedule: 10 hrs/wk during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Aimee Toth, toth1aa@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 transferrable 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.