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Postdoctoral Scholar in Ecosystem Ecology Modeling Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Tropical Responses to Altered Climate Experiment (TRACE; is seeking a full-time modeling ecosystem ecologist post-doctoral researcher. The position will involve the development and evaluation of ELM-FATES (the land component of the Dept. of Energy Earth system model E3SM coupled with the Functionally Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator - FATES) using data from the TRACE site, a climate change experiment taking place in the Luquillo Experimental Forest in eastern Puerto Rico. TRACE is an in-situ field warming experiment that aims to study the effects of climate change and disturbance on tropical forests, particularly effects on carbon and nutrient cycling.
Lecturer, Engineering Fundamentals Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Engineering Fundamentals at Michigan Technological University is searching for qualified candidates to inspire the next generation of engineering students by implementing dynamic problem and project based education in our integrated first-year engineering program. We invite applications for one or more lecturer positions in Engineering Fundamentals, home of the Michigan Tech First-Year Engineering Program and the Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) degree program. 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.
Programmer/Analyst Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Enterprise Application Services team, within Information Technology, the position will assume a meaningful role in supporting the Oracle-based Ellucian Banner system and other administrative applications running on multiple hardware and software platforms. You will work closely with clients and peers to apply systems analysis and design techniques to analyze and evaluate business and/or educational needs. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Assistant Director Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) is seeking an Assistant Director to support the Director with staff management and coordination to optimize the retention and graduation of historically underserved and underrepresented students along with their physical and emotional well-being at Michigan Tech. This highly visible position reports directly to the CDI Director and provides front line office support, management, and supervision in the absence of the CDI Director.
Plumber Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager; the Plumber shall install, repair, and maintain pipes, valves, fittings, drainage systems, and fixtures in commercial and residential structures.
Electrician Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager; the Electrician shall troubleshoot, maintain and install high voltage and low voltage electrical and control systems.
Senior System Administrator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a System Administrator within the Information Technology Enterprise Application Services group, you will be focused on maintenance and deployment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows servers running the administrative applications of the University. These servers support software which include, but are not limited to, Ellucian Banner ERP, Campus Card System, Research Microscopes, Sponsored Research Proposal Tracking, WebFOCUS and the Bookstore ERP/point of sale. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Manager, Study Away and Abroad Experiences Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Currently, the position reports to the vice president for student affairs and dean of students (VPSA-DOS). Under limited supervision, the manager serves as an ambassador for domestic away, abroad, and incoming exchange programs; is responsible for developing, implementing, assessing, and managing all aspects of approved culturally-responsive and university-wide programs from conception to execution to assessment with an emphasis on safety and compliance, student learning, increased access to under-served students, and accountability; manages university program agreements and serves as the key liaison and representative for the university in dealing with international and national partners; works with faculty to develop and sustain new opportunities for international and domestic faculty-led programs; and produces outcomes that support the five core priorities of the Division: staff excellence, student excellence, internal and external engagement, planning and assessment, and revenue development. The manager will be a new member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team. Student Affairs employees are expected to be agile, work well in collaborative and ambiguous contexts, and able to successfully navigate differing cultural systems and norms. Some evening and weekend hours will be necessary to fulfill the essential duties. This position has the potential to be filled by a remote employee working in the United States. During the interview process, applicants will be able to discuss specific requirements for remote work in this position.
Assistant Football Coach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Assistant Football Coach for the varsity football program at the NCAA Division II level, specifically the offensive line. Duties include areas such as recruitment, practice/game preparation, practice/game implementation of coaching principles, funding, promotion, and other areas assigned by the Head Football Coach. Assist the Athletic Department in a role to enhance the internal and external visibility and recognition of the Michigan Tech football program. Teach Physical Education activity classes.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide professional and administrative support to the Department of Chemical Engineering faculty, staff, and students. This position is the first point of contact for all students, faculty, staff, internal/external visitors, and alumni. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential in providing excellent customer service.
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.
Payroll Associate Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Shares responsibility for biweekly and off-cycle payroll processing and other functions within Payroll Services, as assigned. Provides excellent customer service to University students, faculty and staff. Support and work closely to ensure smooth operations within payroll services.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Front line position for the Student Financial Services Center. Responsible for daily receipt and deposit of amounts received for the University. Perform customer service duties as it relates to student financial aid, cashiering, and billing. Exercise judgment relative to established department policies and procedures.
Director of Athletic Partnerships & Ticket Sales Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Director of Athletic Partnerships will secure, manage and fulfill advertising partnerships, as well as work with the external relationship team to market Michigan Tech Athletics and Recreation to all partners. The candidate should be creative, highly motivated, enthusiastic, and eager for hands-on experience in the areas of sales, marketing, corporate partnerships, customer service, contract stewardship and ticketing.
Baker Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for creating, preparing and improving recipes for baked goods such as pastries, breads, doughs and desserts. Ensures quality controls and recipe standardization are following approved standards. Monitors and enforces food sanitization and safety standards.
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.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics, Data Science & Related Areas Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a faculty position at the tenure-track assistant professor rank. We are open to all research areas in data science-related disciplines, with a particular interest in machine learning, predictive modeling, computer vision, imaging, uncertainty quantification, model reduction, or probability. 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 (
Residence Education Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Residence Education and Housing Services team, the Residence Education Coordinator will assume a vital role in the residence life program for the growth of the individual through community living. The Residence Education Coordinator is responsible for providing and supporting student development and leadership, building community, and promoting learning in the residence halls. This is a 12-month live-in position.
Manager, Dining Services Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Dining Service Manager is responsible for the oversight of a high volume residential food service operation. Assures that service and product offerings meet campus and guest needs by providing high quality products and excellent customer service in a cost effective manner. Will be responsible for developing and implementing cost controls, daily staffing and labor schedules, monitoring adherence to University and department policy and procedures, employee safety, food safety and sanitation, inventory management, providing leadership and mentorship to dining service employees, menu and recipe development and implementation, marketing, assisting in budget development and accessing and auditing financial information daily, weekly, monthly and annually to ensure budget goals are met and on track.
Marketing and Communications Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Division of Student Affairs at Michigan Tech is devoted to student success from enrollment to commencement. We are dynamic, agile, and culturally-responsive. This position is a champion for creating a positive image for the Residence Education/Housing Services department, ensuring service excellence in our customer service practices and messaging our inclusive and community oriented educational priority to all stakeholders. Responsibilities include ensuring the marketing, communications, and business transactions of the department are providing a superior customer service experience for our stakeholders. This position will develop and coordinate a comprehensive marketing plan that will promote the recruitment and retention of new and returning resident students. The individual will partner with the REHS staff in leading an innovative and aggressive effort to recruit, grow, and organize a robust summer conferencing program and explore creative opportunities to increase summer occupancy in the residence halls. This position will also have a collateral assignment that reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs focused on developing creative initiatives that promote the Division. Other position- and mission-specific duties as assigned.

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