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: 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: 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: Culinary Platform Attendant

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a Culinary Platform Attendant position (posting 727321) through Residential and Hospitality Services.

This support staff position is located in Akers and Hubbard Halls and has various tasks assigned. These include performing basic food preparation functions while interacting directly with guests and assembling food ingredients to create a unique customer experience. You will also assist cooks in food preparation as needed, use proper preparation and culinary techniques to prepare food including chopping, cutting, slicing, thawing, marinating and sautéing and using culinary knowledge of proper garnishing and plate presentations. Other parts of the position are interacting and improvising dishes directly with customers, maintaining a clean, sanitary and safe working environment and using good sanitation and safety practices. For a full list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role must have graduated from high school or have an equivalent combination of education and experience. One year of full time experience in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment, knowledge of kitchen safety practices, ability to read weights and measures and the ability to weigh and measure ingredients. The applicant should also be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole number and fractions.Knowledge of various methods of food preparation are also required. Final requirements include the ability to properly use knives, the ability and skill to prepare items using proper methods and production timing to assure freshly cooked products are ready for continuous service and the occasional lifting of 26 to 75 pounds. The desired qualifications of the position are: a demonstrated ability to work with staff at all levels; experience working as part of a successful team; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; good verbal communication skills; a commitment to and enthusiasm for the organization’s mission and respect for our core values: people, practice and purpose. 

To read more about the department of this position, visit https://rhs.msu.edu/. Learn more about the position and apply by September 29 here

If you or anyone you know is interested in a job through Residential and Hospitality Services, there are limited full time positions and multiple part time positions available. All positions will be advertised at the RHS hiring fair, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more here

Find all the latest job postings at careers.msu.edu

Alumni and Donor Relations Coordinator

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring an Alumni and Donor Relations coordinator position (posting 731264) through the MSU College of Education. 

This support staff position will coordinate the alumni activities of the College of Education to help alumni establish lifelong relationships with their alma mater. This is accomplished by engaging alumni in activities and events, keeping alumni informed of events happening in the college and around campus, getting alumni involved in college boards and programs and providing services that keep alumni networking with the college and current students as well as with other alumni. The coordinator will also be responsible for managing the alumni board within each department and the college as a whole and providing these boards with strategies to increase involvement and donations in the college. For a full list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role must have knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in a related field. Additionally, one to three years of related and progressively more responsible and expansive experience in the planning and production of institutional and fundraising events, experience with contractor and vendor contract negotiations, ability to develop event budget reports and experience in database, spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software is required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. The desired qualifications for this role include excellent interpersonal communication skills; volunteer management and organizational development knowledge; strategic planning and operations experience or knowledge; computer skills for data entry, manipulation and database systems management; project management skills; journalistic writing skills; knowledge of internet communications; experience with annual giving solicitation, planning and techniques; ability to work on occasional weekends, evenings and travel locally and nationally; and the flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.  

To read more about the department of this position, visit ​​https://education.msu.edu/. Learn more about the position and apply with a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information for three professional references by September 28 here. Find all the latest job postings at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Office Coordinator I

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring an office coordinator position (posting 730929) through the MSU College of Human Medicine – Flint. 

This support staff position will directly support human resources and financial activities as directed by the Division of Public Health administrator. Responsibilities span the administration of education, research and outreach and include tasks that involve HR, Finance, Operations and Research Administration. Duties include the facilitation of request execution from Flint researchers and teams. This is done by coordinating the human resources activities and requests from all positions and classifications. The position will also complete and submit position requests for faculty, academic staff and support staff, becoming the unit resource for faculty and lead staff on position descriptions and job classifications. More HR responsibilities include tracking the entire background check and I-9 process from initiation to completion, preparing and scheduling onboarding, office spaces and technology for new hires, communicating with candidates as needed, liaising with HR for the College of Human Medicine and Central HR through the entire process and managing all bi-weekly payroll. Some of the position entails processing documentation like SAP and other HR forms including reappointments, change of status, special payment, overload and outside work for pay, performance excellence and annual review forms. Other office tasks involved with the position include budget allocation and mail distribution. For a full list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role should have knowledge equivalent to what would be acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical school or a related field and six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in customer service. Any other equivalent combination of education and experience is also permitted. The desired qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, three to five years of academic human resources, familiarity with MSU and the hiring process, experience in operational administrative functions of academia, the ability to work independently, communication and collaboration skills and a working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite, including but not limited to Word, Access and Excel. 

To read more about the department of this position, visit ​​https://flintmed.msu.edu/. Learn more about the position and apply by September 14 here. Find all the latest job postings at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Secretary III

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a Secretary III position (posting 729741) through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

The ideal candidate for this position is a professional, energetic self-starter whose strengths include attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and great ability to work with others of diverse backgrounds. A typical day for the secretary may include supporting the graduate, undergraduate and other programs within the department, organizing both monthly and annual department events, and supporting the financial and travel transactions within the unit.

The knowledge required for position includes a high school education or equivalent, three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in maintaining accounting ledgers and/or experience in word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or desktop publishing software. This job may require knowledge of presentation and web page software and technical or medical terminology and/or technical training related to the field of employment.

Additional qualifications that are desired for the position include knowledge of MSU policies and procedures as they relate to graduate students, undergraduate students, and hiring practices. For a full list of responsibilities and qualifications, click here.  

The working hours for this position are 40 hours per week scheduled Monday through Friday, 8am through 5pm. To apply for this position, prepare your resume, cover letter, and three professional references.

To learn more about the department recruiting for this position, visit egr.msu.edu/bae. Learn more about the position and apply by September 14 here. Find all the latest job postings at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Library Assistant III

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring a library assistant position (posting 725988) through the MSU Libraries Unit. 

This support staff position is part of the copy cataloging team of the MSU Libraries (MSUL). The team focuses on cataloging and metadata services and they are searching for a highly focused, detail oriented candidate to search for, evaluate, and edit descriptions of library resources for the MSUL catalog. Any new member of the copy cataloging team will work with other Technical Services staff and contribute to timely access of library materials. They will catalogue a variety of monographic resources using existing records which require moderately complex editing decisions in order to ensure accuracy and bring into compliance with national standards and library system requirements. The selected candidate will also participate in inter-team projects and special working groups as needed. For a full list of responsibilities, click here.

Applicants interested in this role should have knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical, vocational or business school, or one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an office setting. Other requirements include experience in record keeping; data entry and retrieval; database, spreadsheet, word processing, composing, editing and proofreading web pages; knowledge of library automation support; recent experience in an academic library, large public library or large government library; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The desired qualifications include familiarity with library services platforms and OCLC Connexion; experience searching, reviewing and editing MARC records; some knowledge of national cataloging standards; reading-level proficiency in a non-English language; attention to detail; ability to work autonomously; aptitude for learning, remembering and consulting the various standards, policies, procedures and best practices that govern copy cataloging work; experience serving the needs of library patrons; and experience working with bibliographic information. 

A day in this position could involve reviewing materials acquired by MSUL, searching databases and comparing a range of data points and performing routine tasks in library software systems to make materials accessible to library users. The working hours are 40 hours per week scheduled Monday through Friday, 7am through 7pm. To apply for this position, you must submit a resume. Cover letters are optional. 

To read more about the department of this position, visit lib.msu.edu. Learn more about the position and apply by September 7 here. Find all the latest job postings at careers.msu.edu