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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.
Building Mechanic II 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.
Assistant Professor in Forest Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
A nine-month, 75% full-time equivalent (FTE), tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Forest Molecular Genetics, Genomics and Biotechnology in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science (CFRES), is available with the appointment starting August 2020.
Assistant Professor in Forest Health Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
A nine-month, 75% FTE (full time equivalent), tenure-track position in Forest Health at the Assistant Professor level is available in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, with the appointment starting August 2020. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Assistant Professor in Wildlife Ecology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Wildlife Ecology. This is a nine-month, 75% full time equivalent (FTE) academic year position. The appointment starts August 2020.
Coordinator of Outreach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Tech is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to work with College leadership in the area of outreach. This will include outreach to prospective students, outreach to employers of our students and graduates, and outreach to alumni.
Accountant Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Accountant performs professional accounting and administrative work including processing and approving financial transactions, preparing reconciliations, and ensuring compliance with financial policies and procedures.
Assistant Sponsored Programs Accountant Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Assistant Sponsored Programs Accountant provides post-award grant and contract administrative and accounting services, which includes award administration from set-up to closeout of sponsored projects, monitoring of expenditures, submitting reimbursement requests to sponsors, financial reporting, and collection of outstanding receivables.
Department Chair, Geological Mining & Engineering & Sciences Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences to begin on July 1, 2020. The department currently consists of approximately 12 faculty, 8 technical and administrative staff, 70 undergraduates, and 51 graduate students. The department has a strong reputation for teaching and research in a diverse range of geoscience and geoengineering topics.
Office Assistant 4 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.
Public Safety Officer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide security and police protection for persons and various university buildings and/or property within the university community, by enforcing the laws of the State of Michigan and administrative ordinances. This position is represented by the Police Officer’s Association.
Trails Operations Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Independently ensure the university trail system, equipment, and facilities are maintained and groomed to the highest standard possible to provide for a safe and high quality experience for users. Execute the disc golf course and trail system events.
Coordinator, Research and Online Graduate Programs Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide guidance and administration of department research initiatives/ development and online graduate programs; by providing faculty and research centers with pre- and post- award support, oversight of administrative functions of both programs, along with communication and promotion of broader impact activities of the department.
Executive Assistant Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Executive Assistant for Human Resources provides comprehensive administrative support to departmental leadership. This position helps to promote a client-centered Human Resources structure and organizational culture and is responsible for managing a diverse range of routine, complex, and confidential administrative tasks. This role requires attention to detail, efficient organizational skills, a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and the ability quickly focus on developing priorities as needed.
Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate School Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School will provide leadership and vision for the overall growth and quality of graduate enrollment at Michigan Technological University. They will commit to improving the quality of graduate education and campus life for all students. They will administer the Graduate School's resources in a sustainable manner, as well as contribute to the growth of resources by engaging in advancement activities and through support of externally funded research opportunities. The successful candidate will report directly to the Provost and will be a prominent and effective leader, working closely with directors of graduate studies and representatives of the Graduate Student Government.
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.
Office Assistant 5 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide professional administrative support for the Department of Chemistry. This position works closely with the department coordinator, department chair, and the department’s graduate program director. Primarily responsible for providing administrative support for the department’s graduate program. Provide customer service to students, faculty, staff, visitors, vendors, etc. Accountable for administrative functions requiring accuracy, discretion and confidentiality.
Facility Operations Engineer Keweenaw Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
The Facilities Engineer/Research Engineer ensures the operation of the Keweenaw Research Center flows smoothly, both day-to-day and into the future to meet the needs of KRC staff, customers, Michigan Technological University and the public. The Engineer serves as an operations manager for the Keweenaw Research Center Facility (13 buildings), to enable the KRC to fulfill and accomplish its goals in accordance with the University’s strategic plan. The Engineer insures the facility provides a safe and comfortable environment to conduct a variety of activities by a variety of users. The Engineer: oversees all maintenance, upgrades and new construction; manages all the utility services (gas, electric, sewer and water); advises and make recommendations to the Director of the KRC on all aspects of construction, engineering, architecture, construction costs, construction safety, and code compliance. In addition, the engineer will assist the director and/or project managers as needed for the coordination, planning and execution of tasks related to engineering projects.
Office Assistant 6 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Assist with the subaward, proposal, and awards processes for externally funded projects. In addition, perform a unique blend of clerical support for the organizational unit.

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