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Building Mechanic I Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Operate and maintain the assigned buildings and building systems to provide a safe and comfortable environment for students, faculty and staff in a cost-effective manner under minimum supervision.
Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Coordinator of the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) is responsible for the development and implementation of high-impact educational outreach activities at Michigan Tech, including Summer Youth Programs, Mind Trekkers, Unboxed Challenges, and the federally-funded GEAR UP program. With a focus on increasing equity and inclusion in college access, the Coordinator works closely with internal and external partners to create effective programs that further the mission and outreach goals of the University.
Senior Advisor for Career Readiness and Professional Development Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Senior Advisor reports to the Assistant Director for Career Services and Corporate Relations. With the support of the office team and guided by our vision for students and desired student learning and return-on-investment outcomes, the Senior Advisor designs, teaches, evaluates, and advises students on career readiness and professional development learning opportunities, services, courses, and high impact practices from conception to evaluation with an emphasis on student success from enrollment to post-graduation. Services and advice focus on securing and maintaining gainful employment, career success, and longevity in the workforce. Although the Senior Advisor will work with all students, the primary target will be juniors and seniors. Services need to be delivered through individual, group, virtual, and classroom formats as appropriate. Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before Friday, September 9, 2022.
Advisor for Career Readiness and Professional Development Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Advisor reports to the Assistant Director for Career Services and Corporate Relations. With the support of the office team and guided by our vision for students and desired student learning and return-on-investment outcomes, the Advisor designs, teaches, evaluates, and advises students on career readiness and professional development learning opportunities, services, courses, and high impact practices from conception to evaluation with an emphasis on student success from enrollment to post-graduation. Services and advice focus on securing and maintaining gainful employment, career success, and longevity in the workforce. Although the Advisor will work with all students, the primary target will be freshmen and sophomores. Services need to be delivered through individual, group, virtual, and classroom formats as appropriate. Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before Friday, September 9, 2022.
Engineering Academic Advisor I Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Advise mechanical engineering students in all academic and career aspects of their program of study including degree and course planning, co-ops/internships, registration, transferring of credits, and degree requirements. Represent the ME-EM department to prospective students and parents through individual visits and outreach activities. Coordinate ME-EM related pre-college programs and first year orientation for the department.
Academic Advisor and Outreach Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Provide academic and career advising for students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering baccalaureate programs. Assist students with their course schedules, degree schedules and the transferring of credits from other universities/colleges. Evaluate previous course work with regard to degree requirements for the electrical engineering and computer engineering curricula. Plan and participate in student recruitment activities such as Open House, Preview Day, and Summer Youth Programs. Participate locally and regionally in recruitment events such as college fairs and visiting middle and high schools
Chief Human Resources Officer Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) position is a remarkable opportunity for a results-driven leader ready to act as a key thought partner and trusted advisor for University leadership in aligning Human Resource practices with the the overall business objectives and strategic direction of the institution, specifically in the areas of talent acquisition and management, culture, performance management, training and development, and compensation/benefits. This newly created position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President for Administration (CFO/SVPA) and will provide transformational leadership and strategic direction to move the institution forward in alignment with the University’s legislative purpose and strategic plan. The CHRO is responsible for employee programs, including employee relations, staff and leadership development, benefits administration, compensation and payroll, implementation of personnel policies and procedures, recruitment and orientation, the Human Resources information systems, performance management systems, compliance issues, and personnel records. This position develops and manages the human resources annual budget and oversees the department’s staff. The successful candidate will develop, review, recommend, and implement human resources related strategic initiatives, including appropriate policies and procedures. In addition, this leader will be responsible to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of staff, preserve a high degree of confidentiality, and demonstrate the utmost professionalism. The CHRO must provide internal responsibility and leadership for the Human Resources department, thereby assuring the effective and efficient operation of the department. They are expected to positively promote the University internally and externally.
Marketing and Communications Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Division of Student Affairs at Michigan Tech is devoted to student success from enrollment to commencement. We are dynamic, agile, and culturally-responsive. This position is a champion for creating a positive image for the Residence Education/Housing Services department, ensuring service excellence in our customer service practices and messaging our inclusive and community oriented educational priority to all stakeholders. Responsibilities include ensuring the marketing, communications, and business transactions of the department are providing a superior customer service experience for our stakeholders. This position will develop and coordinate a comprehensive marketing plan that will promote the recruitment and retention of new and returning resident students. They will partner with the REHS staff in leading an innovative and aggressive effort to recruit, grow, and organize a robust summer conferencing program and explore creative opportunities to increase summer occupancy in the residence halls. This position will also have a collateral assignment that reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs focused on developing creative initiatives that promote the Division. Other position- and mission-specific duties as assigned.
