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Assistant Director of Residence Education Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Residence Education and Housing Services team, the Assistant Director of Residence Education will partner with the Associate Director in creating an inclusive and intentional residential education experience for students. This position is a champion for student development and is responsible for the design, implementation, and evaluation of the residential learning model, departmental assessment, and academic success initiatives to support the continued development and retention of students living in the residence halls at Michigan Technological University. This is a 12-month position providing live-on amenities including a furnished apartment. The opportunity to discuss living off campus is available.
Assistant Director, Alumni and Student Programming Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Assistant Director, Alumni and Student Programming is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of alumni and student engagement programs in support of University priorities. Under the direction of the Director for Alumni Engagement, this position will work as part of the team (Advancement, Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement) to effectively communicate with and engage the alumni constituency to promote their involvement with and investment in Michigan Technological University. Creating a culture of philanthropy on campus is a key responsibility for this position. The Assistant Director will also represent the University at Alumni Engagement events, both on- and off-campus.
Detective Sergeant Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under general supervision, the University Detective Sergeant plans, coordinates, and conducts investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases. Analyzes data, controls evidence, prepares documentation, makes recommendations to justice system authorities, and provides testimony in court.
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Chemical Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position. The university's Tech Forward initiatives focus on building research in advanced materials and manufacturing, autonomy, sensing, health, energy, and sustainability. Research areas include but are not limited to advanced materials, biotechnology, modeling, advanced separations, process intensification & design, mineral processing, and process automation & control. We are seeking candidates who have demonstrated excellence in research and have a strong commitment to teaching and working with students.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform a wide range of administrative support related tasks within the Business Support Center that contribute to the overall smooth operations of diverse functions while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and professional. Positively represent the University by providing outstanding customer service when responding to the needs of campus clients and external contacts.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Professional and Technical Communication Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Humanities at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in Professional and Technical Communication to begin August 2021. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and scholarly work in technical communication, broadly defined. The department's faculty teach and engage in research that both shapes and benefits from a rich multi-disciplinary environment. The department offers doctoral and master’s degrees in the interdisciplinary Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture program and undergraduate major degrees in Scientific and Technical Communication; Communication, Culture, and Media; and English. Please see our website: The teaching load is 3 courses (9 hrs.) per semester for a one-year appointment with competitive salary and benefits.
Director Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Tech’s Division of Student Affairs is looking for an enthusiastic leader who will use a teamwork approach to provide strategic and culturally responsive leadership and administrative responsibilities for the Center for Student Mental Health & Well-being (CSMHW). As a director within the Division of Student Affairs, this position works collaboratively with other areas in Student Affairs and throughout campus to create and promote an inclusive and welcoming culture of well-being. The Center integrates clinical services with case management, prevention/promotion activities and third party telemental health services to offer a holistic approach that meets the needs of all students. The Director oversees all areas of mental health and well-being service to both undergraduate and graduate students and reports directly to the Associate Dean for Student Development.
Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Coordinator of Student Leadership & Involvement will assume responsibility for campus-wide community service initiatives, leadership focused student programming, and support departmental assessment projects. As a part of the Student Leadership & Involvement team, the Coordinator will provide general support for all Student Leadership & Involvement programs and initiatives. This position will work to ensure that services are consistent with the mission and goals of the Division of Student Affairs and the University.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The main duties of the Administrative Aide (level 7) are to assist in the management of the Residence Education and Housing Services office front desk/suite. The Administrative Aide (level 7) 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 Administrative Aide (level 7) must have excellent computer skills, approach work processes methodically, and have extreme attention to detail.
Research Engineer I Keweenaw Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
Support management of the information systems and networks at KRC. Areas of expertise to include local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets. This includes the organization, installation and support for hardware and software for these systems. Provide assistance to KRC employees and external customers with problems concerning network access, software, computers, and peripherals such as printers or scanners.
Office Assistant 5 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Office Assistant will provide accurate financial processing support to auxiliary units within Michigan Tech. This position will work to ensure that services are consistent with the mission and goals of the department and the university. This position will provide service excellence to multiple departments on campus.
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.
Research Engineer/Scientist I - Optics and Spectral Scientist Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious professional to help support multiple projects for our government and commercial customers. The Research Scientist - Optics and Spectral Scientist will bring expertise in linear and non-linear spectroscopy, optics, and the formulation and solving of inverse problems. The successful candidate will have a strong background in physics, computational sciences, and experimental design. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (
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.
Coordinator, Research and Online Grad 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.
Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University seeks a goal-oriented and dedicated Head Strength & Conditioning coach with a genuine interest in the success and well-being of student-athletes. The head coach is charged with developing, implementing and leading sports specific strength & conditioning programs that facilitate maximum benefits for all student-athletes to both optimize performance and decrease injury potential for 14 Division II programs. Duties of the position include areas such as equipment maintenance; scheduling, instructing and supervising student-athletes and coaches in all facets of weight training and conditioning; monitoring progress of training programs; and compliance with all NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under general supervision, incumbent will provide administrative and academic support to the department chair, faculty, staff, students and patrons of the ECE Department. Provide support for all aspects of the ECE graduate programs (MS and PhD). Maintain day-to-day functional operations of the ECE front office.
Wellness and Training Coordinator Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Wellness and Training Coordinator will coordinate health and wellness initiatives and programs for employees and retirees. The position will support the efforts of the Benefits and Wellness Manager in implementing programs that create awareness and access to wellness programs within Michigan Tech and in the community. The Wellness and Training Coordinator will work to coordinate, develop and provide identified trainings within the university.
Coordinator of Career Development Programming/Career Advisor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position provides students and alumni career exploration and development services; provides job search assistance for full-time, co-op and internship opportunities; promotes relationships with employers to enhance recruitment; develops and presents on-campus and community workshops and seminars; coordinates assigned areas of united operations and shares in general responsibilities of the department. The career advisor will also co-lead the development of “Design Your Career" programming, allowing students to create a structured self-reflective strategy to guide changes in their career interests and opportunities. Supervise the Career Services Learning Center.
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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