Job of the Week: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic

This week’s featured job posting from MSU Human Resources is for an Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic (posting 758946) in the department of Maintenance Service for Infrastructure Planning and Facilities.

The selected candidate will repair, maintain, alter, and install air conditioning units and mechanical refrigeration systems. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, operation and maintenance of electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment and their corresponding gauges, controls, pressures, and temperatures. The individual will also assist in the repair of other mechanical systems. The ideal applicant will exhibit high performing, leading edge practices, and strong personal values. For a full list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this support staff position must have knowledge normally acquired through a high school education or an equivalent combination of technical training and experience, as well as five years of experience in the trade. The employee must possess an EPA 608 Universal Certification and a State of Michigan Contractor’s License with endorsements in refrigeration and air conditioning. Expert knowledge of building codes, occupational hazards, and local, state, and federal regulations will also be taken into consideration. It is preferred that the candidate be a creative and innovative lifelong learner who is able to effectively communicate with a diverse population and the ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of technical operations.

Learn more about Infrastructure Planning and Facilities at https://ipf.msu.edu/. Read more about this position and apply by January 25 here. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Mail Processor III

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is a Clerical Technical Mail Processor position (posting 755612) in the department of Mail Services for University Procurement and Logistics.

The selected candidate will coordinate and participate in preparation, sorting, and metering of outgoing domestic and international mail. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining postage permits and mail discounts, controlling records, preparing reports, and supervising student employees. This support staff position must exhibit the spirit of teamwork and flexibility, adapt to new processes and technology in reasonable timeframes, and be able to identify and sort mail based on a variety of factors. For a full list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role must have knowledge normally acquired through a high school education and one to three years of related work experience in mail regulations and/or post office procedures. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. The job also requires applicants to be able to lift boxes and other equipment of up to 75 pounds. The desired qualifications for this position include experience working with USPS postal rates, mail regulations, and Quadient mail equipment. Customer service and knowledge of the university community are also taken into consideration.

Learn more about University Procurement and Logistics at https://upl.msu.edu/. Read more about this position and apply with a resume and cover letter by January 25 here. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Analyst — Workstation & Mobility Service

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an Analyst — Workstation and Mobility Service position (posting 755098) in the department of IT Client Experience through MSU Information Technology Services.

The selected candidate will provide operational coordination for the “workstation and mobility services” (WMS) within the MSUIT team. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining security standards on WMS devices, utilizing software imaging programs for security and technical support, and assisting support projects for technical needs. This support staff position will uphold the guarantee of MSU IT: to be responsible for the primary leadership in financial, strategic, and policy initiatives affecting information technology across MSU. For a complete list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role must have knowledge equivalent to the completion of a college degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or an IT related field. One to three years of related work experience may also be necessary, but an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. The desired qualifications for this position include experience working with vendors, experience managing workstations in both Windows and iOS, the ability to work collaboratively, and the ability to consistently meet deadlines. An ITIL certification is also desired. 

Learn more about MSU Information Technology Services at https://tech.msu.edu/. Read more about this position and apply with a resume and cover letter by January 18 here. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Research Integrity Officer

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an internal posting for a Research Integrity Officer (posting 749396) in the Office of Research and Innovation. This is an internal search–only current MSU tenured full professors are eligible to apply.

The selected professor will be in charge of research oversight, including abiding by uniform policies and procedures for investigating and reporting instances of alleged or apparent misconduct involving research and related activities. They will coordinate the procedures and be responsible for their fair and impartial administration of research misconduct allegations. When requested, they will provide logistical support, recruit expert witnesses, and arrange for legal advice for misconduct hearings. Other tasks include but are not limited to informing the Provost when there is a new misconduct case and being present at workshops and training events on responsible conduct of research to promote key issues on research integrity. For a complete list of responsibilities, click here

The MSU professor chosen for this position would ideally be from the Biomedical Sciences or STEM discipline. Familiarity with grants from federal agencies that fund projects at MSU and understanding of principles of procedural fairness and investigative processes for complaints and allegations of misconduct will be taken into consideration. 

Learn more about the Office of Research and Innovation at https://rio.msu.edu/. Read more about the posting and learn how to apply here. The review of applications begins on January 4, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Agricultural Laborer I

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an Agricultural Laborer temporary support staff position (posting 697468) for the South Campus Animal Farms in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The selected candidate will perform and assist with agricultural labor. Special duties include, but are not limited to, moving, loading and unloading supplies, materials, tools and equipment, and assisting with the movement and transportation of livestock. They will operate tractors and other agricultural equipment as well as assist with the care and feeding of livestock. Employees of the farm must comply with University, state, federal, American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and species-specific rules at all times. For a complete list of responsibilities, click here

It is desired that applicants interested in this role have the knowledge acquired from two or more years of coursework from secondary school, technical, vocational, trade school and/or college in the field of animal science. Other desired qualifications include basic math skills and experience working with student employees. Applicants are asked to be able to lift 50 pounds and have experience operating a skid steer before they begin. 

