Summer Job Postings

SUMMER 2017
Enrollment in Summer is not required to receive Summer Work Study. To determine if you are eligible for Summer Work Study, call or visit Student Employment Services, 989.774.3881, UC 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: Sun, 1-5 & 5:45-9:30p; Mon - Thu, 5:45-9:30p; and Fri, 12-4p.
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WORK STUDY - Center for Student Services - seeks an Office Assistant
Duties Include: Serve as a receptionist for both the EHS Center for Student Services and Teacher Education and Professional Development; manage incoming call triage; schedule advising appointments; check students in and out of advising appointments; accept paperwork; create teacher education photo IDs; file; and perform additional special projects for faculty and office staff.
Skills Desired: A dependable and motivated individual; prior office experience is preferred; must be skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Schedule: 25-30 hrs/wk this summer, flexible around class schedule, if applicable. Candidate may begin Spring semester for a few hours for training purposes.
To Apply: Email resume, cover letter and references to hanse1sk@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Computer Science - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Work independently in an educational academic office environment performing scanning, typing, making copies, mail, running errands on campus, shredding documents, answering phones and assisting students.
Skills Desired: Dependable, quick learner; ability to work with minimal supervision; detail-oriented; and great customer service skills.
Schedule: 12 hrs/wk, Mon, 8a-12p, 1-5p and Wed, 1-5p with additional hours available if needed by the department.
To Apply: Email resume to Julie Bloom, bloom2jk@cmich.edu.

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: Possibility of a future internship! 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: Flexible within the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.

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-caulk bathtubs and showers, repair furniture such as tables and chairs; attend safety meetings; 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: Applicant must be available to work within the shop schedule, M-F, 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Landscape Operations Bed Worker

Duties Include: Clean, trim, and maintain campus flower beds including weeding, mulching, and watering; assist regular Landscape Operations personnel in their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Minimal grounds experience is needed.
Schedule: Flexible within the daytime shop schedule, Mon - Fri.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Landscape Operations 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, flower beds, lawn areas, and bleachers; assist regular Landscape Operations personnel with their duties as needed, along with performing other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Minimal grounds experience is required; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Flexible within the daytime shop schedule, Mon - Fri.
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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 task as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check; computer knowledge and graphic design experience desired; must have good spelling skills and attention to detail for the end result of jobs assigned.
Schedule: Applicant must be able to work within a Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4pm shop schedule.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Student Painter
Duties Include: Prep and clean up for the Paint Shop staff; pick up and deliver equipment and materials; attend staff meetings; any related task as assigned.
Skills Desired: Knowledge of and experience with paint equipment including brushes, rollers, pans, and types of paints; must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Applicant must be available to work within the shop schedule, M-F, 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Utility Operations Assistant
Duties Include: Clean and inspect utility tunnels under the supervision of Utility Operations staff; additional duties may include cleaning and painting inside and outside the Central Energy Facility building, and any other related duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to pass a Driver's License check.
Schedule: Applicant must be able to work within the shop schedule, Mon - Fri, 7:30a - 4p.
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GSA and WORK STUDY - Facilities Management - seeks a Vehicle Services 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 be able to lift 50 pounds; knowledge of, and experience with basic automotive maintenance is desired.
Schedule: Applicant must be able to work within the shop schedule, Mon - Fri., 7:30a - 4p.
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WORK STUDY - Financial Aid - seeks a Data Entry Student Assistant
Duties Include: Scanning documents, filing, and shredding.
Skills Desired: Dependable, strong attention to detail, and maintain confidentiality.
Schedule: Flexible during office hours, Mon - Fri, 8a - 5p.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Aimee Toth, toth1aa@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Faculty Personnel Services - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: General clerical support, and scanning special projects. The office of Faculty Personnel Services (FPS), located in Warriner Hall, is the academic employment office for all faculty and graduate assistants on campus. This position offers flexible hours and a variety of responsibilities.
Skills Desired: Enjoy working in a busy office, and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills; experience with Outlook, Word, Excel; possess excellent communication skills; strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently
Schedule: Flexible within office hours M-F, 8a – 5p; 20 - 30 hours or more per week
To Apply: Email resume and Michigan Work Study award to fps@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Health Profession's Dean's Office - seeks a Student Assistant

Duties Include: Sorting and delivery of mail and supplies, assist in set-up of events, on-campus errands; help maintain copy machines; interface with department faculty and staff; and assist in reconciliation of financial records.
Skills Desired: Dependable, quick learner; ability to work with minimal supervision; detail-oriented; must be able to lift over 40 pounds.
Schedule: Mon-Fri, 2 hours daily.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Colleen Divine, mcint1ca@cmich.edu.


WORK STUDY
- History - seeks an Office Assistant

Duties Include: 
Assist administrative staff and faculty, greet and assist people coming to the office, campus errands, scanning, copying, distributing mail, answer telephone and take messages, and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Seeking someone who enjoys working in an academic office environment and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills. Candidate must be proficient with MS Word and Excel, be able to complete assigned tasks accurately, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, punctual, reliable, and present a positive, professional image.
Schedule: Flexible hours M-F, 8a-5p.
To Apply: Apply in person or email cover letter and resume to Annette Davis, davis1ak@cmich.edu.


GSA and WORK STUDY - Information Technology - seeks a Marketing Specialist

Duties Include: Monitor social media channels and continuously evaluating channel effectiveness update CONNECT CMU website graphics; monitor industry trends; develop content both digital and print; represent the office at marketing events; collaborate with office employees on a communication plan; perform all other job related duties as requested.
Skills Desired: Strong writing skills, public speaking, Facebook Insights, Twitter, Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Creative Suite, working knowledge of effective marketing and public relations methods, customer service, and data analysis. Photography skills are a plus.
Schedule: 20-25 hrs/wk; flexible schedule within regular business hours; night and weekend hours as needed. Applicants must be available for the entire Summer semester.
To Apply: Email a cover letter, resume and references to Josh Simon, josh.simon@cmich.edu.

