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Department Chair, Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department Chair will lead the Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology faculty in their mission of excellence in education, research, and service. We seek an individual who has an earned doctorate in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, or a related health sciences field with the vision and experience to grow our undergraduate and graduate programs, elevate the department's prominence in human health-related research, and further our strong tradition of educational excellence. We are particularly interested in a chair that can support and complement existing research strengths in the department in exercise science, integrative physiology, motor learning and control, biomechanics, and public health.
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.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Assist with processes related to the submission of proposals and processing of awards for externally funded projects. Provide professional clerical and administrative support for the Associate Vice President for Research Administration and Associate Vice President for Research Development units. Provide excellent customer service to a variety of customers including faculty, staff, students, visitors, and representatives of external sponsors and partnering organizations.
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.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Graduate School seeks an Office Assistant who will provide clerical, administrative support, and excellent customer service to the Graduate School and our visitors. The Office Assistant will provide friendly and efficient customer service to a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The ideal candidate will positively represent the Graduate School and respond effectively via phone, in person, and electronically. The duties fluctuate throughout the semester and year, so the weekly distribution of duties and responsibilities will vary and not all occur at the same time.
Clinical Counselor Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Tech and Center for Student Mental Health and Well-being, a unit within Student Affairs is seeking candidates to fill this position. This position plans and provides individual or group therapy, crisis intervention and workshops dealing with various issues relating to mental health and wellness.
Manager of Sustainability Programs and Outreach Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Manager of Sustainability Projects and Outreach is a 12-month, full time position that will work collaboratively with the Department of Social Sciences, Office of Sustainability & Resilience, and the Tech Forward Initiative on Sustainability & Resilience. This position will help shape and support sustainability efforts at both the departmental level and across the institution. Core responsibilities include: 1) marketing and communications for sustainability degree programs, projects, and initiatives; 2) administrative and logistical support for new and ongoing sustainability initiatives; 3) identifying and supporting projects that increase sustainability performance and engagement; and 4) partnering across campus and in the community to develop and meet shared sustainability goals. This is a new position in a strategic priority area for the university, so there is opportunity for growth and resources for professional development.
ADVANCE & Faculty Development Program Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The program coordinator will provide support to the Offices of the Provost, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion (VPDI), and ADVANCE for initiatives related to faculty development and diversity, equity, inclusion, and sense of belonging (DEIS). This includes initiatives that support the advancement of women, underrepresented, and intersectional faculty. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively collaborate with multiple units across campus and will demonstrate daily commitment to a diverse educational environment and a diverse working community.
Custodian to BMI - Training Position 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.
Graphic Design Specialist Remote, Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Graphic Design Specialist (GDS) working in University Marketing and Communications (UMC) must have a deep understanding of the principles of design, a passion for good design and the technical capabilities to bring those designs to life. They should strive for excellence and appreciate constructive criticism. The GDS will take initiative and work well both independently, as well as part of a multidisciplinary team of designers, writers, videographers, photographers, and coders. They are an expert communicator, detail-driven and respect process. As part of the visual team, reporting to the Creative Director the GDS will bring Michigan Tech’s brand to life through a variety of print materials including admissions pieces, university marketing materials, large scale signage, and more, as well as have the opportunity to design for web, social media and video. You will be encouraged to develop your craft and grow professionally. About University Marketing and Communications (UMC): UMC is a team of strategy-first brand champions. We communicate Michigan Tech voices, opportunities, and experiences to the entire world. Academic departments, divisions, institutes, and organizations collaborate with UMC to promote undergraduate and graduate student enrollment, cultivate alumni affinity and support, and position our faculty researchers as leading scholars. **Applicants must clearly provide a link to an online portfolio in resume.
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.
Administrative Aide 7 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Front line position for the Student Financial Services Center. Responsible for daily receipt and deposit of amounts received for the University. Perform customer service duties as it relates to student financial aid, cashiering, and billing. Exercise judgement relative to established department policies and procedures.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Composition Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University and the Department of Humanities invite applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants with the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank may be considered for an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. 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/).
Assistant Professor, Physics Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Physics at Michigan Technological University (MTU) seeks a candidate to fill a faculty position as a tenure-track Assistant Professor starting in August of 2023. Applicants with the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments commensurate with a higher rank will also be considered for an appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. Detailed information about research and educational programs in the department can be found at http://www.mtu.edu/physics/.
Administrative Aide 8 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Administrative Aide performs administrative support functions for the Humanities Department. This role requires attention to detail, efficient organizational skills, a high level of technical abilities and discretion in handling confidential information. The ideal candidate for this position will be a role model for excellent service as they interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, applicants, and visitors.
Administrative Aide 7 Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Provide administrative and clerical support in the operation of the Sponsored Programs Accounting office. Assist in the preparation and distribution of billings to external sponsors. This position requires the ability to work independently, with accuracy and attention to detail while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers. Positively represent the department and respond effectively via phone, in person, and electronic communication to the needs of all customers, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, students, new employees, and visitors.
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.
Climate Adaptation Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science and the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIACS; www.niacs.org) are seeking a Climate Adaptation Specialist I to synthesize and communicate scientific information on how a changing climate will affect ecosystems of the Midwest and Northeast US (e.g., rural and urban forests, grasslands, and wetlands) and to identify and evaluate potential land management responses to reduce climate risks and facilitate adaptation The position will work as part of the NIACS team to (1) create synthesis products and resources that enhance the awareness and integration of climate change considerations into land management activities; (2) provide training and technical assistance to natural resources managers working across a variety of regional ecosystems; (3) deploy the best available science to enhance and support land management planning and decision-making processes given climate change and uncertainty. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/). Applications from women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ scholars are highly encouraged to apply. This position may require travel (up to 25% of time) to locations in the Midwest. This position has the potential to be filled by a remote employee working in the United States.
Research Associate Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The mission of the Research Associate through the Chemical Advanced Resolution Methods Laboratory shared facility is to serve as an enabling resource for research and development programs at Michigan Tech. We aim to develop novel instrumental capabilities for environmental and biological complex mixtures with a newly acquired Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Elite Mass Spectrometer (high resolution Orbitrap Elite MS) and a Dionex UltiMate 3000 two-dimensional liquid chromatograph (2d LC). Responsible for management and operation of the 2d-LC and high resolution Orbitrap Elite MS and associated equipment to benefit users from multiple disciplines across campus and external.
Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering at Michigan Technological University invites applications for assistant professor, tenure-track faculty positions. Applicants for the positions are required to have a Ph.D. in civil engineering or a closely related discipline. The university’s Tech Forward initiatives focus on building research in autonomous and intelligent systems, data revolution and sensing, natural resources, water and energy, and sustainability and resilience. Research areas include, but are not limited to, transportation engineering (safety, data analytics, infrastructure, pavements, and systems resilience), construction engineering (sustainability, resilience, and decarbonization; automation and robotics; cyber physical systems and digital twinning), and other emerging technology areas. 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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