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Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement works collaboratively with alumni and university leadership to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive program designed to provide meaningful opportunities for alumni to enhance loyalty, dedication, and support for Michigan Tech. This position serves as an on-campus spokesperson for over 80,000 living alumni, leads efforts to create and sustain strong value connections for alumni and friends across the state, country, and around the world. The Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement develops programs to facilitate lifelong dialogue between the University and its constituents to increase alumni participation and giving. The ideal candidate engages alumni and friends to actively contribute back to the University through philanthropic support, fostering strong relationships with alumni by engaging them in the life of the University and with other alumni. The Assistant Vice President of Alumni Engagement develops and maintains cooperative and collaborative relationships and programs with University units, such as Admissions, Career Services, Parent and Family Programs, Athletics, Student Affairs, and academic colleges and departments.
Office Assistant 6 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.
Administrative Aide 7 - 2 Positions Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide administrative support to the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics department. Provide excellent service to a wide variety of customers including staff, faculty, students and the general public.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. All mechanical engineering research areas are of interest, including additive manufacturing, cyber-physical systems, robotics, acoustics/noise control, marine renewables, and more.
Geospatial Data Analyst or GIS Librarian Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Geospatial Research Facility (GRF) at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a full-time Geospatial Data Analyst or GIS Librarian to join the interdisciplinary research community in the Great Lakes Research Center. The GRF is seeking a highly motivated, intellectually curious professional interested in supporting research in GIS for environmental and social scientists. This individual will support multiple projects from across the campus community working directly in a collaborative environment with faculty and research scientists to solve geospatial research questions, develop GIS methodologies, document and manage geospatial data, and support the development and deployment of GIS web services and apps. The successful candidate will have a solid background in geographic information systems, geospatial databases, and the suite of ESRI GIS products especially ArcGIS Enterprise.
Catering Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Catering Manager plans, organizes, manages and directs the day-to-day activities, customer service and daily functions of Michigan Tech Catering .The Catering Manager participates in the management of the departmental fiscal controls, with emphasis on food, labor and the costs of equipment necessary to perform catering events on the campus. The Catering Manager coordinates the delivery process and serves as the sales coordinator, as it relates to catering. This position supervises ordering, receiving, storing and issuing of products required to complete Banquet Event Orders (BEOs). The Catering Manager participates in the development of service styles, recommends creative merchandising and attractive display of menu items and instructs subordinates in proper etiquette related to catered events. The Catering Manager is responsible for the day-to-day interactions with clients regarding room setups, logistics and overall event needs. The Catering Manager participates in the selection, training, supervision and performance evaluations of assigned career and student staff, as well as the coordination of the custodial and light maintenance functions of the department. The Catering Manager may be required to oversee other retail or residential facilities and staff, including Cooks, Cooks Helpers, Stores Clerks, Custodians, and Food Service Helpers.
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.
Groundsperson 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 Operators and Trades personnel on a wide variety of projects.
Financial Aid Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Financial Aid Manager position requires an individual who is dynamic, student-oriented, and a critical thinker. This position will perform a variety of financial aid duties related to University, State of Michigan, and Federal aid programs, and a significant focus will be committed to the Rollin A. Jones and James E. Lindstrom Working Families Scholarship. This position will require applicants to have a genuine interest in promoting student success.
Laboratory Associate Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Prepare, assemble, and maintain equipment, supplies, and chemicals for first year chemistry laboratories (two courses, enrollments typically near 1200 students per academic year, in up to 66 sections annually). Assist laboratory supervisor with endeavors necessary to ensure meaningful, high quality, hands on, efficient, and safe laboratory experiences for students.
Business/Training Support Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Business/Training Support Specialist will provide accurate financial and payroll support for multiple research contracts within the CTT. This position will also provide support for both virtual and on-site workshops and conferences for CTT’s extensive outreach program for transportation, bridge, and environmental agencies in Michigan and/or nationally. Works collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and clients to complete project goals and to ensure that services are consistent with the mission of the center and the university.
MTRAC Commercialization Program Director Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
This position is responsible for managing the Advanced Materials Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Hub. The Advanced Materials MTRAC Hub is a statewide funding program that supports the translation of technologies resulting from research within Michigan universities, hospital systems, and non-profit research centers into commercial practice. The Program Director is responsible for recruiting prospective projects, managing the review process for proposed projects, and ensuring projects are satisfying milestones and other contractual commitments. This position is also responsible for actively supporting the commercialization of technologies within the program by assisting in such activities as engaging strategic partners and identifying and following through on funding opportunities to support follow-on technical and business de-risking activities.
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.
Programmer/Analyst Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Enterprise Application Services team, within Information Technology, the position will assume a meaningful role in supporting the Oracle-based Ellucian Banner system and other administrative applications running on multiple hardware and software platforms. You will work closely with clients and peers to apply systems analysis and design techniques to analyze and evaluate business and/or educational needs. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide professional clerical and administrative support functions for the Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Department within the College of Engineering. Provide excellent frontline customer service to faculty, staff, students, 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.
Regional Admissions Manager for Diversity and Access Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Regional Admissions Manager for Diversity and Access, as a member of the admissions team will manage enrollment initiatives with an emphasis on the growth of underrepresented populations entering Michigan Technological University. While every admissions staff member is responsible for multicultural recruitment, this individual will lead our efforts for diversity outreach. This position will also manage a major metro territory based on their location. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, self-motivated, and results-oriented with the ability to think creatively to implement new initiatives and foster relationships with students, parents, mentors, and other influencers in schools, communities, and organizations.
Software Developer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The CTT is looking for a Software Engineer with a customer driven focus and who is passionate about their craft and excited to build software. This position provides a self-motivated candidate the opportunity to demonstrate their software development skills within a cross-functional team of software engineers, civil engineers, technical writers and administrative staff to design, program, test, document, and maintain our software. We support and maintain multiple products so there are considerable opportunities for personal and professional growth. The ideal candidate is results-driven and adept at converting system requirements and specifications into sound technical solutions.
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.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Engage and interact with customers at University Images, a Michigan Tech owned and operated apparel and souvenir retail store. Support all Campus Store and University Images’ operations in website management and merchandise sales using outstanding customer service. Maintain relationships and represent Merchandising Operations and the University with vendors, customers, and other stakeholders.
Assistant Research Engineer - Applied and Computational Mathematics Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Assistant Research Engineer – Applied and Computational Mathematics will work as an applied mathematician in support of a variety of scientific and research programs. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (

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