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Laboratory Technician Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Laboratory Technician is responsible for fabricating, maintaining, supervising, troubleshooting, and safely operating all equipment and processes used for undergraduate and graduate research, and for the undergraduate curriculum in the following courses: CM4110: Unit Operations Lab, CM4120: Pilot Plant Operations Lab, CM3215: Transport Lab, CM3310: Process Control Lab The Unit Operations Lab features 18 bench and pilot-plant-scale unit-operations experiments focused on pumping fundamentals, heat exchange, membrane separation, kinetics, liquid extraction, vacuum drying, and flow measurement, among other chemical processes. The Pilot Plant Operations Lab contains two fully automated pilot plants: a three-story distillation column (solvent recovery unit) and a two-story batch reactor. These processes are operated with a Delta\fTM control system.
Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Engineer or Scientist Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) promotes collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and learning experiences in the areas of computing education, cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity, data sciences, human-centered computing, and scalable architectures and systems. As part of its mission, the ICC creates and supports an arena in which faculty and students work collaboratively across organizational boundaries in an environment that mirrors contemporary technological innovation. The ICC has 60 members, organized into six research centers, which represent more than 20 academic disciplines at Michigan Tech. Member scientists collaborate to conduct impactful research, make valuable contributions in the field of computing, and solve problems of critical national importance. The ICC seeks to hire outstanding scientific or engineering research scientists to collaboratively develop their research portfolios in all areas of computing, core science and applied. Priority will be given to applicants that can show research achievements in the six areas represented by the ICC Centers: computing education, cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity, data sciences, human-centered computing, and scalable architectures and systems. Consideration will also be given to exceptional candidates that work on the edges of these areas. Successful candidates will show evidence of potential to both collaborate effectively with research teams and also lead an externally-funded, independent research program. Candidates should bring interesting innovative ideas to build additional collaborations across academic disciplines and provide expertise that bridges existing competencies to positively impact the success of others on campus.
Lead Assistant Golf Professional Portage Lake Golf Course (Houghton, MI)
The Lead Assistant Golf Professional will have an integral role in the daily success of Portage Lake Golf Course. This position will act as the first point of contact with front line employees, ensuring the success of daily golf operations at Portage Lake Golf Course as well as formulate and implement an effective marketing plan. All duties of the position shall be performed with a commitment to the highest level of customer service and total satisfaction of all customers.
Building Mechanic I to BMII Training Position Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of all facilities systems within the building complex or zone as defined and assigned. Maintain a safe and comfortable environment for students, faculty and staff in a cost effective manner under minimum supervision.
Events & Concessions Supervisor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Oversee the operational details of catered events, on-and off-campus. Specifically, this includes completion of pre-planning checklists, employee schedules, delivery and pick-up sheets, supervision of staff, supervision of event set-up and breakdown, client relations during events and all necessary closing paperwork for events.
Dining Services Assistant Manager, Associate Manager, or Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Dining Managers are part of a highly collaborative and innovative Auxiliary Services team responsible for providing leadership and directing all aspects of the programs, operations, and facilities of Dining Services at Michigan Tech. Dining Managers perform their duties with a commitment to the highest level of customer service and total satisfaction of all customers, including transforming the residential experience for Michigan Tech students. Dining Services is looking for an individual to manage and lead service excellence for Michigan Tech. The primary work locations will be in our high-volume residential service areas, but all managers will work across the dining enterprise including in the areas of retail, catering, and concessions as needed. Qualified applicants will be considered for Assistant, Associate, or Manager positions based on experience and desirable qualifications.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Kinesiology & Integrated Physiology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in science and engineering education and research, invites applicants for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in the Department of Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology. Applicants in all fields of Kinesiology will be considered with preference given to candidates who can contribute to our undergraduate and graduate curriculum. This is a non-tenure track, 9-month position. The expected start date is August 14, 2023.
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.
Equipment Operator I 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 Grounds and Trades personnel on a wide variety of projects.
