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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.
Facility Operations Engineer Keweenaw Research Center (Near Houghton County Airport)
The Facilities Engineer/Research Engineer ensures the operation of the Keweenaw Research Center flows smoothly, both day-to-day and into the future to meet the needs of KRC staff, customers, Michigan Technological University and the public. The Engineer serves as an operations manager for the Keweenaw Research Center Facility (13 buildings), to enable the KRC to fulfill and accomplish its goals in accordance with the University’s strategic plan. The Engineer insures the facility provides a safe and comfortable environment to conduct a variety of activities by a variety of users. The Engineer: oversees all maintenance, upgrades and new construction; manages all the utility services (gas, electric, sewer and water); advises and make recommendations to the Director of the KRC on all aspects of construction, engineering, architecture, construction costs, construction safety, and code compliance. In addition, the engineer will assist the director and/or project managers as needed for the coordination, planning and execution of tasks related to engineering projects.
Wellness & Benefits Coordinator Lakeshore Center (Houghton, MI)
Assume responsibility for the employee wellness programs and all related wellness activities. Coordinate processes and procedures for student health insurance; coordinate, processes and procedures for employee education program and dependent education program; support Senior Benefits Coordinator with creating, maintaining, processing, updating, and monitoring the employees’ benefit eligibility records in the BANNER system and for the insurance administrators.
System Administrator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University’s Information Technology department is seeking applicants for a system administrator focused on research computing infrastructure. You will make a difference everyday in this critical role supporting research computing needs across campus. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
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.
Research Engineer I Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Research Engineer I will be responsible for setting up laboratory equipment for undergraduate engineering laboratory courses and for repairing, maintaining, and calibrating electrical and electronic equipment used in the department’s research laboratories. Will participate in maintaining department testing equipment. Provide technical support services, including installation of instrumentation and data acquisition systems. Serve as the topical expert on LabVIEW programming, instrumentation and data acquisition systems, electrical system and electronic component design, and debugging/testing of electrical and electronic equipment.
Mail Services Specialist Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
An understanding of processing standard bulk mail, process and distribute incoming/outgoing mail and shipments in a timely, efficient, and economic manner for the University.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Professor of Practice Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Department of Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University invites applications for a Professor of Practice, (non-tenure-track faculty position) and Medical Laboratory Science Program Director. We are seeking a colleague that will be responsible for the Administration of Michigan Tech's NAACLS Accredited MLS Program.
Office Assistant 6 Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Office Assistant 6 performs administrative support functions for the Graduate School. This role requires attention to detail, efficient organizational skills, 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.
Facilities and Events Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Oversees and manages facilities staff, custodial staff, office staff, event staff and student managers within the Memorial Union Building and any other assigned locations outside the Memorial Union Building to meet the needs of faculty, staff, students and the public. This position is responsible for hiring, scheduling, continuous employee development, training, supervision, and discipline of custodial, maintenance, office, and student event and student manager staff working for within the Memorial Union Building. The manager will be instrumental in meeting with clients for events within the Memorial Union Building and any other assigned areas for event needs, coordinating event set ups, event tear downs, visual/audio needs and will work with the catering department to make sure all the customer needs are met. Additionally, the manager is instrumental in the coordination and inspection of the facility to ensure cleanliness and safety standards are being met and providing excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers.
System Administrator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a System Administrator within the Information Technology Enterprise Application Services group, you will be focused on maintenance and deployment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows servers running the administrative applications of the University. These servers support software which include, but are not limited to, Ellucian Banner ERP, Campus Card System, Research Microscopes, Sponsored Research Proposal Tracking and the Bookstore. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.
