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Building Mechanic II Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Accountable for supervision and maintenance of all operating units in the SDC, MacInnes Ice Arena, Tech Trails & Recreational Forest, Child Care Center, and Gates Tennis Center during day, evening and weekend hours, including staff, security, safety, maintenance, sanitation, customer services and enforcement of SDC, MacInnes Ice Arena, Tech Trails & Recreational Forest, Child Care Center, and Gates Tennis Center policies and procedures. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers. This position could require split shifts as needed.
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.
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.
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.
Building Mechanic III 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.
Center Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Ecosystem Science Center (ESC) promotes research and graduate student training for more than fifty ESC members from five academic units at Michigan Tech. Obtaining external research awards is key to the success of the ESC and its continued growth. The ESC is seeking to establish a Center Manager position to provide comprehensive professional support to ESC members and participants in the Tech Forward Natural Resources, Water and Energy Initiative (NRW&E). The Coordinator will work with Center members to identify funding opportunities, provide research administrative support in processing pre-award proposal submission and post-award project administration, provide administrative and business operations assistance to the Center leadership, and promote and market Center capabilities, activities and products.
Office Assistant 5 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The main duties of the Office Assistant 5 are to assist in the management of the Residence Education and Housing Services office front desk/suite. The Office Assistant 5 will ensure that the front office area provides a welcome environment for guests that’s efficient and open daily for business, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, ensuring office coverage daily. The Office Assistant 5 must have excellent computer skills, approach work processes methodically, and have extreme attention to detail.
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.
Director of Admissions Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Director of Admissions is a highly collaborative and innovative leader responsible for guiding and leading the domestic and international undergraduate admissions effort from lead generation to the enrollment of highly motivated students. The Director will demonstrate an organized management style with an ability to think systematically and collaboratively. A key component to this role is providing operational leadership and day-to-day management of admissions functions, policies, and procedures to position Michigan Tech as a top-choice institution of international stature.
CEP Mechanic/Operator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Maintain plant equipment and assist or fill in for the Shift Operator in the operation and maintenance of the Central Energy Plant, HVAC Central Control System, Campus Steam Distribution System and Fuel Storage Facility.
Assistant, Associate, or Senior Research Engineer or Scientist 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.
Assistant, Associate or full Professor, College of Computing Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University’s College of Computing invites applications for two (2) Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor positions. Areas of particular interest include cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and data science; exceptional candidates in other areas of computing will also be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for their research, an enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate education, and a strong commitment to cultivating diverse and inclusive learning environments. The position begins August 2021. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications.
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 and the Bookstore. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
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.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Silviculture Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University (http://forest.mtu.edu) invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Silviculture. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position at Michigan Technological University. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Research Engineer/Scientist I - Radar Remote Sensing 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 physics, electromagnetics, 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 physics, applied mathematics, and engineering. An ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software and applying such software tools to applications.
Assistant Professor, Human Dimensions in Natural Resources 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 Human Dimensions in Natural Resources, with the appointment starting August 2021. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Research Engineer/Scientist I - Statistical Planning 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, reinforcement learning, and distributed control. 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 computer science. An ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software and applying such software tools to applications.
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. An ideal candidate would have prior experience writing scientific software and applying such software tools to applications.
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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