Learn more about the South Campus Animal Farms at https://www.canr.msu.edu/scaf/. Read more about the position and learn how to apply by December 12 here with a resume and cover letter. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Clerical Aide

This week’s featured job from MSU HR is a Clerical Aide support staff position (posting 748383) in the Department of Human Resources through MSU Administration.

The selected candidate will work in a temporary, on-call position providing clerical support such as secretarial, receptionist, bookkeeping, and informational processing duties. The top priority will be managing mail. This on-call work can be for the MSU College of Human Medicine and the College of Osteopathic Medicine. On call workers can not work more than 520 hours in any six (6) month period. For a complete list of responsibilities and hour restrictions, click here.

The position is completely on-site at the East Lansing Human Resources Office and will work directly with the MSU Human Resources Solutions Center.

Learn more about the Department of Human Resources at https://hr.msu.edu/. Read more about the position and learn how to apply as soon as possible here. The application will close when the position is filled. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Service Manager I

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is a Service Manager I support staff position (posting 747245) for the Department of Food Stores in the Office of Residential and Hospitality Services.

The selected candidate will work full time overseeing the Food Stores warehouse and any customer service functions for MSU Bakers and Food Store products. Special duties include, but are not limited to, interviewing, training, and scheduling student employees, resolving service complaints and preparing and overseeing operational documents. They will monitor day to day safety operations, coordinate pest control visits, and ensure state, federal, and locals procedures are being followed. For a complete list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role must have the knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical or vocational school, or a field related to the area of food stores. They should also have one to three years of related experience in supervising operational activities. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered for the position. The desired qualifications include supervisory experience in warehouse operations, supervising unionized employees, warehouse management software, and Microsoft Office. Heavy consideration will be given to candidates that are HACCP and Servesafe certified, but it is not required. 
Learn more about the Department of Food Stores at http://food.rhs.msu.edu/. Read more about the position and learn how to apply by November 23 here. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Events Worker

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an Events Worker support staff position (posting 746818) for the Department of Police and Public Safety in the Office of the President.  

The selected candidate will take on either a temporary or on-call role providing support for large and/or special university events. Special duties include, but are not limited to, working in concession stands, maintaining supplies, operating cash drawers and parking enforcement. They will monitor secure areas and contact police when needed for law enforcement or ordering maintenance. Temporary workers can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a break in between. On-call employees can work up to 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period. For the complete list of responsibilities and hour restrictions, click here.

Applicants interested in this role should expect to provide leadership and direction in emergencies and display a high standard of ethical conduct. Other desired qualifications include working flexible hours such as holidays and MSU home football game days. The ideal candidate will also need  to pass a certification test provided by the department,complete  required training, become certified in blood-borne pathogen standards and pass an employment background investigation.  

Learn more about the Department of Police and Public Safety at https://police.msu.edu/. Read more about the position here and apply with an MSU Application, resume and cover letter by November 19. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Communications Manager I

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is a Communications Manager I support staff position (posting 743910) for the Department of Strategic Initiatives in Infrastructure and Planning Facilities. 

The selected candidate will report directly to the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities (IPF) communications manager. Special duties include, but are not limited to, oversight of photography, video and other multimedia and management of social media accounts. They will be responsible for strategy development and creation of all visual communication materials for IPF and oversee MSU and IPF level branding. The position will work to develop and maintain relationships internal and external to IPF. The staff member will also prepare files and reports for vendor printing and design presentations. For the complete list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role should be self-starters who possess good decision making and problem solving skills. Knowledge required includes what would normally be acquired in a four-year college degree program in a communications-related field. One to three years of related experience in print marketing, photo and video production, and social media oversight is also required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered when filling this position. The desired qualifications for the position include experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud, website content management systems, and social media sites and content. The ideal candidate would also be a creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population. 
Learn more about Infrastructure and Planning Facilities at ipf.msu.edu. Read more about the position here and apply with a resume, cover letter, and portfolio by November 9. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Office Coordinator II

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an Office Coordinator II support staff position (posting 741956) for the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education. 

The selected candidate will provide executive-level support to the Department of Educational Administration chairperson in the MSU College of Education. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, assisting in the faculty reappointment, promotion, tenure and annual review processes. They will process various forms and reimbursements, maintain faculty personnel files, plan department faculty meetings and class schedules, and more. The position will represent their department in interactions with students, faculty, staff, administrators, executives and the public. The staff member will also provide front desk support for the department bay area and direct all office guests to the proper location or person. For the complete list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role should be initiative-taking team players who are willing to learn for continuous self-improvement. Knowledge required includes two or three years of college, technical school or a related field. One to three years of related experience in a professional office setting performing secretarial and administrative tasks is also required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered when filling this position. The desired qualifications for the position include experience in Microsoft Office and experience with university systems including SAP, SIS, D2L, Campus Solutions, WordPress and others. The ideal candidate would also have knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Learn more about the College of Education at https://education.msu.edu/ead/. Read more about the position here and apply with a resume and cover letter by November 2. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.