Research Scientist II - Infrared Remote Sensing Specialist Michigan Tech Research Institute (Ann Arbor, MI)
The Research Scientist II – Infrared Remote Sensing Specialist position provides leadership and support for MTRI programs focused on the development and application of remote sensing and geospatial analysis to solve governmental and societal needs through sponsored research. Knowledge of remote sensing theory, in particular infrared sensing (IR), and application for environmental science or transportation research is required. The applicant will be expected to develop, select, and lead remote sensing research projects that apply their knowledge of IR sensing. The ability to improve the processing and analysis of IR remote sensing data through custom coding and analysis will be important. Examples of current research areas include wildland and prescribed fire mapping and effects assessment, Great Lakes aquatic sensing, invasive species mapping, wetlands assessment, transportation infrastructure assessment, wildland fire danger and emissions mapping, cloud-based and distributed computing, user-friendly app development, improved geotemporal visualization of complex data and patterns, extending UAV-enabling sensing, and Arctic landscape change. The position is based at MTRI in Ann Arbor, MI (
Director, Van Pelt and Opie Library Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Director of the Van Pelt and Opie Library collaborates with colleagues throughout the library and across the University to set priorities, assess strengths, identify challenges and opportunities, and develop educational and service strategies consonant with the University’s strategic plan. The director is responsible for identifying and enhancing partnerships with the many learning communities throughout the University to advance the University’s teaching and research mission. Overseeing communication strategies, the director broadcasts their vision to the library’s constituencies and effectively manages the financial resources of the library. Further, the director plays a leading role in developing fruitful donor relationships, identifying and cultivating external funding sources, and advocating for library needs. In addition to the above-mentioned duties, the successful director develops and coordinates policy direction for the library’s diverse collections in all formats, including but not limited to the main collection, e-resources, and archives and special collections. In concert with team leaders in relevant areas, the director works collaboratively to advance strategies that enhance support for teaching, research, publishing, and learning. The director serves as a library representative to the University and external communities and performs other duties as assigned.
Business Systems Analyst Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Business Systems Analyst, a member of the SAIS Team, works with various departments to align technology solutions with business strategies. Primary responsibilities of this position include supporting complex business processes, working closely with users to understand their needs, translating those needs into technical/functional requirements, and contributing to quality assurance and training initiatives. In addition, this position will create and execute queries using WebFOCUS and SQL. The Business Systems Analyst may serve as a project lead on large, complex projects involving multiple stakeholders.
Department Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Manage administrative functions for the Department of Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences (GMES); oversee daily operations of the Department office and supervise support staff and students. Serve as the Business Manager for the Department, develop and manage a General Fund budget. Advise faculty on research budget and accounting policies and procedures. Collect and analyze data on all departmental functions for presentation in both internal and external reports. Coordinate the faculty search, reappointment, promotion, and tenure processes. Manage staff hiring processes and employee payroll forms. Support administration and faculty of the GMES Department in all areas of written and electronic communication. Maintain accurate records and track of all departmental processes. Support the education and research missions of the department.
Digital Services Project Manager Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Michigan Technological University has an opening for a Digital Services Project Manager. The Project Manager will manage assigned digital services projects. The Project Manager will provide assigned Michigan Tech departments with OU Campus CMS website project management, site recommendations, generation of new pages, and site maintenance as necessary. The Project Manager will improve and maintain quality, benchmark and test, and innovate sites and pages to meet marketing, reputation, and recruitment goals. The Project Manager may also be assigned additional projects related to digital advertising, social media, photography, and/or videography based on abilities and experience.
Coordinator Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
The Coordinator of the Center for Pre-College Outreach is responsible for the development and implementation of high-impact educational outreach activities, including Michigan Tech’s renowned summer youth programs. Working closely with diverse internal and external constituents, the Coordinator creates engaging, collaborative, inclusive, and effective programs that further the mission and outreach goals of the University.
Programmer/Analyst Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
As a member of the Enterprise Application Services team within Information Technology the position will assume a meaningful role in supporting the Oracle-based Ellucian Banner system and other administrative applications running on multiple hardware and software platforms. You will work closely with clients and peers to apply systems analysis and design techniques to analyze and evaluate business and/or educational needs. You will become part of a culture that empowers employees, treats them with respect, and encourages innovation and open communication.

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