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Associate Director of Admissions Operations Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This senior-level position oversees the operations of the admissions office. The Associate Director of Admissions is responsible for supporting all aspects of the Admissions Office, particularly focusing on providing leadership and direction in the processing of over 10,000 annual applications, and working with special student populations, including transfers, international students, non-degree seeking, post-grad certificates, and athletes. The ideal candidate will bring thoughtful leadership, attention to detail, new ideas, and enthusiasm to the admissions office. This individual will be incredibly organized, flexible, and provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Admissions Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Admissions Manager will be part of a robust, growing, and fast paced admissions team and will focus on capitalizing on several key markets for Michigan Tech including students from the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin. This position will be deeply involved in all aspects of our admissions activity including recruiting, leveraging our CRM system, and application processing. This individual will also be a key part of our daily visit team and will assist with our virtual recruiting activities.
Print Production Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The print production specialist is responsible for handling all aspects of final production and troubleshooting design files for print. Candidates should be organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with fast deadlines while still possessing the ability to catch missed edits. The print production specialist should also have an expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud software—specifically InDesign. We are looking for someone with an attention to detail who can adapt to shifting priorities. Full consideration will be provided to applications submitted on or before Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
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.
Manager of Payroll and Compensation Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Human Resources team, the Manager of Payroll & Compensation (MPC) is responsible for timely and accurate payroll processing and compensation management. The role serves as the primary point of contact for payroll and compensation questions and supports Michigan Technological University’s hiring and compensation initiatives. The MPC Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions. Responsible for all aspects of payroll processing and other functions within Payroll Services. The manager will be responsible to lead the development and implementation of a University-wide compensation system including maintenance of the compensation system for all non-union staff employees.
Research Engineer I Remote
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 programs. The GLRC institute includes collaborative faculty from twelve disciplines within the Colleges of Engineering, Computing, Sciences and Arts, Business, and Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences. The GLRC seeks to hire three research engineers with experience in one or more of the areas of autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) sensor processing, AUV data collection, and deployment and retrieval of AUVs. Successful candidates will show evidence of technical expertise in a combination of the following skills: processing of AUV sensor data; machine learning with image, video, or acoustic data collected from AUVs; data collection and deployment/retrieval of AUVs in freshwater environments; problem solving in a marine environment; and field logistical planning and oversight of sample and data collection. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in AUV data collection and acquisition/sampling systems, programming/coding, machine learning, autonomous systems, and extensive knowledge of the marine environment. Demonstrated involvement in interdisciplinary research and project management is desired. Experience working in government agencies focused on freshwater and coastal oceans research is also desirable.
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.
Multicultural Student Success Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) is seeking a dynamic professional for the position of Multicultural Student Success Coordinator to promote and drive its mission to optimize the success of students from historically marginalized groups. The CDI engages in counseling and program development that fosters retention and graduation, creates safe spaces for students from multiple social and cultural identities, and cultivates a deeper understanding and appreciation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and a sense of belonging among the Michigan Tech community. Under the supervision of the director at the Center, the coordinator is responsible for establishing, implementing, and assessing programs and services in support of its mission. The ideal individual needs to be committed to student-centered philosophy, engagement, practices and be a strong collaborator.
Parking Enforcement Agent Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Under the direction of the Assistant Manager, this position will coordinate the operations, activities, and functions of the University's parking control program.
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.
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.
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/).

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