Employment Opportunities

MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities is Hiring!

IPF employs 1,200 staff and students to keep MSU's beautiful 5,200-acre campus and its more than 100 buildings running. See below for current job openings for staff and students.

IPF is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive culture and hiring a diverse workforce. We use high-performing, leading-edge practices to offer the best quality and value for our services.



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Custodial Services Fall Job Recruiting Fairs

Custodial Services is looking to fill many open positions! Come visit them at one of their job fairs this fall to learn more and apply on the spot. 

Location: IPF Building, 1147 Chestnut Road, Suite 39, East Lansing, MI 48824. Parking available in the large lot (59) on the east side of the building. Enter through Custodial Entrance. 

All fairs are on Monday afternoons from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Fair Dates:

  • Sept. 26
  • Oct. 3
  • Oct. 17
  • Nov. 7
  • Nov. 21

All Staff Full-time, Temporary and On-call Positions from careers.msu.edu

(See MSU Careers website for all current position postings; below may not be a complete list.)

Custodial Services

Landscape Services

Building Services - Maintenance Services Mechanical

      Building Services - Building Performance Services

      Transportation Services

        Surplus Store & Recycling

        Benefits for Staff

        Full and Part-Time Employees


        Full, Part-Time, On-Call, and Temp Employees

        • Access to MSU Intramural (IM) Sports Facilities (IM Sports West, IM Sports East, IM Sports Circle)
        • Free on-campus CATA bus service
        • On- and off-campus employee discounts
        • Voluntary tax-deferred 403(b) Supplemental Retirement Program (SRP)

        Joining our team means becoming an essential part of a global university dedicated to advancing knowledge and transforming lives. Our work helps Spartans change the world.

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        IPF offers many opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience.

        Student Positions from handshake.com

        (Go to Handshake website for all current student postings; below may not be a complete list)

        Maintenance Services:

        • Mechanical Services - Maintenance Assistant II #2305045 ($13.26/hour)
        • Structural Services - Maintenance Assistant II #2305332 ($13.26/hour)
        • Electrical Services - Maintenance Assistant II #2304898 ($13.26/hour)

        Custodial Services:  

        • Student Custodian, 4 shifts (all $15/hour, 20 hrs/week): 
          • #6385641  4:30-8:30pm M-F
          • #6385629  6:30-10:30pm M-F
          • #6385544  9:00pm-1:00am M-F
          • #6385608  10:00pm-2:00am Su-Th
        • Custodial On Call Worker #6385494  5-9am M-F ($15/hour)

        • Custodial Event Worker #6385570 ($15/hour)

        Transportation Services:

        • Student Maintenance Assistant I Service Garage #726469 ($12.50/hour)

        Landscape Services:

        • Student Grounds/Horticulture Assistant II #6147063 ($16.50/hour)

        Surplus Store and Recycling Center:

        • MSU Recycling Student Assistant #451410 ($12/hour)

        SSRC - MSU Bikes

        • Student Maintenance Assistant #4326746 ($12/hour)

          Support Services - Capital Projects Accounting

          • Student Clerical Assistant II #6824095 ($15/hour)

          Building Performance Services

          • Central Control - Student Technical Assistant I, #6415533 ($13.66/hour)
          • Technical Assistant I, #2991688 ($13.66/hour)

          Benefits for Students

          • Real-world career experience in landscaping, planning and design, real estate, safety, construction, engineering, HR, finance, maintenance, mechanics, communications and more!
          • In 2004, Mary Jane and Theodore B. Simon, both graduates and life-long supporters of MSU, created an endowed scholarship fund to provide financial support for IPF-employed undergraduate students preferably majoring in Business or Engineering. All majors will be considered.
          • To qualify, you must have a 3.0 GPA or higher while being a full-time student, have documented financial need (determined by the MSU Office of Financial Aid), have a recommendation from a full-time IPF employee where you work, and be a student employee at IPF for more than a year. These requirements must be met each semester for up to three years. This is a renewable scholarship that will be applied to tuition costs.
          • Your completed application must be submitted prior to the annual deadline to be considered
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