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Business/Training Support Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Center for Technology & Training is seeking a Business/Training Support Specialist to help elevate our trainings (transportation (roads and bridges) and environmental programs) and support our business activities. This position provides a self-motivated candidate with an opportunity to help develop new training materials and bring a fresh outlook to existing training materials. They provide support for events from start to finish – organizing events and working with both internal and external subject matter experts, processing registrations and payments, Zoom management, providing virtual and on-site event support, customer communications, and more. The Business/Training Support Specialist is also a key member of our financial team that reconciles event payments and periodically processes payroll. They will also work 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.
Senior Research Engineer- Environmental Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
This position will serve as an advocate and technical resource for communities and utilities that manage environmental infrastructure (water, sewer, and storm systems). The position will lead the development and delivery of training and technical support services in the environmental infrastructure domain for the Center for Technology and Training. The position requires a bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering with a focus on drinking water or wastewater. Candidates must have strong experience working with regulators, utilities, and communities with a variety of environmental issues. •PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a remote position. It requires working in-office in Houghton, MI.
Senior Research Scientist/Engineer Translational Health Engineering Research Center (Grand Rapids, MI)
The Translational Health Engineering Research Center (THERC) at Michigan Technological University in West Michigan seeks to create, expand and accelerate research activities that improve the health of Michiganders. This will be accomplished by establishing a nationally visible research hub, promoting on- and off-campus collaborations with industry, researchers, and clinicians, and creating an environment that enhances external funding. THERC will be part of Michigan Tech’s Health Research Institute (HRI), which is comprised of 59 members from 14 academic departments across campus. We are a thriving, cooperative research community that sponsors activities to improve community health, graduate fellowship programs, a faculty mentoring program, and several social and networking events throughout the academic year. HRI is seeking a Senior Scientist or Engineer to join our interdisciplinary organization. We look forward to welcoming an exceptional researcher who is willing to build new collaborations, drive innovation, and lead an externally funded research program. Affiliation with academic departments is available to qualified candidates. Priority will be given to those in health-related computational research areas including, but not limited to bioinformatics, data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and medical image processing. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, driven researcher with a desire to develop a sustainable research program that includes contributing expertise to other labs at Michigan Tech and those located in Western Michigan.
Director of the Translational Health Engineering Research Center (THERC) Translational Health Engineering Research Center (Grand Rapids, MI)
The Translational Health Engineering Research Center (THERC) at Michigan Technological University in West Michigan seeks to create, expand and accelerate research activities that improve the health of Michiganders. This will be accomplished by establishing a nationally visible research hub, promoting on- and off-campus collaborations with industry, researchers, and clinicians, and creating an environment that enhances external funding. THERC will be part of Michigan Tech’s Health Research Institute (HRI) that is comprised of 59 members from 14 academic departments across campus. We are a thriving, cooperative research community that sponsors activities to improve community health, graduate fellowship programs, a faculty mentoring program, and several social and networking events throughout the academic year. HRI is seeking a Senior Scientist or Engineer to be Director of THERC and join our interdisciplinary organization. The Director of THERC will lead the growth of the center through the hiring and mentoring of active researchers. In addition to directing the center, we seek an exceptional researcher who is willing to build new collaborations, drive innovation, and lead an externally funded research program. Affiliation with academic departments is available to qualified candidates. Priority will be given to those in health-related computational research areas including, but not limited to bioinformatics, data analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and medical image processing. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, driven researcher with a desire to lead a world-class research center and develop a sustainable research program that includes contributing expertise to other labs at Michigan Tech and those located in Western Michigan.
Instructional Designer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Instructional Designer will work closely with CTL and campus colleagues to support Michigan Tech’s instructional team in the design and development of quality online and blended courses that support the effective use of current and emerging technologies and align with best practices. The instructional designer will work to enhance the faculty’s pedagogical understanding of technology in online environments and serve as an advocate for quality online and blended course environments on campus. They will leverage their design and development expertise with new or updated online and blended courses using the Canvas learning management system (LMS) and associated educational technologies as appropriate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Head Women's Soccer Coach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Head Women’s Soccer Coach will oversee the direction of the Varsity Soccer Program at the NCAA Division II level. Duties of the position include areas such as recruitment, scheduling, practice/game preparation, budget management, fund raising and promotion. The coach works in a collaborative fashion with the Athletic Department and serves in a leadership role to enhance the internal and external visibility and recognition of the Michigan Tech Women’s Soccer Program.
IT Security Analyst Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The IT Security Analyst position is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of University systems for intrusion, log management, vulnerability management, endpoint compliance, management of day-to-day security threads, and enforcing day-to-day IT security policy. The individual will also provide security analysis and design assistance to other IT units and investigate security incidents. This position requires technical skills along with the ability to collaborate with internal customers and vendors. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Assistant Research Engineer – Software Developer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Assistant Research Engineer will work as a software developer in support of a variety of scientific and research programs. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Research Engineer I-Software Developer 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 Software Developer will work with senior engineers and scientists to research, develop, and evaluate algorithms for a variety of geospatial, signal, and/or image processing applications. The successful candidate will have a solid background in computer science with strong skills in software prototyping, software design, and algorithm design. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (www.mtri.org).
Thompson Scholar Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Thompson Scholar Coordinator 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 program. This position will require applicants to have a genuine interest in promoting student success.
Senior Accountant Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
The Senior Accountant performs professional accounting and administrative work including processing and approving financial transactions, preparing reconciliations, and ensuring compliance with financial policies and procedures.
Scientific Programmer Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Scientific Programmer is our primary Python/Fortran programmer and numerical computations professional . This position provides a self-motivated candidate the opportunity to demonstrate their software development and computational skills within a cross-functional team of software engineers, civil engineers, technical writers and administrative staff to design, program, test, document, and maintain the Bridge Design software system. Additionally, we support and maintain other 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. PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a remote position. It requires working in-office in Houghton, MI.
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 Director in creating an inclusive and intentional residential education experience for students. This position is a champion for student and staff development and is responsible for the supervision, recruitment, and training of student and professional staff. The person in this position supports initiatives related to the continued development and retention of students living in the residence halls at Michigan Technological University. For the 2024-2025 academic year, the person in this role will focus on preparing for the opening of a new 516 bed residence hall in Fall 2025. This is a 12-month position. A furnished apartment is provided on site, however staff can explore off campus housing and be successful in the position.
Research Engineer I - Civil Engineer Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Research Scientist I – Civil Engineer position provides leadership and support for MTRI programs focused on the development and application of civil engineering to remote sensing and geospatial analysis research projects to solve governmental and societal needs. Knowledge of CAD, digital twins, building information models, pavement condition assessment, traffic monitoring, programming, statistical analysis, asset management, and non-destructive evaluation (NDE) methods is required. The applicant will be expected to develop, support, select, apply for, and lead research projects that apply their knowledge of civil engineering to research questions. The ability to improve the processing and analysis of remote sensing and NDE data through custom coding and analysis for infrastructure condition assessment will be important. Examples of current research areas include paved and unpaved road condition assessment with drones, developing digital twins for bridges, improving hydrological modeling inputs, identifying road surface types using remote sensing data, modeling flooding and scour risks to railways and bridges, automating assessment of rail grade crossing safety, modeling risks to power plants, developing web-based decision support systems, and improving water quality at wastewater treatment lagoons. The position is based in-person at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (https://mtu.edu/mtri).

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