Research Coordinator Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Institute for computing and Cybersystems (ICC) at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) promotes collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and learning experiences in the areas of biocomputing and digital health, computing education, cyber-physical systems, cybersecurity, data sciences, human-centered computing, and scalable architectures and systems. The ICC institute includes more than 70 collaborative faculty and researchers from 14 disciplines within the College of Computing, the College of Engineering, College of Sciences and Arts, College of Business, and the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences. ICC staff support seven centers operating under the ICC. The Institute is seeking to establish a second professional staff position to provide 1) comprehensive research development support (including pre- and post-award proposal development and management) to Institute members; 2) assist in day-to-day operations of the Institute; 3) provide administrative assistance to Institute leadership; and, 4) provide on-campus and external outreach to help foster Institute growth. This position will work closely with members of the Great Lakes Research Center’s administrative team to support ICC and University research growth. This position will work closely with members of the Great Lakes Research Center’s administrative team to support ICC and University research growth.
Department Chair, Chemistry Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Chemistry at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of chair. We seek an established scholar and motivated leader committed to innovative research, teaching, and professional excellence to lead the Department in implementing a shared vision for its future. Successful applicants will demonstrate high achievement in teaching, research, and service; a strong record of organizational management; experience managing external research funding; experience developing and/or evaluating curricula; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.
Department Chair, Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department Chair will lead the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology faculty in their mission of excellence in education, research, and service. We seek an individual who has an earned doctorate in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, or a related health sciences field with the vision and experience to grow our undergraduate and graduate programs, elevate the department's prominence in human health-related research, and further our strong tradition of educational excellence. We are particularly interested in a chair that can support and complement existing research strengths in the department in exercise science, integrative physiology, motor learning and control, biomechanics, and public health.
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.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Assist with processes related to the submission of proposals and processing of awards for externally funded projects. Provide professional clerical and administrative support for the Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Associate Vice President for Research Development units. Provide excellent customer service to a variety of customers including faculty, staff, students, visitors, and representatives of external sponsors and partnering organizations.
Food Service Helper Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform in areas of food service to include food preparation and production, including customer service, equipment operation, and cashier duties.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Graduate School seeks an Office Assistant who will provide clerical, administrative support, and excellent customer service to the Graduate School and our visitors. The Office Assistant will provide friendly and efficient customer service to a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The ideal candidate will positively represent the Graduate School and respond effectively via phone, in person, and electronically. The duties fluctuate throughout the semester and year, so the weekly distribution of duties and responsibilities will vary and not all occur at the same time.
Clinical Counselor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Tech and Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being, a unit within Student Affairs is seeking candidates to fill this position. This position plans and provides individual or group therapy, crisis intervention and workshops dealing with various issues relating to mental health and wellness.
Manager of Sustainability Programs and Outreach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Manager of Sustainability Projects and Outreach is a 12-month, full time position that will work collaboratively with the Department of Social Sciences, Office of Sustainability & Resilience, and the Tech Forward Initiative on Sustainability & Resilience. This position will help shape and support sustainability efforts at both the departmental level and across the institution. Core responsibilities include: 1) marketing and communications for sustainability degree programs, projects, and initiatives; 2) administrative and logistical support for new and ongoing sustainability initiatives; 3) identifying and supporting projects that increase sustainability performance and engagement; and 4) partnering across campus and in the community to develop and meet shared sustainability goals. This is a new position in a strategic priority area for the university, so there is opportunity for growth and resources for professional development.
ADVANCE & Faculty Development Program Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The program coordinator will provide support to the Offices of the Provost, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion (VPDI), and ADVANCE for initiatives related to faculty development and diversity, equity, inclusion, and sense of belonging (DEIS). This includes initiatives that support the advancement of women, underrepresented, and intersectional faculty. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively collaborate with multiple units across campus and will demonstrate daily commitment to a diverse educational environment and a diverse working community.

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