Human Resources

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Current Opportunities

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Lecturer, Technical Communication Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer in Technical and Professional Communication to begin August 2022. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in technical communication, broadly defined. The department's faculty teach and engage in research that both shapes and benefits from a rich multi-disciplinary environment. The department offers doctoral and master’s degrees in the interdisciplinary Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture program and undergraduate major degrees in Scientific and Technical Communication; Communication, Culture, and Media; and English. Please see our website: http://www.mtu.edu/humanities. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer or Professor of Practice, Computer Science Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Computer Science invite applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position at all levels. The successful candidate should be able to teach across the CS curriculum beginning August 2022. Specific areas of need include introductory programming and software engineering courses. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).
Assistant Professor of Sound Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Visual and Performing Arts department seek an Assistant Professor of Sound to teach in the BA Sound Design and BS Audio Production & Technology major programs and establish a professional record of research in sound. Candidates must be committed to fostering a collaborative and inclusive creative community that encourages diverse perspectives, risk taking and revision and is informed by an educational philosophy focused on student development.
Lecturer of Sound Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Visual and Performing Arts seek a Lecturer of Sound to teach in the BA Sound Design and BS Audio Production & Technology major programs. Candidates must be committed to fostering a collaborative and inclusive creative community that encourages diverse perspectives, risk taking, and revision and is informed by an educational philosophy focused on student development.
Research Engineer/ Scientist I - Radar Research Scientist Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI (www.mtri.org) is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious professional interested in conducting cutting-edge research in remote sensing. Individuals will be developing an externally supported research portfolio while supporting multiple projects for government and commercial customers. This position requires collaboration with senior engineers and scientists to research, design, and evaluate algorithms for various signal- and image-processing applications related to radar remote sensing. A successful candidate will have a solid background in physics, applied mathematics, or engineering. In addition, an ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software to investigate measured radar data.
General Manager and Senior Golf Professional Portage Lake Golf Course (Houghton, MI)
The General Manager is a highly collaborative and innovative Auxiliary Services leader responsible for providing strategic leadership and directing all aspects of the programs, operations, and facilities of Portage Lake Golf Course. The General Manager performs all duties with a commitment to the highest level of customer service and total satisfaction of all customers, including transforming the golf experience for Michigan Tech students.
Research Engineer/Scientist I - Statistical Signal Processing Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI (www.mtri.org) is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious professional interested in conducting cutting-edge research in statistical signal processing and remote sensing. Individuals will be developing an externally supported research portfolio while supporting multiple projects for government and commercial customers. This position requires collaboration with senior engineers and scientists to research, design, and evaluate algorithms for various signal- and image-processing applications involving a variety of sensing phenomena. A successful candidate will have a solid background in applied mathematics, statistics, and signal processing. In addition, an ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software and experience applying such tools to measured data.
Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students (VPSA/DOS) manages the operations of the Student Affairs executive office suite; provides a high level of organizational, administrative, technical, budgetary, and confidential support, advice, and assistance to the VPSA/DOS in an environment that is fast-paced, results-oriented, evolving, complex, and sometimes ambiguous; and maintains an organized and efficient flow of communications to and from the office and across departments. The successful candidate must be able to represent the VPSA/DOS with impeccable professionalism and strong ethics and function effectively under stress during times of crisis and change. The position is one of the core advisers to the VPSA/DOS. Under limited supervision, the Assistant is expected to pay attention to detail, ensure accuracy, and manage time wisely to inspire trust, confidence, and respect; proactively problem-solve for the VPSA/DOS; encourage constructive change; collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes; adapt and respond quickly and positively to evolving organizational priorities and change; work across the Division and externally to ensure attainment of organizational goals and priorities; diffuse crisis situations proactively, independently, and collaboratively as appropriate; apply continuous improvement strategies to everyday work; and act in a safe manner. A genuine respect for and appreciation of diversity and inclusion is required. We also welcome and encourage applications from individuals with experience working in corporate offices, medical offices, law firms, and non-profit agencies.
Parking Enforcement Agent Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under the direction of the Assistant Manager, this position will coordinate the operations, activities, and functions of the University's parking control program.
Director of Student Financial Services Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Director of Student Financial Services leads a thriving and established team of financial aid professionals dedicated to ensuring the success of Michigan Tech through financial compliance, education, and administration. The director manages operations to provide accurate, efficient, and timely delivery of student bills and student financial aid in compliance with federal, state, and institutional policy and regulations. The Student Financial Services Director is a strategic member of the enrollment management team. This position requires a motivated individual who can lead the unit through adaptive change as the needs of the institution change.
Research Engineer/Scientist I – Applied Mathematician Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI (www.mtri.org) is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious, professional mathematician interested in developing new tools for understanding physical systems. Specifically, this position involves supporting customer-driven research needs for both government and commercial sponsors. The role includes collaboration with senior engineers and scientists to research, design, and evaluate algorithms for various signal- and image-processing applications related to remote sensing. A successful candidate will have a solid background in mathematics with the desire to apply these concepts to engineering challenges. In addition, an ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software to investigate the efficacy of the proposed techniques.
Research Engineer I – Software Developer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI is seeking a motivated professional to help support multiple projects for our government and commercial customers. The Research Engineer I - Software Developer will work with senior engineers and scientists to research, develop, and evaluate algorithms for a variety of signal and image processing applications. The successful candidate will have a solid background in computer science with strong skills in software prototyping, software design, and algorithm design. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Execute administrative functions in a strictly confidential, professional, and timely manner.
Groundsperson Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Maintain and improve University grounds including turf, streets, parking lots and subsurface infrastructure; move equipment and furniture; transport incoming and outgoing freight shipments; set up furnishings and equipment at special events; and assist and work with Operators and Trades personnel on a wide variety of projects.
Administrative Aide 8 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide professional and administrative support to the Department of Chemical Engineering faculty, staff and students concerning purchase transactions, account balances and account transfers. Provide support for all aspects of the graduate program (MS & PhD) in the Department. Additional responsibilities include general support for department activities and to the faculty, staff, students, alumni and guests.
Administrative Aide 7 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Perform clerical and administrative support functions for the Benefits Office. Provide front line customer service to faculty, staff, students and visitors.
Assistant Research Engineer – Software Developer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Assistant Research Engineer-Software Developer will work as a software developer in support of a variety of scientific and research programs. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Engineer or Scientist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Health Research Institute (HRI) is seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Engineer or Scientist to join our interdisciplinary organization. We look forward to welcoming an exceptional researcher who is willing to build new collaborations, drive innovation, and lead an externally-funded research program. Priority applicants will show an understanding of HRI’s membership, their research, and be able to identify at least three possibilities for future collaboration. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, driven researcher with a desire to perform exceptional work while contributing expertise to other labs and faculty.
Custodian Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the performance of routine and special custodial duties in facilities and grounds as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and schedules provided, with results regularly inspected. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of internal and external customers.
Custodian Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the performance of routine and special custodial duties in facilities and grounds as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and schedules provided, with results regularly inspected. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of internal and external customers.

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