Manager, Career and Corporate Events Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Career preparation experiences and events are integral to student recruitment, retention, success, and return on investment. Our vision is that every Michigan Tech student will be ready for gainful employment and a responsible member of our global community. Michigan Tech graduates will thrive in the workplace as exceptional employees who are also resilient, resourceful, compassionate, competent, ethical, and just human beings serving and leading in their communities by creating inclusive and positive social change. The manager is expected to collaborate with university staff and faculty colleagues, corporations, employers, alumni/ae, and key student leaders and groups to execute responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, personable, highly organized, detail-oriented, reliable, creative, collaborative, and a strong communicator with proven events planning and management experience. You will have the flexibility to build and grow events in a fast-paced and results-oriented office culture. Most importantly, you will be expected to act with a genuine and measurable commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion so that students of all backgrounds and aspirations are well-served and positioned for university and lifelong success. You will be expected to be a positive ambassador and champion for the department, Student Affairs, and the University. Under general supervision, with the support of the office team, and guided by our vision for students and desired student learning and return-on-investment outcomes, the manager plans, executes, and evaluates career, recruiting, and corporate events from conception to evaluation.
Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Tech’s student leadership development and campus involvement are integral to student recruitment, retention, and success. Our vision is that every Michigan Tech student will be a responsible member of our global community. The ideal candidate will be a creative, collaborative, energetic, and experienced individual. Guided by our vision for students and desired student learning and leadership outcomes, you will have opportunities to build and/or participate in new and engaging systems, work processes, and programs in a fast-paced and results-oriented office culture. Most importantly, you will be expected to act with a genuine and measurable commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion so that students of all backgrounds feel welcome and a sense of belonging on our campus, are well-served, and are positioned for success after graduation. You will be expected to be a positive ambassador and champion for the department, Student Affairs, and the University. As a member of the Student Leadership and Involvement team, the coordinator will coordinate and supervise all aspects of the Michigan Tech Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) program. The individual also coordinates late-night programming, provides support for campus-wide traditions, and provides general support for all SLI programs and initiatives and ensures that services are consistent with the mission and goals of the Division of Student Affairs and the University. The position will also play a pivotal role in creating a new and transformational student leadership development model and experience at Michigan Tech.
Humanities Digital Media Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Humanities Digital Media Specialist works with the Humanities Digital Media Zone Director to maintain a high level of service and support for faculty and students who use the facility. The Digital Media Specialist supervises 5-10 student media consultants and assists with management of its instructional resources. They will also serve as the humanities department web liaison and social media manager.
Assistant Director for Major Gifts Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Each Assistant Director for Major Gifts is responsible for securing gifts of $25,000 and greater in support of the university’s programs, priorities and initiatives. Two positions are available, one with special concentration in the Department of Athletics and College of Computing, and one with special concentration in the College of Business. Acting as a liaison to their university unit(s), Assistant Directors will utilize a moves management system to identify, strategize, and document all types of major gifts. Through collaborative efforts with their units and fundraising team, using strategic actions to advance donor portfolios, their focus is to meet and exceed yearly metrics to attain campaign goals. Assistant Directors travel to interact with alumni and friends of the university and professionally represent the mission and vision of Michigan Tech. Ideal candidates will possess excellent written and oral communication skills to support collaborative efforts between university partners to advance the impact-giving donor pipeline for Michigan Tech.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform routine clerical and administrative support functions with primary emphasis on ticket sales and customer service for Sports and Recreation. Use good judgement regarding set policies and procedures. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers. Work requires independent handling of operational matters and excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers.
Office Assistant 5 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Perform routine clerical and administrative support functions with primary emphasis on ticket sales and customer service for Sports and Recreation. Use good judgement regarding set policies and procedures. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers. Work requires independent handling of operational matters and excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers.
Events Planner and Site Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Plans, oversees and manages events within and associated with the Memorial Union. The Events Planner and Site Manager is instrumental in meeting with clients to identify and plan for event needs including coordinating set-up, tear-down, technology, and catering needs. The Events Planner and Site Manager conducts building audits to ensure that cleanliness and safety standards are being met while providing excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers.
Mi-STAR Education Sales Specialist Remote
Mi-STAR seeks a education sales specialist to connect with prospective school districts and generate sales in order to expand Mi-STAR market base within and outside of Michigan. Mi-STAR is a subscription-based, integrated science middle school curriculum and teacher professional learning program, designed for the Next Generation Science Standards.
Research Engineer/Scientist I - Computational Scientist Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
MTRI is seeking a motivated professional to help support multiple projects for our government and commercial customers. The Research Engineer/Scientist -Computational Scientist will work with senior engineers and scientists to research, develop, and evaluate algorithms for a variety of signal and image processing, and geospatial applications. The successful candidate will have a solid background in computer science with strong skills in software prototyping and algorithm design, as well as additional knowledge of applied mathematics, physics, statistics, or engineering.
Assistant or Associate Professor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University, Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics invites applications for the position of Professor at all ranks, multiple hires are expected. Applicants for the position are required to have earned doctorates in Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related field. All research areas are of interest, including space technology, aerospace technology, NVH, acoustics/noise control, composites, electric vehicles, and more. Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty and staff 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/).
Business Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Responsible for developing, planning, directing, coordinating, and evaluating the fiscal, administrative, personnel, and business functions for the Facilities Management department. The Business Manager has advisory, budgetary, managerial, and supervisory duties, and responsibility for independent decision making regarding the daily administrative operations of the department. Job Functions: 45% Fiscal Management; 30% Administrative; 20% Personnel / Supervision; 5% Other duties as assigned
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.

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