GSA - Institutional Diversity - seeks a TRIO Summer Academy Mentor
Duties Include: Mentors are assigned a group of Upward Bound (UB) Summer Academy students to work with; provide assistance to staff members as needed in dealing with problems, emergencies, and other situations; enforce project, residence hall and university regulations; provide consistent and fair treatment to all project participants when exercising policy; provide written reports of all incidents to project staff nightly; report nightly and weekends beginning at 5p; assist the UB Academic Advisor with the planning and implementation of the weekly, “Evening College Life 101,” series; eat dinner with the UB students and staff nightly; submit weekly progress reports to the UB Director, including any student problems (social, academic, or personal); attend all meetings and training programs related to UB Summer Academy; monitor any social or adjustment problems with your assigned group; attend all field trips (some expenses will be covered); exemplify mature and professional behavior with students at all times; assist UB Staff in the planning and implementation of the UB  Summer Academy to be presented at the Awards Banquet; participate in and attend the UB Summer Academy Awards Ceremony; and other duties as assigned.
Skills Desired: Preference is given to mature upper class students, junior or higher status; mentors are consistent, fair, and honest; must be a team player; must be committed to the principles and philosophy of the TRIO Upward Bound program, with the ability to be flexible and have respect for themselves and the students.
Schedule: The position requires participation with the students during the day and/or evening while they attend their classes and/or evening study table and recreational activities.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Primavera Jimenez, Director, jimen1pe@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Payable Accounting - seeks Student Assistants
Duties Include: Data entry, scanning invoices and linking to SAP; preparing excel spreadsheets;  account reconciliations; answering telephone inquiries; contacting vendors; opening and distributing mail
Skills Desired: Experience with SAP and Office products is desired; basic computer skills; comfortable speaking with vendors on the telephone; must be dependable.
Schedule: 2-3 positions available; 40 hrs/wk, Mon - Fri., 8a-5p.
To Apply: Email Linda Kaliszewski, kalis1lm@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Payroll and Travel Services - seeks a Student Assistant
Duties Include: General office duties of scanning, auditing forms, data entry, filing, sorting reports and assisting with walk in traffic and phone calls; miscellaneous duties as time allows including light cleaning, sorting recycling, and occasional projects.
Skills Desired: Experience working with SAP; proficiency in Word and Excel; strong attention to detail and experience with scanning and indexing.
Schedule: Two positions available; one for Summer only, one for Summer continuing into the Academic Year 2017-18. Preference may be given to students available to begin working this Spring semester. Flexible between 8a - 5p, Mon - Fri, with emphasis on availability from 11a - 1p and 4 - 5p.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to payroll@cmich.edu.

GSA and WORK STUDY - Public Broadcasting - seeks an On-Air Host & Announcer
Duties Include: Under the supervision of the Program Director, this student employee serves as local host of NPR’s award-winning ‘Weekend Edition’ news magazine, as well as during signature programs like ‘Wait Wait Don't Tell Me’ and ‘This American Life.’ Candidates must be available Saturdays, 7-11a; Sundays, 7a-1p; and between 6:30p-10pm at least 2 nights/week. 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 candidate 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; excellent speaking skills.
Schedule: Must be available weekend mornings and at least two evenings per week; availability over Summer 2017 is required, and during university shutdowns is preferred; specific work hours are determined by management on an as-needed basis. Ideal candidates should be available 18 - 35 hrs/wk.
To Apply: Email letter of interest and resume to Mike Horace at Michael.Horace@cmich.edu.

GSA - Residence Life - seeks a Student Building Maintenance Worker (BMW)
Duties Include: General maintenance of the Resident Halls
Skills Desired: Painting, knowledge of power tools, use hand tool efficiently, be self motivated and eager to learn.
Schedule: 7:30a to 4:00p
To Apply: Email Hank Miller, mille1hm@cmich.edu.

WORK STUDY - Special Olympics Michigan - seeks a Development & Events Student Worker
Duties Include: Create and coordinate the drafting and distribution of promotional materials and newsletters; work with committees and/or key volunteers at events; assist in logistics of events including vendor and partner needs; update guest registration, seating information and related data entry; assist in managing and implementing a plan for securing silent auction items; assist in managing recruitment and fundraising email and Constant Contact blasts; assist in managing social media posts and maintenance; assist with sponsor acknowledgement and guest follow-up; assist in reaching out to community organizations and the general public; assist with event set-up, media relations and volunteer relations; research potential partners, event locations and in-kind donations.
Skills Desired: Desire to learn more about fundraising and philanthropy; firm grasp of available tools and platforms with social media; self-motivated, good organizational and interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines; working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat; InDesign and Photoshop knowledge is a bonus but some training is available; great written and verbal communication skills; ability to work independently.
Schedule: 10-18 hrs/wk; flexible hours with classes during weekly business hours, M-F, 8a - 5p. Occasionally, there may be additional hours required for special events and projects. Preference is given to applicants available during the summers, and staying at CMU until 2019 or longer.
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Kelly Berryhill, berry1km@cmich.edu.

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 are dependable, friendly, and outgoing. Would like candidates to have experience with Word, other computer programs, copiers and scanners, and telephone.
Schedule: 15 hrs/wk; Suggested schedule is Mon-Fri, 11:30a-2:30p.
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Kara Snyder, snyde1kj@cmich.edu.