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Department Chair, Electrical & Computer Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the College of Engineering invites applications for Department Chair in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The Chair leads the Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty in their mission of excellence in education, research, and service. We seek an individual with the vision and experience to: elevate the department’s prominence in research within the fields of electrical, computer and robotics engineering; further our strong tradition of educational excellence; and grow our B.S, M.S. and Ph.D. programs.
Assistant, Associate or Full, Materials Science & Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and The Materials Science and Engineering department invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Preferred applicants will have a degree in MSE or a materials-centric discipline. Applicants whose research focuses on contemporary approaches to traditional processing-structure-property relationships in materials are particularly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of professional contributions, commensurate with rank, and the potential to continue and sustain a high-quality, peer-recognized research program. Applicants with skills that demonstrate the ability to develop an effective teaching program with both undergraduate-level breadth and graduate-program depth within the MSE discipline are also desired. 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/).
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.
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.
Event Operations Manager/Athletic Equipment Supervisor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the development and supervision of Athletic Department and SDC event student workers, temporary employees, and volunteers. Plan, coordinate, and oversee all aspects of facility and game management for all athletic events and special events held in the SDC, MacInnes Ice Arena, Gates Tennis Center, trail system, Sherman Field, and other surrounding outdoor venues. Responsible for planning game operations and staffing for off-sight athletic and recreation events. Monitor building equipment rentals, athletic and special events, safety, security, customer service, and enforcement policies and procedures. Ensure programs and activities within Athletics & Recreation are consistent with the mission and goals of the University and contribute to enrich the quality of life for all student-athletes, students, faculty, staff, and external customers. Main areas of responsibility include all athletic, recreation, student affairs, university and community events held in our facilities or in conjunction with the Athletic & Recreation Department. Responsible for the athletic equipment operation and staffing. Update and enforce Equipment Room policies and procedures. Order all equipment requested by coaches and staff, research equipment in need. Coordinate and oversee the delivery and receiving of equipment. Organize and oversee the distribution and collection of equipment for every sport season. Develop and enhance contracts and relationships with vendors. Determine the equipment needs for all programs, submit a balanced budget for each sport, ensure proper and safe fit of equipment for student-athletes, maintain student-athlete issue and billing records, maintain detailed equipment inventory, report and maintain equipment, assign athletic team lockers and oversee organization and maintenance of athletic locker rooms and equipment rooms. Supervision of all student team managers and student employees. Oversee all laundry operations for the building.
Research Engineer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position serves as an advocate and technical resource for Michigan’s local (city, village, county) transportation agencies. The position will provide engineering technical support for activities underway at the Center for Technology & Training, which includes work with the Michigan Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), the Great Lakes Environmental Infrastructure Center (GLEIC), the Bridge Load Rating Program, the Roadsoft asset management software package, and other research projects. The position requires a strong background in civil engineering (roads and bridges) as well as knowledge of the relationship between Michigan’s road owning agencies at a state and local level.
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, College of Computing Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the College of Computing invites applications for faculty at the assistant, associate or professor rank. We are open to all research areas in computer science and computing-related disciplines, with a particular interest in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and software engineering. 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 anticipated start date is August, 2022.
Administrative Aide 7 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Provide administrative and clerical support in the operation of the Sponsored Programs Accounting office. Assist in the preparation and distribution of billings to external sponsors. This position requires the ability to work independently, with accuracy and attention to detail while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Assistant Sponsored Programs Accountant Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Assistant Sponsored Programs Accountant is responsible for submitting reimbursement requests to sponsors, financial reporting, and collection of outstanding receivables, post-award grant and contract administrative and accounting services, which includes award administration from set-up to closeout of sponsored projects and monitoring of expenditures. This position supports these services which require independent analysis and troubleshooting of problems while seeking solutions consistent with federal, state, and University laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering invites applications for tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.
Department Chair, Computer Science Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the College of Computing invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Computer Science. We seek an individual with the vision and leadership skills to elevate the department’s prominence in computing research, enhance our undergraduate and graduate academic programs, further our efforts in industry engagement, and more generally contribute to the digital transformation of Michigan Tech. Successful candidates will share our passion for teaching and scholarship in computer science, and have a strong commitment to cultivating diverse and inclusive learning environments. The position begins July 1, 2022. Michigan Tech is building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Please see http://mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion to read more about Michigan Tech’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and sense of belonging, and our strategic planning framework.
Assistant Professor, Supply Chain & Ops Management Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the College of Business at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Supply Chain and Operations Management at the Assistant level starting August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to support teaching in several of the following areas: Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Six Sigma, Logistics, Purchasing, and Project Management. The prospective candidate ideally supports a student-centric, learner-oriented, experiential approach to instruction.
Study Abroad/Away Program Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The study abroad/away program specialist has the lead responsibility for the development and coordination of university-wide programs that offer students the opportunity to engage in off-campus, intercultural global and domestic experiences. The specialist works closely with the Dean to assure the overall quality of the offerings as well as accessibility of these programs for Michigan Tech students. The specialist works collaboratively with faculty to develop and sustain new opportunities for international and domestic faculty-led programs. As a liaison and promoter of study abroad/away programs, the specialist works to raise awareness of these opportunities across campus, and advises and prepares students interested in these opportunities.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position will assist with proctoring exams and support the needs of the Michigan Tech Testing Center, either in person or online. This position will also be expected to complete additional training allowing them to proctor for sponsored exams.
Operations Manager The Ford Center (L'Anse, MI)
The Ford Center is looking for a manager who can work with the Director to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the facility. The Ford Center hosts in residence and commuting students completing the ‘Fall Camp’ and suite of classes in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science.
Research Development Associate Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Support, coordinate, and implement activities in partnership with others in the Office of the Associate Vice President for Research Development as we work with colleges/schools, departments, research centers/institutes, shared facilities, and individual researchers on activities aimed at the growth and development of externally funded research programs. Envision, lead, coordinate, and implement events and programs in support of research development goals. Collaborate with, advise, and support researchers at all levels in proposal development activities.
Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) aims to advance freshwater and coastal ocean research as a foundation for health, economic prosperity and global sustainability through interdisciplinary research cutting across Michigan Tech’s academic organizations. The GLRC institute includes collaborative faculty from fourteen units within the College of Engineering, College of Sciences and Arts, College of Business, College of Computing and the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences. As a non-academic department, the GLRC supports 30+ full-time, part-time and temporary research support staff; and hourly graduate and undergraduate student employees. The GLRC is seeking to establish a Coordinator position to provide comprehensive professional support to Institute personnel including departmental staff, Institute members, and facility stewards. The Coordinator will support the operations of the department and facility, provide business operations assistance to the Institute leadership, and provide research support in processing pre-award proposal submission and post-award project administration. In concert with other members of the GLRC’s research administration team, the Coordinator will support the day-to-day management and operations of the department, Institute and facility, as well as contributing to new initiatives and special projects.
Office Assistant 6 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Perform clerical and administrative support functions for the Human Resources department. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers. Positively represent the department and respond effectively via phone, in person, and electronic communication to the needs of all customers, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, students, new employees, applicants and visitors.
Sr. Administrative Aide Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position provides essential professional clerical and administrative support functions for the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts; Provide excellent customer service to faculty, staff, students, artists and visitors; Must have experience using advanced features of word processing applications and spreadsheet/database software. This position requires the ability to work independently, with accuracy and attention to detail while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide administrative support to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Provide excellent service to a wide variety of customers including, faculty, staff, students, and the general public.

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