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Baker Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for creating, preparing and improving recipes for baked goods such as pastries, breads, doughs and desserts. Ensures quality controls and recipe standardization are following approved standards. Monitors and enforces food sanitization and safety standards.
General Manager, Mont Ripley Ski Area at Michigan Tech Mont Ripley Ski Hill (Ripley, MI)
The General Manager of Mont Ripley ski area is a highly collaborative, innovative, and professional business leader responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight for all aspects of the Mont Ripley experience for the 40,000 annual visits. Functions and sub-departments under the direction of the General Manager include guest services, lift operations, ski school and University P.E. classes, rentals and retail operations, mountain operations, sales and marketing, land management, and financial management of over $1.3 million in annual revenue. The General Manager performs all duties with a commitment to the highest level of customer service and total satisfaction of all customers, including transforming the learning and recreation experiences for Michigan Tech students, welcoming all users, and creating a sense of belonging. Mont Ripley opened in 1933 as the first ski area in Michigan, and has been part of Michigan Technological University since 1945. Features of Mont Ripley at Michigan Tech include: ● Received revenue from Michigan Tech’s Experience Tech Fee that gives students access to Mont Ripley ● Active Ski Patrol since 1936; founding members of the National Ski Patrol ● 112 Acres of Skiable Terrain with 440’ Vertical Drop ● 24 trails with powder bowls, beginner hills to expert runs, cruisers to bumps, and racers to glades ● Snowmaking and Night Skiing ● Three lifts ● Tubing Park with 3 lanes and handle tow ● Terrain Park with jumps and slides Michigan Technological University is a public research university founded in 1885 in Houghton, Michigan. With more than $200 million in total operating revenues, $100 million in total research expenditures, and 18 research centers and institutes, Michigan Tech fosters a world-class and diverse faculty, staff, and student population and is home to more than 7,200 students from 69 countries around the world. Consistently ranked among the best universities in the country for return on investment, MTU offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, technology, engineering, computing, forestry, business, health professions, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and the arts. Our rural campus is situated on the Keweenaw peninsula just miles from Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, offering year-round opportunities for outdoor adventure. We are Michigan’s flagship technological university, grounded in and fueled by our shared vision: to prepare students to create the future.
Small Business Navigator & Tribal Liaison Off Campus
Small Business Navigator will provide strategic guidance and support to local startups. This role is pivotal in fostering a thriving business community by offering in-depth consulting and facilitating growth and development opportunities within assigned counties. (Baraga County, Keweenaw Bay Tribe, and Hannahville Tribe)
Small Business Navigator Off Campus
Small Business Navigator will provide strategic guidance and support to local startups. This role is pivotal in fostering a thriving business community by offering in-depth consulting and facilitating growth and development opportunities within assigned counties. (Delta, Alger, and Schoolcraft Counties)
Small Business Navigator Off Campus
Small Business Navigator will provide strategic guidance and support to local startups. This role is pivotal in fostering a thriving business community by offering in-depth consulting and facilitating growth and development opportunities within assigned counties. (Dickinson & Menominee Counties)
Operations Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Operations Coordinator will provide a full array of operations management support services to the President and Executive Vice President offices, including providing event planning and support, many of which are signature or high-profile events taking place on campus, as well as off-campus. In addition, they will help oversee and manage daily office operations.
Stores Clerk Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform a variety of duties involving ordering, receiving, inventory, and distribution of products, and delivery of raw and prepared items as required, assist with catering and other deliveries as needed.
Cook Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for the proper preparation and production coordination of all hot and cold menu items as assigned by supervisor.
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 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.
Baker Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for creating, preparing and improving recipes for baked goods such as pastries, breads, doughs and desserts. Ensures quality controls and recipe standardization are following approved standards. Monitors and enforces food sanitization and safety standards.
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.
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.
Executive Director, Career Services Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As Michigan’s flagship technological university, Michigan Tech is positioned as a leader in creating opportunities for all students to realize their professional aspirations. The Executive Director of Career Services provides creative visioning, strategic direction, and empowered leadership to a dynamic team of professionals within the Division of Student Affairs. Collaboration with industry representatives as well as academic units, the Enterprise and senior design programs, and advancement professionals across campus calls for an innovative, data-driven, and energetic leader. The executive director will possess these characteristics and will elevate Michigan Tech Career Services to promote industry engagement and provide professional development and career readiness programming that is nationally recognized.
Director, Media Technology Services Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The director position plays a crucial role in Michigan Tech’s Information Technology department by guiding the operations of Media Technology Services (MTS). The Director supports the University in leveraging technologies to enhance learning, facilitate research, and advance strategic initiatives through the application of media technology. MTS accomplishes its mission by promoting collaboration and innovation among faculty, students, and University stakeholders. This involves designing, developing, and effectively utilizing learning environments and multimedia technologies. The range of media technology systems encompasses rich media-enabled classrooms, immersive environments, enterprise digital signage, web conferencing, videoconferencing, and various eLearning and blended learning technologies. Furthermore, MTS provides engineering support for all video and audio systems within the Athletic department.
Research Engineer II Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC) at Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) seeks to create, support, expand, and accelerate research activities in translational research. As a leading research Institute, the GLRC is a flagship Center of Excellence integrating faculty and professional researchers in multidisciplinary research collaborations to address critical challenges facing society. The Institute provides a full spectrum of research services, currently to more than 70 affiliated researchers from eighteen academic and non-academic units across campus, with annual research expenditures approaching $10 million. The GLRC is seeking an experienced research engineer to join our organization to facilitate multi-domain physical modeling, optimization, and engineering analysis; instrumentation, data acquisition, and digital signal processing; and apply mechanical and electrical engineering, computer programming, embedded sensor and controls to on-going and new research initiatives. Ideal candidates will have a MS in mechanical or electrical engineering; have education or experience in translational research and/or commercialization; and must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense security clearance, which requires United States citizenship.
Research Engineer I Keweenaw Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
This position will provide support to new and existing sponsored research involving the test and evaluation of ground vehicles and related subsystems. A successful candidate will routinely prepare, conduct, and oversee laboratory and field testing activities for military and commercial sponsors. This position requires an entry- level degree in engineering and a basic background in instrumentation, data acquisition and dynamic measurement techniques.
Research Engineer I - Signal Processing Engineer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
Michigan Technological Research Institute (MTRI) is seeking a motivated professional to help support multiple projects for our government and commercial customers. The Signal Processing Engineer will work with senior engineers and scientists to research, develop, and evaluate algorithms for a variety of signal and image processing applications, to include radar signal processing, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) applications, machine learning algorithms, generative AI, and inverse problems. The successful candidate will have a solid background in electrical engineering and mathematics, with experience in software prototyping and algorithm design. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Administrative Aide Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Administrative Aide is often the first point of contact for customers including faculty, staff, students, visitors, and representatives of external sponsors and partnering organizations. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the processes related to the submission of proposals and processing of awards for externally funded projects, data entering various documents, assisting customers, and managing a variety of administrative tasks.

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